This historical hotel has been welcoming travellers to the town since the 12th century and it has acquired a worldwide reputation for the warmth of its hospitality. This air-conditioned hotel was renovated in 2011 and comprises a total of 44 rooms. Guests are welcomed in the lobby, which offers a 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-out service as well as lift access to the upper floors. Guests can enjoy a drink at the bar and dine in the restaurant. Further features of this hotel include conference facilities, wireless Internet access, room and laundry services as well as a car park.
The historical hotel is located in the heart of Taunton, the county town of Somerset, and just 3.6 km from the M5 motorway. Both Bristol and Exeter are just 45 km away and the train station is a 10-minute walk from the hotel (3 minutes by taxi). This hotel is a perfect base for exploring Devon and Somerset. The beach in Burnham on Sea is a 20-minute drive from the hotel. The closest airports are Bristol, which is roughly 58 km away, and Exeter, which is approximately 69 km away.
With a feeling of family and home, every bedroom is different. All rooms are en suite with a shower, bath and a hairdryer. Guests can enjoy a good night's rest on their double bed. Rooms also come with a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, Internet access, tea and coffee making facilities as well as an ironing set and central heating.
The billiards room is available to guests for an additional charge. Beauty and holistic treatments are available in the privacy of the bedroom (available on request). Taunton Vale Golf Club is a 15-minute drive away. It is a 20-minute drive to the beach at Burnham-on-Sea.
The hotel serves a breakfast buffet.
All major credit cards, including American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
From the M5 motorway follow the signs for the town centre and then follow the brown tourist signs to the hotel.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board