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No. 23 Glastonbury Road, Wells, Somerset BA5 1TW
Landline: +44 (0) 1749 677648 - Mobile: +44 (0) 7542 044959

Hello Everyone

I continue to thank all who have stayed at No 23 especially those who have returned again and again, those overseas visitors who are 'just passing' and visitors to Wells who come to explore this ancient yet small 'city'.

Here are the guest comments directly from the guest book in the Breakfast Room.

Guest Book Comments:


A wonderful choice to stay while in Wells! Comfortable, clean, beautiful food, a very warm welcome and nothing was too much trouble. Thank you! x

- Maria & Andrew Sowerby, Middleton, Manchester (UK)


Best B & B! Comfortable room, delicious breakfast, warm welcome what more does one want?!

- Dave & Anita Harris, Gilvern, South Wales (UK) & Ruth Malaputi, Sauverny (France)


Another lovely comfortable stay think this is our 3rd or 4th! Fabulous breakfasts and scrummy scones and cream! What more could we ask for! See you next time. x

- Jo & John Cox, Witney, Oxfordshire (UK)
(Thank you for being guinea pigs so that I could practice my scones on you! Liz)


I was living here for 3 weeks and 1 day. It was a fantastic time for me. I felt like at home. I want to say huge thanks to Liz, she is really nice and very kind person. Her home is perfect and friendly. Also breakfast was very tasty every day. Her marmalade is fantastic :)

- Yerzhan Uzakbayez, Karaganda City (Kazakhstan)


Thanks for this week with you. I know that I was out all the time but every night when I arrived back, I felt at home. Nice place, nice breakfast and the best host!

- Itziar Rojo, Bristol (UK) / Madrid (Spain)


Lovely room, lovely breakfast, excellent attention to detail. Many thanks.

- Fred & Muriel Currie, Lands End, Cornwall (UK)


Bello bellissimo (and I can't read the rest of the comment but I hope it was good.... Liz)

- Dan Balistreri, Leeds, West Yorkshire (UK)


Lovely! Thank you Liz. Very nice touches especially the oaty biscuits much enjoyed. Long live Michael! x

- Penny Garnett & Anne Everett, Bridlington, East Yorkshire (UK)


Nice of you to take us in - we will never forget - love you for it. If you come to Denmark you'd be welcome at our home.

- Hans Moos and friends (Denmark)


Loved our room and our hostess with the most-ess! Thanks

- Beth & Jerry Patterson, Cloudcroft, NM (USA)


A great three night stay. Made very welcome, room and food perfect.

- Trish Vinton, Rainham, Kent (UK)


Made very welcome, lovely room, clean and homely:)

- Paul & Barbara Skimpson, Oakham, Rutland (UK)


Thank you for a very comfortable stay. All that we could hope for.

- Alan & Sylvia Horsfield, Leigh on Sea, Essex (UK)


Good welcome + food + comfy beds + very clean - could not have asked for more. Watch for the flying toast....!

- Roy & Margo Barber, Bournemouth (UK)


Very pleasant, lovely place, real nice hospitality and a great fruit salad.

- Tobias & Irene Giuther, Munich (Germany)


Thanks Liz, great host, excellent room, very clean and great brekky!

- Rod & Anne Conner, Gold Coast, QLD (Australia)


Excellent place - recommended on Trip Advisor. Wonderful hospitality, great breakfast, delightful room. Thanks.

- Ann & Glenys, Christchurch, (New Zealand)


Great breakfast and a lovely host! Thanks!

- George & Karen Isles, Tewksbury, Glos. (UK)


Perfect, lovely warm welcome, lovely room, beautifully clean, great breakfast, will definitely recommend on Trip Advisor and friends.

- Lynn & David Whitburn (New Zealand)



- Claudio & Antonella Zanazzi Piacenza (Italia)


Thank you. Great 2 days stay (as last time) Thank you for a brilliant fry-up breakfast and warm welcome which made the stay a real pleasure.

- Jon Bradnock, Taunton, Somerset (UK)


First time in Wells and really enjoyed it. Thank you Liz for warm, wonderful welcome, a fab B&B, clean and comfy. Definitely stay again. Thank you again. xxx

- Sarah & Annie Jenkins, worksop, Notts (UK)


Molto molto accoguente, pulito e la proprietaria Liz. Straordinaria e simpatica - very good

- the Beni & Daniel crowd, Treviso (Italia)


Thanks for your welcome and your lovely humor, beautiful rooms. We stay comfortably well. Very good breakfast. Thank you very much again!!

