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The Gables
4 out of 5
Doverhay, Minehead, ENG
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5/5Exceptional! (53 reviews)
Excellent

"Very comfortable, superb breakfast, friendly host and hostess. I would stay there again without any doubt."…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2019

The Gables
Tudor Cottage
4 out of 5
Bossington, Porlock, Minehead, England
The price is £85 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (71 reviews)

"Cosy, Friendly, Comfortable. Delicious breakfasts."…"

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2019

Tudor Cottage
Glendower House - B&B
4 out of 5
30-32 Tregonwell Road, Minehead, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (121 reviews)

"Glendower is a fantastic place to stay. The owners are both welcoming and professional, the room was very well presented and clean with an extremely comfortable bed. Breakfast is superb and only great quality produce are used with a broad choice.The beachfront and town are a very short stroll away ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

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Rose Bank Guest House
3 out of 5
High Street, Minehead, ENG
The price is £90 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)

"Rose Bank is a magical place; Sue and Chris are simply the most incredible hosts. They are attentive to your every need, even if you didn’t know you needed it. They are the friendliest of people, and even remembered we were there celebrating our anniversary; surprising us with a card and gift. The ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 May 2019

Rose Bank Guest House
Luttrell Arms Hotel
3 out of 5
32-36 High Street, Dunster, Minehead, England
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4.7/5Exceptional! (48 reviews)

"Nice hotel, lovely staff, probably over priced and food and drink expensive."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2019

Luttrell Arms Hotel
Dunster Castle Hotel
4 out of 5
5 High Steet Exmoor National Park, Dunster, Minehead, England
The price is £110 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (137 reviews)
A gem of a find.

"Beautiful stylish Hotel, with warm friendly staff. Excellent attention to detail. Good food. Will visit again but for longer. Highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

Dunster Castle Hotel
Steps Farmhouse - Guest house
4 out of 5
Steps Farmhouse, Bilbrook, Minehead, England
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The price is £85 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (50 reviews)

"Really nice cozy and friendly, lovely little allotment garden full of fresh fruit and veg for the kitchen, well cared for and manicured. The rooms are well equipt, clean and comfortable. Plenty of space outside, perfect for social distancing requirements. And there was plenty to choose from for breakfast, ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2020

Steps Farmhouse - Guest house
The Parks Guest House
4 out of 5
26 The Parks, Minehead, England
The price is £85 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (13 reviews)

"Chris and Sue are absolutely brilliant. I would highly recommend their guest house to anyone who is visiting Minehead."…"

Reviewed on 8 Nov 2019

The Parks Guest House
Waverley Bed & Breakfast
2.5 out of 5
10 Tregonwell Road, Minehead, England
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4.5/5Wonderful! (179 reviews)
Awesome

"Friendly welcome, gorgeous room, comfy bed, awesome breakfast, nothing more needed to say!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

Waverley Bed & Breakfast
The Stags Head Inn
3.5 out of 5
10 West Street, Dunster, Minehead, England
The price is £95 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (22 reviews)

"Overpriced. We stayed one night here. In the morning there was only hot water for one of us to shower and the other had to wash in freezing cold water. We were then offered to use a different electric shower but only after having been faced with washing in cold water. When we left I was told-at least ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2019

The Stags Head Inn
Northfield Hotel
3 out of 5
Northfield Road, Minehead, England
The price is £81 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (136 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel and gardens in a good location. Meals were excellent and the rooms were a great size."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2019

Northfield Hotel
The Castle Inn
3 out of 5
High Street, Porlock, Minehead, England
The price is £75 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (208 reviews)

"Staff so welcoming and felt like second home. Amazing food and stunning hotel"…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2020

The Castle Inn
The Old Ship Aground
3.5 out of 5
Quay Street, Minehead, England
The price is £92 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (136 reviews)
Great location. Welcoming. Nearly excellent.

