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The Ilchester Arms Hotel

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Church Street, Ilchester, Yeovil BA22 8LN, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We accidentally came across The Ilchester Arms Hotel as we were looking for somewhere to have a sit down whilst on the way home from Somerset. The building is a beautiful old building. The interior had somewhat quirky decor but that was rather nice after all the dull, branded and matching decor of chain restaurants. We had a drink and... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very comfortable. All you'd expect from a B&B. Brendan and Lucy will give you a warm welcome and make you feel at home. Room was prepared to a good standard, plenty of storage. Bathroom well equipped. Ample parking at the rear. Very good breakfast too! No complaints, all good.

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Albert Park
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at a BnB close by and the owners recommended the Ilchester Arms for dinner. We were not disappointed - we both ordered the roast pork which came with all the trimmings, and was a great choice. The service was friendly an efficient and we had a great experience here.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking for a reasonable hotel for an early morning meeting and wanted to be fresh for the day ahead. I had eaten at the Ilchester before and loved the food so thought I would give it a go. Now, I expect that when you go for character you have to sacrifice comfort/cost, especially when you venture so far... More 

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Coleford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely building and very friendly barman. Waited 2 hours for room, be it, I was half an hour early. It had been decided that I would be in outside room, I think because of the bike. There is no mobile reception at all in the village and no TV in room, so it was a very quiet night. I was... More 

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

I think you may have reviewed the wrong Ilchester arms as we have no outside rooms all rooms have flat screen TVs and the is a good mobile phone signals in the hotel and village Lucy More 

Macclesfield, Cheshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ilchester Arms was chosen for it's location see title. A crowd of thirteen friends all aviation enthusiasts decided to have a couple of days relaxation, and chat over a glass of beer. The hotel was an excellent choice and good value for money, the front of house staff were excellent, friendly and professional. Being quite a large lively group... More 

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

we all enjoyed your visit thank you for choosing the Ilchester arms lucy More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came off the main road to find this lovely comfortable hotel/pub. It has a well balanced Sunday lunch menu and the food was extremely well cooked and presented. No pre-prepared veg taste here. Staff were also very friendly. We were early but it soon became full up. Would highly recommend Ilchester Arms Hotel for Sunday lunch!!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were with a party of 13 ex serviceman (all over 70 years) and their wives who used the Ilchester Arms as a base while visiting the Fleet Air Arm museum at Yeovilton. The accommodation, service, food and BEER were all outstanding and we all had a very enjoyable stay for 2 nights. In particular, the young staff went out... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed for one weekend night while visiting the area. The ground floor has a pub-type bar area and a 'bistro' type restaurant. The rooms are above. The atmosphere was friendly and informal and all the staff we encountered were also friendly and helpful. We had a 'small' double (Room 10) on the first floor. The room was rather small, more... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We had a nice quiet room (two rooms plus a small single room and a bathroom). It was comfortably furnished with a sofa and TV. Beds were comfy. The room was at the back of the hotel and was very quiet. The Breakfast was delicious. The staff were friendly. An all round good experience and we would return.

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