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The Mount Somerset Hotel

4.0 of 5 Lower Henlade, Taunton TA3 5NB, England
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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The staff were attentive and helpful and the decor was lovely in the restaurant. However we were one of only 3 tables for Sunday lunchtime and it took a full hour to be brought our sandwich and ploughman's. The sandwich was on the wrong bread and although the efficient waitress offered to swap it I did not want to be... More 

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Ilminster, United Kingdom
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148 reviews 148 reviews
29 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband very kindly gave me a Spa Experience at the Mount Somerset, which included a full body massage and two course lunch. I felt the information provide was a little sketchy, but the day went well and was very pleasant. At reception, I was asked to complete a health questionnaire and then provided with a locker key and taken... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had an amazing wedding at The Mount Somerset, the whole day was exceptional, the staff were fantastic, Amy and Amelia could not do enough for us and made the whole day run smoothly. I would recommend this hotel to anyone, either for a wedding or just to stay over, the grounds are beautiful and the whole hotel has a... More 

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the second year we have gone to the Mount for our Christmas works party and taken advantage of staying over night with full use of the spa and terrific food , both times we were looked after superbly with very attentive but not in your face staff , I would recommend either a visit for the day or... More 

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Adlington
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What more could you ask for? We booked a two night break as we were visiting Shepton Mallet Antique Fair over the weekend Only minutes from the motorway, standing on a hill the first thing that strikes you about Mount Somerset is the view. Easy car parking. 4 steps up to the entrance which could be a bit of a... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a two night break here and it is just wonderful. The staff are all so welcoming and nothing too much trouble. Slight problem on arrival in that our heating in room and bathroom did not work. Eventually rectified and we were given a complimentary cocktail which we decided to have on our second night. We had a deluxe room... More 

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

Dear Debs081 Many thanks for your review and I'm sorry that the heating was not working during your stay. At least you enjoyed your cocktails! I will pass your comments onto all the staff and we hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon... More 

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a party of 6 fun-seeking & food-loving people , we visited the famed Mount Somerset with great expectations !! AND WE HAD THE "DICKENS"OF THE MOST BRILLIANT OF NEW YEARS EVE PARTY-TIMES ,WE HAVE HAD FOR YEARS . Truly great fun , value for money , care& attention , great 6 course dinner , Champers ! a-plenty,fireworks .............IT HAD... More 

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

Dear Steve W Many thanks for your lovely review. We're glad you had an enjoyable time as did we all. The band were amazing and will pass your comments onto 'Deano'! See you again soon... More 

Somerset
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just had a wedding anniversary meal at the Mount Somerset and had a really good experience. The hotel is a little bit on the old fashioned side but it all adds to the charm. The staff are attentive and not too intrusive unless you want to chat; the food was really good and not just the expected courses,... More 

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

Dear Logchopper, Many thanks for your review and we're delighted you had an enjoyable anniversary meal! Your points about the lights have been noted, thank you. Really look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My friend and I stayed at Mount Somerset Hotel. There was double bed we asked manager to separate. She said she could not. We asked for another room she said we would have to pay 100 more. We said we did not have this and asked for another hotel and she refused. She got angry when we said this was... More 

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

Dear MaryF Thank you for your review. I must point out that on the night you stayed with your mother, the hotel's twin rooms were fully booked by pre arranged requests. You were booked into a double room because you had not requested a twin room on booking. Your comments were that we should have provided you with a twin... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Great to find a great improvement since last time we stayed at the Mount Somerset. The staff and service were noticeably better, friendly polite and did everything possible to make our stay comfortable. Sadly our stay was let down by the dining...We stayed 2 nights and having booked a dinner inclusive package, we were offered the same VERY limited set... 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*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Mount Somerset Hotel
Mount Somerset Taunton
The Mount Somerset Hotel Taunton
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Taunton
#4 Romantic Hotel in Taunton
#6 Family Hotel in Taunton

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