Reached the hotel later than planned . The gentle man on reception was pleasant friendly and very efficient.
Was very informative when asked about distance to Taunton Town Centre.
Would stay there again and highly recommend it to other travellers although it a little bit far to town centre if you don't have a car.
Traveller from London
Free WIFI. 6 Miles from Taunton Town Centre. 20 Minutes from Exeter. 40 Minutes from Bristol. Taunton Castle and Museum …More
Arriving about 3.30 in the afternoon the first impression was very good. Nice clean pub. and friendly staff.
We was shown to our room in a separate block which was clean,bright, with a really nice wet room. Plenty of towels, and a large (king size) bed.
I must say we both had a good nights sleep on. The breakfast in the morning was more than adequate, with plenty
There was plenty of parking spaces, and a short walk to the village centre. We shall use this bed & breakfast again.
In the main, it's all about the people who run the hotel and the Village in has the friendliest of staff... nothing was too much trouble. Rooms were clean, bed linen was fresh and the facilities were all that were needed for our stay... Breakfast was "when we wanted it" or we could have opted to turn it into lunch.... Check out was, yes, you've guessed it... when we want. All this at a very reasonable rate.... Highly recommended....
It was good to stay in a hotel which is different to the more modern spa hotels where all the rooms are the same.
The staff are keen to assist in any way they can. The receptionist remembered my name and staff in the restaurant had the knack of being there when needed and somewhere else when not. The restauant may not be to everyone's taste. It seeks to be high cuisine which means the food is very good but the portions, whilst adequate, may seem a bit small to some. It is also expensive. However, unusually for this type of restaurant there are some reasonably priced wines available. I would recommend that guests try the restauant at least once but if you prefer something more homely there is a really good pub about 200 yards away with a thatched roof, cask ales and the home baked pies are just brilliant.
Breakfast at this hotel is teriffic. Its not the usual buffet available in most hotels anywhere on the planet - you order what you want and they prepare it fresh. Try the porridge - its great - actually, so are the muffins and eggs, - and the salmon - and the full English and the coffee - they even get the toast right!
The spa is very good. It is small but there is a hot tub, warm pool (not really big enough to swim in) a sauna, steam room , laconium and various showers. They also let you wander around the hotel in your bathrobes.
This is a good hotel which is not pretentious in any way. I would have no hesitation in recomending it to friends.
Phil from Hants. England
Bannatyne's Charlton House is just about as far away from the stuffy, uptight country house hotel of old as you can get …More
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