- Fabio Concellier and gang, Milano (Italia)


Lovely visit - quirky house - lovely rooms and a very good breakfast. Enjoyed fresh fruit and figs - thank you

- Bridie, Mary & Rene, Cork, Ireland (this one was thanks to Elspeth who was looking after the house and Michael whilst I was in Hong Kong for my son's wedding))


Spontanious visit to Somerset. Had a warm welcome, lovely room and great breakfast. We'll be back!!

- Ray & Gill, Hertforshire (UK)


Very warm welcome, clean and comfortable. Breakfast fantastic. Plan to return.

- Michella Alexander, Backwell, North Somerset (UK)


Very happy here.

- Brian Hunt, London (UK)


What a lovely friendly welcome we had on arrival. Beautifully clean room with everything we could want. Great to chat to Liz. She was (and is) a wonderful hostess for travellers. Well done.

- Ray & Margaret Clogg, Adelaide (Australia)


VERY clean and welcoming. Liz has extremely high standards in every department!! Home frome home, with her quirky sense of humour making our two night stay very enjoyable. Many thanks.

- Ruth Rossing and Johanna Gottesfeld, Jerusalem (Israel)


Lovely & fine

- Rene Tarres (Switzerland)


Short, one night stay while cycling LEJOG. Liz was a great host and the room was very comfortable! Enjoyed it!!

- Chris Freeborn & Dawna Michael, Calgary, AB (Canada)


We loved it here! Both in Wells, where we became imtimately aquainted with the Cathedral and at No 23 where Liz took beautiful care of us. We'll be back for more perfectly poached eggs!

- Rachael Young & Elly Robson, Cambridge (UK)


A wonderful experience. Thanks to 'sweet' Mrs Liz for the loving attention. We will always remember with love and we hope come back soon. "Grazie di tutto!"

- Tonino Grigouli & Michela Palladino (Italy)


Warm welcome, tasty breakfasts, large shower and Mike to give an ear scratch and tummy rub (helps when missing our Betsy basset hound)

- Cary & Jim Miller, Hayden, Idaho (USA)


Very enjoyable stay - our first visit to Wells! Clean and comfortable (with great shower). Thank you Liz for your hospitality. We know now that Michael likes calimari!!

- Helen & Giles, Sidmouth, Devon (UK)


Thanks so much for a very comfortable stay, especially for putting up with the mud, washing our stuff and hosing down the bikes!

- Siddells & Soudeens, Romsey, Hampshire (UK)


Very nice ambience, very, very clean. Good food - a wonderful stay - thank you.

- Lin Hingley (singing in the Cathedral), South Staffs (UK)


Thank you for a lovely stay - so clean. Well done! x

- Ann Lewis, West Midlands (UK)


"I think the comments were good but my Italian is not so good....(Liz) They did say" We will come back again in English!!

- Antonio Pandolfi, Portos Giorgio (Italia)


Thanks for a great stay Liz. We especially enjoyed our chats with you!

- Don & Kathy Hack, Surrey BC (Canada)


What an amazing place to have found after a long day! Excellent service by Liz Thank you again.

- Stephanie N, London/Kenya (UK)


Thank you for a short but lovely stay.

- Nora & Andy, Totness, Devon (UK)


A B&B that certainly has the 'Wow' factor!!! Spotless accommodation, great food and wonderful hospitality - thank you Liz

- Ian & Glenyss Muir, Queensland (Australia)


The finest B&B we have ever encountered; from the magnificent location in a delightful city through to the aesthetically delightful premises - room furnishings, garden, doggie and all! And then there is the hostess - with indeed, the mostest! PERFECTION!

- Ruth Rossing and Johanna Gottesfeld, Jerusalem (Israel)


Thank you for the amazing breakfast and lovely hospitality!

- Zoe, Melinda and Guy Corbett, Mullendadra, New South Wales (Australia)


A great place to stay - comfortable, very friendly and lovely breakfast! Thanks.

- Bernard Clarke, Crewe, Cheshire (UK)


Wonderful, wonderful time! So fortunate to have found your place. Thanks so much Liz, for a good night's sleep, great breakfast and navigation help to Bath & Oxford.

