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Royal Kings Arms Hotel

3.0 of 5 75 Market Street, Lancaster LA1 1HP, England
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Winsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had never stayed at this hotel before, though I am very familiar with Lancaster and its surroundings having gone to school there many moons ago. The occasion was a reunion of old school friends and I basically just needed somewhere to kip and as the hotel offered a bed plus breakfast for under £40, it fitted the bill. There... More

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New Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Literally 5 minutes from the train station, half that to the Lancaster Castle and near lots of shops and places to eat but not too loud traffic. The lovely Waterstones next door is also nice to kill some time. All staff were very friendly. The bed might be too hard for some, it was okay for us though. The windows... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Average hotel which I imagine was lovely back in the 1960s. Worst thing was the window in my room, rattled all night. However great location at with pubs/restaurants only a short walk away. Staff friendly also. Would stay again but at a push.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking for a bed for the night last Friday for the 'Light Up Lancaster' events so trawled the various late deal websites. Travel lodge was £45 and Royal Kings Arms £50. Having seen both from the outside picked the Kings as it's certainly impressive from the outside and merely a 2 minute walk from the Castle. Unfortunately, on... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Room in the photos look lovely. In reality they are awful. The room was freezing. Wind howled through the ancient and mouldy windows! Wallpaper peeling off. Duvet was wafer thin, bed lumpy, you could feel every spring! No extra blankets. Phone did not work to call reception. Water for shower was Luke warm. Room smelt damp. There really was nothing... More

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Hinckley, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's very hard not to like this hotel. Yes, it has some drawbacks such as the patchy water supply, and the dirty windows. However the staff were very helpful and the breakfast was excellent. We found the bed a little too soft but recognise that it may suit others. Less acceptable were the stained pillows. The building is basically a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all do not expect a posh modern hotel, instead you will get an hotel with tons of olde worlde charm oozing with character. The location is second to none right in the middle of the action part of the city and just a stones throw from the railway station (if required) The staff were great, helpful and pleasant,... More

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Stockport, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Royal King’s Arms for two nights which took in Halloween and the night after. We were a party of four (2 couples) and were both allocated standard double rooms on the third floor. What follows is hopefully a balanced review encompassing all that was good and bad about our short stay. Initially let me state that... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can I say:- Bar closes at 2100 No water out of the shower No control over heating Uncomfortable bed Mould in windows Peeling paintwork Worn out bedroom furniture Threadbare carpet Incorrect info from the reception staff On a good note, the breakfast got 5/10!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here a few days ago whilst visiting my son at Lancaster University. The location is first rate as I was without my car and it is on top of everything; the station, Castle, shops and the bus route up to the University. I agree with other reviews that the hotel is rather tired and in need of refurbishment... More

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Address: 75 Market Street, Lancaster LA1 1HP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Lancaster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Kings Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 55
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