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The Kings Arms
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    Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

    We visited on a half board short break of 3 nights. The queen room at the rear of the second floor was exceptionally good with the deepest Villeroy and Boch bath I have ever seen. Parking in the courtyard at the rear was always available. The staff were examplary at all times. Breakfast was possibly the best we have had. Half board includes a 3 course meal from their 15 mile menu which is every bit as good as the a la carte menu but can be exchanged for the a la carte at extra cost if nothing takes your fancy. There are plenty of eating places nearby if half board is not to your liking. We would definitely return here. We were offered the use of the spa facilities at the sister hotel at Mudeford nearby but did not have the time to try them out.

    Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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    Lukasz-Dwornik, General Manager at The Kings Arms, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2013

    Thank you for taking time to write a review regarding our hotel, i have passed on your praises to the rest of the team and look forward to seeing you some time in the future again at the Kings. We are always pleased to see positive reviews.

    Kindest regards
    Lukasz Dwornik

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    Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

    We booked on a whim, for a last minute getaway to celebrate our wedding anniversary and birthday, I only mentioned on booking our reasons for staying and were delighted to find a hand written card waiting in our room wishing us a lovely stay and anniversary etc.

    Upon dinning in the restaurant, once again we were wished a happy anniversary and presented with a glass of prosecco.

    It is this attention to detail, and the personable staff that make this hotel an absolute gem.

    We will definitely be returning

    Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
    Thank Colecole255
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    Lukasz-Dwornik, General Manager at The Kings Arms, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2013

    Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel, I have passed on your praises to the rest of the team, we always ensure that our guests have a relaxing and comfortable stay and we enjoy contributing to making a special occassion even more special. We hope to see you return again in the near future.

    Kindest regards
    Lukasz Dwornik

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    Reviewed October 6, 2013

    We visited the Kings Arms for Sunday Lunch and have nothing but praise for the food and service. For our starters we had the smoked fish salad and hock salad which were very good. For our main courses my wife had roast beef and Yorkshire pudding while I had roast pork with crackling. Our dinners were served with roast potatoes and vegetables. You can pay extra for additional items such as cauliflower cheese. I would have liked to try this but thought I would probably have enough with the regular vegetables and in any case wanted to have room for dessert. Everything we had was nicely cooked and we were particularly pleased that nether the beef or vegetables were overdone. For dessert I had the upside down chocolate brownie cheesecake which was really light, delicious and went down very easily. To accompany our meals we had a house red wine which although not cheap was in terms of price about par for the course for this standard of restaurant and was really very good. The staff were efficient, helpful and friendly. To sum up, we really enjoyed our visit to the Kings Arms and would like to return, maybe to stay there next time.

    • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with family
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    Lukasz-Dwornik, General Manager at The Kings Arms, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2013

    Thank you kindly for reviewing our hotel and restaurant, we take into considerations everyones opinions and are always happy to see positive reviews about our service and quality. We hope you consider staying with us in the future, we always have upcoming offers for our guests therefore feel free to contact us if you wish to stay with us in the near future.

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    Lukasz Dwornik

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    Reviewed October 5, 2013

    Had an amazing one night stay in this hotel. Staff friendly, helpful and happy in their work. Great lunch from 2 courses for £10 including a glass of vino. Fully recommend this hotel knocks spots off the Captains Club. Thanks for great service.

    • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with family
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    Lukasz-Dwornik, General Manager at The Kings Arms, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2013

    Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel, we are very pleased you enjoyed your staty at the hotel and I have passed on your praises to the rest of the team, we hope to see you visit us again in the future and look at our new events and offers.

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    Lukasz Dwornik

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    Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

    Just had lunch at the kings-/
    Superb choice ( am vegetarian and there were two choices for main that were tasty and innovative )
    Service was brilliant
    Thank you so much
    Will return again ASAP! Xx
    The Prosecco was chilled to perfection and the ambiance was great.

    Stayed: October 2013, traveled with friends
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    Lukasz-Dwornik, General Manager at The Kings Arms, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2013

    Thank you kindly for taking the time to review our hotel, I am very pleased that you enjoyed your time with us in the restaurant and we look forward to welcoming you again in the near future.

    Kindest regards
    Lukasz Dwornik

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