The Mount Somerset

The Mount Somerset
Lower Henlade
Taunton, GB

Rating: 4 Stars
The Mount Somerset-Member of Von Essen Hotels a private collection of individual country houses in the UK, Scotland and France -Voted the Most Excellent Country Hotel category at the Conde Nast Johansens 2006 Annual Awards for Excellence. An elegant Regency country house, cradled by both the Quantocks and the Blackdown Hills, the Mount Somerset is the Most Excellent Country Hotel in th U.K, noted for its elegance and warmth. It has the warm, inviting feel of a delightful, private country house and, having only 11 bedrooms, gives you the feeling you are staying with friends. High ceilings, large windows and a fabulous, sweeping, circular staircase create a sense of spaciousness and elegance. Real log fires, abundant scatter cushions and antique pictures and ornaments add extra warmth and colour. Most people, however, come to The Mount Somerset Not to do but simply to be.

Room Information

Four-Poster Suite
Four-Poster suite with queen size bed, views of Quantock Hills, ensuite bathroom with luxurious marble fittings, double jacuzzi bath, internet access and modern facilites. Max. occ 2.
Premier Suite
Premier Suite with queen size bed, views of Quantock Hills, ensuite bathroom with luxurious marble fittings, double jacuzzi bath, internet access and modern facilites. Max. occ 2.
Executive Room
Room with 1 queen or 2 twin beds, garden views overlooking the surrounding hills, Internet access, ensuite bathrooms with luxurious marble fittings, jacuzzi bath and modern facilities. Max occ 2.
Classic Room
Room with 1 queen or 2 twin beds, garden views overlooking the surrounding hills, Internet access, ensuite bathrooms with luxurious marble fittings and modern facilities. Max occ 2

Directions

-BRS- Bristol International Airport: W
FROM -BRS- BRISTOL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IT IS 50.00 MILES W TO THE PROPERTY. Driving Directions from the Primary Airport to the Property: Follow signs Avonmouth A4 (M5 South). Join the M5 South West. Leave the M5 motorway at junction 25. From the Taunton motorway exit take the A358 signposted to Chard and Ilminster and after passing through Henlade, turn right into Stoke Road, sign posted Stoke St Mary and The Mount Somerset Hotel. Turn left at the T-junction at the end of Stoke Road and the drive to The Mount Somerset is easily seen, after about 100 yards on the right hand side.
-EXT- Exeter Airport: N
FROM -EXT- EXETER AIRPORT IT IS 40.00 MILES N TO THE PROPERTY. Driving Directions from the Secondary Airport to the Property: Start out from Exeter Airport and join the M5 north (Taunton). Leave the M5 motorway at junction 25. From the Taunton motorway exit take the A358 signposted to Chard and Ilminster and after passing through Henlade, turn right into Stoke Road, sign posted Stoke St Mary and The Mount Somerset Hotel. Turn left at the T-junction at the end of Stoke Road and the drive to The Mount Somerset is easily seen, after about 100yards on the right hand side.

Restaurants

The Somerset Dining Room
Location: Ground Floor Type: Full Service Restaurant Cuisine: French/English Rating: 2 Rosettes Dress Code: Smart Casual SERVING TIMES: Breakfast: 07h30-09h30 Lunch: 12h00-14h00 Dinner: 19h00-21h30

Area Attractions

Bath
50.0 Miles West
Wells Cathedral
25.0 Miles West
Glastonbury
20.0 Miles West
Stonehenge
50.0 Miles West
Dorset Coast
40.0 Miles South West
Devon Coast
40.0 Miles North West
Chedder Gorge
35.0 Miles West
Dunster Castle
25.0 Miles North
Montacute House
25.0 Miles South West
Ford Abbey and Gardens
12.0 Miles South West
Eden Project
30.0 Miles North West
Cricket St Thomas
15.0 Miles West
Exeter Cathedral
40.0 Miles North
Steam Railway
10.0 Miles North West
Cribbs Causeway
40.0 Miles West
Roman Baths
50.0 Miles West
-BRS- Bristol International Airport
50.0 Miles West
-EXT- Exeter Airport
40.0 Miles North
-LHR- London Heathrow Intl Airport
130.0 Miles West
Bristol City Center
50.0 Miles West
Bath City Center
50.0 Miles West
Bristol Docks
40.0 Miles West
M4
50.0 Miles West
M5
2.0 Miles South West
Bath and Showground
20.0 Miles West
London
150.0 Miles West
Exeter
40.0 Miles North
Taunton Cricket Ground
3.0 Miles North

Recreation

Recreation
*** NO CHARGE *** Cricket Football Hiking Jogging Museum/Gallery Viewing Sunbathing *** CHARGE *** Billiards/Snooker Bowling Driving Range Fishing Golfing Horseback Riding Horse Racing Jet Skiing Polo Sailing/Boating Scuba/Snorkeling Shopping Sightseeing Tours Swimming Tennis Theatre Water Skiing Water Sports Wine Tasting

Meeting Facilities

Meeting Services and Facilities
The property has 2 meeting rooms with a capacity range of 20 to 50 people. MEETING SERVICES: - Audio/Visual Equipement - Catering - Computer Modem Hookups - Computer Printing - Computer Rental - Copy Machine - Copy Service - Equipment Rental - FAX Machine - FAX Service - Internet Connectivity
Quantock
- Dimensions: 13mx6m - Maximum Capacity: 50 (Theater Style) - Description: Meeting room is on the ground floor and opens on a courtyard garden. Room is licensed for wedding ceremonies.
Sedgemoor Suite
- Dimensions: 9mx5m - Maximum Capacity: 20 (Boardroom) - Description: Light and airy meeting or private dining room on the ground floor. Room is licensed for wedding ceremonies.

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    Amenities

  • Babysitting/Child Services
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  • Fishing
  • Free Parking
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