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Square & Compass Inn

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Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Found this place through booking. Com. Near where I was going the following day. Very happy with my choice, deep in the countryside. I'm from London where there is a lot of light pollution so when I saw the millions of stars above my head I was breath taken. Friendly charming little Inn.

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Yateley
Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

We got caught in A30/M5 traffic and decided to go off track looking for hopefully, a good pub for lunch. We didn't go far towards the M5 Taunton before we saw the signs for a Good Pub guide handmade sign and I'm so glad we followed it. Such a lovely pub who also apparently specialise in weddings and functions. We...

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Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights with our dog, ate at the pub twice in the evenings and just loved it. The rooms are cosy but very roomy and spotless, the staff at the pub could not be more welcoming and friendly and were brilliant with our dog. We used it as a base to see friends and visit local...

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Thank Helen M
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 6, 2015

We ate frequently at this establishment whilst touring the area. The menu offered a great choice of food, which was very well cooked and thoroughly enjoyable. The portions were huge, and overall offered great value for money. As a CAMRA member, I was keen to sample the Ale's, and the ones I tried were top notch. They also have a...

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Birmingham
Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I stayed there as a Base for cheddar and meeting up with an old friend. We booked one of the stables and it was lovely. Clean, fresh and a wonderful Hugh bed. We slept so well after our travels. The bathroom was large with a bath and shower. We had plenty of towels and bedding. Nothing was...

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liverpool
Reviewed August 25, 2015

Stayed here last Friday night with two colleagues, the rooms were big and spacious, massive comfortable bed, lovely wet room bathroom shower. Food in the pub was great, really would struggle to find fault with this establishment or the owners and staff. Definately be back again

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Aberdare, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 10, 2015

Booked in last Saturday night to see The Martin Barre Band, my favourite guitarist. Leaving the band aside, they were awesome, the whole set-up of Square and Compass turned out to be brilliant, especially if you're staying over! Arrived mid-afternoon and although kitchen was closing up Chris the, very amiable, landlord, sorted out a couple of steak baguettes and a...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

I have been here several times now for tea, having a range of good from steak chilli to fajitas to lasagne. The portions are massive and the quality doesn't suffer. Lovely local cider on draught(very strong be warned) and couple of ales, with a friendly service always

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Thank Edward H
Luton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 6, 2015

Went to Ilminster with my partner to meet hes family, decided to book this bnb and glad we did. Stayed in the converted stables, which is very spacious and clean, the shower was great and the bed was very comfortable. The room has a little kettle for tea and coffee, and there's little soaps and shower gel if needed. The...

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 19, 2015

Stayed in the room adapted for disabled. Room is excellent with loads of room to move around in a wheelchair. Bathroom brilliant as well with good access. Bed is massive and easy to transfer to from my wheelchair. Owners and staff fantastic and will serve meals in your room if you can't get across to the main building. Service and...

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Square & Compass Inn

Address: Windmill Hill | Ashill, Ilminster TA19 9NX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Ilminster
Price Range: $93 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Square & Compass Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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