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BEST WESTERN Kings Arms Hotel

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30 High East St, Dorchester DT1 1HF, England
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Ranked #5 of 8 Hotels in Dorchester
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days 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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79 reviews 79 reviews
31 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is a bit scruffy on the outside but has been nicely refurbished inside. The staff are friendly and helpful. The rooms are very comfortable with all mod cons but best avoid a street facing room - the occasional heavy truck or loud sound system would pause for a few moments at the lights and rumble on, although we... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely Hotel with character, friendly and helpful staff and fabulous breakfast. Huge bedroom and bathroom. Only complaint was proximity to building next door from window, but as it is a town center hotel this is to be expected.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this hotel to be very comfortable having stayed two nights in room 103. The staff we attentive and very helpful, the breakfast was excellent. The bed was exceptionally comfortable and very quiet - we had two great nights sleep which is unusual for us! The hotel is located centrally which meant we could walk to the local pubs... More 

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Poundbury, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not been in the restaurant for some months and we were pleased to see that it had been decorated and ungraded. It is an even more pleasant setting than before. We remembered it for the excellent French Fries and Scampi. They no longer offer French Fries but we still had the Scampi and chips. The chips were only... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is showing its age. Our room ,104, was small and the bathroom was small! Everything was very clean, but even at the reduced rate of £80 double room, b and b, it was overpriced. Nothing particularly wrong, our room was quiet and overlooked the road to the car park, free WiFi, fresh milk on request, polite staff.....only 5... More 

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Alton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just stayed for one night but really enjoyed it. The staff were all very pleasant and helpful. The room was large, comfortable and clean. I had requested a quiet room and was given a room at the back of the building which was just right. If I had to be really nit picky then the pillows and duvet could have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

My four friends and I enjoyed an excellent afternoon tea today. We were welcomed by the lovely David who ensured we had everything we needed and just kept the delicious sandwiches, cakes and tea coming. Excellent food, with equally excellent service, can't fault it and thoroughly recommend it. We are already planning our next visit.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Had a super time with my friends at the Kings Arms Hotel in Dorchester. Excellent value tea with sandwiches, Dorset Apple Cake, pastries and of course scones and cream. All fresh and beautifully presented. The lovely David was our waiter and he was very attentive ...lovely time had by all.. I highly recommend this if you are in the area

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