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Kings Arms Hotel

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Shap, Shap CA10 3NU, England
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Kings Arms Hotel
Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Shap
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Most impressed with the service in the restaurant area. Unfortunately didn't get the name of the man in charge but he made us feel welcome and ensured we had a great meal. He was quick to pick up on a mistake by one of his staff, ensuring our party of 4 was very satisfied

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Shipston on Stour, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent place to stay if you are on your way to Scotland from down South. It is literally a couple of minutes off the M6 at Shap. The accommodation was comfortable, the food excellent and the staff very freindly. I would recommend it over the Premier Inns at Carlisle for an overnight stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We arrived in Shap at 11pm on a Friday evening. Trying to find a room for the night. We arrived outside this lovely pub and had our fingers crossed they had a room we had been travelling for 3 hours. Lucky for us they had one room left, We felt very welcomed at the Kings Arms Hotel, the rooms were... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Enjoyed our one night stay here during my husbands coast to coast walk. Friendly staff, clean and tidy room with nice en suite. V good value home cooked evening meal and decent breakfast. We would return!

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Stayed here for one night on the C2C hike in a large , modern and quiet room overlooking the main street. The room was very comfortable with a terrific bathroom. The staff were very friendly and efficient, the food was both generous and really good and the only issue was they requested all guests have breakfast no later than 8am... More

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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130 reviews 130 reviews
37 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Shap was the fifth overnight stop on our coast to coast walk. Shap is a bleak looking place and it has nothing much going for it. It was once the main route from England to Scotland but since the arrival of the M6 there seems to be little reason for its existence except for a factory that produces lime for... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Looks like this place has been returned! It's spacious, clean, well laid out. The staff are very very welcoming and friendly. The rooms have ensuite facilities and the shower decent. Towels soft and fluffy. Bed linen crisp and decor modern. For the price it's perfect. Breakfast was consistent and the full English cooked well (big portion tho) beer garden at... More

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Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Two tired travellers, we arrived here late in the night on a previous trip. Soon felt at home with a lovely meal. My husband watched the soccer (kept his Liverpool affiliation quiet) whilst I had an early night. The host cooked us a beaut breakfast the next day, and kept us company. It was Guy Fawkes night and the "highlight"... More

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I cant vouch for the food as I have never eaten here however I have been in many times over the years and the staff cant be faulted, friendly and always willing to go the extra mile for the coast to coast walkers, also a favourite pub for the locals. The rooms are nice and modern also. The back of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Stopped over during July 2013. Having being spoilt in the lakes my initial impressions on entering the hotel were not good, but I was soon taken in by the friendliness of the locals, fellow travellers and the hosts. The room was good, as was the bar meal (great ribs) and the breakfast. Intend to return later in the year as... More

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Address: Shap, Shap CA10 3NU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Shap
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Number of rooms: 7

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