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“A lovely find”
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Wheelwrights Arms
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Prague, Czech Republic
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54 reviews
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“A lovely find”
Reviewed 8 April 2012

Having found it difficult to get a place to stay in Bath with parking, we drove out and chanced on the signs for the wheelwrights Arms a little out of the city. Nicely designed rooms, very comfortable beds, rather a lovely spot altogether. Despite having a lovely, quaint, village feel to it, the bathroom was equipped with a wonderfully powerful shower and very nice quality toiletries, as well as having a little jar of boiled sweets by the bedside.

We stayed in room 5, a twin. It was very spacious and comfortable. Good choice on the breakfast menu too!

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with friends
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Tadworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 March 2012

We have eaten at the Wheelwright's Arms oon several occasions whilst our son has been a student at the University of Bath. The food is excellent; well cooked and plentiful. I understand that the rooms are lovely; I have tried to make a reservation to stay but have not yet been able to get in. I plan to put this right very soon.

Room Tip: Book well in advance if you want to stay overnight.
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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Bath, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2012

we had a very enjoyable sunday lunch here, good food, excellent service and v friendly staff, although we didnt ask, we were moved to a better table, probably the best , the alcove at the front, a sort of private dining experience. we will go back

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 February 2012

Me and my partner stayed here on Valentines Day.

The rooms are very clean and spacious. I said that if I were to decorate my bedroom and bathroom it would be a bit like this! (We were in Room 7)

The food served was not massive portions but was good quality.

The guy on reception was very friendy and so was the waitress.

The only reason why I gave this a rating 4 out of 5 was because of the elderly man waitor (who also looked like the owner). I found he was quite rude as he went round asking everyone else how thier food was but did not come and ask us, even when he came and took our plates away.

Also the room we were in sounded like we were above the kitchen and we could hear all the plates being banged about and my partner complained about lack of sleep because he could hear someones fan all night.

Apart from that overall good hotel and restaurant and would recommend.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 February 2012

We stayed here in February and had a lovely warm, comfortable room, with an extra bed put in for three sisters to share. The bathroom was as big as the bedroom, and the artwork, all by Joanne Cope was fantastic.

Dinner was the quality you would expect in a gourmet restaurant; venison with black cherries, parsnip puree, red cabbage and dauphinois potatoes was incredible, only surpassed by the desserts which are out of this world!

Highly recommended. Fun, friendly staff, roaring log fire and very good wine selection. Will definitely go back.

Room Tip: Room 2 is downstairs double room - large bed and space for put you up and enormous bathroom.
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
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New York, USA
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Reviewed 27 January 2012

For my first trip to Bath, this hotel was recommended to me by a colleague. Wow! What a great place! I stayed in the large room downstairs, and it was fantastic. The bed, the bath...everything was great. The pub area was quiet, but the ales were good, and served by polite, friendly people. Next morning, I ate a nice breakfast next to a roaring fire. This is quite possibly my favorite hotel anywhere.

Room Tip: Try to get the downstairs room. But you can't go wrong.
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  • Stayed November 2011, travelled on business
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 January 2012

After changing hands several years ago, this village pub next to my old school, has come on by leaps and bounds and now ranks as our first choice venue for delicious food and a lively atmosphere for a weekend evening out. I have been twice in the last ten days and been most impressed by the variety on the menu, the attentive service, the high quality of the cooking, the excellent wine list and a certain friendly buzz from the staff and other guests. We'll definitely be back for more and probably very soon!

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with friends
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Property: Wheelwrights Arms
Address: Church Lane, Monkton Combe, Bath BA2 7HB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Bath > Monkton Combe
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Monkton Combe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Wheelwrights Arms 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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