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Bowlish House

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Wells Road, Shepton Mallet BA4 5JD, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful time. Our Expectations were exceeded .staff and service impeccable. Food was1st class and of very high standard, Thank you to all for making it such a memorable day. We would highly recommend Bowlish House Hotel.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a big surperise. A very nice little castle that the locals called "The Dollshouse". The rooms where clean and kept in the original "castle" style. The bathrooms where new and big. The landlord was very nice. We loved staying there and live "the country house" life style. Breakfast was very good, both continental and English. I would definitly... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found the Bowlish Hotel.very central to our needs , The staff were very helpful and friendly.. The breakfast was very nice and catered for the vegetarians in the party.The rooms were clean and comfortable

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Sunday 9th August 16 of us celebrated a golden wedding anniversary at Bowlish House. We were there for a Sunday lunch and it was excellent in every respect. Very friendly owners and staff, perfect meal, a spotlessly clean restaurant. I would recommend Bowlish House to anyone.

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Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at this superior establishment on the 31st of July. To list Bowlish House as a Bed & Breakfast really does not do the place justice. I feel that the word SUPERIOR should be affixed. A historic house in a beautiful setting, spotless and faultless rooms, crisp clean linen, quality facilities in the way of catering... More 

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somerset uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We had a lovely convivial, leisurely lunch here, on Sunday. We were 'fitted in' for a late lunch. We sat in the drawing room to look at the menu and order. It was good food, very reasonably priced- £13.95 for 2 courses and £15.95 for three, I think it was. I had the salmon and prawn starter followed by the... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

A gem of a find - a small hotel with large bedrooms. Steeped in history and being restored with love and care by the owners. Comfy and cozy lounges and a pretty garden. Great freshly prepared breakfast.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

A lovely old building and decent sized and well decorated rooms all made for an enjoyable stay. Service just lacking a bit of sparkle from the proprietor downwards. Very small changes I would suggest would be to put a jug of real milk in the mini-bar along with the complementary bottles of water.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This was a one-night stay for a late-arriving group exhausted from a full itinerary visiting production sites and meeting local authority representatives throughout the UK. The Bowlish House team paid great attention to detail from start to finish and took great care to ensure the delegation had a hot, delicious meal ready on arrival and that all their needs were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Bowlish House is a must stop when visiting Shepton Mallet, Somerset. The owners are bringing alive this restored Georgian home. We booked for four nights but had to change our plans which we certainly regretted. Len was especially helpful at trying to reach Expedia to let them know of our change of plans. We had no luck in reaching them... More 

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