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The Mount Somerset Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lower Henlade, Taunton TA3 5NB, England
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Ranked #4 of 18 hotels in Taunton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
hoxley Coventry, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Coventry, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for just one night on a mini break after our wedding. For this reason we booked a garden room with a hot tub. The room and the hot tub were brilliant, it looks out into the grounds and therefore was incredibly private. We ordered drinks and food on room service the food portions were small and the drinks... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I booked a night here for my girlfriends birthday, and I have to say we both thoroughly enjoyed it. We had a Suite, although it was one of the more pricey rooms I wasn't disappointed, the bedroom was spacious, luxurious and comfortable, and the bathroom was magnificent. We also decided to have a meal in the restaurant, although the food... More

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Waterrow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Mount for a night to get away from it all, and it worked. The hotel had excellent friendly and helpful staff in all areas. The rooms were very big with all facilities and had everything we needed, the only thing missing was decaf coffee on the coffee tray, however, I am sure they would oblige. The food... More

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Wareham, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our one night spa break as a special offer via a third party social living website so it was a special price for room, breakfast, cream tea and full use of all facilities. There was also a discount of 15% off spa treatments which we were determined to make use of. The hotel website has some appealing photos... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to go somewhere special to enjoy a nice meal, and chose Mount Somerset as it was highly recommended. However, we felt very disapointed. We were seated on a broken chesterfield prior to dinner. Then, I had a fly in my wine and my husband found shell in his crab, and the sauce in my dish had split. To... More

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GeneralManagerMSH, General Manager at The Mount Somerset Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KMHBHH, I am obviously deeply disappointed to read your comments regarding your experience at The Mount Somerset. This experience is not to our usual high standards and as other guests have noted, 'best scallops in a long time', 'credit to the chef', 'the food was excellent' I would really appreciate the opportunity to discuss your comments with you directly.... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Wife and I had a night away from the kids, it was peaceful and restful. the spa was lovely. We did not eat there but the food looked great. Breakfast the following morning was all locally sourced. The bedroom was a suite, with a four poster bed, massive bathroom, all tiled and clean. We little it very much.

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GeneralManagerMSH, General Manager at The Mount Somerset Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review - we are delighted you had an enjoyable day and hope to welcome you back again soon. More

Plymouth, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Treated my wife to a short overnight visit and dinner. We arrived early and chose to sit in the beautiful grounds and tale afternoon tea. A wonderful experience all round and we are already planning a return trip.

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Somerset, England
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

I have visited The Mount Somerset Hotel numerous times for business lunches. Each time, whether it is a fish, meat or vegetarian dish it has been so laden with garlic it all tastes the same. On 3 separate occasions it has caused me severe diahorrea within an hour of the meal, (and I don't have a delicate stomach!) The staff... More

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GeneralManagerMSH, General Manager at The Mount Somerset Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. I am deeply disappointed about your comments with regards to garlic being in every dish and I would welcome the opportunity to discuss this with you further. Perhaps you would be so kind as to contact me personally on 01823 442500. Regards, Amy More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I booked a spa day with a friend via a Living Social deal for a treatment, use of spa facilities and lunch. Unfortunately I was very late (3 hours!) due to there being an accident on the motorway en route. The staff could not have been more accommodating; they served my lunch when I arrived and changed the treatment times... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Had a "me time" package at the hotels Spa brought for me to enjoy. This includes a full body massage and full use of the Spa facilities. Also included was a two course lunch in the hotel.Having been before I knew what to expect from the hotel & Spa, small, relaxing and tentative staff, so enjoyed the massage,but the changing... More

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Address: Lower Henlade, Taunton TA3 5NB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Taunton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Mount Somerset Hotel 4*
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The Mount Somerset Hotel and Spa in Taunton, Somerset is a stunning Regency country house hotel, set in four acres of beautiful grounds. This grand dame of a building sits high upon her mount, cradled in between the Quantock and Blackdown Hills, affording guests some of the best views in Somerset. With its high ceilings, sweeping spiral staircase, opulent decor and a feeling of gentle elegance and luxury, The Mount Somerset has all the characteristics of a quintessential English Regency mansion. Well established as one of the finest luxury hotels and restaurants in the region, The Mount Somerset has won a host of awards including two AA Rosettes for outstanding cuisine and four AA stars for comfort and hospitality, making it the perfect venue for a dinner, a weekend away or a wedding in Somerset. ... more   less 
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