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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 69%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 309 reviews

Very handy for Clarks Village just down the road

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At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Dogs welcome
Outdoor parking

The Wessex Hotel is centrally located in this popular town, with easy access to all the shops and attractions. The bedrooms and bathrooms vary slightly in size but all provide good levels of quality and comfort. A wide range of snacks and refreshments is available throughout the day, including a regular carvery at dinner. Entertainment is often offered in the main season.


  • En-suite rooms: 51
  • Family rooms: 9
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Hearing loop

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 70 (charged)


  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
  • Walk-in showers


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


  • Weekly entertainment
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 400
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 120
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 80

Getting here

From A303, onto B3151 to Somerton. Then 7 miles, pass lights by Millfield School. Left at mini-roundabout.

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Nearest train station

Castle Cary

Nearest motorway junction

M5 junction 23
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