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Reviewed 29 August 2013

This hotel is 'fine', but overpriced for what you get. Being that it is a very old building one can expect a few creaks and groans, however you could hear all that was going on in the room next door, complete with snoring, and also very footstep and door close of the room above. People walking up to their rooms...

Thank Beth W
Reviewed 28 August 2013

As many other reviews have pointed out this is an old creaky house-but we found the walls to be paper thin so when a drunk guest came up the stairs to go to bed he woke our sleeping baby. There's nothing that can really be done about this but you should be warned that if you're a light sleeper this...

2Thank Sharonhatt
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2013

Lovely character building with beautiful gardens. Big, comfortable room but decor a little tired. Owner went out of her way to be helpful and accommodating. Best breakfast in a very long time. Hotel has a good car park right outside and only 2 minutes walk from town centre.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2013

My previous experience of Midsomer Norton wasn’t great. I tried to go out with a friend there one night and the couple of pubs we ventured into weren’t exactly the most welcoming of places. The Old Priory could be a million miles away from all that. We visited for my partner’s 50th and I was completely made up that we...

Thank LeagueOfFatties
Beer, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2013

We would like to say a big thank you to the lovely lady from your hotel (Melanie? we think) who was so helpful to my husband and myself when we were rather lost in Midsomer Norton on Tuesday of this week and ended up in your car park. Thanks to her we saw a beautiful hotel in spectacular grounds which...

Thank june h
England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2013

Old Priory - a bit different from the norm. Grade 2 listed building, walking back in time, positioned a quite back water off the main street in the town. Excellent food and excellent service provided by Melody, nothing was too much trouble for her. If you are looking for a hotel, not in the 21st century plastic hotel chain groups,...

Reviewed 23 May 2013 via mobile

This without doubt is the worst hotel I have stated in for dirty rooms and a foul smell throughout. There was OLD urine stains down the toilet, no wardrobe doors with a cloth curtain instead, hung by a plastic rail nailed to the carcass. The bathroom was grotty, paint hanging off, cracks up the walls and only a hand held...

1Thank YorkyFazer
MattR63, Owner at The Old Priory, responded to this review

I am sorry that this guest did not enjoy his stay at The Old Priory; however there are a number of things in this review I strongly disagree with. Firstly this customer did not raise any of these issues on arrival, during his stay or on checking out. In fact he gave a completely different reason for having to leave...

Surrey, England
Reviewed 16 May 2013

My wife and I stayed here for four nights in early May 2013. I booked it by calling the hotel, rather than use a 3rd party website, and got an email confirmation within an hour. We paid £115 per night bed and breakfast. When we arrived on Monday lunchtime we were given a choice of rooms, and we chose ‘Christchurch’...

1Thank nitroSurrey
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2013

A warm welcome when we arrived, a complimentary upgrade of room, free wifi, a very comfortable bed, safe car parking, an excellent breakfast with plenty of choice and extremely hot coffee, and a very interesting potted history of the lovely old building - what more could we ask for? Thank you Matthew and Melody, we shall be back x

Thank 44Francophile
Bury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2013

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel most welcome with nothing was too much trouble to cater for our needs. We were shown to our room "The School Room " with the other members of our party having most of the other rooms. The dinners were a wonderful gourmet experience with the breakfasts to match. Excellent West...

Thank Jeff W

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Beautiful building with parts dating from 14th century, 9 miles south of Bath. Excellent base to explore Somerset. Recently refurbished. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Priory

Address: Church Square, Midsomer Norton BA3 2HX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Midsomer Norton
Price Range: $127 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Old Priory 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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