- Linda Parker (UK)


It has been magic - lovely house and city, Liz you have made us very welcome.

- Tim Penn & Dave Comber, Burgess Hill (UK)


Thanks for info and making me welcome in your lovely home. It has been very comfortable here!. Thank you.

- Julie Kearon, Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire (UK)


Thank you Liz, it has been a lovely treat - lovely room, comfy bed, fab breakfast and a pleasure to meet you.

- Chris Armstrong, Encounter Films, London (UK)


Thanks for info and making me welcome in your lovely home. It has been very comfortable here!. Thank you.

- Linda Parker (UK)


What a lovely time we have all had - ta.

- Sue, Val, Carol, Sandra, Julie & Rose -The Pompey Pole Dancers!!!!!!!!!!! (UK)


A lovely comfortable and welcoming stay. Thank you and see you again next year (if you'll have us!)

- Jo & John Cox, Witney (Oxfordshire, UK)


Thanks for making us feel at home and home is where the heart is! Really nice that you looked after the 'photos for Colin. We wont forget this!. Lots of success with your nice B&B. All the best.

- Colin & Gerda Wilson (Holland)


Thank you so much for a lovely stay.

- Mr & Mrs Bezzina


Thank you for a lovely stay - I slept really well. I also enjoyed the understated nature of the interior design.

- Frances Basham (London, UK)


Thank you for a lovely welcome and very comfortable beds!! Really enjoyed our stay. xx

- Susan, Peter, Deb & Ade Reece (Neath, South Wales)


Dear Liz & Michael, You have a lovely home - thank you for letting us share it with you. Liz, you are a wonderful, kind, loving, caring human being. You are one in a million and made our stay in Wells very special. Nothing was too much trouble and you are extremely accommodating. We wish you and Michael all the best. We will miss you both. All our love.

- Chris & Keith Angell, Santa Cruz (California, USA)


Enjoyed every aspect immensly, particularly your aspect on life Liz. Thanks :)

- Heather Z & Col O (Down Under!)


Superb host, very warm welcome; best shower ever! If we are ever in the area again we'd definitely stay here again. Michael's also very sweet.

- Eddy & Wendy Hoskens (Antwerp, Belgium)


I'll come back and marry you!! (I can't, Jan would kill me!!) Thanks for the stay.

- Yann & Jan (Zwolle, Holland)


Thanks for a nice stay!

- Boris & Anne (Denmark)


Lovely B&B run by a very friendly lady. Had a great nights' sleep.

- Ricki Creery (UK)


Enjoyed the clean rooms, welcoming atmostphere and spirit of England

- Jeremy & Arenda de Haan (Hamilton, Canada)


A suprisingly nice stay at the last minute. Lovely room!

- Sandra & Peter (Switzerland)


Thank you very much for everything. Wish you all the best!

- Alessandro, Laura, Andrea, Alessandro, Nuvolento (BS) (Italy)


Liz - thanks for the hospitality - we loved it!

- Flip & Maretha Stander (Surrey, UK)


Thank you for making us so welcome. Best landlady ever! x

- Sue & Dave Bruce, Orpington(Kent, UK)
(and thank YOU for spending your wedding anniversary at No 23....again!)


Many thanks for your hospitality and great sense of humour

- Patricia & Michael Adby (Greenwood, Australia)


Another great stay. See you again soon. Thank you. x

- Lori & Matryn Lee (Enfield, UK)


Thanks Liz, we had a great stay here!

- Rosina Jelka & Hilda Gertrude (Australia & New Zealand)


"Top quality" as good as ever. Looking forward to next stay 21 September!

- Liz & Charlie George, Crewkerne, Somerset (UK)


Thanks Liz for a wonderful stay. We found our room so comfy & inviting - just the thing after a 'hard week' of camping! Thanks for all your hospitality.

- Kailin & Jasmin O'Neill (New South Wales, Australia)


A warm welcome, a super friendly host, a comfy bed and a first class omlette for breakfast - who could ask for anything more - Thank you.

- The Johnsons (Harpenden, UK)


A great place to stay, excellent welcome, lovely rooms and good food. Just what we needed! Thank you!

- Alan, Paul, Roger & Janet (Lands End - John O' Groats cyclists - LEJOG)


Everything was really perfect! Very clean, wonderful breakfast + a very charming lady. Thank you! 5 Stars!

