Somerset House Hotel - Part of The Mercer Collection, a group of boutique hotels all in  Portsmouth. The hotel is dog-friendly.

Situated just minutes from Southsea seafront and the centre of Portsmouth, Somerset House offers free WiFi and free parking.

With room service available, all bedrooms and bathrooms are individually designed, offering attractive and comfortable furnishings. Each room offers free wifi, TV, tea and coffee facilities and luxury L'Occitane toiletries.

A full A la carte cooked breakfast is served each morning alongside a continental buffet if opting for a breakfast inclusive rate. Cooked options vary from traditional English breakfast, american style waffles and speciality egg dishes.

It is housed within an Edwardian house that has retained many original features. Somerset House Hotel is the second hotel in The Mercer Collection group of boutique properties and an annex of Florence House Hotel.

A La Carte breakfast is served daily offering a wide range of cooked breakfast options and a continental buffet.  The group has a casual eatery just behind the hotel called The Garden Southsea. 


Somerset House is just 2 minutes walk from Southsea seafront and 5 minutes walk from the D-Day Museum, Pyramids Centre and Southsea Castle. The historic Mary Rose, HMS Victory, and HMS Warrior warships are less than a 10-minute drive away, along with the Blue Reef Aquarium. Gunwharf Quays Shopping Centre and Portsmouth Harbour Railway Station are also less than 10 minutes away by car. A taxi to the main attractions costs just £5 pounds. We are also ideally located if you are travelling to France or Spain from the International Ferry Port. Look at our Attractions page for more information. 

You can view all the hotels in our collection at 

Florence House Hotel

Florence Suite Hotel

Florence Gardens Hotel

Stattons Hotel

The Clarence Hotel