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The Somerville

515 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, TQ1 1HJ

+44 180 329 4755

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based on 129 reviews

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About The Somerville, Torquay

Value for money

The Somerville is situated in Torquay and is close to Torquay United FC. This luxury 5-star bed & breakfast is just a 10-minute drive from Paignton. This unique bed & breakfast features a number of amenities, such as an express check-in and check-out feature, a car rental desk and bicycle rental. In sunny weather, an outdoor terrace offers a nice spot to relax. The Somerville features 10 rooms, all of which are equipped with a range of amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. A refrigerator and wireless internet access are also available to guests. The Somerville Hotel Torquay is close to restaurants and shops, as well as The Room in the Elephant. The Princess Theatre is a brief stroll away.

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Guest house Amenities & Facilities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Bicycle hire
  • Casino
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Horse riding
  • Hiking


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine

Accessibility and suitability

  • Hypoallergenic
  • No smoking
  • Private entrance
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Shower chair
  • Allergy-free room


  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Carpeted

Services and conveniences

  • Car hire
  • Wake-up service
  • Key access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Ticket service
  • Bottle of water

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Smartphone dock
  • TV


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Cleaning products


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Digital access
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio


  • Iron and ironing board

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

Places of interest near The Somerville

Attractions in Torquay, England curated by momondo

The Somerville location: 515 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, TQ1 1HJ

Restaurants and Cafés

Yates Torquay0.3 mi
Tiger Bill's - Torquay0.4 mi
Brasserie at the Bay0.4 mi
Balmoral Hotel Restaurant Torquay0.4 mi


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The Somerville room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 10:30


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • On average, The Somerville is less than the Torquay average rate for 5-star hotels. The nightly rate at The Somerville is typically £86, whereas the nightly rate in Torquay is £138 more.

  • The Somerville is 19.2 mi away from Exeter. You can typically expect your drive time from The Somerville to Exeter to be 57min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • The Somerville has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way not only to get from Exeter to the hotel, but also to get around Torquay during your stay may be to hire a car. Car rentals in The Somerville are on average £21/day. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Exeter to The Somerville, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Customers of The Somerville are welcome to bring their dogs with them during their stay.

  • Judging by our data, The Somerville does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call The Somerville at +44 180 329 4755.

  • The Somerville is 0.1 mi away from the city centre of Torquay, where you can find interesting sights such as Princess Theatre.

  • For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at The Somerville, call +44 180 329 4755.

  • Yes, The Somerville has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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