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This Traditional, Family Ran Hotel is set in the heart of Ilchester, Somerset, with 17 En-suite Bedrooms including Ground floor Disabled access, Family and our newest room 'The Cottage'. The Hotel has a cozy Lounge, Garden, 2 function rooms, Bar and Restaurant serving British food using local, fresh ingredients for Lunch and Dinner Service.

The Hotel has lots of character including traditional windows and beams, with hints of nautical ornaments to fit in with Ilchester's Fleet Air Arms and Navy Base just a few minutes up the road in Yeovilton.
The Ilchester Arms Hotel has a wide range of drinks from its outstanding wine collection from Beckmann's Cellar to west country ciders and Ales. A guaranteed something for everyone.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

The Ilchester Arms Hotel has been welcoming guests since Aug 5, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free Parking Available On Site

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 full bed
2 twin beds
2 bunk beds
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 full bed
1 queen bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Is there parking at the Ilchester arms hotel
    Yes free parking at the rear of the hotel
    Answered on 14 February 2020
  • do you have any rooms down stairs as i walk with crutches,or a lift
    YES! We have TWO Ground Floor All Access rooms with walk in showers and plenty of Room. with there own access to a courtyard garden and parking to the..
    Answered on 23 February 2022
  • Do you have room/facilities to keep a bicycle secure overnight?
    Good afternoon, Yes we can keep your bike secure in the downstairs of the building or if you have a combination lock it will be quite safe in our sec..
    Answered on 30 December 2019
  • Hi, how far is a train station (from and to London) How does one get to and from Glastonbury festival? thanks
    The Closest train station would be Yeovil Junction/ Yeovil Pen mill. you would then need a taxi to Ilchester ( if staying at the hotel) and then a Ta..
    Answered on 20 May 2022
  • Do all rooms have bathrooms we are having a family room so wonder if it bas a bathroom please
    Good morning. Yes all of our rooms are en suite I hope this answers your question. Kind Regards Ingrid
    Answered on 11 August 2020
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: British

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of The Ilchester Arms Hotel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Playground
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Pet bowls
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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2:00 PM - 9:30 PM


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 17 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
£15 per child, per night

Prices for cribs aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

The restaurant is open every lunchtime 12:00 until 14:30 and Monday - Saturday evenings 19:00 - 21:00.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Bar is closed from Sat, Jan 01, 2022 until Sun, Jan 09, 2022

FAQs about The Ilchester Arms Hotel

  • Room options at The Ilchester Arms Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Family
    • Suite
    • Bungalow

  • Check-in at The Ilchester Arms Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The Ilchester Arms Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Horseback riding
    • Live music/Performance
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • The Ilchester Arms Hotel is 650 feet from the center of Ilchester.

  • The prices at The Ilchester Arms Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at The Ilchester Arms Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • The Ilchester Arms Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Yes, The Ilchester Arms Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.