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The Kings Arms Hotel

The Square, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 ONZ, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Christchurch Nz
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We found this lovely wee hotel on Tripadvisor as we wanted to stay away from the main tourist centres but be in the middle of the Lake District. The Kings Arms fit the bill perfectly for us. Friendly, courteous staff. Excellent food. Our room was quaint but comfortable that was what we expected in an old pub. The wifi was... More 

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

Stayed in a cottage in Hawkshead and this pub became our favourite, lovely sitting outside and having a drink and watching the world go by, dog friendly as well. We decided to eat in the restaurant one night so we left our dog behind, dogs not allowed in restaurant, lovely friendly service and nice food we shared a starter and... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Love this place.Ate here yesterday 15th June.Superb service,great food good prices what else can you say??????????????????. We will be back in September.I had a bowl of chips,bowl of salad and shared a bread basket with the other half.Even though they didn't serve food until 12noon they still took our order and bang on 12 it appeared.thanks we love your pub.

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sunderland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Called in on a very wet Monday night to a warm fire, good beer and decent food. Friendly staff and dog friendly too, just what we were after. has good wifi connection which was great whilst watching the torrential rain.

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

I really wouldn't bother eating here, there's plenty of other nice places in Hawkshead. The food was reasonable. The prices were above what I would expect (or be happy) to pay. We had a 70 (yes 70! Minutes) wait for our food! It was a busy day but we only had some simple meals, when we asked where the food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Excellent treatment from all the staff helpful and friendly all dog lovers Billy enjoyed it. Booked a return visit in July special thanks to Abi & Jo for everything see you soon.This pub is a great place for you and the dog it really is dog friendly the way they should be

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Nantwich
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Hawkshead has a problem! Four pubs doing meals, nobody offering good service and good value, its so busy you don't need to try very hard to make a fistful of dollars, so where is the incentive to improve? Tried 3 nights in a row to get a table, always full, a mixture between a crèche and Crufts ! Finally got... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Enjoyed our stay here the food was average pub grub but breakfast cooked to order. Room comfortable but small with small pleasant en-suite. Carpets could do with a make over. Dog friendly, Hawkshead is a lovely location

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West Yorkshire UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Really enjoyed our stay. A good welcome. Accommodation very dog friendly. Breakfast great. A really busy place. We enjoyed our bar meal and the local beer was good too. Walking was great too, the church and graveyard offer good views. Would definitely go back.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My Wife and i stayed at The Kings Arms Hotel on Sunday 29th March 2015 for 1 night. We were travelling back from up North and chose the Hotel because of location and because they accepted dogs to stay. We arrived and were met by the friendly manager and were shown to Room 5. We were pleased with the room... More 

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