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Sidmouth
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We called in for lunch to this hotel whilst on a visit to this lovely village. Both the food was very good and well presented. The waiter and waitress were very friendly and efficient. We would certainly recommend a visit.

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Trabuco Canyon, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about our stay was exceptional. The owners provided incredible service and were kind, conversational people. Breakfast was the most delicious meal I've ever had at a hotel and it was included in our booking. Along with beverages, choice of fruit, cereal, and fresh croissants, we had a choice of breakfast entrees that were indescribably tasty. The locals love this...

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JohnBridgend, Owner at Dunster Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Ncraigmile6 What nice things to say. It. Was a pleasure to look after you both and maybe next time you can come for longer. It's still such a buzz having this place and we really look forward to many years of living in this beautiful village. Thanks again for your kind words and we'll pass your words (when we get...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are lots of wonderful things about this hotel. The staff, the ambience and situated in the heart of one of the most picturesque and historical towns in Somerest.We holiday in this part of the country every August, however in a campervan and not in an hotel. We have visited the Dunster Castle Hotel for a drink on 1 occassion...

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JohnBridgend, Owner at Dunster Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Lisa and I were filling up reading this! Thank you so much, both. It was a pleasure to host you, and a big responsibility to help guests enjoy this most special time of the year. We're starting to fine-tune things here, with regard to renovations, and can imagine that will be a work in progress forever. We're so fortunate to...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my first new years eve away from London and the busy crowds and also the owners first new years hosting and it was a fun and enjoyable night, with very professional and welcoming staff. I would highly recommend this Hotel if anyone is looking to staying in the Minehead and surrounding area and also a nice place to...

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JohnBridgend, Owner at Dunster Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Jamie R, We're glad you came to Dunster from the big smoke, and particularly that you chose Dunster Castle Hotel for your New Years Celebration. It was fun for us as well and was a fitting finale for our seasonal celebrations. Thanks for the recommendation, and maybe see you again one day. All the best. John & Lisa

Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We turned up on Christmas eve without booking, it was 2pm with a large party of 11 and the staff were very welcoming, moving tables to accommodate us. Gave my brother and his family, over from the U.S.A, a taste of Somerset. Dunster is such a pretty village, they loved it. Food and mulled cider was great. Thanks for an...

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pewsey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just return from a lovely weekend away . This Hotel is a gem , lovely central position for to visit all the attractions in dunster i.e castle , yarn market etc. Our room was lovely and well designed . We had the best sleep on this lovely king size bed . We also eat at the hotel for dinner and...

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JohnBridgend, Owner at Dunster Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Wow! Praise indeed. Things are really coming together now at Dunster Castle Hotel and we all feel very proud of the progress we have made. It's great you appreciate all of the effort at the restaurant and hotel, but we can't take credit for our great location. What a beautiful place for us to wake up to every morning. John...

Watchet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here for our work Christmas meal. Having previously been let down by another venue. The hotel is tastefully decorated and very comfortable. We had a delicious three course Christmas dinner which was beautifully cooked and presented. There were plenty of vegetables and the chocolate orange mousse was to die for, served with the best piece of shortbread I...

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JohnBridgend, Owner at Dunster Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words Chrissy. We're really trying hard to ensure that all of our Christmas parties are fun & festive. The post meal disco seems to be going down well with all! We hope to see you all again and have a very merry Xmas and a happy new year. John and Lisa

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We were taken to Dunster on a mystery trip, so had no chance to check out where would be good to eat. A local shp assistant said the people in the Castle Hotel were new but had a good reputation, so we tried it. The place was welcoming, with a good feel as we walked in. The menu was varied...

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JohnBridgend, Owner at Dunster Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much Lesley for your kind words. It's nice to hear that locals are recommending us. We're very close to finishing our refurbishments so good to hear the place has a nice feel. Maybe see you again one day.

Hayling Island, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Friendly and hospitable hotel, room smart and comfortable, has car park, and both breakfast and dinner good. Great center for exploring Exmoor, and a very interesting village as well. Little lanes and alleys and scenic walks, as well as interesting local shops and the NT castle.

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JohnBridgend, Owner at Dunster Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much, Mike. Comfort & convenience is the main thing that many of our guests seek from they're Exmoor break.

Exmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Just back from a 2 night stay at The Dunster Castle Hotel and it was a great stay. Lisa and John are really trying to get this hotel to a very good standard and from what we have seen, they are going in the right direction. It was nice to see that all the staff seemed to be working to...

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Paval-Jay, Owner at Dunster Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Paul. Thank you so much for taking some time out to post your fantastic review. It's great to hear that you had a good time! We do hear a lot of good things about our beds, so they must be very comfortable! We're happy to read that our hard work hasn't gone unnoticed. It's been a busy few months...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dunster Castle Hotel is situated at the base of Dunster Castle itself and faces on to the cobbled medieval High Street. The recently refurbished hotel is under new ownership since June 2016 and has quickly established itself as a luxury boutique hotel and restaurant. All rooms are en-suite and vary from compact budget through to luxurious super-kingsize, and feature SMART TV's, free super-fast broadband, USB charging points, tea/coffee facilities with homemade biscuits, quality amenities, and complemented by stylish designer fabrics. Most, overlook the cobbled high street. The restaurant has the fastest growing reputation in the area for delivering exceptional food sourced from local ingredients complimented by exceptional service in exquisite surroundings. The hotel has the only private car park in Dunster and is free to guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dunster Castle Hotel

Address: 5 High Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Dunster
Price Range: ₹ 5,446 - ₹ 8,169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dunster Castle Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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