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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 5 key areas – cleanliness, hospitality, bedrooms, bathrooms and breakfast.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 761 reviews

At a glance

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Family rooms

Retaining its original features and period charm, this historic inn is situated in the heart of the city, just a short stroll from the cathedral. The building's frontage has been used in many films, most famously perhaps in 2007's Hot Fuzz. Bedrooms, all with modern facilities, vary in size and style. Public areas focus around Anton's, the popular bistro, which has a light, airy environment and relaxed atmosphere. The Penn Bar offers an alternative eating option and real ales.

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  • Rooms: 15
  • Family rooms: 2

Room rates

  • Double room, minimum price: £75
  • Child discounts available
  • Short breaks available
  • Credit cards accepted

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Afternoon tea served
  • Dinner served
  • Last orders for evening meals: 9.30pm


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Other facilities: Speciality toiletries, filtered water – complimentary
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Coach parties welcome


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu


  • Golf course nearby
  • Secure cycle storage

Getting here

On entering Wells follow signs for Hotels & Deliveries, in Market Place, car park at rear

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Nearest train station

Castle Cary

Nearest motorway junction

M5 junct 22
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Room prices from £75**Based on the minimum price of a standard double room *Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
*Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
*Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
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