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Kingsdown
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70 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is always great to drive up the sweeping drive to this old house hotel. The greeting by the frontdesk staff in the large hall is always great, this is styled like a boutique hotel with a desk and comfy chairs. The greeting makes your visit start well. We were given a fabulous room overlooking the front of the hotel,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An idilic Manor House with all its charm. Good points: 1. Lovely building with good decor and modern finish 2. The food at bar and restaurant was stunning! The di jour set menu at £35 for 3 courses was good value for money. Would pay full price for the food any day. 3. The fire places in the bar 4.... More 

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Pangbourne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed on a two night break in November. Classic Georgian house hotel. Large room with modern en-suite having both free standing bath & shower. Nice extras in room -- coffee machine, selection of teas, biscuits, mineral water & fruit . Traditional atmosphere , a two roomed bar, both with open fires. Attractive dining room with excellent, innovative food. Best of... More 

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MountManagement, Manager at The Mount Somerset Hotel, responded to this review

Dear clements121 Many thanks for your great review! We're so delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope we can welcome you back again in the near future. Best wishes The management team More 

Wellington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my daughter for an Espa neck, shoulder & scalp massage followed by a hot stone back massage in the Moroccan-style spa at this beautiful hotel - stunning setting, friendly staff and the spa treatment was heaven. Highly recommend it and hope to go back for another.

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MountManagement, Manager at The Mount Somerset Hotel, responded to this review

Dear carolynp24598 Many thanks for your lovely rebiew on the spa treatment you recently had. The hot stone back massage is a favourite! We hope we can welcome you back again soon. Kind regards The management team. More 

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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed with my partner on the way to the coast and was glad I did. The staff were very helpful and friendly and the room was good. The best part of the stay was certainly the restaurant though. The food was really excellent as was the service. Highly recommended.

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MountManagement, Manager at The Mount Somerset Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Peter V Many thanks for your amazing review. We're so glad you found everything to your liking, and the food especially. We do pride ourselves on our food standards. We hope we can welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards The management team More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went to the Mount Somerset Hotel for our 3 day mini-moon in October. We booked through offpeakluxury so we thought we good get a 4-5* experience (Homewood Park, Greenwood, Ryebeck etc all AMAZING) but we were sadly disappointed with this one... We found the hotel to be quite tired and in need of a lick of... More 

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MountManagement, Manager at The Mount Somerset Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MissHRaw, Thank you for your review, we're sorry to hear you were disappointed with your room, which is in the orginal part of the bulding. We love this room with its quirky flooring, but understand it is not to some people's tastes who prefer perhaps more contemporary styles. Please accept our apologies that your recent wedding was not acknoweldged... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We can only say good things about the staff, rooms, furnishings and restaurant in this lovely old hotel but the fact is that it was rather cold! We may have been unlucky on arriving during an unexpected cold 'nip' but our stunning large bedroom with 4-poster bed only had one radiator which cut off around mid-morning, coming back on around... More 

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MountManagement, Manager at The Mount Somerset Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 904Marrakech2014 Thank you for your review. We're disappointed to learn you found your room cold - did you mention this during your stay? Due to the age of the building, there are some creaks and rattles in high winds, but we hope this didnt detract from your experience too much. Perhaps we could welcome you back in the summer,... More 

Stroud, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for comfort, luxury and total relaxation please try this hotel! We stayed with friends for a dine and unwind package, taster menu, champagne and a beautiful room with Espa goodies to indulge. We had afternoon tea by the fire, we felt totally relaxed and immediately forgot the outside world. We are looking forward to visiting in the future with... More 

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MountManagement, Manager at The Mount Somerset Hotel, responded to this review

Dear nevillejoinery Thank you for your wonderful review, it's so lovely to hear that our guests have relaxed and enjoyed themselves. Really look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards More 

Watford, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is in beautiful grounds. We stayed in a deluxe room which was very deluxe and very reasonable priced. We also had a free cream tea upon arrival in the lounge, the decor was stunning and the cream tea was delicious.

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MountManagement, Manager at The Mount Somerset Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tina R, Thank you for your lovely review - we do hope we can welcome you back again soon. Best wishes More 

Orlando, Florida
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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Mount Somerset for a 2 1/2 day business offsite meeting. Everything was outstanding. The meeting room was spacious and light. The bedrooms were excellent. The food was very good - breakfast, lunch, dinner and even a cracking afternoon cream tea! The best part, though, was the service. Everyone from the receptionists to the bar staff to... More 

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MountManagement, Manager at The Mount Somerset Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Norseman23, Many thanks for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us especially that the staff made such an impression during your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel soon. Kind Regards More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Mount Restaurant
The Mount Restaurant
Cuisines: British, European
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mount Somerset Hotel and Spa in Taunton, Somerset is a stunning Regency country house hotel, set in four acres of beautiful grounds. This grand dame of a building sits high upon her mount, cradled in between the Quantock and Blackdown Hills, affording guests some of the best views in Somerset. With its high ceilings, sweeping spiral staircase, opulent decor and a feeling of gentle elegance and luxury, The Mount Somerset has all the characteristics of a quintessential English Regency mansion. Well established as one of the finest luxury hotels and restaurants in the region, The Mount Somerset has won a host of awards including two AA Rosettes for outstanding cuisine and four AA stars for comfort and hospitality, making it the perfect venue for a dinner, a weekend away or a wedding in Somerset. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Mount Somerset Hotel

Address: Lower Henlade, Taunton TA3 5NB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Taunton
Price Range: $175 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Mount Somerset Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Mount Somerset Hotel
Mount Somerset Taunton
The Mount Somerset Hotel Taunton
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Taunton
#5 Romantic Hotel in Taunton
#7 Business Hotel in Taunton
#8 Family Hotel in Taunton
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“We did not stay overnight so can't comment on the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles carolynp24598, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book your meal in advance, ask for a garden room if pos”
 of 5 bubbles MissHRaw, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It looks like there is a newly refurbished wing - no doubt the bedrooms there would be warmer with double glazing etc.”
 of 5 bubbles 904Marrakech2014, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a deluxe room which had a beautiful bathroom, bed amazing and looked out onto the garden, I think all rooms are a good standard!”
 of 5 bubbles nevillejoinery, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Select a suite for sheer luxury”
 of 5 bubbles beckinghammrkeithb, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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