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Best Western Shrubbery Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Ilminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We went to the Shrubbery for lunch, the menu was not extensive but their was a good choice. We had pate, pork loin in plum sauce followed by lemon and lime cheesecake, all of the food was wonderfully presented and cooked well. The waiter was knowledgeable and attentive. We would recommend the Shrubbery for a meal. The only downside was...

Thank Miles K
Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Following good reports about the Shrubbery we chose it for our Annual Branch Dinner. From the planning stage the staff were so helpful and a varied menu was put forward that offered members a choice of 2 or 3 courses at a reasonable budget. In the end 60 of us enjoyed our meals and surroundings, the staff were all so...

Thank Paul D
Battle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Closest Best Western to Taunton...! Hotel is very comfortable and cosy but pics looks as if it's in the middle of nowhere however it is on the Main road into Illminster. My room(No.2) was a decent size with a large comfortable bed however opening the window to get fresh air was a bad idea as the road noise is considerable....

Thank Gareth T
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed a 3 course lunch break plus cuppa, on our way to see the murmurations in Ham Wall, Somerset. What delightful staff and being waited on by happy, smiley people. Food was delicious and served very quickly. All in all, a very good lunch time break. Thank ou

Thank Alph
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We have stayed at the Shrubbery on a number of occasions over the years and have always liked it although you could see it needed a bit of money spending on it. When we arrived this time however we could t believe how beautiful everything was. The Christmas decorations were exceptional and all the reception rooms had a lovely warm...

Thank TheDuchessNottingham
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016

from the moment we arrived the staff were warm and friendly, from the reception staff, bar staff, waitresses, house hold staff and handy man/porter, nothing was a problem, the rooms were amazing, restaurant food was excellent,the bar was friendly with reasonably priced drinks, it is set in a beautiful old town, with lots of character and charm,

Thank shezzyandy2014
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Although travelling alone, I was allocated a very comfortable, spacious double 'Garden' room in a detached block at the rear of the main building, adjacent to the extensive gardens. All the staff I encountered, mainly at reception, the bar and in the breakfast room were smart, cheerful, most helpful and very polite. The room was very clean tastefully decorated with...

Thank Raymond R
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I was using the hotel as a quick stopover, arriving late and departing early the following morning. My heart sank when I arrived and there was a party going on but in reality the noise didn't make it to the guest rooms. It was only 11pm when I arrived but I needed to press a button outside to get attention...

Thank the_larb
Wrexham County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Stayed just one night, but wish we had stayed longer. Beautiful room, very clean. Décor and styling very stylish. Very roomy - perfect for us. Beds so comfy. Lovely friendly staff, very good with local information and directions.

Thank AJS1234567
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice hotel, room was very spacious, clean and comfortable , bathroom was also very spacious. Menu was reasonable for both choice and price, breakfast was also very good. I would happily stay here again.

Thank bjmrichards

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ilminster in Somerset provides a fantastic base for breaks. Visit this quiet market town and enjoy the stunning countryside that lies on our doorstep. Ilminster is a charming town home to medieval streets, independent shops and regular markets. It is a great base to explore the many cycling routes, National Trust Houses & Gardens that Somerset has to offer. Located just half a mile from the A303 and 10 minutes from the M5, the hotel makes a great base from which to explore the beautiful county of Somerset. Individuals, tours and groups of varying sizes are welcome – the hotel has 23 bedrooms to choose from in a variety of styles. The hotel has ample car parking with easy access for guests. Recently, the hotel’s reception, bar and restaurant areas have all been refurbished. The bar, lounge and Revival restaurant are open all year around. Enjoy a simple snack, tasty carvery or more formal a la carte dining. This 3 star Edwardian Country House is a great venue for small intimate weddings, large receptions and civil wedding ceremonies. The hotel's ballroom (the largest in the area) can seat up to 250 guests for a wedding reception venue and there are 4 licensed rooms where a civil wedding ceremony can take place. Guests can stay in one of our 23 individually furnished en-suite bedrooms. We'll get involved from the initial planning stages right through to the big day itself. Our aim is to make your wedding day as special as it can be while alleviating some of the stresses along the way. For all enquiries, please contact the hotel directly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Shrubbery Hotel

Address: Station Road, Ilminster TA19 9AR, England (Formerly BEST WESTERN Shrubbery Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Ilminster
Price Range: $136 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Best Western Shrubbery Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Best Western Taunton
Taunton Best Western
Best Western Shrubbery Hotel Somerset, UK - Ilminster
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“If you check in weekend, make sure ask for quiet room. Otherwise the noise will be disturbing your sleep.”
Lucas9620, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“rm 26 is at the back with stairs down to the garden, quiet and very large with windows on 3 sides so light & airy.”
Rory561, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“4-poster room well worth trying.”
TallTraveller274, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seemed well located and peaceful”
shezzyandy2014, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The garden block adjoined the carpark, was a minutes walk from the hotel main entrance and very quiet overnight.”
RaymondR505, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
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