The room was at the end of an "up a bit down a bit" walk which you often get with old hotels, and the room's walls didn't meet at right-angles which was odd, but it was comfortable and had everything I needed. The staff were helpful and friendly. The car park is through the old coaching arch and is a bit awkward to get to if you have a larger car. The hotel is on the other side of the road from the cathedral, and there is a wonderful view of the cathedral from the bar - and presumably from a handful of bedrooms at the front of the hotel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Stunningly located in the shadow of Wells Cathedral, the hotel is steeped in nearly 600 years of history. The hotel has a unique charm offering guests modern amenities in a beautiful and relaxed setting. There are 48 bedrooms, a luxurious suite and 5 self-contained apartments to choose from. All bedrooms are individually designed and many feature period antique furniture while others have original four poster beds.The luxurious Cathedral Suite has panoramic views of Wells Cathedral and boasts a dramatic bedroom furnished in a rich palette of purple and gold. Guests can indulge themselves in the magnificent sitting room sipping on complimentary Champagne and pamper themselves in the grand free standing brass bath. Swan Mews provides a peaceful retreat, ideal for small families or individuals on business. These self-contained apartments are situated in the middle of Wells, amongst a host of shops and restaurants. The hotels award-winning kitchen (2 AA Rosettes) uses only the finest seasonal ingredients, locally sourced wherever possible and the menu combines modern and traditional British cooking. Diners can enjoy the splendid oak panelled restaurant whilst the beautiful surroundings of the Walled Garden Café and Garden Room are open for alfresco dining during the Summer. Wells and the surrounding area are packed with plenty to see and do. Wells market take place on a Wednesday and Saturday with an interesting array of goods available from over 50 stallholders. While on the doorstep is The Mendips, an ancient range of hills designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and recognised as one of England’s most attractive landscapes. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Best Western Wells
- Wells Best Western
- BEST WESTERN PLUS Swan Hotel Wells, Somerset