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Ayrshire, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booking in was swift and trouble free and the hotel although tired and dated has the basic principles right,. Hotel quality bed linen,lovely white towels and the shower was one of the best we have ever had but the torn curtains stained carpets and peeling wallpaper really let it down but the location more than made up for our disappointment.... More 

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

This has to be the worst hotel we have ever stayed in. On first impressions it is obviously dated and in good need of modernisation. On further inspection the mattress and bed linen are truly disgusting and should not be slept on. The mattress was so stained, as was the duvet and pillow cases. There is no excuse for a... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night and i am disgusted, mold around the windows, smells of damp the springs were coming through the mattress had to sleep on the edge of the bed, the bathroom was the size of a shoe box, no complimentary beverage...highly recommend TO NOT GO HERE!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub friendly atmosphere are very reasonable prices for drinks. Staff were very helpful and willing to accommodate any needs we had. Friendly atmosphere and hardly any trouble at all for a busy Friday night great place to go for a drink if you are in the area

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Louth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Both my wife & I arrived on a Sunday afternoon & as soon as we booked in at reception we were made to feel very welcome, we have never received such a warm, caring & pleasant welcome in our 45 years of visiting countries & staying in differing levels of accommodation, if first impressions is anything to go on the... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed for one night for a family party, having stayed here before i knew the hotel was shabby and dated but my room was awful! Carpet ripped and taped up, paint peeling everywhere, hole in the bathroom ceiling etc, etc. I feel it is such a shame that this hotel is in such disrepair, as it it so close to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very old styled hotel. No updates in last decenia. Rooms are not clean, housekeeping doesn't clean badroom...grrr..... Check-in is terrible and not friendly: when you check-in, need to pay the whole stay, even when it is for 3 weeks.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

After reading some of the previous reviews I was nervous about coming but I can say that we have had a fantastic stay. Yes it may be worn in places but that adds to its charm. The room was 411 and the view was amazing. The room had everything you needed inc complimentary toiletries and shower cap ! The water... More 

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United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

I really never write these but I feel as though this is the only option to stop people experiencing what I did. Easily the worst night sleep in my life. Disgusting hotel rooms, below par. Quality of customer service poor. Wallpaper hanging off walls, hair in bed sheets, windows that don't close and covered in mold. We stopped as a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

we stay at this hotel often when we visit friends in Lancaster.. okay, its a little shabby in places but the staff are brilliant, the rooms are clean and the breakfast is superb. the location is great and that elevator is so cute. for the price that's paid this hotel is a great place to stay. I recommend you try... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We always offer the best prices to our guests direct through hotel reception so be sure to call us first. Fantastic all round venue in a central location, ideal for weddings and functions, everything under one roof. In the heart of the historic city of Lancaster, with views of its famous castle, stands the Royal Kings Arms Hotel. Originally built in 1625 and later rebuilt in 1879, the hotel was immortalized by Charles Dickens in his tale of "The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices". This Grade II listed hotel has 55 comfortable en-suite bedrooms, including the luxury Castle Suite, with its four poster bed and views of the castle, the entrance to which is just 50 yards away. With origins dating back almost 1,000 years Lancaster Castle, a Grade 1 listed building, occupies a city-centre hilltop location on the site of three successive Roman forts and has been described by English Heritage as "not only the North-West's most important historic and archaeological monument but also of international importance". Other historic buildings in Lancaster include the Judge's Lodgings and the Doll Museum. The sea plays a big part in Lancaster's history and the Maritime Museum is a fascinating place to visit. Beyond the city, the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales are within easy reach, while the seaside resorts of Morecambe and Blackpool are a short drive away. Breakfast is available when checking in at reception, we do have car parking facilities at £5 per car per stay at the rear of the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Kings Arms

Address: 75 Market Street, Lancaster LA1 1HP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Lancaster
Price Range: $85 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Kings Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 55
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Also Known As:
Best Western Lancaster
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