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Ashford House

119 Portway, Wells BA5 2BR, England
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Ashford House
Ranked #8 of 41 Wells B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the 'new' Ashford House. The rooms are separate from the main house and very nicely decorated. Spotlessly clean and roomy. The bathroom is compact but functional. Breakfast is pre ordered and eaten in your room. Jane, the owner, is vivacious, friendly and welcoming.

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Virginia, USA
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28 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This was a real treat - as two older couples traveling together, we were delighted with the garden suites that gave us quiet surroundings, rooms big enough to sit in (with chairs we could use for evening reading -- a rare find in English B&Bs), lovely modern bathrooms with shower, and a compact mini-kitchen. Jayne was a wonderful host --... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

A fantastic place to stay, with the benefits of b&b and the flexibility and independence of a cottage. Jayne was very welcoming and provided secure storage for our bicycles, The room was clean, comfortable and beautifully furnished and the ensuite power shower was great. Breakfast was excellent and nice having it ready in your room to have as you pleased.... More

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Caerphilly
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11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

We have just had 2 days at this unique accommodation. Jayne the proprietor was great. We arrived early and the accommodation which is one of two self contained units built in the beautiful rear garden was ready for us. Everything is immaculate and contemporary . Lovely en suite, shampoo, shower gel,hand wash supplied. Very comfortable bed, flat screen TV and... More

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Bangkok
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

What a lovely experience from the moment of arrival to the moment of departure! Jayne’s accommodation is so comfortable and well appointed, with such a comfy bed in the Rose Room and an excellent, high-powered shower in the ensuite. I so enjoyed my stay there and would be hard pushed to criticise any aspect of the accommodation, the service or... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This was our 2nd time staying in the rose suite here. Stayed here this time for our 2nd wedding anniversary and can't fault the accommodation. Everything you need in a b and b including a mini fridge! Already planning our 3rd trip in the summer. Highly recommend ashford house anf Wells itself is full of charm. Both nights we stayed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We booked Ashford House as we needed somewhere to stay, just for one night, that was walkable into Wells. We stayed in the Rose Suite and were very impressed with the whole set-up. The two suites have been created from a former garage/outbuilding and so you are away from the main house. We prefer this as you feel you have... More

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Worcestershire
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20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We stayed for two nights whilst visiting friends in Wells and couldn't have expected more. Jane is a perfect host, the room was spotless and the breakfast arrangement was great for us. We especially enjoyed the privacy of being in a chalet type room, not disturbing the household and yet not feeling like we were left to get on with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

My husband and I stayed in the Poppy Suite and my sister next door in the Rose Suite. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Ashford House. Jayne was very welcoming and our rooms provided everything we needed - comfy beds, great shower, delicious breakfast and the added advantage of a kitchenette with microwave and kettle etc. Our accommodation couldn't have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in Wells for two nights at Ashford House and couldn't have been happier. Jayne, the owner, made us feel very welcome, offering us tips on where to go and what to see. The two rooms are located in a separate building in the large garden of the property meaning that we could come and go... More

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Address: 119 Portway, Wells BA5 2BR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Wells
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Ashford House Hotel Wells
Ashford House Wells, Somerset

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Large detached house. A warm welcome and crisp white bed linen ensure an enjoyable and comfortable stay. Within ten minute stroll of the magnificent Wells Cathedral and city centre we are an ideal base to explore the many attractions. Glastonbury Tor, Bath, Wookey Hole Caves, Cheddar Gorge, Longleat Wildlife Park and the Mendip Hills are all within 35 minutes drive. Private off street parking. ... more   less 
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