Welcome to The Somerville 

- a friendly five star boutique B&B in seaside Torquay

We are an award-winning five star B&B offering -

  • first class accommodation, and -
  • flexible cancellation for bookings in 2022;
  • a location that's just a short walk from Torquay's marina;
  • a base that's in easy reach of a wide range of good quality restaurants;
  • excellent free Wi-Fi in all rooms, and -
  • a private on-site car park for ALL our guests (with our own CCTV too!).

VisitEngland Gold Award Winner Visit England Five Star Accommodation


The Somerville is owned and run by Peter and Helen, helped by a dedicated team. We are well established and have the professional experience you can rely on to make your stay with us reliable and enjoyable.

Ideally situated for exploring the local and the wider area, The Somerville is just 400 metres from Torquay's inner harbour and the Torquay Marina.

As well as high quality accommodation, we also provide guests with award-winning delicious, inventive and varying breakfasts to start every day with. There's always a home-made cake to enjoy when you come back from a day out too.

 Example Breakfast Menu 

The Somerville has an enviable track record and has won numerous awards - both this year and in previous years too. At the time of writing we are 2nd in the independent Trip Advisor rankings and hold a current Certificate of Excellence.

Trip Adviser Certificate

Please use our website to explore The Somerville in more detail. We look forward to meeting you.

Please click the link below for our access information and statement.

 Access Information 

Our 'Journal' includes photos, latest news and developments:

 The Somerville Journal 

For the best prices and to take advantage of any special offers or discounts, phone us on 01803 294755 or use the link below and book with us direct.

Click Here To Book Now

Covid-19 Policy

Below, please find a summery of our Covid 19 Policy.

If you are feeling unwell before arrival we are offering free cancellation.

Before arrival, we ask guests to check-in online. Payment in full in advance is required to avoid any unnecessary touching of credit card machines.

There are numerous points in The Somerville where 70% alcohol hand sanitiser is available and it is to be used on entering the building and entering/exiting bedrooms.

The 2 metre social distancing is to be adhered to.

We want to emphasise that we are aiming for your stay with us to be as relaxing as possible. We certainly don't want you to feel you are in a sterile environment. We hope that these policies and procedures, combined with a basic adherence to social distancing, will mean we can all be safe.

Illustration: taking care during Covid-19

Click Here For Our Full Policy

Click Here For Our Covid Confident AA Certificate