Staying at The Somerville

"Great B&B with 5 star service, they even picked us up from the railway station! And as for the breakfast - truly amazing offering and that's before the cooked breakfast. Thank you."
Dian & Kevin, Leeds

"We have spent 5 days here and it has been wonderful. The breakfast is the best hotel breakfast we have ever seen and always served with a smile."
Karoline -Norway

The multi award winning Somerville has a superb central location and offers boutique luxury bed-and-breakfast accommodation with a touch of seaside chic. It is perfect for short breaks or longer holidays in Torquay. We are just a five minute walk from Torquay harbour and town centre, and from dozens of quality restaurants, cafes and bars.

Graded as Five Star Guest Accommodation, The Somerville is ideal for guests wanting luxury breaks on the English Riviera or somewhere special to stay for celebrations such as birthdays or anniversaries.

The Somerville from the road below

We provide service that is discreet, flexible and attentive to the needs of our guests. At weekends and on Bank Holidays breakfast times are extended to allow for a more relaxed start to the day, whilst during the week late check-ins and early breakfasts can be accommodated for guests visiting on business.

Our breakfasts are gold-award-winners, and we believe that food should be wholesome, nourishing and delicious. If possible we source organic or local produce and we support sustainable farming.

We also have an 'honesty bar' open to guests to 9pm every evening.

The garden at The Somerville

The Somerville's close proximity to Torquay harbour, The Riviera Centre, and Torquay town centre, along with our free parking and wi-fi, all help make it a particularly good choice for business travellers - and, indeed, anyone else - tired of impersonal, large hotel chains.

We are one of the very few establishments in the centre of Torquay that provides free on-site parking for all our guests. This means The Somerville is a well-positioned base for our guests to explore other parts of Devon - or to just leave the car in the car park to explore the local area on foot or by public transport - there even a handy bus stop!

The Somerville is our home as well so, of course, we are always here at night if there's an emergency.

Naturally, as we are not a hotel we do ask guests to bear in mind that we are not always available in the afternoons and some evenings after the check-in time of 6pm. (If you need a later check-in time this is possible but only by prior arrangement.)

We are sorry but, to maintain our five star standard, we have decided to not allow dogs in the rooms.

The Somerville Car Park

"Excellent B&B in a good position for Torquay. Hosts Peter an Helen were brilliant, room was spotless and lots of little extras like free home made cakes in afternoon. Breakfast was perfect with more options than a lot of 5* hotels. Staff at breakfast were also very good and also made us feel very welcome."
Dave K

"Thank you so much for excellent stay; lovely staff, fantastic breakfast. You have a very special place and everything is top quality. We will be back."
Nicole, London