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Ancient Gate House Hotel

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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Laganas, Greece
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I have just returned from a two night stay at the hotel. We had a lovely room with everything that we needed. The restaurant was fab and the food delicious and the back drop of Wells Cathedral awesome. We will certainly be making a return visit hopefully in the summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel as it came through on a very good offer from Wowcher £119 for 2 nights B&B with a meal & glass of prosseco on one of the evenings the original price I believe would have been £190 without the meal. The hotel it self is a beautiful ancient hotel which exudes an old, intriguing atmosphere with... More 

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

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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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

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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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

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 February 7, 2015

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
150 helpful votes 150 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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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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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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