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The Kings Arms Hotel

9-13 St. Johns Street, Salisbury SP1 2SB, England
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Ranked #14 of 15 Hotels in Salisbury
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014
vince_karen Christchurch Dorset
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch Dorset
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44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We dropped in on a chilly old Tuesday lunch time ( Market day ) and the place was extremely busy and popular . Our first ever visit here ...its a large spacious place with bags of oldie World character throughout . The food is cheap and lots of good deals on offer ... a busy bar means popular so it... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Found this one difficult to review in terms of the rating. The rooms are really very smart having recently been refurbished. Problem i had was I stayed in room 117 which to get to with a suitcase was like the krypton factor assault course. I'm a relatively fit person but god forbid anyone elderly gets a back room. It's endless... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I stayed here for one night on 5/7/14.i had a single room which was lovely with a huge bathroom.not only was tea and coffee provided but also two bottles of water .there was air conditioning.the receptionist was welcoming and polite and explained everything.The room was clean and although I was right in the front on a Saturday night it was... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

Right in the centre of Salisbury. Great stay for a family room. We had 2 children staying with us in a sofa bed and the family bed was huge. Central location, friendly staff and great clean modern place since their upgrade.

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Excellent location, lovely rooms. The twin beds made up as a double made for a huge bed and the bathroom was lovely. We arrived late in the evening and asked the doormen to direct us to the hotel, up in the lift. Our room was facing the main road but was still very quiet. The staff both in the hotel... More 

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Banbury, Oxfordshire
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Excellent location in the centre of Salisbury next to the River Avon. Separate entrance to the hotel from the Weatherspoons pub and we had asked for a quiet room situated at the back of the hotel. It was difficult to decide whether it was better to have a quiet room at the back looking out over the bins or a... More 

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Banbury, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Great location, right in the centre next to a river. Room was a good size, clean with everything in good order. Reception has to be via a lift, but the service was welcoming. Basically it was like a travelodge with a little more character.

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Cycling from Bristol to Salisbury through heavy showers, laden with panniers, this hotel was not only welcoming - very friendly staff - but very accommodating in our need to keep our bikes in our room as there's no garage. Our room was spacious and clean, there was a nice deep bath and endless hot water. For the price it was... More 

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Dalton, Georgia,USA
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

I have stayed at the King's Arms twice with my wife, and both times we were with another couple. By this, I was able to see 2 different rooms. This is a quirky old hotel with crooked staircases, doors and hallways. A fun place to stay and I would recommend it. Don't expect 4 star treatment or rooms but a... More 

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Episkopi, Cyprus
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2011

We were intrigued to see what a Wetherspoons hotel would be like so decided to give the Kings Arms Hotel a try for two nights whilst visiting Salisbury. We're experienced travellers that have stayed in a lot of different hotels across Europe and the Middle East so have realistic expectations. The "look" of the hotel is exactly as it is... More 

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