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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 3 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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Alton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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BRIGHTON, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed one night in January and was extremely pleased with the location for sightseeing in the area. Had a front room overlooking the High Street but the room was very quiet. Breakfast and evening meal in the restaurant were excellent.

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

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
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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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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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