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Royal Kings Arms

75 Market Street, Lancaster LA1 1HP, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've stayed at this hotel a few times over the last couple of months because of nights out and I've always felt it's done the job but I think it could do with improvements. Check in doesn't take long, staff are very nice and always share a joke with me which shows good customer service, they're always very helpful. The... More 

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UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I stayed for one night en route to Scotland. The hotel has a good car park. It's elderly and no modernised but seemed well looked after. The lift took us back to our childhoods, with its manually operated doors. Our room was small but we had taken the cheapest option. We faced the road just off teh... More 

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India
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don't get worried by the other reviews of this hotel. It's a delightful old property where Charles Dickens, supposedly, stayed twice! The hotel is very well located right in the heart of Lancaster City Center and just a 5 minute walk from the railway station. The rooms are large by British standards and the beds are very, very comfortable. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has a lovely big staircase with an old lift. It is very spacious. The bar area is big too as well as the breakfast room. But everything is very old and dated. However, the staff members are very nice and helpful. The bedrooms are very old too. not the best mattresses, the bathrooms are old. Everything is kind... More 

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here 20/06/15 and was utterly shocked and disappointed in all services and staff!! My room was filthy bedding was thin and dirty! The Bathroom practically unusable.. I didn't expect a lot for the room rate of £66 (booked through laterooms) for the night but at a bare minimum i stupidly expected a clean room... Back to the staff! on... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tatty room, chipped paint, dirty curtains,very very noisy due to traffic and night life, went for breakfast about 9.00 every table was covered with dirty crockery the help yourself breakfast buffet had virtually nothing on it and was not replenished whilst we were there, seemed to be massively understaffed and several other customers sent their breakfasts back as they were... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its an old hotel that is comfortable and functional even though it needs to be freshened up. The staff are very helpful. The views from the upper floors out across the city ad a the castle are quite nice. Close to the train station. Good value.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel oozes character and as other reviewers have mentioned, would have been incredibly impressive in its day. The location is brilliant. Its right in the heart of Lancaster and it makes exploring easy and convenient. The car park is also reasonably priced. It is small however so make sure you arrive earlier enough to make use of it. The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Other than the breakfast and the staff who were lovely.....this hotel was disgusting our room was dirty the bathroom was fallin apart plaster cumin off walls,bath panel fallin apart and in parts rusty and dirty,toilet wudnt flush properly. The bedding was ripped the lamp shades were falling apart the kettle leaked the carpets were thread bare!! A need of updating... More 

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huddersfield
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a superbly located hotel for exploring Lancaster, and has the benefit of it's own car park,it has to be said that with exception of the beautiful dining room, the place would benefit from a refurbish and tasteful soft decorations, our room was very spacious and clean with all the usual facility's but tired,the staff were well groomed,pleasant and... More 

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