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Gravesend, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great place to stay. Immediately made to feel welcome and room was fabulous. A bountiful breakfast that beat our trencherman of a son. The secret cake under the stairs was a delight. Don't bother to look elsewhere in Torquay.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a delightful 3 nights at the Somerville on what must have been the coldest weekend of the year. The hotel was cosy, comfortable and decorated to a high standard. Peter the owner made us feel very welcome. Would highly recommend.

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Amesbury, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the gorgeous Somerville for just one night but wished we could have stayed longer. Everything was fabulous. The room was bright, cosy and comfortable. We arrived early and was greeted with a smile and even checked in early! The free car park was a real bonus! Walking distance into town but a bit of a hill! Breakfast...

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Thank Tracy L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well what can I say ...... just amazing. Peter and his wife ( she's a great pastry/cake chef) look after you every inch of the way. Little pots of sweets on your bedroom, down to freshly baked cakes every day. Great fir sitting out on the lovely patio area. Will define return.

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

So nice to stay somewhere with off road parking Very warm welcome from both onwers Stayed in an amazing room with everything you could of wished for Very comfortable bed with very nice bedding I especially enjoyed the fresh milk which was provided daliy for my cuppa which went very well with my homemade cake of the day Then to...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just come back from staying at The Somerville, may I say this is one of the best hotels we have stayed in. Peter was very knowledgeable about restaurants and local attractions, made you feel very welcome. Helen his wife is a very talented Baker!! She made cakes and treats for guests in the afternoon which is a lovely...

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Thank Rebecca M
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at The Sommerville last Friday and Saturday night with a group of our friends and I can't rate it highly enough. This is a B&B in a class of it's own and the owners Pete and Helen couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. An example of this was Pete going to pick up one of the couples...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must if you want to stay in Torquay. Real 5 star class. Owners Peter and Helen make it extra special and ensure your stay is relaxing enjoying and fun. Rooms are so elegant, spotlessly clean. Breakfast is a treat.!

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Thank Mike B
Wales, UK
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hubby and I stayed at the Somerville for the second time on Saturday night. It was amazing, even better then last time if that’s possible. Peter very kindly upgraded us to a suite. Its our first visit since Helen and Peter took over and it is still fabulous. Our suite was so luxurious, the nice modern bathroom even had a...

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stafford
Reviewed 15 January 2017

First visit to the Somerville, and it certainly won't be the last. Came to stay for a couple of nights and found a little gem. Peter made us feel very welcome on our arrival. Easy to find. Great for parking. Our room was on the first floor. Lovely comfy beds. Mini fridge. Tea/coffee. Bathroom was gorgeous. Massive shower. Toiletries. Bathrobes....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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: £79 - £127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Somerville 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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The Somerville Torquay, Devon
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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