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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 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Northampton
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A week prior to our return from holiday we booked a room at the Dusthole hotel for one night. On arrival quite early in the afternoon we were told they had given our room to someone else and had not bothered to re-allocate us to another room, although the gentleman we spoke to was apologetic and offered to try to... More

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

Can only review room 8 but makes you wonder about the rest. It was dreadful! Thankfully the sheets and towels were clean, the beer was good and the food okay BUT the room was dreadful. Not only where there gaps between the door and the door frame (outside door) but the gaps in the window where equally bad and the... More

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Plymouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent few days. Very friendly and accommodating. Wonderful time had. Lovely food. Great staff. Beautiful location and what can we say about Jake? He makes the place! Looking forward to our next stay there..........

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Beer, food and staff all very pleasant. Butcombe's Ale (Rare Breed) in perfect condition and a bit too more-ish. The Silverside and Stilton pie and Cajun Chicken were extremely tasty and not for the feeble appetited. All in all an experience I can't wait to repeat, deciding which pie to eat will be the problem.

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bournemouth
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Wow that's what I first thought when we arrived here I said to my husband who had booked this as a surprise I'm gonna love it here ! We were greeted by a very nice young man very polite who showed us to our log cabin which was lovely very clean and was lovely and warm and cosy !! We... More

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Llangollen, Wales, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Decided to try another hotel in Shepton for this most recent visit. Looking at the rooms we thought a cabin in the courtyard would make for a lovely, luxury stay; it would have had it been finished and, once the work is completed, inside and out, it will be well worth the £95 for the room. Currently it seemed a... More

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Moving in the area so took friends to show them our house and also took opportunity to try out a local pub! If you like oldie world, log fires, timber beams and old world charm then this place is for you. Its not as cheap as some of the other nearby pubs but the charm more than makes up for... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Arrived late having booked online and was greeted frostily by ? Landlord who handed me straight over to a very friendly girl who seemed to be doing everything! Room was nice and bed comfortable but not enough hot water to fill one bath ( and this was a room for four!)which is really annoying! And a half done shower waiting... More

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Beaworthy, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

I great fire place and over mantel dominates the main bar. The food choice was varied and quite tasty. There was a good choice of ales in theory. Only one was available each of the two nights, one ran out one night, the other the second. They were both nice though so all good. The building is interesting a quirky,... More

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

If you like Ikea or conglomerate hotels don't go there but if you enjoy old fashioned hospitatlity with a lot of local character this is the place for you. Introduced to The Dusthole by friends we will definately return and recommend. The rooms are full of character and a few niggles can be put down to the age of the... 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): $$
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