Cricket St Thomas is in a very beautiful ,peaceful location.Reception check in procedure very well organised & quickly efficient, "Greeters" on hand to help you orientate, the complex is very large .Tip : Park in main car park, check in then move your vehicle to nearer your room.
Room was a Superior Room, very well appointed in the walled garden are with small patio.
Breakfast- buffet style very good but seating rather crowded, again excellent waiting staff very helpful; dinner again buffet fairly standard food but nicely prepared. Had dinner on 2 nights at their Italian Restaurant, supplement of £10 per person, worth doing although the food is rather unadventurous, standard Italian well prepared & flavoursome. Waiting staff varied between poor & excellent, front house manager rather patronising & Hi de Hi , interestingly all waiting staff are British whilst the majority in the main dinning area are mostly European!!
The old house is very peaceful, ideal to sit & read the papers or chill for a light lunch, gardens look good must be pretty spectacular in summer.
would highly recommend for a quiet break , didn't get involved with the house entertainment so can't comment.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A 239 bedroom AA4 star Country House Hotel, Set in stunning Somerset countryside amongst 160 acres of beautiful lakes and gardens. Our adult only policy and 1/2 board packages with nightly entertainment and pool with leisure club make us ideal for a short break. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Cricket St Thomas Hotel, Lakes And Gardens Hotel Chard
- Cricket St Thomas Historic Hotel