Castle Hotel Gold Award

Castle Hotel Gold AwardIn the heart of Taunton, 2 miles (3.2 km) from the M5 motorway, this 4-star hotel has been welcoming travellers since the 12th century. Run by the Chapman family for 60 years, the Castle Hotel has won many awards, from a 'Michelin Star', to Tatler's 'Best Out Of Town Restaurant' award (2002). It also has a '4-Star Gold Award' from VisitBritain. Each room is designed by the director, Louise Chapman. All have standard facilities, as well as LCD TVs and free Wi-Fi internet access. Limited 24-hour room service is available.
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Hotel details

General information

Rating : 4 stars
Size : 44 rooms
Currency : GBP
Check-in: from 14:00 to 23:00
Check-out : 07:00 to 11:00


  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pets Allowed
  • Bar
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Newspapers
  • Garden
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Elevator
  • Valet Parking
  • Heating
  • Luggage Storage
  • Gay Friendly
  • Breakfast Buffet
  • All Public and Private spaces non-smoking


  • Room Service
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Babysitting/Child Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • VIP Room Facilities
  • Breakfast in the Room
  • Bridal Suite
  • Internet Services
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Shoe Shine
  • Packed Lunches
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access Included


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Food & Beverages

The Castle's award-winning restaurant has won an array of awards from the coveted Michelin Star, to 'Top 30 in the UK' in the 2008 Good Food Guide. Chef Richard Guest uses only the freshest of locally grown ingredients to create traditional dishes with a modern twist. Brazz, the Castle's adjoining brasserie, cafe and bar, offers the perfect venue for everything from a quick cup of coffee to dinner in a stylish, fun environment.


Wi-fi is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge. 


Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). 


Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable. 

Location & area


Castle Green
TA1 1NF Taunton

Travel information

By Air There are airports at Bristol and Exeter. The hotel is 2 hours from Heathrow.

Area information

The Castle Hotel in Taunton's town centre, is 2 miles from junction 25 of the M5, and only a few minutes from the station which provides direct connections with London and Birmingham. The national motorway network makes Taunton only 45 minutes away from Bristol. Explore the sea and the magnificent surrounding landscapes, from the Somerset Levels to the Blackdown Hills. There are numerous National Trust properties in the surrounding area, with Hestercombe Gardens and the West Somerset Railway all just a short drive away.

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 1 day before the date of arrival, no fee will be charged.  If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the first night will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

No deposit will be charged. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

17.5 % VAT is included.  Service charge is not applicable.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Breakfast costs GBP 15.50 per person per night.  Breakfast costs GBP 9.50 per night per child under 12 years. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  All children under 2 years are charged GBP 15 per night per person for cots.  All older children or adults are charged GBP 30 per night per person for extra beds.  Maximum capacity of extra beds/babycots in a room is 1. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy