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The Kings Arms - Dusthole

Garston Street, Shepton Mallet BA4 5LN, England
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I could write a few pages on the experience of my wife and I at the Dust Hole aka Kings Arms, but I'll keep it brief. I ordered the meals and 2 Peroni's ( on tap) they were cloudy and not fully chilled, I should have left the pub at this point, who serves cloudy Peroni?? My starter was crab... More 

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Beckley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely place to stay. We stayed in a cabin which was cosy and well decorated. We had both dinner and breakfast here and the food was great both times. The staff were friendly and attended to any needs. There were a couple of dogs in the pub, both of which were very cute and friendly and would... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiance's parents booked the Dusthole for the family as we were attending a wedding at Pennard House. When I read the reviews on here, after finally finding the name of where they had booked, 2 days prior to our visit I was horrified and did not want to go! I frantically tried to find us alternative accommodation but in... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only one bath towel on arrival. No milk or spoons in room for tea. No shower mat. Light switch loose on wall. Back of plug on heater missing, wires exposed. Room unclean and dusty. No hot water from sink tap. Tepid shower water.. . . moved to another room with some improvement. Dining room unclean , breakfast very poor standard... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights here in August, staff were very helpful and were happy to provide everything we asked for. Nice bar where all the guests seemed to have a chat together over a nightcap, barmaid very friendly. Breakfast was very good, help yourself style, more than adequate for our needs. Would be happy to recommend.

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Is it a Pub? is it a B&B, not your typical either Stayed in one of the cabins in the garden, well appointed and good Wi-Fi, a little care worn but comfortable A good breakfast, Not a good place if you don't like big dogs (very friendly and harmless though)

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Devon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We have just returned from a one night B&B at the Dusthole, it is a lovely old pub, the amiable host told us some parts are 16th Century. It is opposite an old mill factory which has been converted into flats. Our room was the old public Bar and years ago the workers who were covered in flour dust and... More 

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Hertfordshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We stayed in Room 7 which had a queen sized bed which was very comfortable. The building is over 350 years old so you do get a few cobwebs around. Bathroom has the original stone floor and even in the height of summer the rooms were lovely and cool. Staff were very helpful. Dogs were not a problem as one... More 

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Worcestershire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Well we did. Probably the most interesting place I have been to in years. Angry dogs, angry landlord, very dusty. A decrepit building crying for TLC. An expat landlord that has run out of money and has a million storeys makes for an interesting night. Fresh from the excellence and calm of the RAC club in pall Mall my colleague... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My husband and I needed to place to stay after the Glastonbury festival before our long drive home. The Dusthole is less than 4 miles away and is located in a very pretty part of Shepton Mallet. The building itself is full of character. Like some of the previous reviews, I have mixed feelings about The Dusthole about how it... More 

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