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“Charming Period Hotel”
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Beryl B & B
Ranked #2 of 37 Wells B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed June 15, 2010

My husband and I stayed for a second time. Lovely four poster bed and nice room. Charming period hotel, set in lovely grounds.

  • Stayed: June 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 17, 2010

Had a wonderful one night stay, a very warm welcome. A beautiful house and a very comfy bed with amazing views .
Wells was a lovely place to visit.

  • Stayed: March 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 8, 2010

We have just returned home from a weekend break in somerset, staying a Beryl B&B, and felt totally compelled to write a reveiw about it. The B&B was 'Eccentrically English' is the best way to describe it! we were greeted upon arrival (which was rather late evening) by the owner who was very agreeable, we were also greeted by a host of cats. The room was perectly adicuate we were at the very top of the house and it was rather difficult to manouver our suitcase up and along very narrow stairs and hallways, but that said the room was very comfotable with all the ammenities you would expect, although we were met with a rather large fungus of some descrition in the showeroom, which was discovered by the cleaner the following day and removed. breakfast was marvelous probably the best cooked breakfast i have had at any hotel stay. the staff we had contact with were all very nice although in the time we stayed, three days we really didn't have much contact with anyone at all and at times it was as if we were the only people there.
Anyway to summerise the B&B was lovely and our stay was pleasent and comfortable, and could not have been more English countryside hotel if it had tried x would recomend this B&B to anyone is looking for a very quite break, but not to anyone looking for an exciting break away :) xxx

  • Stayed: March 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 8, 2010

This is not your average B&B! A huge Victorian country house in its own secluded grounds, giving you the feeling of a 150-year time-warp as soon as you step inside the door - almost as if you are a 19th-century weekend house-party guest, there for the hunting and the croquet. Why are the other guests not wearing brocade waistcoats or crinolines? Rooms vary in size - some are magnificent bay-windowed south facing suites with four-poster beds - others more modest, but everywhere throughout the house, there are amazing collections of antiques: porcelain, paintings, furniture, books, which would be the envy of many museums. There is something of a house-party atmosphere, which not everyone may like: breakfast, although sumptuous and beautifully presented, is taken mainly at large communal tables, where a little polite conversation seems to be expected. - the same applies to the small but elegant "honesty bar". There is a feeling of security about the place - as if you belonged to the rich Victorian upper class, living in comfort on the hilltop.

We booked for two nights, with our small dog, who enjoyed the grounds , only to discover on arrival that their winter rates allowed for a third night free of charge! Of course we stayed on. The owners and staff were most helpful - staying in the background but quickly coming when we rang the big brass bell. We couldn't have asked for more.

  • Stayed: March 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 6, 2010

My girlfriend booked this for me for my birthday, and when we arrived, we were upgraded three levels as we were the only people staying at the hotel that evening! This had no change to the atmosphere, which was just as pleasant as it would have been had there been other people staying that night.

The surroundings were absolutely beautiful with lovely gardens, tranquil settings and a very peaceful area.

The breakfast was probably the best I had experienced at a hotel ever. As we were the only couple staying, we went down to breakfast the following morning, to discover a whole array of choices ranging from juices to yoghurts with toast, fruits etc. No cooked breakfast though, until a member of staff came through asking what we would like for our cooked breakfast!

It was a shame we were only able to stay there for one night as we would go back there in an instant. It was a very memorable visit.

  • Stayed: February 2008, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 11, 2009

We have stayed in several places near Wells and Bath, this beats them all. Although it is described as "B and B" it is much more than that. Set in wonderful spacious grounds (you can go for a walk in the grounds, and there is a swimming pool - not open when we visited). The house is a wonderful old mansion, incredibly well looked after, full of beautiful furniture and very sympathetically decorated. The host, Holly can not do enough for you - if you want to experience something a bit like staying with gentry in a country house, this comes close. A cosy room with an "honesy bar" is a great place to relax and read the papers, the rooms are a good size, and the breakfast and the breakfast room a really fabulous experience, we will go again, and sorry we have taken a little while to write this - definitely go, you will not regret it.,

  • Stayed: May 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 18, 2009

We stayed at Beryl for one night on our way to S Ives and we can highly recommend it. A fantastic house full of character; a warm welcome and such a warm welcome from the owner on the night we arrived. A really homely atmosphere; a perfect location just minutes from Wells. Other ther guests had clearly visited a number of times before and you can see why. Our bedroom overlloked the back of the hotel with views of Wells Cathedral and it was beautifully furnished.

If you want the perfect, relaxing hotel away from it all, it does not come any better than this.

We will definitely be coming back for more than one night next time.

  • Stayed: September 2009, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Beryl B & B

Address: Hawkers Lane, Wells BA5 3JP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Wells
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 37 B&Bs / Inns in Wells
Price Range: $123 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Beryl B & B 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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