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    The Somerville

    515 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HJ, England
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          USD 152*
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          Overview
          • Excellent96%
          • Very good2%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “garden suite” (66 reviews)
          “fresh milk” (83 reviews)
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          5.0 Star Hotel
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          21 - 25 of 1,044 reviews

          Reviewed 7 April 2017

          The hotel is conveniently situated within easy walking distance of some great eating establishments. The huge breakfast available will set you up for the day. All in all a superb friendly hotel providing the "personal touch". Even the dog smiles.

          3  Thank David B
          Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

          We have just arrived back from our second stay at The Somerville. Would highly recommend as the breakfast is really good and the suites are lovely to stay in and you get a nice big room! Pete and Helen are very friendly and welcoming and...More

          1  Thank katiekatiekatie95
          Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

          Hi all stayed at the Somerville 31/03/2017 to 02/04/2017 stayed in room 10,large nicely decorated room with lots of little extra touches only thing was the view out of the room was a brick wall about 4 feet away,the room was so quiet in the...More

          Thank Micheal M
          Reviewed 29 March 2017

          We just come back from the Somerville and what a place one of the best rooms I've stayed in for a long time. We had a welcoming and cheerful hello on arrival from Pete the host and made us feel relaxed and comfortable. Breakfast what...More

          Thank Julia J
          Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

          My wife and I visited here for a little weekend getaway and can definitely say this place is worth the money. We stayed in the garden suite which had its own entrance door which was very convenient. The room was exceptionally clean and the big...More

          2  Thank Daveyboy_1234
          The Redholme
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 103 - USD 176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 9
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          • Location
          • United Kingdom >
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          • Devon >
          • English Riviera >
          • Torquay
          • Also Known As
          • The Somerville Hotel Torquay ,
          • Somerville Hotel Torquay
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          Hotel & Grounds (154)
          Bathroom (6)
          Family and Play Areas (2)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Jenny D
          How far is it to walk to princess theatre please?
          18 September 2016|
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          Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
          1km i would say. 300 meters down hill to harbour then on flat to theatre. Get taxi back if needed up hill
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          "the suites all look amazing just take a lucky dip"
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          "The Garden Suite is fabulous as you have your own private access."
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          "Treat yourself to the luxury of a suite."
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          "The Suite on the groundd floor looked amazing but we stayed in the Garden Suite which was also lovely"
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