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4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Wells Road, Shepton Mallet BA4 5JD, England
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Ranked #15 of 34 Shepton Mallet B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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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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London
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Couldn't ask for better hosts. Martin and Leonard were friendly, helpful and engaging. Building is wonderful and being restored, the owners only having taken over the hotel within the last 12 months (discount older reviews). Restaurant was a pleasant surprise - only 16 covers - good local produce well presented.

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Manchester, England
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very lovely building and gardens, and room. breakfast is lovely, but would benefit from a menu as you are not told the whole choice- until you push for information. One warning, don't buy the fish the chips in the restaurant (great chips and tartare sauce-but an oven baked findus fish fillet in breadcrumbs is not worth a fiver, let alone... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Having booked Bowlish House as a treat on our way to visit friends in Cornwall our trip was overtaken by my husband being taken ill and needing to go to hospital. The owners could not have been kinder, I could say I even felt spoiled by the attention from the owners and all the staff. We both look back over... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We have just returned from a one night BB stay for a friends wedding. We thought we might pay a little more than the local BB's for a bit of a treat and were delighted with the hotel. We had a lovely attic family room with a very comfortable bed and top quality bedding. The hotel is a charming Georgian... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I have just returned from a lovely 2 night stay at The Bowlish Hotel where I stayed with 6 friends and I would definitely like to go back. The atmosphere is warm, cosy and welcoming and the two owners can't do enough for you. The pictures on this site don't reflect the recent renovations so take a look at their... More

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Bedfordshire,UK
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This is the second time that we have stayed here and on both occasions the stay has been perfect. A very warm welcome from out hosts who were more than happy to assist with putting our picnic freezer bricks in their freezer. We used one of the family rooms on the top floor which was vey comfortable and well appointed.... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Excellent service from both owners at the Bowlish. Rooms were fine if a little faded bit that added to the charm of what is a very handsome period house. Breakfast was fine, served quickly and nothing seemed too much trouble. We ate in the restaurant at night and the quality of the food and presentation was of a very high... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The new owners are a great pair of hosts who made us very welcome. A beautiful house that's started the process of being brought back to it's former more glorious days. We only had the opportunity of having breakfast but it was very well cooked, quickly served and accompanied with toast made from home baked bread. Who could want for... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Booked for one night when on business at the nearby treatment centrel. Very welcoming owners, comfortable room and nothing was too much trouble. Asked for quiet room and was given one facing the rear of the hotel which gave me a great nights sleep. Plenty parking and excellent menu. Hotel has nice little bar and easy to access free wifi.... More

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Came for an overnight stay at Bowlish Hotel, greeted with a friendly smile, and room/bed very comfortable and clean. Hosts were very obliging and accommodating, making our stay very comfortable. When returning in the evening, the ambiance was brilliant, lovely warm glowing fires, good wine and again hosts were fabulous. Breakfast was excellent. Nothing too much trouble and our waitress... More

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Address: Wells Road, Shepton Mallet BA4 5JD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Shepton Mallet
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Bowlish House 4*
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