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The Kings Arms - Dusthole

Garston Street, Shepton Mallet BA4 5LN, England
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Ranked #26 of 34 Shepton Mallet B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is difficult to write a review of the worst place you have ever stayed although to be fair I have only travelled in the civilised world and have never camped in a tent. And some people might want to pay 21st century prices to stay in a 300 year old building steeped in history and accept the lack of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decent pub food, not pretentious and although only one ale on tap, it was good. Quite a comprehensive wine list. Reasonably well priced. Lovely open fire, helpful staff and a very nice resident german shepherd

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to be a regular customer at the Kings Arms until 30 years ago. On returning there a few weeks ago, it has to be said that very little has charged in the main bar. It still has a lot of old world charm and a welcoming log fire. We were staying at a bed and breakfast very close... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

What can I say about our stay at the Dusthole!!!! Tony and Daniel were the perfect hosts and very welcoming upon our arrival. The room, it was different in that it wasn`t your bog standard Prem Inn or travel lodge which made the room very individual in its approach. As for the bed,........HUGE and comfortable!!!! On to the food, as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I fell in love with the kings arms (lovingly known as the dust hole) the minute we walked in! We went to the bar to check in wich was nice and cosy with a roaring log fire on the go it was lovely it made you feel like you had walked back in time. Three of us stayed in the... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Recommended by owners of Old Masonic Lodge where we stayed for a good place to eat. Sorry we didnt stay here but wow, place is amazing & the owner Trevor showed us around & told us about the history, 14th century pub well worth a visit. The food was amazing & they provided a free desert when they found out... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stayed here during the first week in October, and although the radiator in our room showed signs of life the first night, there was no warmth anywhere for the rest of our stay. We had a small fan heater in the large bed room. One afternoon I arrived back early and after an hour sitting in a freezing bedroom... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

What a fabulous old building, the bar area is welcoming & the food great. The hotel is a tad tired & not the cleanest & the breakfast was a dried up buffet. That said it is still a lovely relaxing place but with a bit of effort & a scrubbing brush could be so much better

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We tend to stay clear of the corporate bland pristine boxes so the dust hole was our ideal stay yes it has it's problems like any period property maintenance has to be on going but the rooms are clean and the food good the staff are exceptionally helpful and welcoming and nothing was a problem , if you want straight... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We had read some concerning reviews before we went particularly about the family room in the main hotel building. I emailed the manager particularly concerned about the noise from the kitchen early in the morning. To be fair they clearly took these concerns on board as we were not disturbed at all. I totally agree with the positive comments about... More 

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Address: Garston Street, Shepton Mallet BA4 5LN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Shepton Mallet
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 11
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