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    Ancient Gate House Hotel

    20 Sadler St, Wells BA5 2SE, England
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    1 - 5 of 205 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    If u r staying in the wonderful cathedral city of Wells, the ancient gatehouse hotel is a great place to stay. It is quirky and full of character which more than makes up for some of the flashier features you will find in corporate chains....More

    Thank Paul R
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Stayed 3 nights in a medieval 4 poster bed on the 1st floor. The Room was clean had a lovely window seat, Wing back chair, Small cupboard, good size bathroom.We enjoyed the wonky stairs and character. The Dining Room was charming and the Dinner was...More

    1  Thank IsabelToronto
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    Who would have expected that when shown our room that we would have two large windows overlooking the magnificent Cathedral. Lovely room, plenty of space, newly decorated bathroom. Look, this place is REALLY OLD so you must expect weird stairs, very creaky floors and some...More

    1  Thank Mytravadv
    Reviewed 29 October 2017

    Had a lovely weekend here! The room was comfortable and clean! Breakfast was ok but the restaurant within was 1st class! Had a delicious meal, book ahead to save any disappointment. Parking was very restricted, overnight was free in public car parks from 6pm, probably...More

    Thank TorquaySue
    Reviewed 23 October 2017

    Hotel looked fabulous on the web but I had missed the fact that this it only had Two Stars. Very old with narrow winding staircases (one set are just plain stone). The stairs are steep and difficult to manage with two cases though there are...More

    Thank Keith B
    Response from Nicholas R, Owner at Ancient Gate House HotelResponded 24 October 2017

    Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us even though the mattress wasn't quite up to your standard. As I mentioned, two (well in fact three) brand new mattresses with edgemaster extra support have been delivered...More

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    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$83 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    Devongirlie
    16 October 2017|
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    Response from Lucy H | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure if this question is addressed to me....but Trip Advisor alerted me to answer.....I am sure the parking will still apply as the hotel is within the city walls and on double yellow lines..only accessible to residents... More
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    sairey2017
    27 January 2017|
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    Response from Nicholas R | Property representative |
    Hello, Yes there is access to Wells by coach or bus. From London you can take a coach direct to Wells bus station. You could take a coach or train to Bristol and then take the bus direct to Wells. Coaches leave wells very... More
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    picasso63
    26 June 2016|
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    Response from Nicholas R | Property representative |
    We are about 5 to 10 minutes from the festival site. Traffic dependent as always.
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    "Had a room overlooking the high street, but with secondary glazing it was not too noisy! Rooms overlooking..."
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    "Ask for a room with a view of the Cathedral or the one in the Tower"
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    "if you have mobility issues, avoid rooms at the top"
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    "Tem um quarto encima com um cama com visto de catedral"
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