The Somerville

The Somerville

515 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, TQ1 1HJ, United Kingdom
+44 180 329 4755

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based on 184 reviews

The Somerville
Sat 9/30
Wed 10/4
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About The Somerville

  • Guesthouse Room / Entire Guesthouse
    The comforts of home away from home
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi, Breakfast, and Parking for free

The Somerville is set in Torquay and is close to local landmarks, including The Room in the Elephant. It also offers a car rental desk, an express check-in and check-out feature and bicycle rental.

Those staying at The Somerville have access to its wide variety of outdoor activities, such as horse riding, scuba diving and fishing. In sunny weather, an outdoor terrace offers a nice spot to relax.

The rooms include wireless internet access and a refrigerator.

The Somerville Hotel Torquay is within walking distance of Princess Theatre, and has a variety of shopping, dining and nightlife options on its doorstep. Torquay United FC is a five-minute drive away.

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night, not including taxes and fees

Amenities at The Somerville

  • 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 sanitizer 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 sanitized
  • 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
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Horse riding
  • Mini-golf
  • 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.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Shower chair
  • Allergy-free room


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

Services and conveniences

  • Car rental
  • 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
  • Streaming service
  • Radio
  • Smartphone dock
  • TV


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Iron and ironing board

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

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515 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, TQ1 1HJ

What's nearby

  • Torquay Museum161 yd
  • Living Coasts0.5 mi
  • Meadfoot Beach0.6 mi
  • Princess Theatre0.6 mi
  • Kents Cavern0.7 mi
  • Abbey Sands0.8 mi
  • Torre Abbey Sands0.9 mi
  • Riviera International Conference Centre1 mi
  • Upton Park1 mi
  • Torre Abbey1.1 mi
  • Babbacombe Beach1.1 mi
  • Bygones Victorian Museum1.3 mi



Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:30 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

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FAQs when booking at The Somerville

  • Where is The Somerville located?

    The Somerville is located at 515 Babbacombe Road in Wellswood, 0.1 miles from the center of Torquay. Torquay Museum is the closest landmark to The Somerville.

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

    Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 10:30 AM at The Somerville.

  • Does The Somerville offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Somerville offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does The Somerville offer free parking?

    Yes, The Somerville offers free parking.

  • How far is The Somerville from the airport?

    The Somerville is 19.5 miles from Exeter. The Somerville is 25.9 miles from Plymouth.

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Value for money


Distance to city center

0.1 mi

Nearest Airport


Distance to airport

19.2 mi