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The Kings Arms Hotel

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Market Street, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4QN, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry to say this ancient hotel needs some serious work done to its facilities. The staff, young, helpful, but just a touch formulaic and off hand, should not be put in the position of defending the indefensible by the owners (wherever they were). For example there was no drying room and the policy of "take your muddy boots off" therefore... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were travelling back down to London from Oban in Scotland and decided to take a side trip from the Motorway and found ourselves in this delightful little market town called Kirkby Stephen. After a look around we decided it would be a nice place to relax and spent the night, so popped in to this lovely pub. We were... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay. Rooms are sufficient although public shower is tricky. Fun pub house. Good beer selection and food. Staff is friendly and hotel is in the middle of town. I had a good size single room with a couch.

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

Clean and comfortable -needs some updating. Not having ensuite meant a long walk to bathroom. Often busy when you got there. Lot of noise from front door in front bedroom. Staff great and very helpful. Good location.

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Thank patriciaq391
Chris L, Owner at The Kings Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Patricia, thank you for leaving a review. The bathroom is a bit away from the bedroom. We are trying to get all the rooms ensuit but that might be a long way away yet. We do have 5 rooms out of 11 that have ensuit at the moment. The staff do try to make everyones stay as good as... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wee a mixed party of 6 , the staff organised rooms and as we arrived early moved luggage into rooms when they were available. Rooms clean and comfortable though not over large. Breakfast generous and of a good standard. Good music and reasonably priced drink in the bar area. As wll as the hotel great places nearby to eat... More 

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Chris L, Owner at The Kings Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a great review. The staff try their hardest and we are pleased you saw this. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

enjoyable stay in Kirkby stephen whilst completing the coast to coast ,friendly welcoming staff ,nice big rooms and bath ,Food was good also .Good choice of drinks in bar and there was also live music on the friday night ,great value

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Thank gordonmG9714BG
Chris L, Owner at The Kings Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay here. The live music is always popular and works well so thank you for noticing this. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Stopped here while doing coast to coast walk. Friendly helpful staff did best to make stay pleasant. Our room was clean and tidy with excellent en suite facilities. The food was basic pub grub but of high quality and very welcome after 20 mile walk! Breakfast was very good. Our room was showing some signs of water damage due to... More 

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Chris L, Owner at The Kings Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Hi thank you for taking the time to leave a review about our hotel. As you said we are in the process of updating the rooms one by one to make them much nicer. We/all the staff try their hardest to make everyone stay as good as the last and we are glad you have a good time here. Hope... More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We booked a family room and stayed two nights, Our stay was very enjoyable where all the staff are very nice and nothing is any trouble. The food for breakfast and dinners in their restaurant was first class and plenty of it. The room was clean and tidy and and quiet.Will be coming back

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Chris L, Owner at The Kings Arms Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay here. We try our very best with the rooms and food here and glad you liked it. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

There are one or two squeaky floor boards in the hotel. The Hotel is old and this all adds to the charm. The Restaurant in the hotel is very good, we ate there every night. Food was always served quickly, well cooked and on hot plates. As well as being value for money. We will be staying again and that... More 

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Chris L, Owner at The Kings Arms Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad you liked the hotel and hope to see you again, the building is old but as you say it adds to the experience. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Harrow, England
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

My room was large and comfortable. The breakfast and evening meals I had were nicely prepared and delicious. The staff were very friendly and helpful and I appreciated the relaxed atmosphere. I will definitely return.

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Chris L, Owner at The Kings Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set right at the very heart of Kirkby Stephen, you will always be sure of a warm welcome at The Kings Arms. Perfectly balancing tradition features with a contemporary twist, the entire pub has recently undergone significant restoration making it a true focal and meeting point for the entire area Bringing together a welcoming atmosphere, fantastic locally sourced and home cooked food, together with a wide variety of traditional beers and ales. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kings Arms Hotel

Address: Market Street, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4QN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Kirkby Stephen
Price Range: $75 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Kings Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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