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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This was my first visit to the Swan for several years so was looking forward to a meal here to celebrate a family 50th wedding anniversary. The meal and service was first class with all 3 courses...
Wells, United Kingdom on 24-Sep-2018
Although the building is very old the rooms have been modernized. When this work was undertaken, the hotel should have included fastening down the loose floorboards and adequately provided sound...
London, United Kingdom on 23-Sep-2018
Stopped in Wells, decided to stay the night and picked The Swan. So glad we did ! Staff were very friendly, room was good and evening meal was fantastic !! Great breakfast too, it was extremely good...
Chester, United Kingdom on 22-Sep-2018
Spacious room with comfortable bed with tea/coffee making and a safe. Excellent friendly service. Good breakfast selection with cooked served and therefore hot. Other menus had good choices and all...
By David R
Cambridge, United Kingdom on 21-Sep-2018
Came in with my wife, thought I'd stay for lunch then the young lad at the reception was so welcoming and made us feel at home. Gave us a tarriff and explained what it initials, I will definitely be...