- Mr & Mrs Behr (Munich, Germany)


Thank you for a warm welcome and your kindness over the last few days. Hope to see you next year. 5 Star!

- Stephen (Liverpool, UK)


Absolutely delightful, most comfortable bed and room plus the best shower we've experienced in the UK!

- Sylvia & Geoff Lake (SA Australia)


Thank you Liz, for looking after us so well in your delightful home. We'll think of you when we next drive through Garboldisham!

- Helen & Martin Anscombe (Norfolk, UK)


A lovely stay - warm welcome, pleasant room, delicious breakfast. Thanks for a great start to our holiday.

- Sue Bennett (Carlisle, UK)


We spent a very nice stay with a wonderful breakfast. You are a happy person!

- Francoise Bouchon (France)


It was our first B&B and it was great. Thank you!

- Heidi & Hannes Wittmann, (Bavaria, Germany)


Thank you so much for a wonderful stay! That doesn't sum it up but still.....thanks :)

- Kamie Birren & Jamie Birren (Colorado, USA)


Wonderful place! You made it so nice! Thank you!

- Lexie Birren (Colorado, USA)


Cheerful and interesting chat. Of course, comfortable and good food.

- Ron Smith (Devon, UK)


Mad! Very comfortable, peaceful, Michael is lovely!

- Jan & Andrew McKellar (Cheshire, UK)


It was very beautiful in your house; the rooms, the breakfast....and your sympathy. Thanks!

- Ruedi & Maria Studel (Lucerne, Switzerland)


Thank you! Everything perfect (and how do you keep your whites so white!?)

- Liz Derow, (Oxford, UK)


Ditto Ditto Ditto! xx

- Sandra & Tony Seymour (Cornwall, UK)


Loved it! Warm, comfortable and friendly. Perfect. Thank you.

- Sue & Steve Head (Swindon, Wilts)


Lovely room, very friendly and attentive service. Thank you.

- Dena & Andy (Swansea, South Wales)


Loved Wells, Loved our hostess. Very welcoming and friendly. Thank you.

- Sue & Murray Whitehouse (Tasmania, Australia)


Treated like a princess! Will recommend to my friends.

- Rev. Frances Hiller (London, UK)


Thank you for having us again and making out stay special and relaxing. See you soon.

- Sandra & Tony Seymour (Cornwall, UK)


Warm welcome, comfortable and clean room, lovely breakfast. Thanks!

- Katherine & Alastair Lee, Bath (UK)


Excellent service, very friendly and relaxing. Thank you Liz & Michael

- Fiona & Graham Eyres (Portsmouth, UK)


A welcoming smile and cheery attitude. Lovely home. Thank you Liz

- Andy & Jenny Wood (Portsmouth, UK)


Lovely stay and very clean! Breakfast was lovely. Thank you Liz

- Jemima & Jordan Mansell Warwick, UK)


Lovely stay and thank you for a very yummy breakfast!

- Kath & Creig Speers (Bristol, UK)


Lovely room, fab breakfast!

- Nick Robinson (London, UK)


Thanks, it was very good.

- Kerstin & Andre Billerbeck (Germany)


Thank you Liz & Michael for a really lovely night and breakfast! Also the tea top-up!

- Penny & Chris Veale (Aukland, New Zealand)


We liked this place very much. Very happy with everything. Thank you very much.

- Kevin & Val (Surrey, UK)


Excellent stay, great and friendly atmostphere. Thanks Liz. xx

- Justyna Skiba (Krakow, Poland)


Very nice and comfortable, great breakfast.

- Bruce & Brenda Atkinson (Southampton, UK)


This has been a lovely home to stay in and enjoyed everything and Liz especially. God bless. xx

- Sandra & Tony Seymour (Cornwall, UK)


Wonderful stay, lovely shower, fantatic breakfasts - thank you!

- Debs, Mark, Fran & Rob (Dorchester & London, UK)


Thank you for a lovely 2 days and making us feel welcome and comfortable.

- Janice & Ian Tree (Surrey, UK)


Great room and lovely fresh breakfast - thank you.

- Kirstie Ashdown (Harpenden, UK)


A fine place to stay. Thanks very much for your flexibility and help.

