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Ancient Gate House Hotel

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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Babysitting
Free Parking
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewscathedral greenfour poster bedstone spiral staircasesteep stairsan italian restaurantwells cathedralold buildingnoise from the streetmobility issueslovely roomtop floortwo night stayminutes walk awaylots of characterfriendly hotelbed was very comfortablefull english
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a Grade II listed building and you need to be fit and flexible to enjoy it. Lovely warm and welcoming staff .Great italian restaurant. Wonderful atmosphere ,and terrific view of the Castle . Great weekend spent in Wells at the Art festival ,...More

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 5 days ago

I must say, having read the reviews on this site I'm a little puzzled by them as I had booked this hotel for a treat to celebrate my partners 50th birthday and was nervous on arrival however I needn't of worried as I found this...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having had a quick look at the hotel website we booked a four poster room with view of the cathedral. On arrival we discovered the access to the room was via a narrow steep stone spiral staircase. The treads of the staircase were exceptionally worn...More

Thank allybabs
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We booked for one night, based on the photos on Trip Advisor and the fact that most reviews were positive. It wasn’t cheap... £102 for B&B but, to quote my partner, “We deserve it!” The welcome from the girl in Reception was good, the bed...More

3  Thank MichelleStaines
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Arrived early to check in was told room not ready till 2pm so came back at 2pm to be told room still not ready and to come back in 30 mins. Arrived at 2.30 to be led up two flights of stairs last of which...More

1  Thank Robert N
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When you come to the Ancient Gate House in the Cathedral city of Wells in Somerset, you'll feel at home as soon as you arrive.Whether you are staying in one of our recently decorated and beautiful bedrooms, ...More or dining in one of our award winning restaurants your comfort and satisfaction are at the heart of everything we do.The Ancient Gatehouse is a family run hotel and restaurant offering a blend of friendly and professional attention in relaxed yet stylish surroundings situated facing the famous west front of Wells Cathedral and the Cathedral Green. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Babysitting
Pool
Beachfront
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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Devongirlie
15 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
26 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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"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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"Cathedral view room is advertised at £55 by booking sites ,on arrival are given a different room and asked to..."
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