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The Dunster Castle Hotel

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4.0 of 5
5 High Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SF, England
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Ranked #7 of 12 Dunster B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Mike M Minehead, United Kingdom
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Minehead, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came here and sat in the beer garden as we had our two dogs. The beer garden was a great sun trap - sun still in the garden at 7.30pm. We had cajun chicken breast and normal chicken breast and really can't fault the food. Chicken was cooked perfectly and served with the best chips we have tasted. Service was... More 

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

If you are fed up with big group hotels and think small and friendly establishments do not deliver, the Dunster Castle will change your mind. You will be met with a warm welcome by all the staff and stay in a well appointed en suite room. The food is first class and prepared to a very high standard by a... More 

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

I was "very" impressed, and that is an understatement. Staying away with work and trying various establishments i must say this one ticks all the boxes. The food that came from the kitchen was a treat to eat and the restaurant surroundings lovely,so good in fact i even invited my partner out to dinner while i was staying. Having stayed... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently stayed here for the first time when performing locally. I would defnitely stay again. The new owners Jo & Grant are both charming and hospitable. The room was very comfortable and tastefully/appropriately decorated in-keeping with the sweet, old building. In our room there was individual antique furniture, an elegant central glass chandelier and a huge, baroque style mirror,... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My husband recently surprised me with a weekend away here and it was amazing. The room we stayed in was Conygar which is a super king - not only is the room huge it is stunning! We took advantage of the 3-2-1 menu which was 3 course for 2 people and a bottle of house wine. There was a lot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Had a nice time here, food was lovely, owners were friendly! Room was fine! Would Defo stop here again, especially as the owners will baby sit out twins :) Nice little cellar bar and the local Walks we went on were great! Would recommend this hotel.

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Bournemouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

We found the Dunster castle friendly, good value for money and rooms clean and comfortable. We got the weekend deal which included breakfast and a evening meal. The breakfast was good and the evening meal surpassed my expectations. I would recommend this hotel and would definitely return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We spent two nights here last weekend. The room was comfortable and well equipped with traditional charm. The attention we received from staff and management was first class. Great location for walking, a lovely relaxing weekend with good food. Quite a contrast to the review left by Sam A on 20 Feb. We overheard the exchange in the bar. The... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I was down in Minehead for business and decided to take my wife for a night away. Hotel was very convenient for Minehead and in winter Dunster is not full of tourists. We had a nice large room with a comfortable bed. My wife had dinner which she said was good and we both had an excellent breakfast. The staff... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A mix upon our arrival they didn't have our details on their computer, good job i kept a printed copy off my computer as proof the mix up was soon sorted out and was shown to our room that we had booked, Nice Room nice soft Bed however the wallpaper on the wall above the bed was showing damp patches... More 

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