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Ancient Gate House Hotel

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

We accidentally arrived a night early for our stay but the staff were lovely and accommodated us with no fuss. Our room was lovely, really comfortable with a stunning view over the Cathedral green. A big thank you to the breakfast staff in particular who...More

Thank catherine4bes
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The Ancient Gate House is literally part of the old town walls of the beautiful city of Wells. Backing onto the Cathedral Green it's right in the centre of town. Tricky to find cheap/available parking though....and the one way system doesn't help. Definitely go and...More

2  Thank Lucy H
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Room 5 is to be avoided limited view as it faces street very steep stairs could be difficult for folks with walking difficulties although room looks like it has had a recent makeover, clean bathroom shower only , beds a little hard floor does slope...More

Thank Abeldi
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This hotel is in one of the best locations in Wells. Looking out over the Cathedral lawns and only a five minute walk to the market square. You have to know that the hotel is in part actually the boundary of the Cathedral, some parts...More

1  Thank ColinHove
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We had room 7, it had the most amazing view of the cathedral and was magical to open the window and listen to the bells, the room is totally charming with a comfy bed and clean modern bathroom with a lovely power shower, the gate...More

1  Thank santinabailey
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Devongirlie
15 October 2017|
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Response from Lucy H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if this question is addressed to me....but Trip Advisor alerted me to answer.....I am sure the parking will still apply as the hotel is within the city walls and on double yellow lines..only accessible to residents... More
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sairey2017
26 January 2017|
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Hello, Yes there is access to Wells by coach or bus. From London you can take a coach direct to Wells bus station. You could take a coach or train to Bristol and then take the bus direct to Wells. Coaches leave wells very... More
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picasso63
26 June 2016|
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We are about 5 to 10 minutes from the festival site. Traffic dependent as always.
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"Do NOT go here if you are disabled."
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"Had a room overlooking the high street, but with secondary glazing it was not too noisy! Rooms overlooking..."
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"Ask for a room with a view of the Cathedral or the one in the Tower"
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"if you have mobility issues, avoid rooms at the top"
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