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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 #6 of 9 Hotels in Dorchester
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a centre of the town hotel which has a great history as an old coaching inn. We arrived with a coachload of 'grey' walkers and none had any negative comments about the hotel and the food. They enjoyed the bar and the arrangements for dinner and breakfast. The service was excellent and the staff did all that was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For those wishing to visit the quaint town of Dorchester, this would logically make an ideal retreat. It's a shame that the bar has no 'buzz.' The food is good and hot~ although the prices are over what you would pay around town~ it basically has lost its soul and former shine. For a one nighter it would seem fair... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not stay at this hotel, the owner is not a pleasant woman at all! Has no people skills and is rude, there is nothing more to say. There are far nicer hotels in Dorchester, many have very good staff and owners

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

a nice hotel in the centre of Dorchester. Really clean all of the staff are really friendly and Helpful. The free Wi-Fi is pretty good. Rooms are have plenty of space. Single beds pushed together does not make a double room in my opinion and the floorboards dont half make a racket.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reviews were mixed so we weren't sure what to expect, but there didn't seem to be much choice in the centre of Dorchester. Despite an offhand welcome, with no offer to show us to our room in an annexe (we wandered round the car park for a bit) or to help with our bags (a steep staircase involved), on the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a night on the way home from Cornwall. A comfortable hotel in centre ot town with everything you need. The bedroom was large with settee, 50 inch tv and very large double bed.Shower was good and powerful.The hotel has been improved since our last visit, breakfast used to be in the bar area but now has... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got to the hotel and was impressed until I got to my room. £105 for a tiny room that I have to navigate around the bed. The floor is all uneven upto the bathroom and not ever given glasses in the room just plastic cups. Went for dinner and my steak was burnt to a crisp on one side. Clearly... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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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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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