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Ancient Gate House Hotel

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  • Excellent29%
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  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
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Free Wifi
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All reviewscathedral greenfour poster bedstone spiral staircaseitalian restaurant downstairssteep stairswhite hartwells cathedralrestaurant with roomsold buildingnoise from the streetmobility issueslovely roomtop floortwo night stayminutes walk awaylots of characterfriendly hotel
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Fabulous hotel, my mother and I stayed there to go to a Clare Teal concert, a great welcoming as soon as we entered the hotel, helped out with parking, but also with the concert venue and printed off a map for us, marking it where...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We happened across this friendly hotel with its fantastic restaurant by chance - we had decided to extend a mini break by one more night and had tried several places. From arrival to check out the staff couldn’t have been any lovelier and we would...More

1  Thank 432scarecrow
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Booked a double room with a view via Booking.com at £55 for 1 night pre paid.On arrival shown to a different room than the one booked. Hotel said booking com had made a mistake and too have the room we thought we had booked we...More

3  Thank chiefswifteagle
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We chose this hotel for one night to enjoy a trip Wells, happy to accept there was no parking as we didn't have much luggage and planned to walk everywhere. The staff were friendly, the room was small and gloomy, but for the reasonable price...More

1  Thank ccsidewriter
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Whilst the location of the Ancient Gatehouse couldn't have been better (central in Wells and the rear of the hotel overlooks the beautiful cathedral), we were very disappointed with the rather tired decor and general warmth of the place. We arrived on a cold wet...More

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US$103 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Devongirlie
16 October 2017|
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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
27 January 2017|
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Response from Nicholas R | Property representative |
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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"don't bother"
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"Ask for a good view and not the highest level - also needed the heating on"
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"Don't stay at front of accomendation on a Saturday night due to local nightclub."
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"Cathedral view room is advertised at £55 by booking sites ,on arrival are given a different room and asked to..."
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