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Cricket St Thomas Hotel

AA rating
Country House Hotel

About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 75%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 179 reviews

Popular hotel with a rich history and colourful grounds

AA Inspector

At a glance

Wheelchair accessible
Indoor pool

This Grade II listed house has an interesting history, including the fact that Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton were frequent visitors. The hotel is set in splendid wooded parkland with lakes and colourful gardens. Various holiday packages are available, and there are extensive leisure facilities, as well as live entertainment and various dining venues, including The Granary and Tree Tops. The bedrooms are spacious and well appointed. Please note that this is an adults-only (minimum 21 years old) hotel.


  • En-suite rooms: 239
  • Ground-floor rooms: 84
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Hearing loop

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 351


  • Accessible bedrooms: 11
  • Walk-in showers


  • No children under: 21 years


  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Hard tennis court
  • Croquet
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Other leisure facilities: Rifle shooting, archery
  • Weekly entertainment
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 80
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 50
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 25


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 80

Getting here

M5 junction 25, A358 towards Chard, A30 to Crewkerne. Hotel 3 miles from Chard.

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