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3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Hawkshead LA22 ONZ, England
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The Kings Arms Hotel
Ranked #16 of 22 Hawkshead B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just had a great weekend at this hotel. We picked it because it was dog friendly, and boy was it. I have never seen so many dogs in one hotel, all good natured and well controlled. When we arrived we were welcomed as were our two dogs, and we were shown our room. The room itself was very... More

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a lovely weekend away with our dog Alfie. We stayed at The Kings Arms in Hawkshead. The staff were very friendly and couldn't do enough for us and made Alfie feel very welcome too. The village itself is very pretty with 4 bars/restaurants which all welcome our four legged special pals.

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited The Kings Arms many times when staying in the area. It has a really warm and welcoming feel. The food is great and the selection of local beers is the main draw for us. The staff are fantastic and make you feel at home and very welcome. Recently we stayed over night and found our stay to... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Just like the previous contributor we were woken very early on a Sunday morning by the Co-op delivery artic just outside the hotel, this was a shame and not something we expected in such a picturesque little lakeland village. This hotel served a nice breakfast although having to park in the public car park and the tiny bathroom mean we... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

stayed 2 nights & enjoyed it,pub(I would not call it a hotel) and room were fine.only complaint I have is both mornings I was woken at 7.15 by the co-op artic doing his delivery to the co-op,it took approx. I hour pushing cages into shop &onto wagon.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

we have stayed at there b&b and hired one of there cottages to be honest wouldn't do either again there are far better properties you could use and enjoy. we ate at the pub once it was pricey but nice thou we chose other restaurants after this occasion.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

stopped here for three days in may on a bed breakfast and evening meal deal, must say I was quite impressed at the quality of the food and the friendliness of the staff, on top of this they had real ale and we got good weather. one of our better stays in the lakes, hope to return soon.

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Billingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We stayed here with our dog for the weekend, The experience was excellent. Comfy pub, friendly helpful staff and excellent food. I would highly recommend it as a base for a Lakeland stay. I don't understand some of the negative comments on here. Obviously these people palace dwellers I wanted to right a bad review just to allow the landlord... More

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Devon, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We stayed at a local B&B for 9 nights in April/May and dined at the Kings Arms every night. We found Ed and his staff to be very welcoming and attentive. There is a very good menu plus daily specials and the food is excellent. When we stay in Hawkshead again we will definitely be dining at the Kings Arms... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Although the village was quieter compared to peak periods the custom was there. So as customary to our own visits to the village a couple of times a year we always either drink or dine at the Kings at some point during the stay. We have always found it to be friendly and welcoming although it was considerably quieter there... More

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VanessaBinnie, Owner at The Kings Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Piranha, Firstly let me apologise for the lack of customer service you encountered during your latest visit to the Kings Arms. As a ‘regular’ I’m sure you are aware that we can, and normally do, deliver better. It’s a matter of pride for me. Having recently endured the worst trading years on record and the toughest financial climate... More

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Address: Hawkshead LA22 ONZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Hawkshead
Hotel Class:3 star — The Kings Arms Hotel 3*
Also Known As:
Kings Arms Hawkshead
Kings Arms Hotel
The Kings Arms Hotel Hawkshead, Lake District

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