"We booked the two rooms overlooking the harbour (those are the four windows in the picture of the front of the pub). These two rooms are wonderfully spacious, with very comfortable beds, but slightly pokey shower rooms.......don't bring a cat.....no room to swing it. Our welcome was warm and very ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

The Old Ship Aground
Yarn Market Hotel
3 out of 5
25-33 High Street, Dunster, Minehead, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (22 reviews)

"We spent a weekend in this hotel and we really enjoyed our stay. The receptionist John was great! Thank you!"…"

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2019

Yarn Market Hotel
The Lorna Doone Hotel
3 out of 5
High Street, Porlock, Minehead, England
The price is £80 per night
4/5Very Good! (182 reviews)
Beautiful hide away in idyllic setting

"This was a nights stay before a conference. To have peace and quiet in beautiful surroundings and two lovely meals was the perfect break from hectic work life. Ran by a lovely couple, we were looked after amazingly"…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

The Lorna Doone Hotel
Holnicote House
4 out of 5
Park Street, Minehead, England
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Holnicote House
The Wayside B&B
Bilbrook, Minehead, Somerset
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The Wayside B&B
The Langbury - B&B
Blue Anchor, Minehead, Somerset
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The Langbury - B&B
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About Minehead Historic Hotels

Travelling can be more than just breaking up your daily routine, it can also be about experiencing the history and culture of a region. An ideal way to get an idea of the region's culture is to drench yourself in its history. Touring the area's museums or landmarks is a great kick-off, but staying in a Minehead historic hotel can ferry you back to the past. Pack your suitcases (you won't need a time machine) as your Minehead landmark hotel awaits.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

As soon as you walk through the doors of your Minehead hotel, you'll be whisked back in time. With their vintage charm and marvellous narratives, you'll love the look and feel of your one-of-a kind accommodation. While these lodgings may be older, they have many of the up-to-date comforts that help you keep in touch or relax during your stay. You'll find rooms furnished with a cosy bed, loads of character, and about anything you might need for a wonderful visit.

After you've checked-in and had time to look around the historic hotel's grounds, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by checking out the famed landmarks and art museums. Minehead has of interesting places to spend a day or two. You'll find it easy to spend a delightful afternoon at places like West Somerset Rural Life Museum. Make sure you have enough time to tour Dunster Castle to envision how royalty once lived. You can always check out some of the post in our comment section to get advice on a fantastic place to grab a bite to eat or .

Book a Minehead Historic Hotel Today

Minehead has 32 vintage hotels that exude the feel and look of another era. Some of these hotels are where respected writers may have stayed. You are certain to book a place with all the amenities and the traits you desire. Take advantage of the great Minehead deals with Expedia, and make your visit unforgettable with a stay in a one-of-a kind accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

What should I expect on my historical trip to Minehead?
You’ll probably want to seek out the historical sites during your holiday in Minehead. While you’re here, you can visit the waterfront and gardens. During your stay in this relaxing area, you can also relish a trip to the coffee shops.
What's the best hotel in Minehead to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Yarn Market Hotel is a top 3-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Dunster Castle is a short walk away. A couple of other options near historic sites include Dunster Castle Hotel and The Old Ship Aground.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in Minehead?
Minehead has 273 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 25 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in Minehead?
Minehead is notable for landmarks like Dunster Castle, Dunster Working Watermill and Holnicote Estate. Cultural venues include Dunster Dolls Museum and Dovery Manor Museum. Exmoor National Park is another popular sight to explore.
What is a historic hotel like in Minehead?
When you choose a historic hotel, you’ll sleep in a building that has an officially recognised national historic designation. A palace, castle, stately home or even a lodge, pub or skyscraper can be considered a historic hotel provided that it’s of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved in the guestrooms or communal spaces of historic hotels in Minehead, giving a historical feel.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
You’ll often hear the term “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The physical building and architecture of a historic hotel tends to be the most significant aspect. For a heritage hotel, it’s often the cultural value along with how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Minehead have modern facilities?
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you’ve come to expect, while every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the amenities found in a hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Minehead, don’t worry that you’ll find a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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