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Premier Inn Taunton East
Ranked #2 of 17 Hotels in Taunton
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed February 26, 2014

We go to the Bristol HiFi Show every year and tend to put a few nights away into the equation. This year, Premier Inn had an exceptional offer of £29 per room, per night so we booked three nights. I don't know what it is about a Premier Inn room but as soon as I walk in I swear my blood pressure goes down a few notches.

Everything was predictably good. The room was a little less warm than we wanted but it warmed up to "our temperature" in just a few minutes. The room and bathroom were clean and well equipped - it's always lovely to get a decent cuppa as soon as you arrive. And it's so nice to be able to get extra supplies from reception.

We'd actually booked the room as a twin but when we got there the second bed was a single - and separate from the main double bed. This seemed unusual as we'd always found that a "double" bed, parted to create two singles alongside each other, was the norm. In the end we both slept in the double bed and found it wide enough and comfortable enough to give a good night's sleep.

As always, Premier Inn staff are fantastic; friendly, without being overly so, and efficient and helpful. We breakfasted at the Beefeater next door where the food and staff were, again, excellent. We do, however, always search out local Italian restaurants so only ate there on one evening but the food, prices and service were very good.

I haven't yet found a Premier Inn that I couldn't wholeheartedly recommend - as I say, predictably good.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 24, 2014

Welcoming staff, rooms are clean, tidy and very up to date, bathroom (with over bath shower) were very clean and everything needed. Pub within 1 minute walk from reception served fantastic evening means and breakfast was so good I'd go again just for that.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled solo
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Reviewed February 24, 2014

Excellent service, would stay there again. Staff friendly and genuine, convenient location, good nights sleep guaranteed with clean fresh rooms. Good parking facitlies for disabled parking and camera checked car park.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 21, 2014

We stayed for one night in a brand new room in the new extension to this hotel. It was a lovely big room with nice comfy bed and pillows, lovely new TV and lovely and quiet. The only problem was that the shower in the bathroom did not work. We reported this to the receptionist when we left the following day. She said she would report this to Housekeeping and offered us a refund but to date this has not been forthcoming. Overall, I would highly recommend this hotel, lovely for the price.

Also, the adjoining Restaurant The White Lodge was very good value for money and lovely food.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank cookie546
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Reviewed February 20, 2014

Another great stay with Premier Inn. Taunton East is either new or recently refurbished, but either way it is a lovelyexample of how a motel should be; clean, comfortable, quiet and well located close to the M5. There is a link to the Beafeater restuarant next door which serves above average pub food in the evening and broad choice for breakfast. Staff at both sites are friendly and helpful, even when short staffed and run off their feet!

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled on business
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Thank seapirate
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Reviewed February 20, 2014

We went in to book ten rooms and were told we had to speak to the Manager about group bookings. The manager was standing 2 metres away from us talking to someone. She never acknowledged us, carried on talking about non business subjects, never looked at us, never said...'I'll be with you in a minute'. The receptionist didn't interrupt her either but said she would ask her to call us later.
No phone call, nothing. And apparently there are no group rates anyway.
We know Premier Inns are good but this one just lost our business. And for us to call them is 10p a minute!

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled with friends
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Reviewed February 17, 2014

Very clean, looks like newly refurbished. Don't eat in the Beefeater next door !! We used this hotel as a base for a wedding & reception in Taunton. Good, bright and spacious double room. Booked earlier last year on Prem inn website so very good deal.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled with friends
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Thank Bill F
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Additional Information about Premier Inn Taunton East

Address: 81 Bridgwater Road, Taunton TA1 2DU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Taunton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Taunton
#2 Romantic Hotel in Taunton
#2 Business Hotel in Taunton
Price Range: $61 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Premier Inn Taunton East 3*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Premier Inn Taunton East is a short drive from the M5. With recently refurbished rooms you will find all of your home comforts and comfy King size Hypnos bed. Enjoy a scrumptious dinner and breakfast in our Beefeater restaurant. A short drive can take you to Taunton town centre, Taunton racecourse and the charming West Somerset steam railway. Enjoy a short stay while traveling through or stay with uslonger and enjoy all that Taunton and Somerset has to offer. ... more   less 
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