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The Ilchester Arms Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Church Street, Ilchester, Yeovil BA22 8LN, England
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Ilchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Overleigh Cheshire, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have stayed here a few time and have always been more than happy, however on our last stay things seemed to have slipped. Our room, which overlooked the garden, was shabby. There was a cracked pane of glass in the window, the seal around the bath was black in places and the towels were way past their best. Breakfast... More

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10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for a 5 nights on business. Staff was very friendly and immediately made me feel at home. Like many family hotels, the pub staff doubles as the reception. Check-in was very simple (I had booked and pre-paid on-line). I had a large room facing the entrance (normally used by families as there was a small bunk bed in... More

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Mosta, Malta
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99 reviews 99 reviews
24 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Typical british food, quality ingredients and good service. Location is easy to find on main road. We arrived late but they were more than happy to serve us. Steak and lamb were excellent. Definitely worth a visit!

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30 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped over for one night last week on our journey to the West Country and the Ilchester Arms proved to be a good stopover. The room was quite adequate and the restaurant food was very good. It has a good "pub" feel to it and we would consider it value for money.

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've lived in Ilchester for 2 1/2 years now & I've no idea why its taken me so long to eat in The Ilchester Arms, but i will definitely be returning soon! I went for a birthday meal on Wednesday evening with my teenage son & partner & it was absolutely fantastic! We were seated at a lovely table by... More

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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Stayed here for one night. The landlady couldn't do enough to help, including moving our room down one level to accommodate my elderly father in law and introducing him to a local. The food was absolutely awesome. I had sensational lamb and my partners pie and father in laws cod were awesome. Lovely village pub. Large comfortable rooms. Definitely recommended.

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ilchesterarms, Owner at The Ilchester Arms Hotel, responded to this review

thank you for your review I enjoyed meeting your dad and seeing him chat with Simon , hope you enjoyed the Sunday car boot. regards lucy More

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Whenever I have to work at Yeovilton Naval Air Station, I always stay at the lovely Ilchester Arms. Rooms are very comfy, food is out of this world & all the staff are so friendly & helpful. Nice real ales & a good wine cellar ensure my stays are most enjoyable.

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ilchesterarms, Front Office Manager at The Ilchester Arms Hotel, responded to this review

thanks for your feedback were changing the carpets in some of the front rooms so hopefully that will sort out the squeaky floor, did you enjoy the new windows if you were at the front . thank you lucy More

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Stayed for only one night passing through but service, food and wine were excellent - will return for a longer stay next time. Friendly staff and great food would recommend the scallops, lamb, brulee. Great to see cold wheat beer (wiesbier) served perfectly. Welldone and thank you to all the staff.

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ilchesterarms, Owner at The Ilchester Arms Hotel, responded to this review

thank you for your review , so pleased you enjoyed your visit, I will pass on your praise. More

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We stayed for a Saturday night as we were attending a wedding a few miles from Ilchester. My partner booked it over the phone at the last minute and we were very glad we did. We arrived early as we needed to get changed for the wedding, not a problem. The room wasn't fully made-up but we could use it... More

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ilchesterarms, Owner at The Ilchester Arms Hotel, responded to this review

we try to have four different ales on at the bull and ilch bars for this reason I am pleased all staff responded in the positive manner that they did especially well done Louise the sausages are from our fresh pork farmer called Hamish he uses his mothers old recipe I would tell you but he would have to kill... More

Falmouth, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Stayed here for a function nearby. Great communications on phone, they let me check in early and even drove me to my engagement free of charge!! The room was spacious and very nice. Would definitely stay here again

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ilchesterarms, Owner at The Ilchester Arms Hotel, responded to this review

it was lovely to help and hope to see you again , lucy More

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Address: Church Street, Ilchester, Yeovil BA22 8LN, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Yeovil > Ilchester
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Ilchester Arms Hotel 4*
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Welcome to The Ilchester Arms Hotel, situated in the Historic Town of Ilchester. The Ilchester Arms Hotel is a charming building full of character and offers the perfect setting to eat, drink and relax. Our team take pride in making sure that your visit is an experience you will want to repeat over and over again. A Warm Welcome is always assured. Brendan, Lucy and their young energetic team are dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service and we take great pride in serving you our exceptional quality cusine made from local fresh produce (wherever possible). Whether you are staying at the Hotel or just using the Bar or Bistro, you will always find a warm welcome at the Ilchester Arms. The bar is open all day for drinks and the bistro is open every day for Lunch and Dinner (except Sunday evening). We have 10 Ensuite Bedrooms, conference and private dining facilities, walled patio garden, bar and off street parking. At the Ilchester Arms Hotel we have 10 beautiful rooms. All Rooms are en-suite and have colour TV, tea and coffee making facilities, a telephone and wireless internet access. We are happy to provide room service. Our rooms feature 2 single, 2 twin and 6 doubles; of the 6 double rooms. 2 Of these doubles are available as family rooms, one features a small room off the main bedroom containing twin built-in bunkbeds (max height 5ft), the other a seperate room with single bed and sofa bed if needed. We are child friendly providing toys in both the rooms and public areas. ... more   less 
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