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The Castle at Taunton

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  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed today via mobile

We've visited the castle since Phil Vickery was the head chef there in the late 80s, achieved Michelin rating, as a family we have shared many celebrations the , and it has become a family icon for us.. my wife and I have just celebrated...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle hotel has been a regular lunch date for us for many many years,the delicious locally sourced and beautifully presented fare is a joy to behold indeed,! BUT,,the sullen welcome we receive from the “presumably restaurant manageress” puts a damper on the whole eating...More

Thank Dave B
Response from Marc M, General Manager at The Castle at TauntonResponded 5 days ago

Dear Dave B Thank you for posting a review of your recent visit to Brazz. I am sorry that the manager on duty was not more engaging with you and your guests. I will be following up with the management team to ensure that they...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! I love afternoon tea but this really was one of the best I have had! We went for our wedding anniversary whilst on holiday in Somerset. We were presented with a beautiful dish from the chef when they heard us mention our anniversary. I...More

Thank Katie0690
Response from Marc M, General Manager at The Castle at TauntonResponded 1 week ago

Dear Katie0690 Thank you for the excellent review. I am delighted that your wedding anniversary celebrations were such a success. Best regards Marc

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wrote a review about the Castle Hotel in Taunton last year. It was written after a recce I felt I had to do to find out if all the other reviews were true. Following that week long recce I was impressed and said so....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another brief but excellent stay at The Castle. I was given a delightful, elegant room ("The Bow Room") which was very comfortable. Good value for money but be advised the hotel lacks air-conditioning which could be a problem in the Summer.

Thank Rory M
Response from Marc M, General Manager at The Castle at TauntonResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Rory M Thank you for the excellent review. Some of our rooms do have air conditioning. If you request when making your booking, reception will allocate you one of those rooms. Best regards Marc

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US$165 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Taunton
#3 Business Hotel in Taunton
#3 Family Hotel in Taunton
#8 Romantic Hotel in Taunton
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$165 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Taunton
#3 Business Hotel in Taunton
#3 Family Hotel in Taunton
#8 Romantic Hotel in Taunton
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Brian B
January 6, 2018|
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Response from alanw258 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Brian , Google to get west somerset railway co uk site will give u the timetable costs access info etc.. Can I ask about your planned visit , if your itinerary includes other west country sites /Towns in... More
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Diana F
April 7, 2017|
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Response from Gambinus | Reviewed this property |
Yes - there is a car park with limited spaces and you have to have a token to exit.
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September 5, 2016|
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Response from Vegan V | Reviewed this property |
Hi Clive, They allow animal companions inside the hotel everywhere except the eating area, and for an additional charge, they will allow your extra animal guest to stay with you in the room :) Vegan Vocalist
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"The Castle 1s a mid range (for price) hotel but a luxury hotel (for its quality).You will not find a better..."
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"Room at the back, overlooking the castle ruins and gardens is best."
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"We upgraded and had a larger room with a sofa and larger bed, which was worth it"
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"There is a lift but once you leave it there are steps to various landings. Rooms at the rear may be quieter."
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