- Dr. Paul Shore, Distinguished Visiting Professor (Brandon University, Manitoba, Canada)


Thank you - we have had a wonderfully happy stay and everything here has been great.

- Chris & Jennifer Bradnock (Glasgow, Scotland)


Wonderful visit.

- Diane & Robert Lovelace (PA, USA)


Friendly reception from Liz. Great food and rooms. Wonderful visit.

- S Marshall, Leeds (UK)


Best B&B we've been in since arrival on 2.9.12!! Cozy and friendly. Great breakfasts. Highly recommendable.

- Al & Lou Rice (Seattle, USA)


Liz is very hospitable, spontaneous and good humoured hostess who will do anything to make you feel at home. Slept in a good bed, good mattress, terrific shower and a delicious breakfast. I really enjoyed my stay here. Thanks Liz.

- Hanno Meyer (Haarlem, UK)


Lovely, lovely. Would love to have stayed much longer

- Jean Beech (California, USA)


Wonderful room, delightful bed and duvet, lovely hostess! Many thanks!

- Lynn Grigsby (Seattle, USA)


Brilliant - please have us back!

- Anne & Pete Coe (Cumbria, UK)


Delightful Liz, the food, the linens, tea & biscuits. Warm and hospitalable!

- Larry & Nan Anderson (Colorado, USA)


Fabulous! We had a great time.

- Ronel & Fred Stevens (Colorado, USA)


Lovely room and lovely food!

- Mike & Dee (West Sussex, UK)


Very enjoyable stay, good food, well looked after. Thank you.

- Martin & Lynda Conroy (Cambridgeshire, UK)


We enjoyed our stay ever so much! Thank you so much.

- Nancy & Aleck Van Hook (Tennessee, USA)


Lovely stay, Excellent food and well looked after. Many thanks.

- June & Les, Margaret & Ashley (Northumberland & Bedfordshire UK)


Enjoyed stay - it was like home away from home. Very caring person.

- Neelie Gosai (Towgaat, South Africa)


Friendly, hospitable, lovely fixtures and fittings. Felt very comfortable.

- Juliette & Nick Bancroft (Worcester, UK)


Grande ospitalita e simpatica!! Grazie

- Lisa, Maria, Stefy & Luisa Vicenza (Venice, Italy)


Fantastic. Great bed, great shower, GREAT breakfast - just didn't stay long enough!! Thank you. xxx

- Marcus Ward, London (UK)


As 'returnees' we knew to expect a warm welcome, clean and comfortable rooms and a fabulous breakfast. Thank you for another fabulous stay.

- George & Sarah Bowden & Karen, (London & Yorkshire UK)


Outstanding as ever.

- Chris & Jane Moore (Sunderland, UK)


100% excellent in every way - Thanks Liz xx

- Mary & Colin Higgins (Thornton, Lancs, UK)


Exceptional breakfast, great hospitality, clean, lovely and homely. Thank you

- Tom Weinandy (Washington DC USA)


Warm & friendly, beautiful and a good breakfast. Thank you

- Michele Brugo (Auigliana, Italy)


Superb B&B, excellently managed with a wonderful hostess.....and good grub!

- Don Alexander (Stoke on Trent, UK)


Very warm and friendly welcome, excellent hospitality - will return!

- Trevor Phillips, Garstang (Lancashire, UK)


French/Swiss comment which seemed nice!

- Marianne & Andre (Delemont, Switzerland)


Excellent B&B, fantastic breakfast, warm welcome. Many thanks.

- Margaret & Colin Jones MBE (Gosport, Hants, UK)


Brilliant! Agree with the comment below 100%. Thank you.

- Tim Fosset (NC, USA)


Wonderfully friendly place to bed for the night. Thanks

- Emma, Anne, Dan Burd (VA, USA)


Thank you so much for your fun and genuine smile.

- Anne & James Corp-Lonsdale, Guest House Owners (Blairgowrie, Scotland)


Lovely B&B; great breakfast, comfy bed. Thank you!

- Gemma & Ash (Coventry, UK)


Excellent, albiet a short stay - must come back!! Thanks.

- Gerda & Mike Hayes (Malmesbury, Wilts, UK)


Very very nice! Warm welcome, beautiful room and the breakfast.......thank you!

- Camille Payluill (Sweden)


A thoroughly enjoyable stay. Lovely brekkie, great shower too!

- Claire & Kevin (Surrey UK)

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