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Somerset House Boutique Hotel

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Overview
10 Florence Road Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2NE England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
4 Star accommodation
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Description
The Somerset House Hotel has been restored to the original splendour of its Edwardian roots. It offers boutique rooms with free Wi-FI, just a 5-minute walk from Southsea Beach. The stylish bedrooms all feature More satellite TVs and comfortable beds are adorned with Egyptian cotton sheets. The hotel is close to Southsea Common and Southsea Castle. Southsea Hovercraft Port is about 1 mile away, and is a quick way to reach the Isle of Wight. Our very popular Boutique Gastro Pub The Florence Arms is just next door Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Golf course
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Best Value
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Romantic
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Business
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Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Best Value
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Romantic
,
Business
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$78 - US$195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Somerset Hotel Portsmouth
Location
United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Location
Full view
82Good for walkers
Grade: 82 out of 100
187Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
37Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Pool & Beach (1)
Reviews (392)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed a lovely two night stay. The suite was large, airy and spacious. We ate at The Florence Arms and enjoyed wonderful food and served by excellent staff who were knowledgeable and informative about their menu. The only drawback with the hotel collection of...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Somerset House is a well renovated Victorian villa which provided us with a very comfortable one night stay before heading to France the next morning. We liked the character of the building, the peaceful ambience and the very helpful staff who co- ordinated an early...More

Thank NigeandJane
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Interesting collection of 7 Victorian Villas near the seafront in Southsea which combine to make a very good "hotel". The Lithuanian lady who greeted us was exceptionally good at her job and first impressions are so important. The superior room was first class, the breakfast...More

Thank LordOddie
Response from Reception1113, Manager at Somerset House Boutique HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are very pleased that you were well looked after all throughout your stay, being a smaller hotel, we take pride in the level of service that enables us to provide. It would be our pleasure to...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018

The hotel was recommended to us. And we would now highly recommend it to others. The room (Somerset House suite) was spacious, clean, light and airy. The staff were superb, friendly and very helpful. We ate in the gastro pub (Florence Arms) on the first...More

Thank markss12018
Response from Reception1113, Manager at Somerset House Boutique HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mark, we are very pleased to read your review. It is great that you enjoyed your stay in our Suite. Your kind comments have also been passed onto The Florence Arms team, who were also delighted by your feedback! We are grateful that you...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018

Couldn't fault anything, It was the small attention to detail that made an amazing stay, and the staff noticing what you need before you even ask for it. Exceptional Service from all the staff. Would definitely go back again, but hopefully for longer next time.More

Thank U4156ENkaren
Response from Reception1113, Manager at Somerset House Boutique HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. To say that we are without fault is a very high compliment that we very much appreciate and your kind comments have been passed onto the Somerset House team, whose pleasure it was to assist you during your stay. We...More

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"The superior room was very good."
LordOddie
7 Sep 2018
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"Eat in the pub!"
markss12018
1 Sep 2018
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"There is no lift for the upstairs rooms."
MickyLou1979
21 Aug 2018
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"Do not book room 7"
juliecV7859OJ
11 Jul 2018
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