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Somerset House Boutique Hotel

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The Somerset House Hotel has been restored to the original splendour of its Edwardian roots. It offers boutique rooms with free Wi-FI, just a 5-minute walk from Southsea Beach. The stylish bedrooms all feature satellite TVs and comfortable beds are adorned with Egyptian cotton sheets. The hotel is close to Southsea Common and Southsea Castle. Southsea Hovercraft Port is about 1 mile away, and is a quick way to reach the Isle of Wight. Our very popular Boutique Gastro Pub The Florence Arms is just next door
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Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Just so so hot in the rooms. Turned all the radiators right down but still so warm. Even the the windows open - on a rainy December day, it was still too hot. Lovely room though and pleasant and friendly staff. Breakfast good but cooked breakfast on the small side.
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Response from Reception1113, Manager at Somerset House Boutique Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your kind review and pleased to hear you had a lovely stay and the staff took care of you. We are sorry you found the room too hot - the radiators are individually controlled so if too warm you can simply turn them off completely or open the window. If needed we do provide fans as noted on our TV screens. Our cooked breakfast offers 10 different A la carte options with the main breakfast offering a Butcher's sausages locally sourced, Butcher's back bacon, field mushroom, roasted tomato and choice of egg plus Black Pudding and Baked Beans if desired. Please do ask next time you visit for anything extra you would like and we are happy to provide it. We hope to see you again another time.
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We had a weekend shopping visit and spent a couple of days at the boutique. The room was clean and nicely laid out on arrival and check in. We had the choice of another room for our 2nd day, and they told us the bed was bigger and had offered to move us between rooms if we
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Response from Reception1113, Manager at Somerset House Boutique Hotel
Responded 10 Dec 2018
Thank you for your review about your stay with us recently. We just wanted to clarify that you had booked two room types under two different names on two different online 3rd party agents so until check in we were unaware the reservations were for the same person or would have contacted you. The second room night was a larger room however you asked us if you were able to stay on in the same room. We juggled our diary round to allow this to happen and did explain at the time that the second room you turned down was larger. I am sorry the room you selected had a blocked shower likely causing a damp smell, I am pleased we were able to quickly resolve this once reported but apologise that this was not picked up by the housekeeper before your arrival. We are very pleased you enjoyed a plentiful breakfast and you felt the range of food options was varied for guests. We hope to see you again and do phone us directly to avoid any issues with room bookings so we can ensure you enjoy the room
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On arrival very early on check in day we had ordered breakfast. We walked in to the breakfast room and the waitress said “you must be Mr X” and she was right. The staff here are exceptional and made everything work so well. Our room was comfortable and the meal in the Gastro pub
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Response from Reception1113, Manager at Somerset House Boutique Hotel
Responded 01 Dec 2018
Dear David, thank you for your kind review. We are very pleased that the Somerset House team looked after you so well throughout your stay. It would be our pleasure to welcome you again - remember to visit our website, call or email us in order to guarantee the best rate!
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Well... the place was really nice and super quiet ... such a lovely and cozy house,friendly and beautiful staff and they are very quick to serve you with your requests,and it’s only 5 minutes walking to the most beautiful beach.. thank you so much I really loved the place and
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Response from Reception1113, Manager at Somerset House Boutique Hotel
Responded 01 Dec 2018
Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you were well looked after by the Somerset House team! We are also pleased that you enjoyed your trip to Southsea. Should you wish to visit Southsea again, don't forget to contact us directly to book so that you can receive the best price!
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We stayed for our Mini-Moon, the room was outstanding and the breakfast was to die for (both the fried breakfast and the Eggs Royale/Bendict) we also sampled the Florence Arms and the Duck was amazing would recommend for any occasion
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Response from Reception1113, Manager at Somerset House Boutique Hotel
Responded 01 Dec 2018
Dear David, thank you for your kind review. It is so wonderful that you enjoyed your stay, especially as it was for such a special occasion! We are also pleased that we kept you full and satisfied! It would be our pleasure to welcome you again. Remember to book with us directly to ensure the best price!
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The Third Executive King Room with Shower at the Somerset House Hotel
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The Superior King Room with Bath at the Somerset House Hotel
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"The superior room was very good."
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PRICE RANGE
US$82 - US$209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
somerset hotel portsmouth
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandPortsmouth
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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