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The Kings Arms Hotel

Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 ONZ, England
The Kings Arms Hotel
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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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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 2 weeks ago 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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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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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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leeds
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Booked this having been cut off due to inclement weather. Staff so polite and helpful. Roaring fire, we were soaking following a snow storm and staff offered to dry our clothes but we declined especially as hubby offered his trousers! Very friendly atmosphere lots of walkers, many with well behaved dogs which were made welcome. An assortment of games to... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Les C On a Sunday/Monday short break with two friends and Jack( the dog) .Staff could not do enough,rooms were clean and beds comfy ,food portions were generous,and the beer was spot on ( as usual at the Kings ). Yes ,the rooms are not huge,some of the floors creak ,but the clue is in the AGE of this lovely... More 

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Not much changes here and nor would we wish it to. Everything is done well and without fuss. The real clue is that we see many of the same staff year in year out. Couldn't be happier with The Kings Arms.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Thank you to all at The Kings Arms for the fabulous welcome, great food and outstanding service this weekend. The beer selection was fantastic. all local and kept to an excellent standard. We will be back again.

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