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Ancient Gate House Hotel

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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Babysitting
Free Parking
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewscathedral greenfour poster bedstone spiral staircasesteep stairsan italian restaurantwells cathedralold buildingone way systemnoise from the streetmobility issueslovely roomtop floortwo night stayminutes walk awaylots of characterfriendly hotelbed was very comfortable
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The hotel is in front of the Cathedral. Fantastic position. Little cosy room with large double bed. Dog allowed. Narrow stair to reach the room. Tiny bathroom with shower. Breakfast is served in the open air looking at the Cathedral entrance. Very friendly atmosphere.

Thank Merigioli E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is 2 STAR not 3 as marketed. Some of the rooms are nice. However if you get rooms 8 or 9 you will need the legs of a goat!!!! These rooms are in the turret. There is no handrail and the steps are...More

Thank Thomson204
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Wife & I stayed here this week for one night to celebrate her birthday. Room 3 is comfortable, tastefully decorated and has a stunning view of the west side of the Cathedral. The restaurant is superb and my Wife had the seven course taster...More

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night only, thank goodness, In July. There is no parking available for the hotel which the receptionist claimed is stated in their website - I've checked again, it is not! Parking at £5 a night might be possible in the courtyard of...More

Thank R G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here last week on a family holiday. The staff are lovely, the rooms stunning and the inhouse italian restaurant is out of this world. Views from the back of the hotel are incredible as you look out uninterrupted onto the cathedral. Would definatley stay...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Babysitting
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Restaurant
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Price range
US$110 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$110 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (89)
Room & Suite (32)
Dining (8)
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John F
29 July 2018|
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Response from Wendy M | Reviewed this property |
You have also asked about breakfast , there was plenty of room in the restaurant for breakfast . I live in Holland where dogs are always by a chair or under a table or on a cushion at the table. It always depends on the... More
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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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"Room 3 is great but I'm not sure if a less-able bodied person would find some rooms easy to access..."
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"don't bother"
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"Ask for a good view and not the highest level - also needed the heating on"
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"Don't stay at front of accomendation on a Saturday night due to local nightclub."
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