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Kings Arms Hotel

Ballantrae, Scotland
Kings Arms Hotel

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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 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food,clean comfy rooms reasonable rates, first class service. Had an absolutely great stay. Cant fault anything. Will def stay again and call in for foodwhen passing, great choice on the menu, portions are enormous n kids meals great.Thankyou to all the staff.

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South Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here at the weekend for a family party that was also being held in hotel. Food was really good, massive portions and breakfast was the same. Rooms were spacious and really clean. Staff were really friendly and helpful. Would recommend.

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Lanarkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent meal at the Kings arms hotel, Went for an evening meal with friends, home made food, portions were enormous had the highland chicken dish , would definitely recommend, if you are in this area one give it a try.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

If you are in the area or only passing through either on the way to or from the ferry. Please make time to stop at this little gem. A warm welcome awaits everyone and the home made food with everything so fresh is outstanding. A hidden gem:-)

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derby
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Tried this place for a evening meal on recommendation from a local couple who said the portions were large and the prices reasonable,they were not wrong.All portions in our party of four were enormous and beautifully cooked,from steak and ale pie to chicken pasta.Good food,try it!!

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Bielefeld, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Stayed here on the way from Glasgow to Dublin in October this year, before return to Germany. The hotel was brilliant, owner and family very friendly. Very good service. The bar, in which we ate our excellent evening meal, was atmospheric and we easily got chatting to the staff and clientele.The rooms were very clean and comfortable. The attention to... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Stopped off here in our motorhome. Good choice on the menu and the food was plentiful, well cooked and very tasty. Very helpful staff. Howling weather outside but cosy in the bar area. Noticed a beer garden at the back which would be nice during warmer weather. Handy location for ferry to Ireland.

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

visited for drinks, lunch and dinner, different days of the same week. A good friendly welcome for dogs and the humans. we visited at various times of the day and were always looked after. Service was great and friendly. We enjoyed the food - large portions and the fillet steak whilst expensive was wonderfully tasty and properly cooked. A very... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We stopped off here for lunch on our way to Portpatrick from Glasgow. There was a great-sized beer garden for our collie to have a run-around without feeling she was disturbing anyone. The bar meals were great and the staff really friendly. A good jukebox and banter with the locals at the bar rounded off an excellent travel break -... More 

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turnberry
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8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Went here with a family group of six for an evening meal. The hotel was busy and seemed popular. Waited over an hour before our order was taken which would have been OK if nice food - but alas no , very mediocre bar type food with only one of our party satisfied. Seems they go for quantity not quality... More 

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