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Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here recently whilst on business in the area...it's not all good, however it's not all bad! The Good... The steak I had for dinner was soooooo tender, it was fantastic..the Arancini was also good...you clearly have a talented chef. The Bad The internet is a tad intermittent, the ventilation in the bathroom goes on for around 25 minutes, so...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a package, two nights to cover the Bridgewater/Petherton carnival, November 2016. This was our third visit to see the carnival. The hotel offered a complete package to accommodate seeing the carnival, which takes approx. 2hrs plus to pass the front of the hotel. Super food, excellent friendly staff. Hotel standard maintained over the past three years we have...

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walnuttree87, General Manager at The Walnut Tree Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back for 2017 Carnival Weekend.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed in this hotel about 10 times and I must say that It needs upgrading big time everything is dated for the £80 per night they charge I do think that they will get away with it all day long Because of the Hinkley power station being built near there. The internet is a struggle the baths are...

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walnuttree87, General Manager at The Walnut Tree Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, it goes without saying that we hope to make everyone's stay with us enjoyable, it is true that some of our bathrooms are in need of upgrading, and we are in the process of doing this, along with upgrading the decoration in the rooms, soft furnishings and new beds. As for the temperature of the...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I needed a hotel room late in the day, but every hotel we came to was already booked! Somehow, we got off the M5, and found this gem of a hotel. We went in hoping for a room, but sadly, they didn't have one. That could have been it for my story, but I wanted to put...

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walnuttree87, General Manager at The Walnut Tree Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, your comments have been past on to the Reception Staff, and we look forward to welcoming you to The Walnut Tree Hotel when you are next in the area.

Tavistock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed overnight for the Carnival which proceeded along the road fronting the Hotel. We found the Walnut Tree Hotel to be very clean and comfortable with spacious rooms with a nicely appointed Restaurant. In the main,the Staff were very welcoming attentive and polite,however when checking out,the Receptionist ( long blonde hair,wearing spectacles) was extremely rude to a customer which...

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for one night as a base for the Carnival. Check in was quick and efficient. We booked an executive room which was large and very clean. A little dated but all the furnishings were of the highest quality. We went to the bar for a drink before going into Bridgewater for the Carnival. The barman had a great sense...

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Totnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of us four cyclists stayed here for two nights in August when we cycled from Tiverton to Glastonbury. We had a most enjoyable ride along the canals but a rather unwelcoming 'greeting' by a grumpy receptionist when we arrived at about 5pm. We wondered if we had arrived at Fawlty Towers by mistake. The hotel is very pleasant...

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Braunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Very nice Having travelled along the Motorway for quite a number of hours and feeling a bit hungry, we decided to take the next turning and find somewhere to have a bite to eat. Purely by chance, it happened to be the Walnut Tree Hotel in North Petherton which has been awarded 3 AA* which, from our experience, is certainly...

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walnuttree87, General Manager at The Walnut Tree Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review, and I will pass your comments to Chef. I hope you will call again if passing this way.

Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for two nights whilst working in Bridgwater. My room was spacious however it was an executive room and the facilities were in line with what you expect these days. Just a couple of little niggles. The ironing board provided in the room was pretty useless, the shower took a long time to get to temperature and...

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walnuttree87, General Manager at The Walnut Tree Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, I hope that enjoyed your stay and I am pleased your experience in the restaurant was pleasant. The points you raised have been dealt with and hopefully we can welcome you back to the Hotel the next time you are working in Bridgwater.

Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were there for just one night. Restaurant and breakfast was excellent. Staff was just great - when the waiter heard we were here for the Round Britain Coastal Drive, he introduced us to a couple doing the same and we had a memorable evening.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Walnut Tree Hotel Somerset, a lovingly restored 18th-century coaching Inn. Tastefully modernised to meet the needs and expectations of the 21st Century. Our bar, Lemon Tree Restaurant and The Bistro are delightfully warm and welcoming, serving mouth watering food for all occasions. A professional environment for conferences and business meetings. We have vast experience arranging functions from small meetings to large corporate events. We have six individual rooms and groups of 2-100 are welcome. From Sunday lunch to hosting your Wedding, The Walnut Tree Hotel in Somerset can cater for all. The Walnut Tree Hotel near Bridgwater and Taunton in Somerset is the ideal venue for your break. Whether you intend touring the area and visiting Exmoor or The Quantocks, it makes the ideal base. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Walnut Tree Hotel

Address: 87 Fore Street, North Petherton TA6 6QA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > North Petherton
Price Range: €92 - €130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Walnut Tree Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Rooms on the ground floor have easier access but all are of good quality, It just depends on what size you want.”
 of 5 bubbles fangfarrier2015, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rear of the Hotel towards the back of the car park”
 of 5 bubbles 571JohnH, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take your ear defenders”
 of 5 bubbles sandrageorge2014, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms to side and back are very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles hansrudolfh412, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 19 not refurbished yet, but very spacious. Looks out on small garden area. Quiet and comfortable beds.”
 of 5 bubbles RosemaryB981, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
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