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BEST WESTERN Kings Arms Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   30 High East St, Dorchester DT1 1HF, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mold
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didnt stay at this hotel but were caught in a summer rainstorm. Wearing shorts, T shirts, cagoules and somewhat bedraggled the other half needed the loo so in we went. I was in reception and was approached by said Maitre d who on being asked if there was any chance of having a coffee showed me into the dining... More

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Kings Arms has comfortable bedrooms and a nice old, bar lounge. It has a great location close to the centre of Dorchester, Its own car park is also a plus. The bar / waiting staff are friendly but not the slickest in terms of service. Nice cooked breakfast in the morning.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
31 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I recently stayed here 3 nights and it's not a bad hotel, it is advertising that it has undergone a £1million refurbishment but it still has a bit of work to do. My room was small but functional with everything you need with free internet and parking on site. What really needs sorting is the level of service. On arrival... More

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Bury St Edmunds
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

I booked with caution seeing the other reviews, made sure I had a superior back room. Arrived to be greeted with 'We seem to have lost your booking'. The receptionist did remember seeing it but said that I had not confirmed to it was lost. Now I was not told I had to! Was surprised at the time to be... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

I have stayed here twice in the last month on business booked by my company. On check out both occasions reception staff didn't ask or care whether I had a decent stay and this sums up my experience.the rooms are cramped. Road noise is an issue and the showers supply scorching hot or freezing cold water,nothing in between. If you... More

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Dorset
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Having read some of the reviews, we were prepared for the worst. Totally impressed from the minute we drove into the spacious car park. First impression of the hotel, very smart and well kept. The reception staff were friendly and helpful. I think we were given the wrong room as we paid for a basic but were given the Elizabeth... More

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West Sussex
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My husband and I stayed for 2 nights bed and breakfast, we had room 209 which was large and very clean, everything we needed. The hospitality from David in the bar who was very polite and accommodating also Selena who we found very good at her job nothing was too much trouble, from the pleasant lady and her staff on... More

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Hundon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I stayed there for one night on business. I was annoyed to have to shower and shave in stone cold water in the morning. The organge juice at breakfast was off and had gone fizzy as they top up the jug day after day without emptying it. When I checked out, another customer was complaining that he didn't have hot... More

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Address: 30 High East St, Dorchester DT1 1HF, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Kings Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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