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Best Western Plus Swan Hotel

Sadler Street, BA5 2RX

Best Western Plus Swan Hotel


The Swan Hotel in Wells, Wells, Somerset is a four-star, independently owned hotel which ticks so many boxes; An entry in the Michelin Guide since 1911, a well-stocked bar with over 100 gins and a fantastic view of the West Front of Wells Cathedral, Wells, Somerset. 

The hotel has a unique charm offering guests modern amenities in a beautiful and relaxed setting. Recently it has been sympathetically restored and extended, to ensure every comfort within its 49 bedrooms, luxurious suite and self contained apartments.

All bedrooms are individually designed and many feature period antique furniture while others have original four poster beds.

The luxurious Cathedral Suite has panoramic views of Wells Cathedral, Wells, Somerset and boasts a dramatic bedroom furnished in a rich palette of purple and gold. Guests can indulge themselves in the magnificent sitting room sipping on complimentary Champagne and pamper themselves in the grand free standing brass bath.

Swan Mews provides a peaceful retreat, ideal for small families or individuals on business. These self-contained apartments are situated in the middle of Wells, amongst a host of shops and restaurants.

The Head Chef and kitchen brigade are proud to support Somerset suppliers. Menus change with the seasons. Guests can choose from an all day menu packed with family favourites or enjoy a more formal 3 course dinner in the oak-panelled restaurant. The restaurant is open for lunch 12noon – 2pm (12.30pm – 2pm Sundays) and for dinner from 7pm – 9.30pm.

During the summer, Swan Terrace, with its incredible cathedral view are open for al fresco dining and drinking.

The hotel is licensed to hold civil wedding ceremonies and offers private dining. This former posting house has been attracting guests for 600 years.

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January to December



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                        • 24 hr return laundry service

                        • Accept children all ages

                        • Accept coach parties

                        • Access to golf course

                        • Additional meal details

                        • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings

                        • All major credit cards accepted

                        • Arrangements for riding/pony trekking

                        • Available for wedding receptions

                        • Bar

                        • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem)

                        • Cater for vegetarians

                        • Colour television in all bedrooms

                        • Conference facilities

                        • Cot

                        • Event venue

                        • Food/bottle warming available

                        • Four poster beds available

                        • French spoken

                        • Garden/patio for guests' use

                        • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available

                        • Hairdryer in all bedrooms

                        • Highchair

                        • In town/city centre

                        • Ironing facilities

                        • Italian spoken

                        • Licenced for civil marriages

                        • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly

                        • Marketed to any other specialist market

                        • Night porter

                        • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

                        • On site parking

                        • Polish spoken

                        • Radio in all bedrooms

                        • Real log/coal fires

                        • Restaurant

                        • Room service

                        • Separate guests' lounge

                        • Serve breakfast

                        • Serve evening meal

                        • Serve lunch

                        • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)

                        • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms

                        • Telephone in all bedrooms

                        • Wedding Venue

                        • Wireless Broadband Internet Access


                        Best Western Plus Swan Hotel
                        Sadler Street
                        BA5 2RX
                        United Kingdom

                        T: 01749 836300

                        F: 01749 836301


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