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The Somerville

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Premium bedding, memory-foam beds, individually decorated
Premium bedding, memory-foam beds, individually decorated
Premium bedding, memory-foam beds, individually decorated

Overview of The Somerville

The Somerville

5 out of 5

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping
515 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, England, TQ1 1HJ

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPrincess Theatre14 min walk
  • Popular LocationMeadfoot Beach17 min walk
  • Popular LocationTorre Abbey Sands19 min walk
  • AirportExeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.)32 min drive

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About this area

Torquay

Located in Torquay, The Somerville is in the city centre and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Meadfoot Beach, while Torquay Museum and Princess Theatre are cultural highlights. Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens and Paignton Pier are also worth visiting. Kayaking and scuba diving offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with skydiving and mountain biking nearby.

What's nearby

  • Torquay Museum - 2 min walk
  • Inner Harbour - 9 min walk
  • Princess Theatre - 14 min walk
  • Meadfoot Beach - 17 min walk
  • Torre Abbey Sands - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Torquay Station - 8 min drive
  • Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.) - 32 min drive

Restaurants

  • Old Vienna Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Cotton Eyed Joe's - 5 min walk
  • Ephesus - 5 min walk
  • Simla Spice - 5 min walk
  • Amici - 6 min walk

About this property

The Somerville

5-star luxury guesthouse near Torquay Museum
A bar/lounge, limo/town car service and express check-in are available at this smoke-free guesthouse. Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include express check-out, free newspapers and tour/ticket assistance. All 9 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and memory foam beds. Conveniences include fridges and coffee makers, and guests will appreciate thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers.
The Somerville offers 9 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Memory foam beds feature premium bedding. 40-inch Smart televisions come with premium digital channels.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries. This Torquay guest house provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 8 AM–9:30 AM
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar in shower
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Memory-foam mattress
  • Portable fan
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination

Entertainment

  • 40-inch smart TV
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Fridge

More

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Slippers

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 6 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: GBP 25.00
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Late check-out fee: GBP 25.00 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, Barclaycard and debit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

Property is also known as

Somerville Hotel Torquay
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Somerville House Torquay
Somerville Guesthouse Torquay
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The Somerville Torquay
Somerville Hotel Torquay
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Overall score and ratings

4.9

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 272 out of 299 reviews
5 - Excellent 91%
Rating 4 - Good. 21 out of 299 reviews
4 - Good 7%
Rating 3 - Okay. 5 out of 299 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 299 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 299 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.9/5

Staff & service

5.0/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everything about this hotel and the hosts were first class. Will definitely stay here again
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great place to stay in Torquay.
Superb place to stay, we were made very welcome, excellent breakfast. I would absolutely recommend it.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Every aspect of our stay was excellent, I cannot think of anything negative about the time we spent there.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The ambiance & position of the property was excellent.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020