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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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Ranked #5 of 8 Hotels in Dorchester
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    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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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staff very friendly and helpful. This hotel was in the centre of town within easy immediate walking distance to all amenities and restaurants. This was our first visit to Dorchester and we would have no hesitation in recommending it to others. We stayed in the Victoria suite which was ideal in every aspect. Breakfast was also superb, freshly cooked, the... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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69 hotel reviews
334 helpful votes 334 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kings Arms has a perfect location right in the center of Dorchester. It has an impressive front and you access the small residents car park through an arch in the center of the building. The seaside towns of Weymouth, Poole and Swanage are all within a short drive, and there are plenty of coastal walks with a 30 minute... More 

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Warwickshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dorchester is an old town and the Kings Arms is a very old hotel on the High Street. It will never have the modern look of newer hotels but it is clean and comfortable. The staff are really pleasant and the food is good and bar meals are not expensive. Sells local beer that can be addictive. Has free WIFI.... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My family and I took 3 rooms over the night of Saturday 20th December. This was a return trip after one year absence and the hotel service and rooms remains unchanged. Friendly welcoming service and attention to meeting customer requirememts. The rooms furnished to a good standard and clean with good internet and tea/coffee making facility. The windows and sills... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I only stayed here for a night on business but this hotel has left a good impression on me. It was far more interesting than the formulaic business hotels next to a Plastic Pub or a wind and rain swept road service area. The rooms are fairly small by modern standards but then the building is several hundred years old,... More 

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I had bought a voucher for afternoon tea and had planned to take my mum near Christmas for a treat and a wander round the shops. From the moment we stepped in all the staff were absolutely lovely, friendly and professional and the food and tea were perfect and just what we needed half way through shopping. The location is... More 

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Somerton, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

A stay at this hotel was necessary to be near my husband, whilst he was undergoing surgery in the Dorchester Hospital, as we are not locals. Car parking before checking in and after checking out. And for relative parking. Holding the room for possible extra nights, were extras that would ease the trauma of the event.etc. The staff could not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This hotel is in an ideal location to walk into dorchester town centre and also is ideally to get onto roads out of Dorchester.It has free parking on site.The hotel itself has loads of character and all the staff were very helpful and friendly.Up grade your room if you can to get a luxury room as these are excellent.Would highly... More 

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New Forest, UK
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Today my friend and I had the best cream tea we have ever had. The food was wonderful, tea and prosecco excellent. The staff were a delight, sorry we cant remember their names. Definitely recommend this lovely hotel.

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Hayes, Middlesex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We stayed here for one night whilst down in Dorset visiting family, we chose Dorchester as it was more or less central to Poole and Weymouth where our family are. The Kings Arms is just off the town centre and has a large car park, the check-in staff were very welcoming and helpful with suggestions of places to visit. Our... 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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