Recently stayed at The Swan Hotel for 3 weeks while working in the local area. Very good rooms & facilities, ideally situated for visitors to Wells and the surrounding area. Good range of rooms from en-suite singles to the Cathedral Suite with views of the magnificent Cathedral and green. Also a number of self catering fully equipped cottages.
Free parking (a bit tight when full), good gym suite and ideal running routes for those who wish to get out and clock up some miles.
Without doubt, The Swan Hotels best asset is the staff; extremely efficient & courteous, helpful and always cheerful!
Free wifi throughout the public area with a desktop PC for use by those who need full desktop facilities.
Overall, a very pleasant stay in a superb hotel in the smallest city in England but a big welcoming heart.
- 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