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4.0 out of 5

"Basically OK but getting our room was a trail and not for the faint hearted. Parking is the big issue, while it was advertised parking is very time r ... " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 05 Jun 2019

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Hotel Description

You'll be connected to a shopping center at The Ancient Gatehouse Hotel, and within steps of Wells & Mendip Museum and Wells Cathedral. Highlights at this guest house include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

Flat-screen TVs with digital channels are featured in all 9 individually decorated rooms, and you can enjoy free wired Internet, coffee/tea makers, and free bottled water. Premium bedding and free toiletries are nice touches to enhance your stay. Additionally, room service, portable fans, and safes are available.

The restaurant, Rugantino, serves Italian cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At the guest house's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. There's also the convenience of free parking nearby.

Attractions within a 20-minute drive of this 3-star Wells guest house include Wookey Hole Caves and Glastonbury Abbey.

Superior Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Single Bed

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Double Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Ancient Gatehouse Hotel ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for The Ancient Gatehouse Hotel

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4 out of 5
Basically OK but getting our room was a trail and not for the faint hearted. Parking is the big issue, while it was advertised parking is very time restricted and potentially a long hike from the hotel. You can park very quickly outside to unload bags. 🇦🇺

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About the The Ancient Gatehouse Hotel

Location 20 Sadler Street, Wells, England BA5 2SE

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly The Ancient Gatehouse Hotel. This 3-star Wells guesthouse is smoke free.

  • 9 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1473
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Bristol International Airport (BRS) (30.1 km / 18.7 mi)

Room Amenities

The Ancient Gatehouse Hotel offers 9 accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations include desks. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This Wells guesthouse provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in February 2018.

  • Separate bedroom
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Rugantino - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 10 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning. Social distancing measures are in place and cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-in fee (amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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  • Ancient Gatehouse
  • The Ancient Gatehouse
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You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
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