Double bedroom at Somerset House


The Somerset House Hotel has been restored to the original splendour of its Edwardian roots. It offers boutique rooms with free WiFi and free parking, just a 5 minute walk from Southsea.

The stylish bedrooms all feature TVs and comfortable beds are adorned with Egyptian cotton sheets. Individually designed bathrooms feature fluffy towels, designer L'Occitane Aromachologie.

Guests can choose a cooked breakfast daily from the a la carte homecooked menu and The Florence Arms gastropub is just a few doors away.

Somerset House Boutique Hotel is the second hotel in The Mercer Collection group of boutique properties. The Historic Mary Rose, HMS Victory and HMS Warrior warships are less than 10 minutes' drive away.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double Ensuite£70.00 per room per night (breakfast included)

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Bar meals
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Special diets catered for

Children & Infants

  • Cot
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Central heating throughout
  • Ironing facilities
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Night porter
  • Open New Year
  • Pets welcome

Leisure Facilities

  • Bar

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Free parking

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Non smoking establishment

Room / Unit Features

  • All rooms non-smoking
  • Baths some rooms
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Ground Floor Room(s)
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Internet access all rooms
  • King sized bed some rooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Short breaks available

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Wi-fi available



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2020
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • moshi60
    Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
    Charming boutique hotel
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 20th October 2020
    We spent two nights in Somerset House, which is a large converted Edwardian property. Our room was spacious with a good sized ensuite, both being clean and well maintained. Tucked away in a quiet and... Read full review
  • rjs121
    Cambridge, England
    Trip Type:
    So hopeful but disappointed again
    3 of 5 stars
    Friday, 30th October 2020
    Unintentionally, I booked this hotel for a two night stay, having previously reviewed it's sister hotel, The Florence, 8 years ago. On that occasion, I gave a good review but regretted the noise... Read full review
  • Melissa149853
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Refurbished Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 1st April 2021
    Myself and my partner have become frequent users of this hotel over the last couple of years and always have a pleasant stay. The staff are always friendly, have a great attitude and are always... Read full review

Map & Directions

Somerset House Hotel and Restaurant

Somerset House Hotel and Restaurant, 10 Florence Road, Southsea, Hampshire, PO5 2NE

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Tel023 9200 8222

Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

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