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Ancient Gate House Hotel

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20 Sadler St, Wells BA5 2SE England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Babysitting
Free Parking
Pool
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews cathedral green four poster bed stone spiral staircase steep stairs an italian restaurant wells cathedral old building mobility issues one way system breakfast is served noise from the street lovely room top floor two night stay minutes walk away lots of character friendly hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unquestionably an interesting building in a desirable location, good service and a more than satisfactory breakfast. However, if your hips or knees are fighting you, stay away - the stairs are dangerously medieval and the hallways smelled musty. The bed in room #12 was equally...More

Thank 3510David
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We should have spent two nights here starting yesterday. Unfortunately when booking I forgot to state that I needed a room with as few stairs as possible. Our assigne room was on the second floor which could have been just about manageable with normal stairs...More

Thank Cheryl D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is fantastic, just outside of the Cathedral and a pleasant few minutes walk from the centre. The bedroom is comfortable, well decorated and clean. There is no iron board nor a hairdryer but these are easily found in reception. The first day, the...More

Thank Chiara R
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Unfortunately did not get a room with a view despite this showing as available on Booking.com. Rom 11 was over Saddlers Street and very noisy in the mornings. Could not open a window for air. Lovely comfortable bed, great shower, super breakfast and very pleasant...More

Thank Vera18358
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

The hotel is in front of the Cathedral. Fantastic position. Little cosy room with large double bed. Dog allowed. Narrow stair to reach the room. Tiny bathroom with shower. Breakfast is served in the open air looking at the Cathedral entrance. Very friendly atmosphere.

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When you come to the Ancient Gate House in the Cathedral city of Wells in Somerset, you'll feel at home as soon as you arrive.Whether you are staying in one of our recently decorated and beautiful bedrooms, More or dining in one of our award winning restaurants your comfort and satisfaction are at the heart of everything we do.The Ancient Gatehouse is a family run hotel and restaurant offering a blend of friendly and professional attention in relaxed yet stylish surroundings situated facing the famous west front of Wells Cathedral and the Cathedral Green. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$103 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ancient Gate Hotel
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Ancient Gate House Hotel Wells, Somerset
Location
United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Wells
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$103 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ancient Gate Hotel
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Ancient Gate House Hotel Wells, Somerset
Location
United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Wells
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John F
29 July 2018|
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Response from Wendy M | Reviewed this property |
You have also asked about breakfast , there was plenty of room in the restaurant for breakfast . I live in Holland where dogs are always by a chair or under a table or on a cushion at the table. It always depends on the... More
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Devongirlie
15 October 2017|
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Response from Lucy H | Reviewed this property |
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
26 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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"If you risk a stay, insist on a room facing the Cathedral"
3510David
1 week ago
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"Request a room not overlooking Saddlers Street"
Vera18358
27 Aug 2018
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"Room 3 is great but I'm not sure if a less-able bodied person would find some rooms easy to access. ..."
barryw560
4 Aug 2018
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"don't bother"
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29 May 2018
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