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The Top 10 Hotels In & Around Glastonbury

A Room in the Swan Hotel | Courtesy of Best Western Swan Hotel
A Room in the Swan Hotel | Courtesy of Best Western Swan Hotel
Glastonbury is rife with exciting myths and legends, eclectic eateries, and independent New Age shops. The picturesque village is the perfect spot for a weekend break or a lengthy getaway. Here are the top ten hotels in and around the mystical, historic town of Glastonbury.

Best Western Swan Hotel

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The Swan Hotel, located in the lovely medieval city of Wells (which was also the filming location for the movie Hot Fuzz), is located less than ten miles from Glastonbury. The Swan Hotel gives its guests all the reliability of a hotel chain with the quaint charm of local accommodation. The historic building has extraordinary views of the nearby Wells Cathedral, which dates back to 1175. Eat in the award-winning restaurant, 15c A.D., and choose from the hotel’s many room options — well-decorated and affordable bedrooms, the gorgeous, gold-covered Cathedral Suite, the contemporary chic Courtyard Suite, or the private self-catered apartments. The Swan Hotel is suitable for romantic breaks or family adventures. Enjoy free, limited parking during your stay.
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The Glastonbury Covenstead

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Tarot Cards | © miradeshazer/Pixabay
Spend your time in Glastonbury in this lavishly decorated witchcraft-themed bed and breakfast. The four room selections include Halloween Honeymoon, Herne’s Hideaway, Hedgewitch Haven, and Handfasting Honeymoon. Every room has a homey, lived-in feel because of the colorful and mismatched décor. The bed and breakfast is located directly across from the Glastonbury Abbey in the center of town. Breakfast is included, and free wi-fi is available. Room prices range from £60-90 per night.
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Mullions 51 Hotel

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Somerset Countryside
Somerset Countryside | © HND/Pixabay
Bask in the picturesque Somerset countryside in the Mullions 51 Hotel, an attractive stone and brick building located just two miles from Glastonbury in the village Street. Street is well positioned, with easy access to both the M5 and the A303. The hotel has been decorated with comfortable, contemporary furnishings in the rooms, which cost around £60-100 per night. Get away from the bustling city in this countryside hotel that’s full of old-fashioned character.
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Berachah

Berachah sits on the slopes of the Glastonbury Tor, a hill overlooking the Isle of Avalon. This ancient site is a mythical place near the legendary healing waters of The Chalice Well Gardens. Berachah (which means ‘place of special spiritual blessing’) is the perfect stay for those looking to escape the trappings of modern life in favor of a few days of peace. The split-level house has a breakfast room with panoramic views of the countryside and several tranquil rooms in which guests can rest and relax in, which range from £55-90 per night.

Berachah, 1, Well House Lane, Glastonbury, Somerset, UK +44 1458 834214

The George and Pilgrim Hotel

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The George and Pilgrim
The George and Pilgrim | © Dark Dwarf/Flickr
The George and Pilgrim Hotel houses the oldest purpose-built pub in the southwest of England. The site dates back to the 15th century and still has some of its original features, like old oak beams, mullion windows, and paneled stone frontage. The hotel has 14 well-decorated, atmospheric rooms (£70-150 per night), but The George and Pilgrim’s main draw is its historic pub and its prime location. Spend some time enjoying a meal, or just sample each of the pub’s traditional ales after a day of exploring Glastonbury.
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Millbatch Farm

Keep it simple in this 17th-century farmhouse located in Meare. Just a few miles from Glastonbury’s bustling town center, Street’s quiet countryside, and England’s smallest cathedral city of Wells, Meare is an idyllic central location in Somerset. The rooms are cozy and warm and decorated in subdued colors for optimal relaxation. The owners serve their guests with a smile and keep the farmhouse in fantastic condition. Breakfast can be provided, and rooms range from about £50-80.

Millbatch Farm, St Marys Road, Meare, Somerset, UK +44 1225 949038

Tordown Bed and Breakfast

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Explore Tordown's Beautiful Gardens
Explore Tordown's Beautiful Gardens | © KarmaCoach/Pixabay
Tordown Bed and Breakfast is a large Victorian house with six pleasant rooms of varying sizes (£40-90 per night) named after different crystals (quartz, opal, etc.). A breakfast of fresh juice, fruit, cereals, teas, and vegetarian fare is included with the room. Guests can also partake in the hydrotherapy spa (£6 per person) and other healing techniques like ear coning or reiki, or just content themselves walking in the beautiful garden area. Tordown is located on the outskirts of Glastonbury for a maximally relaxing location.
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The Bath Arms

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Cheddar Gorge | © Steve Slater/Flickr
Located in the village of Cheddar (about 12 miles away from Glastonbury) is The Bath Arms, a beautiful hotel for a relaxing getaway. The hotel was completely renovated in 2014 and the premises still feel brand new, according to recent guests. Book a room in one of the six en suite bedrooms (ranging £85-115 per night), and don’t forget to take a look at the hotel restaurant’s menus for an excellent meal. The hotel is located within walking distance to the stunning Cheddar gorge and caves.
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Meare Manor

This historic house is located in the village of Meare, which is about 3 miles northwest of Glastonbury. The monks of Glastonbury Abbey historically owned much of Meare Manor, which was rebuilt in 1802 and fully renovated in 2001. The guest house is well situated to travel to Glastonbury, Wells, and the Avalon Marshes. The nine rooms and restaurant are elegantly decorated, and outdoor seating is available on the grounds. The manor has free wi-fi and parking, and free port and sherry are included in each room. The peaceful location is a superb home base for a holiday exploring Somerset.

Meare Manor, 60 St Marys Road, Meare, Somerset, UK +44 1458 860449

Shapwick House Hotel

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Walk among the cedar trees at Shapwick House
Walk among the cedar trees at Shapwick House | © Unsplash/Pixabay
If you’re looking for accommodation for a group of people who travel in style, Shapwick House Hotel is your ideal spot. Located in Shapwick (about 7 miles from Glastonbury), you’ll find this Tudor manor house down a half-mile winding lane surrounded by 30 acres of gardens and grounds. The peaceful location has 11 en suite rooms with beautiful countryside views and tasteful décor, and when you book the house, you can enjoy the four-poster beds, the open Tudor fireplace, and the rolling grounds where guests can play croquet on the lawn or walk among the cedar trees.
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Little Upton Cider Barn

On the opposite side of the spectrum from Shapwick House is Little Upton Cider Barn, about 11 miles south of Glastonbury. This tiny cottage has one bedroom and can sleep up to two guests, making the cozy converted barn great for a romantic retreat or a peaceful escape. Guests can visit the three local pubs and watch the wildlife on a walk along the Somerset Levels, and then come back to the barn to enjoy the bubbling warm water in the hot tub or swim in the on-site pool. Bookings in this charming cottage starts at £75 per night.

Little Upton Cider Barn, Long Sutton, Langport, UK +44 1458 241524