Stoberry House

Wells, Somerset

‘Superbly positioned, with stunning views to the cathedral and the Somerset country beyond, Glastonbury Tor in the distance. More

Good Hotel Guide Review

‘Superbly positioned, with stunning views to the cathedral and the Somerset country beyond, Glastonbury Tor in the distance.’ Set in beautiful gardens and parkland, Frances and Tim Meeres Young’s 18th-century coach house is run as an extra-special B&B. Bedrooms, each individually styled, one with a four-poster, are dressed to the nines. ‘Our room was The Studio, a spacious self-contained cottage with a huge bed, a well-equipped bathroom with heated floor, a sunny table and chairs outside.’ Extras included ‘bottles of wine, chocolates, apples, a coffee machine and copious documentation about the house, garden and city’. Other readers were less keen on the self-catering Gatehouse Cottage, which, they felt, ‘needed a bit of a make-over’. There are spaces for guests to relax inside and out, perhaps with a cream tea. ‘Presiding over everything is Frances with a team of friendly young women.’ A lavish breakfast buffet in the ‘bright and light’ orangery includes smoothies, cold meats, Mere smoked trout, Somerset cheeses and home-made jams. Cooked dishes, charged extra, must be ordered the night before. (Edward Mirzoeff, and others)

Hotel details

Address

Stoberry Park
Wells
Somerset
BA5 3LD
England

Telephone

01749 672906

Bedrooms

7. 1 in studio cottage, 2 in the gatehouse cottage.

Open

all year except 2 weeks over Christmas and New Year.

Facilities

3 sitting rooms (1 with pantry), breakfast room/orangery, 
in-room TV (Freeview), 6½-acre garden in 25 acres of parkland.

Background music

none.

Children

allowed for exclusive use and hire of the house, if children are old enough to have their own room.

Dogs

not allowed.

Credit cards

Amex, MC, Visa.

Prices

per room B&B (continental; £5.50 cooked) single £85, double £95–£168. À la carte £35 (pre-ordered). 1-night bookings sometimes refused weekends during high season.

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Stay for three nights at this five star award winning Bed and Breakfast and have the fourth night free. Valid from Sunday to Thursday, till end November 2020. Payment due in full 24 hours before arrival. Please mention The Good Hotel Guide when booking.


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