Family owned independent hotel ideally situated in unrivalled Town centre location.
Built in the 1850's the delightful, beautifully proportioned Victorian house boasts many gothic features, including arched doorways, stained glass windows and a fine oak staircase.
The Hotel is fortunate to have a large private car park so you may park and enjoy the surrounding attractions, whether it maybe the stylish boutique shops or a stroll to nearby Vivary Park. For the corporate customer the hotel could not be better placed for its locality.
The Hotel has recently been totally refurbished, still retaining many original features. The hotel has now gained an excellent reputation for the high standards of detail and comfortable accommodation. We pride ourselves on the great hospitality of the overly qualified staff that can be assured at all times. The feedback we receive is testament as many guests now return again and again.
Guests can enjoy the comfort of the spacious elegant lounge with the impressive marble fireplace and to relax in front of a warm fire on cooler evenings. Afternoon tea or drinks can be served at your service.
Look forward to the hotel's notorious mouth watering breakfast using only the finest local meat and produce cooked to order.
Room Service can be provided with a varied menu to suit all tastes and evening meals cooked using local fresh produce to satisfy.
Small intimate buffets can be arranged on request.
The well appointed accommodation is provided on three floors, with ground floor rooms available if preferred, one with disabled access. There is a luxury Four Poster Room for the wedding couple or for a special occasion to pamper yourself. Superior Double Rooms are spacious with luxury king size beds decorated with individual style and formality with comfort being a priority. The remaining rooms are twins, doubles for sole occupancy and a number of family rooms. Cots and high chairs provided.
All rooms are appointed to high standards of comfort equipped with superb pocketed sprung beds; wing or arm chairs and built in wardrobes. Hospitality trays, radio and good size televisions, iron and ironing boards at your service. For the corporate customer or visitor spacious desks, direct dial phone and a modem point is provided. The en-suite bathrooms are well proportioned with luxury fitments and accessories.
The hotel has held a sparkling award in recent years for the high levels of cleanliness throughout, it creates a special cared for feeling for the discerning guests. Much of our business is built on recommendation and the rooms attract on their merit. Your comfort is our business.
The majority of the rooms are non-smoking however there are allocated rooms for those who do wish to smoke. Although the hotel is located conveniently in the town centre the rooms are well protected from traffic noise and all rooms benefit by having luxury curtains with blackout lining to ensure a good night sleep home from home.
Taunton, the county town of Somerset is well placed nestling in the Vale of Taunton Deane, between the Quantock Hills and the Blackdown Hills. The town has many architectural features dominated by the soaring church spires that dominate the skyline.
The newly restored Vivary Park is a relaxing haven from the hustle of our busy town. The ornate Victorian fountain and park gates are a feature of the garden. Vivary Park is the ideal setting for the annual Taunton Flower Show 'Chelsea of the West'; it draws visitors from all over the country. The Proms in the Park and fireworks concert is held each summer. There is also the ever-popular golf course on the edge of Vivary Park.
Rates : From £65 to £70 per room per night based on 2 people sharing.
Children are welcome. Sorry, no pets.
Dinner is available.
Off street parking.
Both smoking & non smoking rooms available.
2 Star AA.
Disabled facilities - please enquire for exact details.