Taunton Guest Houses

Taunton lies in the spectacular vale of Taunton Deane between Quantock and Blackdown Hills and is the county town of Somerset, it is surrounded by the Somerset Levels and Moors, the North Somerset and South Devon Coastlines are within easy reach. The Taunton Guest Houses offer visitors to the area the perfect platform from which to enjoy all that this delightful area has to offer and are structured to suit the business executive, the family group, the tourist and the honey moon couple.

The town offers a wonderful base to visit surrounding areas as it is centrally placed; it is host to an array of fascinating heritage, architecture, archaeology, leisure facilities, county cricket, horse racing and theatre. It is a busy county town and dates back to Saxon times, found on the banks of the River Tone; it has had a turbulent past and has been home to many bloody uprisings. Famously Queen Victoria closed the curtains on the train as she passed the city.

The city offers a vast selection of high street shops, boutique shops and specialist shops, pavement cafes, bistros, restaurants, traditional pubs and trendy wine bars and nightclubs. The town is extremely proud of its award winning floral displays and landscaped gardens and boasts a calendar of exciting events the most well known being ''Let's Celebrate Somerset'' an extravaganza of local food, drinks, arts and crafts. Taunton's skyline is dominated by the Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene with its superbly decorated tower the highest in Somerset.

Taunton Guest Houses are cloaked in a range of architectural styles and set in a range of settings from town centre to elite suburb to country surround each offering a unique aspect and suiting a particular type of audience. The Guest Houses may be cloaked in period buildings and showcase interiors that are sympathetic with the overall ethos detailed through antique furniture, Persian rugs, open log fires and thick drapes, welcomes are warm and encouraging families and business guests alike.

The guest rooms in Taunton Guest Houses are independently decorated and may offer single, double and group accommodations suitable for families, offering high chairs and cribs. Business guests are provided with desks, internet access, direct dial phone and fax machines, apartment styled accommodations offer kitchenettes, dining areas and work stations and are perfectly suited to the long term stay. Contractors receive the benefits and services of the Guest House including breakfasts and evening meals as well as the autonomy of providing for oneself.

En suite bathrooms in Taunton Guest Houses are sophisticated and provide deep bathtubs, walk in showers, bathrobes, slippers and luxury toiletries. The Country Guest Houses have often taken occupation in once grand manors home to the gentry and set amongst many acres of landscaped grounds offering guests privacy and seclusion some go as far as providing a helipad. From these exclusive properties guests may indulge in country pursuits such as walking, hiking, horse riding and fishing. Entrances to these grand old homes maybe imposing complete with sweeping staircases and floor to ceiling windows, hosting priceless antiques, vast oil paintings and welcoming staff.

Accommodations may be presented through luxury suites the choice of honeymooners and visiting VIP's beautifully decorated and spilling onto private balconies. Breakfasts may be full English or Continental and delivered in traditional dining rooms whereas boutique restaurants host evening meals showcasing select menus crafted from seasonal produce and complemented by vintage wines.

Drawing rooms and sitting rooms offer relaxation and honesty bars, many of the guest houses offer the perfect locations for business functions and social celebrations. Taunton Guest Houses welcome guests warmly through a variance of location and designs all constructed to create lasting memories.