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Malt Shovel Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Blackmore Lane, Cannington, Bridgwater TA5 2NE, England
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Ranked #2 of 4 Cannington B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms were not clean, no towels or soap on arrival. Also found the staff friendly yet uninterested in hospitality - felt like it was a chore for them. Food was adequate and fresh but doubt is stay again.

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Bourne, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this pub after suffering huge delays on the M5 and were made really welcome with 2 small boys and 2 dogs. The boys said the food was fantastic and we thought the pie was awesome. Great food at a brilliant price.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Poor standards of cleaning,. Upon arrival found 'SKIDMARKS' in the toilet.. Food was very poor and very salty. Very meagre portions, and very over priced. Staff had a 'couldnt be bothered' attitude. ALTOGETHER VERY DISAPPOINTING STAY, AND WILL NOT BE RETURNING.

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West Bromwich, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Stayed here one night for a wedding in Bridgwater. ....lovely clean room and a decent size, with a nice comfortable bed. Breakfast in the morning was very tasty and the staff there are very friendly. Would recommend, and will stop here if we visit the area again.

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Hook, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I booked this hotel as I was taking my 2 dogs to visit family with me. Fantastic room, great food, and dogs were made very welcome too. Lovely breakfast the following morning. Had loads of space to exercise the dogs. Will be booking this again soon.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Went out with son for his 15th birthday with 2 of his friends. Main course good but so long to arrive. We had to help hand out the plates. My carrots were virtually raw and no one came to check how we were doing. Ice cream was average at best. Only had meal.

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Chiclayo, Peru
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I stayed here for two weeks. The rooms are very comfortable and the managers are very friendly and amazingly accomodating. I ate here most nights and thoroughly enjoyed my food. They even went out their way to make more food available for me as a strict vegetarian. This is a relaxed and friendly place and I highly reccommend!

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The Malt Shovel has a good atmosphere with friendly staff and good beers. Unfortunately the food varies a lot. We went there for a Christmas do and it was excellent. We went there again on Monday this week for a friends birthday and it was very disappointing.....the steak was so thin - both sirloin and rib eye - that much... More

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at the malt shovel inn over Easter weekend for one night. Staff were very helpful, polite and welcoming. Room was nice. Only down side, the loo took ages to refill! Otherwise, I'd recommend this to others and would look to stay there again in the future when we revisit Somerset.

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Ditcheat, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

My wife booked us in here so that we could go and see the Carnival in Bridgwater. Despite the booking site saying check in was 5, in fact we were told that 2 would be OK, which was a good thing. On arrival we were shown to our room (2). Is in a block attached to the Pub, and a... More

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Address: Blackmore Lane, Cannington, Bridgwater TA5 2NE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Bridgwater > Cannington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Malt Shovel Inn 3*
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