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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very disappointing. Minute portions for main course arranged on plates with lots of space for food that wasn't there. No vegetables included in the price. Poor selection of vegetables to buy as extra side dishes. We were paying a high price for the chef to spend time on his artistic arrangements of tiny fractions of a potato which did not... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Used as a base for minbreak, room good , clean and tidy. Staff very friendly and attentive. access to our room up narroww staircase , ok if fit and young. dissapointed with lack of choice on menu (bar and restaurant) Hotel now has Wi Fi in rooms, a bonus since our last visit Still recommend the the hotel

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a short break away for my birthday, Dunster is not the easiest of places to get to but, we were not disappointed with the hotel and its facilities. A very old building but quaint and welcoming, the staff in particular were all very helpful. We had a meal in the bar area on our first evening which was... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a great variety for vegetarians and what there was wan't that tasty. Very odd woman involved in serving our food -pretty blunt and not incredibly warm or welcoming. The bar tender was a tad too stoney faced for me but polite enough. Would need to be pretty hungry to eat there again but maybe a drink some time

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely old inn/hotel on the high street in a lovely little village. Lots of different bars & saloon rooms to choose from, with a great menu. It seems the new folk running the place have given it an update with a touch of class, too. Very friendly staff & good selection of beverages. Even though it's close to Butlins in... More 

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Thank Kevin J
Bridport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited this Hotel over many years, once very good then declined around 5 years ago, but has now been transformed to its former glory with new owners This Hotel has hidden charms....Great locals bar serving good food...The restaurant is elegant with interesting dishes all well presented to suit all tastes. The Secret Garden is fantastic in Summer. The... More 

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Thank Mike A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked following an offer for a Stargazing break to see the "Super Moon". Very impressive hotel with friendly staff and good facilities. Room are well appointed and comfortable. Restaurant was exceptional and the food was outstanding. Not cheap but worth pushing the boat out for.

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Thank Mike C
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My father decided to choose this beautiful venue for his wedding a couple of weekends ago and we were all blown away how beautiful the Luttrell Arms is. Fantastic features throughout with amazing rooms. The village of Dunster is also stunning to walk around. My partner and I had a very sizeable room with a very comfy bed. One of... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful staff! Fun, friendly and helpful. Great food and atmosphere in such a beautiful hotel. Our 4th stay and will be back. Many thanks for another great stay! Peter and Ruth Rice from Weston Super Mare.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for the weekend and it was blissful. Fabulous food alongside a relaxed atmosphere was just what we needed. Room was large and comfy - classified as superior. Preferred the bar menu to the restaurant menu. It was an excellent stay.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Luttrell Arms is a 3 star, 28 room hotel. Set in the medieval village of Dunster with its many interesting buildings, under the shadow of the Castle and within the Exmoor National Park. The privately owned 14th century Luttrell Arms is surrounded by beautiful countryside making it the ideal destination for that weekend break or midweek getaway. Stroll around the village, walk the moor, or just sit by a log fire in a building where hospitality has been a way of life for hundreds of years. Heritage "If you could bottle the air in the bar at the Luttrell Arms and sell it you'd clean up" so wrote a local journalist. The smell of logs burning on the fire, a hint of hops from the pints of ale, add to this the smell of something aromatic being cooked in the kitchen, and the most essential element - the smell of history, it oozes out of the walls which have stood for 800 years. There are many outstanding architectural features, the medieval hall with its hammer beam roof (room 17) and twelve light window. History seeps out of the blackened frames, which had their glass rattled loose as Cromwell’s gunners laid siege to Dunster Castle from a defended strong point at the end of the garden. Cromwell’s Commander, Col. Robert Blake walked the corridors of the hotel, it was then called the Ship Inn and was used as his headquarters throughout the siege of the castle. Also of note is some very fine plasterwork on the ceiling of the lounge downstairs, and the plaster over mantle in room 12, showing Actaeon being devoured by hounds. The Arms of Luttrell that we use today carry us back to a Gentleman of 1261, the crest takes us only back to 1621, but the supporters are directly derived from one of the Barons who coerced King John into sealing Magna Carta. A more modern visitor is Hercule Poirot. In "The Cornish Mystery" he confronts the murderer in one of the hotel’s bedrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Luttrell Arms

Address: 32-36 High Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Dunster
Price Range: $156 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Luttrell Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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The Luttrell Arms Hotel Dunster
Luttrell Arms Hotel Dunster
Luttrell Arms Dunster
The Luttrell Arms Dunster, Somerset
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