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Ancient Gate House Hotel

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 21, 2015

Stayed here for two nights. Room was comfortable and reasonably well equipped. Bathroom was small but perfectly functional. No toiletries provided other than soap. Not a lot of space for putting on makeup near the decent lighting but I managed well enough. The kettle was the noisiest I have ever come across. Drowned out any other sound! One word of...

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Sale, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 19, 2015

Booked Four Poster, there was an additional option , "do you prefer bath or shower, chose bath. Because of that did not get Four Poster. Double room OK but was charged for Four Poster, was told because I opted for Bath, got what I asked for, no reduction in price. Manager blamed Booking.Com. Spent 25 minutes looking for the "parking...

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Pershore, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Stayed overnight on a Saturday, luckily we had booked the restaurant ahead as we were informed it was fully booked that night. Top floor room, very steep second flight of stairs. Clean and cosy room. Breakfast a bit hit and miss. Husband ordered a boiled egg as we were in hurry to get the car from the overnight car park...

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 5, 2015

The room was small....the "luxurious" 4 poster bed was small. We requested a room with a bath but only got a tiny shower room. I had to go out and buy a shower cap as I was expecting to luxuriate in a bath. The room was not cleaned until the afternoon and then the bathroom bin was not emptied. The...

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Thank Christina H
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 27, 2015

We had a one night stay in room 7 which is on the very top floor. The receptionist was very friendly and down to earth. The room was small and cosy and had a lovely view of the cathedral which was beautiful at night and equally pretty in the morning. The room had a small en-suite which was adequate. The...

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Thank Mndy J
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 17, 2015

Very friendly hotel, excellent food, (Italian restaurant on site) comfortable rooms with lots of character. The hi light though has to be the amazing view of the cathedral from your bedroom window, absolutely stunning! Situated just off of the main walkway to the cathedral along a flower filled display of hanging baskets and amazing cobbled streets, breathtaking!

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Thank Pauline B
Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 4, 2015

Having read other reviews we were pleased to get the bedroom above the gate house.I have two replacement hips and a replacement knee but managed the unusual stair way with ease.reception lady very friendly and informative especially with car parks.My wife and I had a meal in the Italian Restaurant on site and it was superb.Breakfast at the hotel across...

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longon
Reviewed July 9, 2015

We arrive and were given the key to a room on the top floor. Unfortunately the last flight of stairs frightened me so much (personal fear of steep steps) that we went down to see if we could change rooms. They could not have been more helpful and moved us to the one in the picture above. The view was...

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Thank janetandphil
Bedford
Reviewed May 26, 2015

Very old coaching inn, quirky rooms but very clean and individual. Staff were excellent always friendly and helpful. Hotel restaurant was up there with the best at very reasonable price, Italian cuisine, great service and did not have to wait long for food - would highly recommend. Downside, as with anywhere in Wells, is the car parking - we were...

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1Thank SteveBedford
London, UK
Reviewed May 17, 2015

This really is the ancient gatehouse, which makes it a great location if you're visiting Wells cathedral, but it does come with some drawbacks. It has windy stairs and narrow corridors, all very charming, but it's definitely in need of an upgrade. We had a room at the front, so no cathedral view, and on a Saturday night, inevitably noisy,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When you come to the Ancient Gate House in the Cathedral city of Wells in Somerset, you'll feel at home as soon as you arrive.Whether you are staying in one of our recently decorated and beautiful bedrooms, or dining in one of our award winning restaurants your comfort and satisfaction are at the heart of everything we do.The Ancient Gatehouse is a family run hotel and restaurant offering a blend of friendly and professional attention in relaxed yet stylish surroundings situated facing the famous west front of Wells Cathedral and the Cathedral Green. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ancient Gate House Hotel

Address: 20 Sadler St, Wells BA5 2SE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Wells
Price Range: $99 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ancient Gate House Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Ask about room access”
Janhurst, 1 week ago | Read review
“Room 7 has amazing views over the Cathedral green.”
catherine4bes, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask before you book if you any accessibility issues!!!!!”
lucylasticItaly, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Avoid room 5”
Abeldi, Apr 16, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a large room!”
ColinHove, Apr 14, 2017 | Read review
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