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The Kings Arms Hotel

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The Square, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 ONZ, England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hi We have visited before and enjoyed but today, our order was truly disappointing and not worth the money 🙁 We ordered 5 dishes between our party and with the exception of 1 they were not worth the money and actually the chef should have been a little embarrassed sending them out. I am afraid we won't be back, it... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I could not fault our stay at at the Kings Arms. I came with a friend for the weekend and due to traffic and coming from the south we did not arrive till gone 10pm. The owner could not have been more accommodating - incredibly friendly and welcoming. We were told breakfast was at 8.30 but we were keen to... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service is very good, breakfast was superb and evening meal good too. Rooms clean but small. Bed was in need of a new mattress and hallway carpet could do with replacing. Overall, quite good and would stay here again. Hawkshead is very pretty and worth a visit.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Loved our stay in Hawkshead, and the Kings Arms is the centre of the village/town. Room was clean, food was lovely and the staff couldn't do enough for us. We ate an evening meal here and thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Lovely atmosphere in this local village pub. Great home cooked food and some good local ales. On a bank holiday weekend our party of twelve was still accommodated even without a booking and we had a fun night.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay at the Kings Arms Hotel. Breakfast was lovely, choice of cereals, toast, fresh juice and cooked breakfast to order. Ate in the restaurant for an evening meal also, lovely home cooked food, big portions, gets busy so need to book. Was the added benefit of a local beer festival during our stay with lots of different... More 

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Orpington, Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

I had Sunday lunch here today- I was on my own with my 6 month old baby and the staff went out of their way to help me- they found me a good place to sit where I could keep the pushchair next to me, entertained my baby while I ate my dinner (which was delicious) and sat with her... More 

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Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

My wife and I, Had a drive to Hawkshead, and while walking around the village we decided to have lunch in the Kings Arms. The pub was an oldie world setting, in keeping with the village. The Sunday lunch was good and filling, and the service was quick, but the pub was quiet

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Having explored the village this was a perfect spot to drop in for a drink. The selection of cask ales was good and the Hawshead Bitter and Stouts I had very very quaffable. The bar area is very cosy and the open fire made it even more pleasant. The staff are friendly and welcoming. Well worth visiting for a drink.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We hoped for a good meal for a Saturday lunch but we were terribly disappointed. My wife ordered a tuna sandwich which appeared with a layer of salad and (probably) a tablespoonful of oil. Her sandwich was soaked in the oil such that when she lifted it to her mouth to eat, the oil dripped on her top. She was... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A traditional Lakeland inn. Good food, real ales, bed and breakfast accommodation and self-catering cottages. A warm welcome awaites at the Kings Arms, Hawkshead, which lies in the heart of the English Lake District in the beautiful. The Inn, on Hawkshead's Village Square, has greeted visitors since Elizabethan times to a place where the pace of life remains quiet and unhurried. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kings Arms Hotel

Address: The Square, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 ONZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside > Hawkshead
Hotel Class:3 star — The Kings Arms Hotel 3*
Also Known As:
Kings Arms Hawkshead
Kings Arms Hotel
The Kings Arms Hotel Hawkshead, Lake District
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