The Ancient Guest House Hotel is a family run 2 star Grade II listed building set on Wells Cathedral Green facing the cathedral’s beautiful West Front. It was built in the 15th Century and has been run by the same family for the last 35 years. Ideally located in the centre of Wells we are a short stroll from Bishop’s Palace the moat and Vicar’s Close said to be the oldest inhabited street in Europe. We are also only 5-10 minutes drive from a number of walks on The Mendips. Clarks factory outlet village is just 1—15 minutes drive and we are also only 2 miles from Wookey Hole Caves and 9 miles from Cheddar Gorge. Our acclaimed bedrooms are all individually decorated whilst still featuring some of the more interesting historical features of the building. Modern necessities such as hairdryers LCD televisions tea/coffee making facilities and telephone with modem come as standard in the rooms. There is Wi-Fi access in some rooms and all communal areas. The unique atmosphere at our guest house is complemented by our AA rosette award-winning Rugantino Restaurant specialising in authentic Italian cuisine. With its friendly staff and warm cosy surroundings the Rugantino Restaurant provides the ideal setting for that special meal. The restaurant also prepares traditional English table d'hôte menus.
Check-In time: 14:00:00Check-Out time: 13:00:00
Official Rating: 2 Star
Located centrally in Wells
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Additional Information Dining Facilities The Ancient Gate House Hotel has a unique atmosphere created by a beautiful historic setting and welcoming ambience. This is complemented by our award-winning Rugantino Restaurant specialising in authentic Italian cuisine.Meals Available: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast (Full cooked)Languages Spoken: Italian
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The Ancient Gatehouse Hotel 20 Sadler Road Wells BA5 2SE Somerset