In the shadow of Wells Cathedral, the 15th Century Best Western Plus Swan Hotel is a history-rich and character-full place to stay. Over 600 years of charm have been crammed into this wonderful accommodation, which is close to the moated Bishops Palace too! Some rooms boast original four poster beds, and we're fortunate to have a front garden with both a Cathedral view and a wonderful walled Garden Cafe! The award-winning restaurant here offers a combination of traditional and contemporary cuisine. For exceptional excursions, look no further than a trip to Glastonbury Wookey Hole Caves, Clarks shopping village, Stourhead and many other National Trust properties! Please note hotel does not have a lift however ground floor rooms and porterage is available. Car parking is on a first come first served basis. Enjoy your stay.
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Didnt stay in hotel but went in for bar snack. Friendly staff and good service. Enjoyed our meals of beef burger with cheese, bacon and chips, coleslaw,salad plus ham and eggs.Wonderful view of Wells...
Kirkby Lonsdale, United Kingdom on 21-Jul-2018
The Swan has an air of graciousness. The rooms are excellent, the restaurant is good, the bar is cosy, the staff are friendly and helpful. Good parking tucked away at the back. Very deceptive...
Draycott, United Kingdom on 19-Jul-2018
My wife and I stayed at the Swan during July. Our room was lovely with a full view of Wells Cathedral, couldn’t ask for a better view. The hotel does not have an elevator, so the climb for two...
By Gary M
Frisco, Colorado on 19-Jul-2018
Popped in for afternoon cream tea and it was perfect. We had the option of sitting outside looking across at the cathedral, but opted to stay indoors in the very elegant sitting room. The scones were...
Bruton, United Kingdom on 17-Jul-2018
A 4* hotel acting like a 5*. My friend and I stayed 2 nights (wish we could have stayed longer). Check in staff were very efficient and helpful, our room was very spacious with nice furniture and...