The Somerville

5 Star Guesthouse - Visit England

Voted Devon B&B of the year 2012/2013 in the South West Tourism Excellence awards and Number One B&B in Devon and Torquay by Tripadvisor 2012; the multi award winning Somerville has a fantastic central Torquay location with its own car park and offers high quality 5 Star Guest Accommodation in a boutique hotel style.

The Somerville is one of only two Five Star Gold Award establishments in town and is the most centrally located.

With rooms ranging from a compact standard room to lovely deluxe rooms and spacious suites The Somerville has something to offer all visitors. The Somerville is an ideal place to stay for couples wanting a quiet romantic break away with a few touches of luxury as well as a great place for those on business wanting to escape the drab budget chains.To secure a booking the first night's accommodation charge is taken as a deposit.

The Somerville is is only a five minute walk to Torquay harbour and beaches as well as to the town centre with their restaurants shops and bars. It is one of the few centrally located establishments with a large private car park which means that guests can leave their cars behind and explore on foot or else use the hotel as a base from which to explore areas further afield such as Dartmoor or The South Hams.

The Somerville offers a full hour for breakfast during the week and they extend this at the weekend to provide guests with a relaxing start to each day. For guests on business they are happy to accommodate earlier breakfast requests by prior arrangement. The main aim is to provide attentive but unobtrusive service and endeavour to be as flexible and responsive as possible.

The Somerville is happy to arrange early or late check ins providing that this is done by prior arrangement. It is committed to the principles of sustainable tourism and aim to help the environment through energy conservation recycling and purchasing supplies from environmentally aware suppliers. Complimentary wireless internet access is available to guests. 


  • 515 Babbacombe Road
  • Torquay
  • Devon
  • TQ1 1HJ

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