The hotel is situated in Taunton's town centre in the heart of Somerset, which is only 2 miles from exit 25 of the M5 and only a few minutes from the train station. This is the perfect base for exploring the magnificent countryside that surrounds this area from the rolling Quantock Hills to the Somerset Levels, one of Europe's last great wetlands.
The hotels bedrooms are all individually decorated and furnished to a high standard in a traditional elegant style. All the bedrooms are large in size and in very good condition. The bathrooms are medium in size and in excellent condition, all with bath and shower.
The Restaurant is on the ground floor, elegant and formal, serving excellent English and international cuisine. The newly decorated restaurant has a Michelin star and has won a host of other awards including "Best outside of London" in Tatlers Restaurant Awards 2002. Alternatively, there is a contemporary brasserie with its starlit dome and fibre optic lit dome with great food in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.
Once a Norman Fortress the hotel has been welcoming travellers since the 12th century.
A warm welcome awaits when you enter the reception area with its rich colours and tapestries. Relax and enjoy light snacks, a Somerset Cream Tea, a coffee or glass of wine in our Rose Room with its large comfortable sofas.
Run by the Chapman family for more than 50 years the Castle has won a host of top awards including 3AA Red Stars and a RAC Gold Ribbon for the warmth of our hospitality and the elegance of the rooms.
This is a highly recommended property steeped in history, full of charm and unique in its own style. (DB 12/08)
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62 kms to the airport (bristol airport)
59 kms to the airport (exeter international airport)