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Wells Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5JD, United Kingdom – Show map
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Food & Drink
Bar, Restaurant with Dining Menu, Special Diet Meals (upon request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Packed Lunches, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fax/Photocopying, Honeymoon Suite
Non-smoking Rooms, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Until 10:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 1 year stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All children under 12 years are charged GBP 10 per person per night in a crib.
All children under 12 years are charged GBP 10 per person per night when using existing beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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This unique 15th-century inn is less than a mile from the center of Shepton Mallet. It offers an extensive menu and cozy log fires just a 15 minute drive from Glastonbury.
Score from 160 reviews Good
Around 2 miles from Glastonbury, The Bear Inn by Marstons Inns offers accommodation alongside its restaurant, bar and beer garden in Street, Somerset.
Score from 493 reviews Very good
Surrounded by views of the scenic Mendip Hills, The Highwayman Inn is situated in picturesque Shepton Mallet. It offers 14 refurbished rooms with private bathrooms, and free public on-site parking.
Score from 199 reviews Good
Situated in the historic market town of Shepton Mallet in Somerset, Maplestone is family-run bed & breakfast set within a Grade 2 listed building.
Score from 68 reviews Wonderful
Large room, very nice staff, good food. It is the fifth time I stay in Bowlish House and the service is always 100% perfect.
Manor House decorated beautifully Room 1 comfortable with lovely bathroom Our Host & Staff were awesome Breakfast was outstanding Location was perfect for our visit to Bath Perfect for walks in the country side Warm & Cosy
Needs double glazing in room 1 because of location near noisy road
Lovely Staff and food. Room was as described very comfortable apart from the squeaky floorboards (but that goes with the age of the place).
Great welcome, lovely traditional charm to the public rooms and bedrooms. Very considerate hosts. Fantastic dinner
Dining room, which is a conservatory, was a little cold to start with for breakfast but warmed up .
The house is magnificent and beautifully renovated in keeping with the era it was built. A friendly and helpful host. Large comfortable rooms. Excellent food.
Perhaps breakfast could have offered cereal and fruit etc before the booked breakfasts.
Hard bed/weird pillows Treated as second class compared to large wedding party Inflexible attitude to drinks in bar - plenty of lager for other guests! Owners' large dog in restaurant! Worst cooked breakfast I have ever had - my sausages were inedible and, initially, they forgot my husband's breakfast
Lovely house with lovely rooms and would stay aging.
Nothing to dislike
Staff were good
The actual fabric of the building very worn, paper hanging from cieling, old damp patch visible, wood paneling poorly filled and painted .. A great shame as building is beautiful.
Everything from the location near Bristol and Bath to the characterful house, a lovely room with view over the garden, great bathroom facilities, and a lovely bar area and simply fantastic dining, one of the best meals we've ever had!
comfort, cleanliness, welcome
Warnings in brochure re smoking, lost keys, late check-out. Clear and honest, but somewhat alarming and could probably be more diplomatically expressed.
The warm welcome.
Liked the feel of the property. The staff very friendly and very helpful. The breakfast lovely and the breakfast room had a lovely setting.
Didnt like the sqeaky bed. Had to move it off a moving piece of floorboard. The bed frame was not secured properly.
Old property full of nooks and crannies. Bathroom modern and clean. Lots of toiletries available. Bed comfortable but slightly lopsided. Breakfast good.
No lift so had to lug heavy suitcase up 2 flights of stairs.
The welcome was excellent and all the staff were very helpful . Its a nice place to chill ,the room we stade in had a new bathroom and was very comfortable . Good value for money. Great breakfast.
We loved the unique quaintness of the house and the food was of an exceptionally high standard. The home baked bread served with breakfast and their own home made marmalade was a delight, so yummy I wished I could have brought lots home with me. Definitely worth a stop over if you are visiting Shepton Mallet or surrounding areas!
we really liked the house and our room and the breakfast was excellent
we found the staff unhelpful...for example when we asked where there was to eat within walking distance we were told nowhere and that we should go to wells. We didnt want to drive so it would have been nice for them to suggest ordering us a taxi or taken any sort of interest in making our stay better instead of making unhelpful jokes
Staff were very friendly, helpful. Mu husband and I had a glass of wine in the lounge and had conversations with the proprietor. The hotel itself is very lovely. English breakfasts were great. The hotel was exactly what we were looking for...charming, full of character and history, with wonderful staff.
Personally, I don't have anything that I did not like. However, I am a person who likes traditional English B&Bs. The hotel is in an older country home so it is not modern. There is no elevator and no air conditioning. We knew that when we made the reservation so that was no problem for us...it just adds to the charm of the establishment. If you are looking for modern conveniences, this is probably not the place for you.
We have some experience of West of England country hotels and this was the best. We needed a good base in the area and were made very welcome and felt entirely at home. Everything was spot on. The staff were flawlessly helpful, even when we hit them with some complex check-out arrangements on the last morning. Food and service were extremely good, unlikely to be beaten in the area (we tried a couple of others nearby). It is also very convenient for our business in the area so we will definitely be back!
We found the owners to be friendly and approachable. The accomodation excellent and food in the restaurant to be of a high standard.
What a great place. The people are lovely, very caring and very happy to oblige. For a 280+ year old place it's comfortable, pleasant and clean, just watch out for those floorboards, their a little squeaky! A great place to stay and eat. We'll be back.
Splendid breakfast and nice sitting room, stylish environment.
Very steep stairs up to the top floor where we stayed.
The lounge The food
Very helpful with the booking mix up through booking.com, nothing was too much. Quiet location but not too far from towns/shops.
Parking was not as easy as described
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