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Wrexham County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Stayed just one night, but wish we had stayed longer. Beautiful room, very clean. Décor and styling very stylish. Very roomy - perfect for us. Beds so comfy. Lovely friendly staff, very good with local information and directions.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice hotel, room was very spacious, clean and comfortable , bathroom was also very spacious. Menu was reasonable for both choice and price, breakfast was also very good. I would happily stay here again.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Visited with aged uncle,he being local and we travelled from Kent to visit and have lunch. Very quiet on Friday lunchtime but at least able to have a good catch up. Randomly ordered from 'bar menu' and 'a la carte' and ate in the restaurant. Staff very attentive and professional and food was plentiful with lots of veggies. The 'shrubbery'...

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

For the third time my wife and I have taken a holiday break at The Shrubbery. We can only, once again, commend the management and staff on their continued high standard of service, food, and accommodation, and the particularly relaxing and friendly warm atmosphere of the hotel. A thoroughly enjoyable holiday and we will definitely return Michael and Suzanne Edwards

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Ilminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Took some potential customers out for a bite to eat. Had a couple of drinks in the bar. We then entered the restaurant, the pulled pork starter was excellent. Chicken main course was tasty, but a little dry. Plenty of veg and potatoes, so no one went short. Service was OK, staff ensured we were happy at all times. Will...

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Ilminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Ideal location for either north or south especially when the leaves are in autumn colours. Explore during the day & relax in comfort & quietness whilst enjoying some good food & wine. Bring your own television.

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I stay in many hotels weekly inthe UK and this is so far the best Best Western I have stayed in. Very good rooom size and quality, clean quiet and comfortable. excellant quality breakfast served by very efficient lady. Bar well stocked and a good selection of local ales on offer. The only negative I could posssible give would be...

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Hants
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We chose the Shrubbery for its location, and that was great. Ilminster is a lovely town worth a visit. The hotel is a short walk from the centre with a large car park. The rear of the hotel looks very added on, we were in the original part which was nice.the telly didn't work during our 4 days and the...

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed here because it is near several National Trust proprties, and within driving distance of Lyme Regis, and had a thoroughly good stay. The staff were most helpful - sorting out our internet problem, and offering lone of an umbrella during a thunderstorm. Breakfasts were superb,cooked to order, and there was a range of cereals, fresh fruit salad etc..We...

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EastCoast
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This was an easy location with accessible parking. The rooms were fine and comfortable, but the common areas of the hotel were a bit worn. Breakfast was fine, and staff most helpful. Hotel met our expectations.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our Restaurant has been completely refurbished and renovation work is well under way in our Sun Lounge and reception areas. In the coming weeks improvements will be made to the Ballroom before work gets underway in the bedrooms. While there are many decorative changes planned, those of you who have visited recently will know that the original team are still very much a part of the hotel. We hope that you will come and experience these improvements soon. Ilminster an attractive market town. The Shrubbery Hotel stands on a site previously occupied by a private house named, 'Crosses' which dated back to the 17th century. Apparently, cloth dyeing took place on the premises. In the 1850s the property was purchased by the local Shepherd family, who built an imposing Victorian house around the original building. The family, allegedly, made their fortune from selling hessian and jute to both sides in the American Civil War and their wealth enabled them to become major landowners and benefactors to the town. The premises were converted into an hotel in 1932. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Shrubbery Hotel

Address: Station Road, Ilminster TA19 9AR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Ilminster
Price Range: $138 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Shrubbery Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“All rooms seemed well located and peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles RaymondR505, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Any queries - just phone, staff really helpful”
 of 5 bubbles AJS1234567, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the main building, and not the annex.”
 of 5 bubbles tomharvey9526, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We asked for a quiet room when booking and we were certainly not disappointed, so quiet Room 19”
 of 5 bubbles ValerieN345, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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