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Hotel The Somerville (Torquay, United Kingdom)


Hotel The Somerville (Torquay, United Kingdom)

About The Somerville

Centrally located in the picturesque seaside town of Torquay, The Somerville boasts nine elegant en-suite rooms, bar/lounge, conservatory, private garden and free self-parking. The rooms feature LCD TV’s, tea and coffee making facilities, refrigerators and free Wi-Fi. Guests staying at the Somerville can enjoy a lovely afternoon cream tea in the light and airy conservatory or relax with a newspaper in one of the comfortable armchairs in the lounge. Continental and cooked breakfasts are available at the hotel whilst there are numerous restaurants and cafes nearby such as the Pier Point Restaurant and the Prezzo, where guests can enjoy lunch or dinner. The hotel is a short walk away from the beach and within walking distance of Torquay Museum and Princess Theatre. The Torquay Harbour, Torre Abbey, The Riviera Centre are all close by. The Babbacombe Model Village is as short drive away.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym

Rating overview

  • Location
    Excellent  9.4 / 10
  • Rooms
    Excellent  9.3 / 10
  • Service
    Excellent  9.6 / 10

Positive Reviews


Fresh and filling breakfasts.

Guests have been very complimentary about the choice on offer at breakfast which included a selection of pastries, cereals and freshly- cooked dishes. A variety of jams and marmalade and generous amounts of fresh tea and coffee were greatly appreciated by


Clean and comfortable interior.

The hotel’s communal areas, including the dining room and the lounge, have been described as very comfortable and stylishly decorated. The rooms themselves were praised by the guests for their cleanliness, comfort and functionality.


Friendly and obliging staff.

Guests described the staff, particularly the hosts, as very friendly and helpful. They made the guests feel at home and also provided them with useful information such as advice on where to dine and what to see in the local area. The waiting staff were al

Negative Reviews


Rooms can get too warm.

Some guests have complained about feeling too hot in their rooms as there are no air conditioning units. During the warmer summer months when the rooms can feel uncomfortably warm, guests can open the windows as the hotel is situated in a quiet area so no


Wi-Fi problems.

Guests whose rooms were allocated at the back of the property said that they couldn’t connect to the internet as the Wi-Fi signal was too weak. However, they did manage to connect near to the hotel reception area.


Rooms smaller than expected.

Some of the standard suites were described as being smaller than the guests had expected and the lack of space contributed to storage problems. Guests staying in these suites were also critical of the size of the bathrooms.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance hall/lobby
  2. Express check-in
  3. Parking
  4. Terrace
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
Sports facilities
  1. Bike rental
  2. Golf course
  3. Minigolf
  4. Horse riding
Suitable for
  1. Gay friendly
  1. Accessible hotel
  2. Accessible parking
Theme / Type
  1. Boutique hotel

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 10:00


515 Babbacombe Road , TQ1 1HJ , Torquay , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1803)294755 | Fax: +44(1803)215810 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about The Somerville

  • Is there a pool area at The Somerville?

    No, The Somerville doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at The Somerville?

    No, The Somerville doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at The Somerville?

    Yes, The Somerville provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at The Somerville?

    Check-in at The Somerville is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is The Somerville located?

    The Somerville is located in 515 Babbacombe Road, TQ1 1HJ, Torquay, United Kingdom.

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