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Ancient Gate House Hotel

2.0 of 5 20 Sadler St, Wells BA5 2SE, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

staff were fabulous. The building was intriguing but the bedroom was let down by a jaded and dated decor. Mirror fronted bedside tables did not fit with a four poster bed......Bedspread had several dubious stains when it was folded back.The view across to the cathedral was fabulous though and the bathroom was great. It wouldn't take much to just lift... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for the Valentine weekend, and took the opportunity to have the hotel package of Evening meal, flowers and prossecco delivered to our room, the whole experience was excellent. The staff were very helpful and the flowers were beautiful. the room was as expected from the previewed photos we saw online, the bed was very comfortable and the coffee/... More 

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

I picked this hotel as a Valentines treat for my husband and I. I asked for the 4 poster bed as advertised. We were given this room but were not told that to get to the room (at the top) you had to climb some very narrow concrete stairs. Would have been impossible if you were less abled and nobody... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for a couple of nights and enjoyed the place. Close location to the square, and just a few minutes walk to the Cathedral. Parking ok but limited spaces. Rooms were very clean, shower worked great but shower tray a bit on the small side. All staff were very nice, warm and friendly. Comfortable bed. Breakfast was ok Would we... More 

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paid for upgrade to a room with a view. We were in room 9 in the gate house, a room full of history and character,overlooking the Cathedral. Very friendly welcome at reception. The walk up to the room felt like an adventure with a very narrow passageway and small spiral staircase with uneven steps and a few steps continuing into... More 

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somerset, uk
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64 hotel reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

My husband and I ate here again this time on a Thursday evening - all apart from one table was full - surprising as January and mid week. Nice greeting on arrival and shown to our table. We both opted to have pasta for our mains - I had Italian sausage and my husband salmon - good sized portions and... More 

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Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights, and loved it. The location is perfect, as it is very close to the center of town and right next to Wells Cathedral. We stayed in Room 7 which looks out on to the cathedral. Spectacular. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was spotlessly clean, and the WiFi... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This was a very pleasant experience for a 2 star hotel. The room was superb and very well appointed. The shower room was clean and fresh. The towels were large and soft. Their restaurant was also extremely good too. The breakfast was well cooked and large enough to see you through to lunchtime. We will be back when we visit... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Visited this hotel for one night in December 2014. Pluses: pleasant staff - great outlook over Cathedral Green from our room - good breakfast - very convenient for city centre. Minuses: mattress obviously elderly and not very comfortable - some less visible areas of room (and bathroom) in need of cleaning. Bathroom very sadly lacking. Paint peeling from walls -... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Lovely refurbished room overlooking Sadler Street which was great for us because we were in Wells for the carnival. Great comfortble four poster bed. Very nicely decorated. the bathroom was average with only a shower. We opened the sash window and watched the carnival from the comfort of a nicely upholstered window seat with a glass or two. Breakfast in... More 

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Address: 20 Sadler St, Wells BA5 2SE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Wells
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Ancient Gate House Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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