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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2012

My Boyfriend I stayed in the Sommerville Suite this weekend and feel totally spoilt! Adam and Grant are very welcoming and helpful. The room was to die for! The attention to detail is amazing, you couldn't ask for any more. Every part of the room and Bathroom was spotless which makes a fussy woman such as myself very happy!! The...

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AdamFromTorquay, Owner at The Somerville, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review, it was a pleasure to welcome you to Torquay and we will be delighted to see you again at some point. We're continuing to develop the things we provide and have begun using a local supplier for organic milk and dairy products and a local bakery for bread etc. These...

Evesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2012

We stayed 17 oct 2012. Good welcome.very good service.sweets coffee tea etc in room.clock with iPod / iPhone connection.& wifi.fruit & homemade cookies supplied in afternoons.unfortunatly I was not feeling 100% so skipped breakfast.but my wife said loads to choose from & I think she had most of it.haha.looking forward to comeing again.. Can u send us some of them...

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1Thank R0bd1973
England
Reviewed 1 November 2012

I can wholeheartedly recommend this stunning boutique hotel to you. We had a fabulous two day stay at the courtyard room downstairs. From the moment you arrive, you realise you're somewhere special. The furnishings are sheer opulence and the hotel is beautifully clean and well presented. We were made so welcome and given useful information on the local area. Our...

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1Thank Karawalley
Carterton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2012

We have just returned from a 3 night stay at The Somerville. Adam & Grant are very friendly, helpful and make you feel extremely welcome. The property is beautifully furnished throughout. The attention to detail is amazing - they have thought of everything!! It was the nice touches like complimentary jellybeans, water & elderflower presse in the room & the...

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2Thank Gill C
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2012

This was our forth visit to the Somerville and yet again we had a 5 star experience. Grant & Adam can't do enough to make your stay a pleasant one. I have recommended The Somerville to many of our friends. We will definately revisit

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Thank Liam L
salisbury
Reviewed 31 October 2012

My Husband and I have spent another wonderful break at The Somerville and a very warm return welcome from Adam and Grant. On this occasion we booked the Somerville Suite and found it to beautifully appointed. We especially loved the lavish mirrors and the stunning light fittings. We gave ourselves time to enjoy the room and it was particularly nice...

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Thank cyrabourne
Hampshire
Reviewed 26 October 2012

As a returning guest I can only sum up the experience at The Somerville as so very welcoming -it's everything you should be able to expect when staying away - but so rarely actually find! From the moment you arrive you are made to feel that nothing is too much trouble and the entire experience is relaxing and enjoyable. The...

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Thank Sue M
Stroud, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2012

Having stayed at the Somerville this weekend I must share we received outstanding customer service from arrival right through to leaving. The ambiance was warming , the bedrooms beautifully furnished and the breakfast delicious. Everyone was so polite and helpful. Highly recommend you should stay here. We are going back to stay in 4 weeks.

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Thank Gilly S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2012

I come from Torquay and all my family live down there, but my parents were having a party for their 40th wedding anniversary. Initially, i thought i would check into the hotel where the party was, but was put off by the reviews on trip advisor! Then i noticed someone had written on there try the Somerville! Within 5 minutes,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2012

What a fantastic B&B!! We stayed in two different suites on our 3 night stay. Both of which had fabulous decor, very clean and added touch of liquorice allsorts! Adam and Grant were both great hosts. Breakfast was excellent with a variety of choices including breakfast trifles.We were given a list of restaurants which was very helpful 2 of which...

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AdamFromTorquay, Owner at The Somerville, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such a lovely review. We are constantly updating and reviewing what we do in order to give our guests the best possible experience. We have recently started working with a local bakery and the fresh bread delivered to us daily is proving popular. We are also working with Riverford Organics and now have organic milk, yogurt...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Somerville has many accolades including Devon B&B of the year for 2012/13 and Southwest B&B of the year for 2011. Centrally located with its own private car park and grounds. Choose from a standard room or lovely Deluxe rooms and spacious Suites; it's the ideal choice for both business travellers and leisure guests wanting a relaxing luxury break. The Somerville offers guests free parking and free wifi and extended breakfast times at weekends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Somerville

Address: 515 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $131 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Somerville 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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