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Taunton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked for afternoon tea with a few friends a month ago. We were booked for 3:15 on a Saturday afternoon. The service was soo poor took 50 mins to be served our drinks. For the castle hotel this is poor. Even worse it wasn't busy. If you want good service this is not the place for you. Overall the afternoon... More 

Thank p1805v
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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As we drove up I couldn't believe how lovely the hotel looked. Twinkling lights and a beautiful building.However, that's where the compliments end I'm afraid. The bedroom was basic and needs tlc desperately! It was sweltering hot and I spent most of the night afraid I would fall out of the single bed. The restaurant was a strange mix of... More 

Thank Michelle M
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the Castle Hotel for a one night break for a dinner/shopping trip. Hotel is vey old and cute. If you like traditional Country House style then its for you; even though a little dated in places. Service from all staff Great The Breakfasts are amongst the best ever samples in a UK hotel ......

Thank Robert K
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I could give this place a - points I would have. Went for a 70th party. Because there was 11 of us the menu was very reduced although I don't know why as there is only around 20 people in the whole restaurant. My daughter ordered a starter it never arrived had to wait far too long for the... More 

Thank Jonrandall
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just staying one night, meeting friends and relatives who live locally. We had one of the original style rooms above reception, overlooking the pedestrian area and car park. The room was very large, but quite dark as the creeper outside was half covering the windows and preventing much of the autumn light getting in. Unfortunately some lights in... More 

Thank rogjacgill
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous building from the outside and characterful on the inside. We stayed for one night only. The staff were brilliant and incredibly helpful. We stay in many hotels and whilst you'd think hotels would recognise how important customer service is most of the staff pay lip service, so this is high praise indeed!! The bar is contemporarily furnished and the... More 

Thank UkBronte
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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed here several times recently and have been made mist welcome by the hotels friendly and attentive staff. Restaurant is a little limited if you on any form of diet. Breakfast is good as long as you don't want a continental. Probably the best if the hotels in central Taunton. Would stay here again next time.

Thank CTIMan
Poole, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 nights on business and the hotel was lovely, the staff were even better! The hotel was perfect for what I needed although I havent stayed in a single bed for a number of years before now. The surrounding area was a little noisy on the Friday night but that is to be expected. The staff... More 

Thank 6rahamParkes
Exeter, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

we were met at reception with the most warmest of welcomes .Our room was very good and large the bed was so comfortable I didn't want to get out.Breakfast was very good .The hotel is very central for everything and surrounded by some lovely pubs and eaterys and will be returning.

1 Thank jane b
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7 reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Nice evening tonight at the Federation of Small Business's Dinner but having to individually pay to park has left us all with the feeling we won't return. The food was excellent having paid top rate for the dinner plus room hire I am struggling to understand your policy to charge parking for group evening bookings with all of us paying... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Castle at Taunton, your hotel in the heart of Somerset. Whether you are exploring the finest landscapes of England's West Country, seeking a wedding or conference venue or looking for fun and exciting holiday activities for the entire family - The Castle Hotel offers unrivaled accommodation with plenty of warm, friendly hospitality to make your West Country business or pleasure visit memorable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Castle at Taunton

Address: Castle Green, Taunton TA1 1NF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Taunton
Price Range: $193 - $296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Castle at Taunton 4*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
The Castle At Taunton Hotel Taunton
The Castle Hotel Taunton
The Castle Taunton
The Castle At Taunton UK - Somerset
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Taunton
#3 Business Hotel in Taunton
#3 Family Hotel in Taunton
#8 Romantic Hotel in Taunton
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“stayed in room 19 - at the front and nice and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles howardg73, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“corner suites are a bit bigger”
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“avoid the Garden room even though its more expensive”
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“The higher the better”
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“Quiet away from seagulls!”
 of 5 bubbles 100dodger, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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