Quality affordable hotel located in Somersets largest town
With stylish rooms and a traditional restaurant, the Corner House Hotel Taunton pays close attention to the heritage of the Somerset County it lies within.
The building, which was originally designed for the local Bishop, has been compassionately renovated to include modern features and amenities but retains a sense of history.
Each of the 44 guestrooms comes complete with en-suite bathroom facilities, luxury fresh towels, and complimentary toiletries. Guests will find a number of items to make their stay that little bit more comfortable. Flat screen televisions with digital channels lead the pack of extras, followed by a work desk and free WiFi access. A stocked minibar is found within for which guests are charged as they consume. However, bottled water and fresh milk is provided complimentary. A trouser press and kettle round out the amenities included within the room.
Guests can select a package that includes breakfast and a three course dinner for an additional 25GBP. Both meals are served in the hotels Wine and Sausage restaurant. The focus of this eatery is to provide guests with some truly British food. Its not just sausages on offer either. Locally sourced produce is utilised as much as possible in preparing a varied range of meat, fish, and vegetarian dishes.
This 3-star establishment also caters for functions, from business meetings to weddings. A number of function rooms can be adapted to suit the needs of guests and delegates. Packages can include or disregard meals from the restaurant.
Visitors to the Corner House Hotel Taunton can make the most of this Somerset location. Taunton town centre is only a few moments whilst some of the countys most spectacular sites are within a short distance.
The so-called 10 Wonders of Somerset (Glastonbury Tor; Ham Hill Country Park; Klive Beach; Ebbor Gorge National Nature Reserve; Dunkery Beacon; the River Parrett Trail; Cheddar Gorge; Brent Knoll Hill Fort; and Bossington & North Hills) are a series of natural landscapes and historic buildings that will entice anybody with a historical bone in their body. Theres easily enough here to keep visitors busy for a week or so.
Haynes International Motor Museum can be found In nearby Yeovil. Featuring a wide range of cars and motorbikes, the exhibition is the largest of its kind in the UK.
Closer to home, the town of Taunton is home to Somerset County Cricket Ground, home of the county team as well as the England Ladies International Team. Hotel staff can secure tickets to cricket events for guests. Taunton Racecourse features National Hunt races, whilst the village annually hosts the Taunton Flower Show (which has run since 1866).
Only a few minutes from the Corner House Hotel Taunton, the town is littered with historical buildings. Taunton Castle, Grays Almshouses, and St. James Church all display a variety of architecture with important historic merit. A number of parks can be found throughout the town making it easy to find a location to relax, whilst a shopping centre and a number of smaller stores provide visitors with a little retail therapy.