Farthings Country House Hotel And Restaurant

Address: Village Road, Taunton, Somerset, England, TA3 6SG, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel, located on Village Road, Taunton, is near The Willows & Wetlands Visitor Centre and West Sedgemoor Nature Reserve.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsFarthings Country House Hotel And Restaurant Taunton

    Reviewed by julie.tennett

    Unimpressive

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    by (17 reviews) Brisbane , Australia Flag of Australia

    It was memorable for all the wrong reasons. Overpriced. Dreadfully undertrained and inexperienced staff, and for all its quiet country location it was so noisy. No traffic - no noisy talking, just the quacking of 100s of ducks!! And the smell from nearly dry duck ponds was awful. The room was beautifully furnished and very comfortable. They had a quaint idea of providing milk in a communal fridge down the corridor but not once during our stay did we ever find milk, or anyone to replenish the jug. One of my biggest disappointments, but I have to admit to just being really grumpy about the lack of service etc, was the fact that here we were, in beautiful Somerset, in summer, and all the flowers in the rooms and entrance areas were .... plastic. I couldn't believe it. Amazingly they quote rave reviews but I think they need to take a fresh look at themselves. No staff were around from about 8:15 p.m. tll after 7:00 a.m. At £80 per night this was very poor value for money.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Farthings Country House Hotel And Restaurant Taunton

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
     

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