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Marlborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

On arrival we were offered an upgrade to a lovely four poster room. We stayed for two nights and sampled the food in Psalters restaurant and the bar, both excellent. Staff friendly and helpful in an unobtrusive way. The hotel has an historic atmospheric feel to it, open fires and cosy bars. There are views of Dunster Castle, which is...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2016

The bar is abundant in character and history and we spent a pleasant couple of hours by the stove after visiting the castle. The breaded chicken burger was a little disappointing however and therefore over priced - overcooked, burnt black at one end, very dry and what with the accompanying fries and toasted bun turned into a bit of a...

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We have visited this hotel on many occasions and it never fails to impress us. Service and lunch was fantastic. Now I had the homemade burger but if your a ham, egg and chips sort of person then, wow!! My partner had this and it was the best ever.... You won't be disappointed even if you don't have the ham,...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We spent one evening at this wonderful hotel. The staff ,the food the rooms everything was exceptional Its location was superb Strongly recommend a visit . It is a medieval town and boasts a wonderful castle, steam train and nearby watchat is worth a visit

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Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a bite to eat they let dogs in the bar area , so we found a table near to the impressive fire . I ordered the open crab sandwich and it was delicious , plenty of crab meat , my other half had the lasagna and he said it was also very good , the building is...

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Dorset
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Was looking for Breakfast late in the morning and most had finished. Happened on this Hotel and whilst they couldn't do a full Breakfast, was offered Eggs Florentine and Toast as I don't eat Meat. Lovely place, plenty of atmosphere, friendly efficient Staff. My eggs Florentine were very tasty and well cooked, sat at a Comfy table and Chair in...

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Just spent two nights at the Luttrell Arms Hotel. It was perfect in every way . Our room was warm cosy but so spacious. We had a feature room (14) with a four poster bed. Our breakfast the next morning was probably one of the best we have had in a hotel. The evening meal was equally as good ....

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

A huge selection on the menu, a warm open fire type pub/restaurant. Great food, a wide selection of beverages. Welcoming staff and very polite, nice welcoming locals that will make you feel welcome rather than some other venues in the area that make you feel comfortable. Highly recommended place

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Becca W, Manager at The Luttrell Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We will welcome you every day of the year, on Christmas day we will welcome you with an even bigger smile than normal! Glad that you enjoyed The Luttrell Arms experience and I hope that we will see you again soon! Many thanks

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

A really lovely weekend stay in this old favourite which is up to the mark in every respect. Modernised a year or so and so comfortable up to date and filled with professionally helpful and friendly staff. We really enjoyed our stay we liked the village the castle and must. One back to this lovely hotel. Of course the restaurant...

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Becca W, Manager at The Luttrell Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are really pleased to read your kind words and recommendation, it means a lot, thank you

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Wow! We booked a table at the restaurant last minute for a romantic meal and we're blown away by the quality of the food and the service. Upon first arrival, our waitress Helen was fabulous. She made us feel so welcome and like we were the only ones in the restaurant. Totally at our beck and call but also giving...

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Becca W, Manager at The Luttrell Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review - Helen was also chuffed to get a mention! We will be launching a new menu soon with lots of lovely spring - summer dishes for you to try - I hope we will see you again soon. Thanks again from us all at The Luttrell Arms.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Luttrell Arms is a 3 star, 28 room hotel. Set in the medieval village of Dunster with its many interesting buildings, under the shadow of the Castle and within the Exmoor National Park. The privately owned 14th century Luttrell Arms is surrounded by beautiful countryside making it the ideal destination for that weekend break or midweek getaway. Stroll around the village, walk the moor, or just sit by a log fire in a building where hospitality has been a way of life for hundreds of years. Heritage "If you could bottle the air in the bar at the Luttrell Arms and sell it you'd clean up" so wrote a local journalist. The smell of logs burning on the fire, a hint of hops from the pints of ale, add to this the smell of something aromatic being cooked in the kitchen, and the most essential element - the smell of history, it oozes out of the walls which have stood for 800 years. There are many outstanding architectural features, the medieval hall with its hammer beam roof (room 17) and twelve light window. History seeps out of the blackened frames, which had their glass rattled loose as Cromwell’s gunners laid siege to Dunster Castle from a defended strong point at the end of the garden. Cromwell’s Commander, Col. Robert Blake walked the corridors of the hotel, it was then called the Ship Inn and was used as his headquarters throughout the siege of the castle. Also of note is some very fine plasterwork on the ceiling of the lounge downstairs, and the plaster over mantle in room 12, showing Actaeon being devoured by hounds. The Arms of Luttrell that we use today carry us back to a Gentleman of 1261, the crest takes us only back to 1621, but the supporters are directly derived from one of the Barons who coerced King John into sealing Magna Carta. A more modern visitor is Hercule Poirot. In "The Cornish Mystery" he confronts the murderer in one of the hotel’s bedrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Luttrell Arms

Address: 32-36 High Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Dunster
Price Range: $157 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Luttrell Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Am sure that there are no "bad" rooms at this hotel!”
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“Personally I would always go for the 4 poster feature rooms as they are stunnigly beautiful”
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“Room No:9 is at the front of the hotel with views of the market place. The room is very comfortable and spacious.”
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