Booked this hotel for one night in advance of a wedding at the nearby Hestercombe Gardens (lovely, btw) and am delighted we did. I've been lucky enough stay in some amazing hotels and The Mount is was very nice; the vibe & service is chilled and a lot like being in someone's country house for the weekend rather than some soul-less chain.
The food punches above it's weight - we ate in the bar from the standard menu and it was great - on a par with some good London restaurants.
In summary, for a low key relaxed break, I'd recommend it,
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Mount Somerset Hotel and Spa in Taunton, Somerset is a stunning Regency country house hotel, set in four acres of beautiful grounds. This grand dame of a building sits high upon her mount, cradled in between the Quantock and Blackdown Hills, affording guests some of the best views in Somerset. With its high ceilings, sweeping spiral staircase, opulent decor and a feeling of gentle elegance and luxury, The Mount Somerset has all the characteristics of a quintessential English Regency mansion. Well established as one of the finest luxury hotels and restaurants in the region, The Mount Somerset has won a host of awards including three AA Rosettes for outstanding cuisine and four red AA stars for comfort and hospitality, making it the perfect venue for a dinner, a weekend away or a wedding in Somerset. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
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- Mount Somerset Taunton
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