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Cheshire
Reviewed 28 February 2015

This little hotel can genuinely be termed 'boutique'. Our room was pleasantly decorated and comfortable. The bathroom was supplied with good quality toiletries. The receptionist was extremely helpful and welcoming. Breakfast - made to order was excellent - much better than buffet offerings. It is situated in a quiet residential area just off of the beach and in walking distance...

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Reception1113, Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! I'm thrilled that you enjoyed your stay here with us. As you mentioned we are very fortunate with our location, in close proximity to central Southsea. Thank you and we hope to see you again at Somerset House!

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Eating in a restaurant isn't just simply about the food, its about the whole experience, the staff, the surroundings, and the potential for interaction with other human beings. The same should be said of a hotel, its not just the room, its a reception area, a lounge, a bar, even just 'seeing' other people during your stay. Somerset House ticks...

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Reviewed 26 February 2015

We stayed at Somerset House for 2 nights, in two different rooms, 5 and 7. Both rooms were very comfortable and well decorated. It is in a very quiet part of Southsea and we had a good nights sleep on both nights. The rooms have everything you need for a short break. Breakfast was in a building around the corner,...

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Reception1113, Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It is great to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us at Somerset House, including the service you received from our staff and breakfast in the morning. It is much appreciated that you would stay with us again, and we hope to be able to welcome you back in the...

Bury St Edmunds, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2015

We stayed in rooms 2 and 3 in Somerset House. Very comfortable and a great place to unwind and relax in style after attending a university open day. The location was surprisingly quiet and the staff very friendly and helpful. We ate at The Kitchen and enjoyed a fantastic meal. Breakfast was equally as good.Highly recommended.

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Reception1113, Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I'm glad that you enjoyed all the amenities of the room and found it to be comfortable and relaxing. Thank you and we hope to see you again in the future!

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2015

We stayed at Somerset House in the room displayed in the photo at the top of this page. For the money paid (£175 a night) there were one or two things missing: Positives - Room was large and spacious - Room was clean - Room is delightfully decorated - Double bath was large and very relaxing - Bed was comfortable...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2015

My husband and I chose Somerset House for the night we got married. Despite a late arrival (quater to midnight), we were greeted with a massive amount of enthusiasm by the lovely staff. The room was perfect and we very much enjoyed breakfast in bed the next morning! I was especially greatful that the hotel let us drop off a...

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Reception1113, Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

We are so pleased to have accommodated you and your husband on such a special night! Thank you very much for your kind review and we hope to welcome you back to The Mercer Collection for future stays.

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2015

I found somerset house on laterooms and boy am I glad I chose this one, staff were friendly and helpful , room was really nice ward and welcoming , and being a non smoking establishement made it even more pleasurable , breakfast was delicious and great choices off the a la carte menu , would thoroughly recommend , I will...

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Reception1113, Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased that you found the room to be "welcoming" and your breakfast "delicious". We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 23 January 2015

My fiancée and I stayed for 4 nights as our first holiday. Initially confused as reception is in a sister hotel about 20 yards away. A lovely clean well decorated ensuite room. Being a non smoking hotel we had to smoke outside and were surprised that there was no apparent smoking area or even cigarette disposal visible, made more visible...

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Burry Port, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2015

had a large groundfloor room with a massive king size bed which was really comfortable room was clean able to park car o/s front door .breakfast was also very good accross road in restaurant staff very friendly and welcoming would definately stay again

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Reception1113, Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Somerset House, finding the staff "very friendly" and your room "comfortable and clean". Thank you, and we hope you will choose to stay with us again.

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2014

A very warm and personal welcome from the staff. The room was warm, clean, well decorated with an immaculate bathroom. (Shower) The bed was comfortable. The location was superb, in a quiet road. Parking permit made the stay easy. Breakfast in the Florence House Hotel (opposite) was very good indeed, good choice, freshly prepared and cooked. Again, very personable helpful...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 satellite TVs and comfortable beds are adorned with Egyptian cotton sheets. Individually designed bathrooms feature fluffy towels, designer toiletries whilst some have either walk-in showers, spa or free standing baths. 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. Free secure parking is available at the hotel. There is an A La Carte Restaurant opposite the hotel called The Kitchen Southsea and a Boutique Pub The Florence Arms ... more   less 

Additional Information about Somerset House Hotel

Address: 10 Florence Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2NE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: $123 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Somerset House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Somerset Hotel Portsmouth
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#4 Family Hotel in Portsmouth
#5 Romantic Hotel in Portsmouth
#7 Luxury Hotel in Portsmouth
#7 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
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