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The Castle at Taunton

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Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“the penthouse”(22 reviews)
“buffet style”(10 reviews)
“main restaurant”(11 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Free Parking
Pool
4 Star Hotel
The Castle at Taunton, your hotel in the heart of Somerset. Whether you are exploring the finest landscapes of England's West Country, seeking a wedding or conference venue or looking for fun and exciting holiday activities for the entire family - The Castle Hotel offers unrivaled...
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Location and contact
Castle Green, Taunton TA1 1NF, England
23.9 miles to Exeter Airport
89 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed here overnight on the way to Exeter. Lovely rooms, friendly welcome and excellent service located right in the town center. Despite this calm and peaceful surroundings. The wisteria is amazing! Thoroughly recommend.

Thank Skybasel
Reviewed 6 days ago

The place says wheelchair access and indeed there were wheelchair users there. I had a mobility rolator and what we had in common was the route to breakfast. Either we could go down steps or take the 'flat' route. the flat route involved uneven flagstones...More

Thank MikeCain
Reviewed 1 week ago

Today my Family went out for a Champagne afternoon tea, which was a lovely experience. Delicious sandwiches, scones and desserts. If you don't know what to buy your mum for mothers day or her birthday then try the Castle, she won't be disappointed. The staff...More

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

Dear Fiona L Thank you for posting such a wonderful review. I am delighted that your celebration was such a success. Best regards Marc

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t agree with residents having to pay for parking when you pay astronomical rates for the rooms. Breakfast was only tepid buffet style. Also it would be nice if they had details of bus and train timetables to handMore

Thank topswilson21
Response from Marc M, General Manager at The Castle at TauntonResponded 1 week ago

Dear topswilson21 Thank you for posting a review on your recent stay and for pointing out some issues that we need to address. We will get working on that right away. If you would like to discuss in more detail please contact me at the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent hotel, right in the centre of town with adjoining bar and restaurant. Stunning building with most of the original castle features both inside and out, makes this a spectacular place to stay. Car parking for residents is really handy and the rooms are authentic...More

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Awards & Recognition
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$166 - US$248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Taunton
#3 Business Hotel in Taunton
#3 Family Hotel in Taunton
#8 Romantic Hotel in Taunton
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$166 - US$248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Taunton
#3 Business Hotel in Taunton
#3 Family Hotel in Taunton
#8 Romantic Hotel in Taunton
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (167)
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Dining (64)
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Amenities (46)
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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
7 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
"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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"We upgraded and had a larger room with a sofa and larger bed, which was worth it"
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