Best Western Shrubbery Hotel

Station Road, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9AR, England
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Best Western Shrubbery Hotel

Best Western Shrubbery Hotel.

Take a break in Taunton.
Best Western Shrubbery Hotel sits quietly in Ilminster, near Taunton in the heart of Somerset. With private terrace, the hotel overlooks Herne Hill nature reserve, so the only thing you can't escape here is peace and qui
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Some rooms are pet friendly, check prior to booking and arrival.
Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, No Lift
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets accepted
£10 per dog per night, max 2 dogs, on request
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out14:00 | 10:30
Station Road, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9AR, England

Restaurants & Bars

Our Head Chef has been with us for over 30 years and has a passion for picking locally sourced ingredients!

Chef Henry Lester
  • Hotel Restaurant
  • Lounge Bar

Hotel Restaurant

From our traditional English menu, you'll have your pick of regional dishes together with a specials board all sourced from local produce. In a semi-formal setting we also serve bar snacks in the newly refurbished bar and Sun Lounge.

Opening hours
Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:00
Dinner: 19:00 - 21:15
Weekend times may vary

Lounge Bar

In cosy Victorian surroundings, we serve locally brewed real ales and cider. Cheers!

Opening hours
11:00-01:00
Weekend times may vary

Weddings

The Best Western Shrubbery Hotel is the perfect match when it comes to wedding venues!

  • Wedding Service & Reception Venue
  • Catering
  • Registrar

Wedding service and reception venue

We can accommodate civil weddings and civil partnerships in various sized rooms followed by the wedding breakfast. Every wedding is bespoke and we will go out of our way to make sure it's unforgettable too! The hotel has links with a local entertainment agency who can offer discos, bands, quartets and the like - or you can provide your own entertainment.

Catering

The hotel can offer anything from a fork buffet type menu to a sit down silver service meal. If you are having an evening functon for additional guests we can provide a finger buffet, barbeque and in some cases arrange for a hog roast.

Registrar

Registry office:
Somerset Registration Service
County Hall, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4DY
01823 282251

Golf

Whether you’re dedicating your full getaway to the green or just want to sneak in a few holes in between sightseeing, we’ve got you covered. Just don’t forget to pack your lucky club…

  • Cricket St Thomas Golf Club
  • Long Sutton Golf Club

Cricket St Thomas Golf Club

4.00 miles away in A30 Chard

Course information

  • Driving range
  • Putting green golf facilites
  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type

18 hole

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

70

Distance

5969 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

Prices

18 holes £25.00
Trolley hire £3.00
Club hire £10.00
Buggy hire £17.50
Tuition £20.00
Driving Range £2.50

Long Sutton Golf Club

Long Sutton Golf course is privately owned and a gently undulating parkland golf course on the edge of the Somerset Levels.

15.00 miles away in Long Load, Long Sutton

Course information

  • Driving range
  • Putting green golf facilites
  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type

18 hole

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

71

Distance

6352 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

Prices

9 holes £15.00
18 holes £21.00
Trolley hire £3.00
Club hire £12.00
Buggy hire £10.00
Tuition £20.00
Driving Range £1.50

Meetings & Events

Our largest room, the Ballroom, can host large conferences for up to 200 guests and literary lunches. In the evenings, the room is used for a variety of events such as Masonic dinners and dances and o...

  • Somerset Suite
  • Ile Room
  • Mynster

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

Our largest room, the Ballroom, can host large conferences for up to 200 guests and literary lunches. In the evenings, the room is used for a variety of events such as Masonic dinners and dances and other private functions. So whatever you're looking to book, we can meet your requirements!

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Classroom
  • Theatre
  • U shape

Somerset Suite

The whole suite (27x9x4M) can hold upto 200 delegates theatre style and can be divided into Somerset 1 (18x9x4M) and Somerset 2 (9x9x4M). Somerset 1 can hold 140 theatre style and Somerset 2 can hold 60 theatre style. The room has disabled access and natural daylight. There are stages either end of the room.

Ile Room

This room is on the first floor and is set up boardroom style for 20 but can hold upto 40 theatre style. It has air conditioning and natural daylight through light tubes. Dimensions 9x5x4M.

Mynster

The Mynster room is on the ground floor and has disabled access. It can hold upto 50 theatre style and also has an interconnecting door to the Heron room (dimensions 7x4x5M) which is located five steps up and is set up boardroom style for 12 but can hold upto 30 theatre style. Dimensions 9x5x5M. Both rooms have natural daylight.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Somerset Suite 200 85 60 80 200
Ile Room 40 20 20 20 0
Mynster 40 20 20 20 30
Heron 20 12 15 15 16
Somerset 1 150 60 60 55 130
Somerset 2 60 40 30 30 40

Reviews of Best Western Shrubbery Hotel

Traveller Overview:
4.0 Rating: 366 reviews
Excellent 44%
Very Good 34%
Average 15%
Poor 4%
Terrible 1%
Rating

JCBMarlow, wrote review 29/10/2020

Felt very safe

Our stay at this hotel was a little different to normal hotel stays, due to the pandemic. There was less activity around the hotel and it seemed quite quiet, but the staff were extremely attentive an... more

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southerngal1234, wrote review 24/10/2020

Character hotel

Character hotel typical best western. Nice garden . Nice food. Took my dog . Ideal for getting around big carpark. Could do with a refresh of carpet on main staircase and there are a few cobwebs in ... more

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martinhH5865RD, wrote review 19/09/2020

Gentile charm with a wonderful, relaxing atmosphere

First holiday of 2020 in September and visited an old favourite in the Shrubbery. Despite all of the excellent precautions, social distancing and clinical hygiene facilities, the hotel and the staff s... more

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ryeats, wrote review 16/09/2020

terrific value and super clean in the age of Covid-19

My partner and our small dog stopped here en route back to London from Cornwall. We didn't expect much and were surprised and delighted by the hotel and its thoroughly professional and charming staff.... more

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GreatwoodA, wrote review 02/09/2020

Great room, friendly staff

We had a thoroughly enjoyable stay in a lovely room right at the top of the hotel. The room was cleaned to an exceptional standard and there was hand sanitiser in all communal areas downstairs too. ... more