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The Kings Arms

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18 Castle Street, Christchurch BH23 1DT, England (Formerly The Kings)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Kings Arms hotel on 25th June for one night in a kings room overlooking the front of the hotel and the pavilion green. (It's the room in the middle of the hotel at the front, with floor to ceiling windows, opening onto a balcony). We were met by a very pleasant member of reception staff who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We held our wedding at The Kings Arms hotel on 20 June and from start to finish the events team were fabulous. It was everything and more we could have asked for and we loved every second - Sophie, John, Gemma and Karen couldn't have done anymore to help us - especially with my very detailed specific instructions and set... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We took advantage of the special offer for two nights B&B with £50 off dinner and £50 off lunch. The hotel itself was extremely clean and staff were friendly especially Nico in the restaurant ( I believe he was new too). The Turbot Cutlet that I ordered off the specials menu was fantastic,excellent value for money and well cooked with... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel the day before arriving in Christchurch and were not disappointed. There is no obvious reception but we were checked in very quickly and efficiently. Our room was on the 2nd floor at the front of the hotel comfortable with a lovely bathroom, fluffy towels, robes and slippers. The shower was great as was the bath. We... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got married at the Kings and the staff and food were amazing. I love this venue. It's very modern and the service is outstanding. We went back today and the food was just gorgeous and price very reasonable. They all remembered us and catered for our little girl. She is a fussy eater. Love this place and look forward... More 

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Wincanton, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Harbour Hotels really seem to get things right in my opinion - the hotel is smart (especially with the new bar) and the rooms are stylish and have everything you want. We were upgraded to a Queen Room which was lovely and overlooking the courtyard at the back so really quiet. The bed is so comfortable - what lovely pillows!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed happy hour here. Bar tender very attentive & excellent cocktails which were good value. The bar has recently been moved so is much larger than it was. The surroundings are classy & modern & a pleasure to relax in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I have stayed at the King's Arms a couple times recently and look forward to going back when free next time. A really warm welcome from John at the moment we stepped our foot in the door. Fantastic meal both nights - we were well looked after. Food - amazing! They made all the adjustments to our... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice trendy boutique hotel in middle of town opposite bowling green and ruins / river , it must be trendy not to have a reception desk so when u arrive u wander around aimlessly or go to the restaurant desk by mistake , the reception staff appear to be situated in a side office (suggest they fit a stable... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked last minute remembering that we had seen the property when visiting Christchurch last year. everything was spot on ... Fantastic personal welcome on arrival, large, luxurious clean room over looking the picturesque priory. what we particularly LOVED was : The wonderful cocktail bar ... What I would call top class 'proper' cocktails freshly mixed with fresh ingredients. The... More 

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