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The Castle at Taunton

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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“the penthouse”(20 reviews)
“wisteria room”(8 reviews)
“main restaurant”(11 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today via mobile

We went for the afternoon tea and we were served by Tamer, who was extremelly kind and made the experience marvellous with an extremmely careful attention. Thank you very much!!! The food was delicious and we would definately go back there. I recommend! Enjoy!

Thank Felipe M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was hoping that by the prices this hotel is charging, that it would be reflected in its quality. I was wrong!! The hotel is dated and tired. The room was like stepping back to the 80s both in fittings and decor. Stained headboards, old...More

Thank redcondios
Response from Marc M, General Manager at The Castle at TauntonResponded 3 days ago

Dear redcondios Very sorry to hear about the issues during your stay. Perhaps you could call me at the hotel to discuss. Best regards Marc

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We attended a family wedding at the registry office over the road. We had the reception and evening here. Was absolutely beautiful and a perfect day. Would highly recommend perfect location for a special day! O and the food was to die for!!!!

1  Thank alisonwelshman
Response from Marc M, General Manager at The Castle at TauntonResponded 3 days ago

Dear alisonwelshman Thank you for the excellent review. Best regards Marc

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting Taunton to see places where my wife spent her youth. We were hoping to have a great visit to The Castle. They exceeded all our expectations. Given an upgrade, without requesting, to a beautiful garden room. Every member of staff were friendly...More

Thank Wayne M
Response from Marc M, General Manager at The Castle at TauntonResponded 1 week ago

Der Wayne M Thank you for the excellent review. We are delighted that you and your wife had such a great stay. Best regards Marc

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here with work for a few days, previously i had stayed at other locations but they pale in comparison to this place, the general feeling and grandeur is something else, that coupled with the fantastic location and damn fine breakfast puts it high in...More

Thank Daniel S
Response from Marc M, General Manager at The Castle at TauntonResponded 1 week ago

Dear Daniel 5 Thank you for the positive review. We'll try and get you an upgrade to a double on your next visit! Best regards Marc

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$163 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Taunton
#3 Family Hotel in Taunton
#3 Business Hotel in Taunton
#8 Romantic Hotel in Taunton
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$163 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Taunton
#3 Family Hotel in Taunton
#3 Business Hotel in Taunton
#8 Romantic Hotel in Taunton
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (167)
Room & Suite (93)
Dining (64)
Pool & Beach (1)
Amenities (46)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Brian B
7 January 2018|
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Response from alanw258 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Brian , Google to get west somerset railway co uk site will give u the timetable costs access info etc.. Can I ask about your planned visit , if your itinerary includes other west country sites /Towns in... More
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Diana F
8 April 2017|
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Response from Gambinus | Reviewed this property |
Yes - there is a car park with limited spaces and you have to have a token to exit.
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5 September 2016|
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Response from Vegan V | Reviewed this property |
Hi Clive, They allow animal companions inside the hotel everywhere except the eating area, and for an additional charge, they will allow your extra animal guest to stay with you in the room :) Vegan Vocalist
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Room Tips
"Townside rooms to avoid bright lights at front"
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"Rooms that look onto the green at the front of the hotel"
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"The Castle 1s a mid range (for price) hotel but a luxury hotel (for its quality).You will not find a better..."
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"Room at the back, overlooking the castle ruins and gardens is best."
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