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The Castle at Taunton

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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“the penthouse”(21 reviews)
“events team”(7 reviews)
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stayed 2 nights as part of a group. Upgraded room but heating very old fashioned and bathroom from 1970s. We are vegetarian and the cuisine broke basic rules. Brazz restaurant was much better however. Beds were comfortable and staff helpful.

Thank whealey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved it. Gorgeous hotel with some modernisation excellent food and wonderful service. Castle Bow restaurant exquisite cuisine and service. We stayed two nights and never felt the need or desire to leave. Hot and cold breakfast buffet one of the best features. Quality of scrambled...More

Thank NickMallett
Reviewed 1 week ago

The marvelous Henry Blofeld, the recently retired Test Match Special Commentator gave a talk today at The Castle Hotel in Taunton. One of a series of lunchtime talks they have organised. An amazing raconteur, he kept the audience amused and entrrtained with annecdotes from his...More

Thank Madfan48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have just had the most exceptional afternoon tea! Beautiful finger sandwiches, delicate scones and such pretty cakes with the added shot glass of rhubarb panacotta! The choice of different teas was mind blowing! Having had such a horrible tea at the Mount Somerset to come...More

Thank CarolynScriven
Response from Marc M, General Manager at The Castle at TauntonResponded 2 weeks ago

Daer CarolynScriven Thank you for the five star review. I am delighted you enjoyed your afternoon tea. Best regards Marc

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a pleasure to stay here last week on business travel. I can say that after more than 15 years business travelling in the UK (And abroad) that this place is a real gem. Super fast and smiley reception. The interior decor is something special....More

Thank Time for W
Response from Marc M, General Manager at The Castle at TauntonResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Time for W Thank you for the great review and for pointing out that our staff are "brill"! See you soon. Marc

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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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#3 Business Hotel in Taunton
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Brian B
6 January 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
7 April 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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5 September 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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Room Tips
"Get a room with a view over the front entrance"
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"Third floor rooms are slightly bigger but not had a bad room here"
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"If you are there as a family, rooms 8 and 11 have a shared door into a hall area with 8 and 11 of it."
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"Don't shy away from a single room they are a decent size"
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