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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for two nights. Well appointed beautiful hotel. Room 31 is a bit odd up in the attic. The restaurant is a bit limited. Busy hotel which hosts any local groups (rotary etc.). Room had an annoying fire exit sign which kept buzzing all night and had an awkward bathroom layout.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We checked in last weekend, it was a great experience stay with Best Western at Ilminster. Friendly receptionist and bar staffs. We have dinner at the Bar, very nice snack. In fact, we wanted to dine at the restaurant, unfortunately no vegetarian on main course. Therefore I have no other option, we have to go to the bar for our...

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Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this last minute for the bank holiday weekend as our previous booking elsewhere let us down so I was quite nervous as to what to expect. I needn't have been. From arrival to leaving the people could not have been more friendly. The hotel is very nice. We had our little dog with us and he was made very...

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Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It started out so nice...Great hotel, comfortable ...BUT... Unfortunately I just had to have picked the very day that they were having a wedding reception in the hotel...And guess what..We were put in the room that was the nearest to that reception/disco. At the top of the stairs opposite to the function room. Admittedly it did stop at 12 midnight,...

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a delightful hotel where the staff are keen and greet you with a warm smile and are willing to sort thiongs out, such a plate of asndwiches mid afternoon even after normal serving times. The sandwiches served in generous portions with fresh salad. Our room overlooked the valley with car park below. Dining room intimate, but also areas...

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice place to spend an overnight or a few days if exploring Somerset. Staff were friendly and the food good. The evening menu (2-course or 3-course fixed price) was limited to about 6 choices for each course, so rather less than a typical pub menu, but was a decent selection. We had a 4-poster room, very well-appointed, which...

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here several times whilst working in Somerset and found this hotel to be very comfortable and friendly. The food is very good and the staff are very helpful. You couldn't really ask for more on a business trip!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had a Great room very clean and big, Food on Sat evening was excellent and could not fault, as with Breakfast was one of best we have had. All staff very friendly. only issue was that the bar did not have any Presecco (small bottles) as was told they did ,had no Ginger Beer, also had run out of...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

On Saturday 4th March 2017 our daughter had her wedding day at this wonderful location .The staff were second to none with there help in putting all the finer details of the day ,the rooms where fantastic for our guest who stayed over night .I would recommend this for a wedding due to the professionalism of all the staff including...

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Ilminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We went to the Shrubbery for lunch, the menu was not extensive but their was a good choice. We had pate, pork loin in plum sauce followed by lemon and lime cheesecake, all of the food was wonderfully presented and cooked well. The waiter was knowledgeable and attentive. We would recommend the Shrubbery for a meal. The only downside was...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ilminster in Somerset provides a fantastic base for breaks. Visit this quiet market town and enjoy the stunning countryside that lies on our doorstep. Ilminster is a charming town home to medieval streets, independent shops and regular markets. It is a great base to explore the many cycling routes, National Trust Houses & Gardens that Somerset has to offer. Located just half a mile from the A303 and 10 minutes from the M5, the hotel makes a great base from which to explore the beautiful county of Somerset. Individuals, tours and groups of varying sizes are welcome – the hotel has 23 bedrooms to choose from in a variety of styles. The hotel has ample car parking with easy access for guests. Recently, the hotel’s reception, bar and restaurant areas have all been refurbished. The bar, lounge and Revival restaurant are open all year around. Enjoy a simple snack, tasty carvery or more formal a la carte dining. This 3 star Edwardian Country House is a great venue for small intimate weddings, large receptions and civil wedding ceremonies. The hotel's ballroom (the largest in the area) can seat up to 250 guests for a wedding reception venue and there are 4 licensed rooms where a civil wedding ceremony can take place. Guests can stay in one of our 23 individually furnished en-suite bedrooms. We'll get involved from the initial planning stages right through to the big day itself. Our aim is to make your wedding day as special as it can be while alleviating some of the stresses along the way. For all enquiries, please contact the hotel directly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Shrubbery Hotel

Address: Station Road, Ilminster TA19 9AR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Ilminster
Price Range: $137 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Shrubbery Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Best Western Taunton
Taunton Best Western
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“If you check in weekend, make sure ask for quiet room. Otherwise the noise will be disturbing your sleep.”
Lucas9620, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“rm 26 is at the back with stairs down to the garden, quiet and very large with windows on 3 sides so light & airy.”
Rory561, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“4-poster room well worth trying.”
TallTraveller274, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seemed well located and peaceful”
shezzyandy2014, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The garden block adjoined the carpark, was a minutes walk from the hotel main entrance and very quiet overnight.”
RaymondR505, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
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