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The Dukes Head Hotel
Ranked #7 of 15 Hotels in King's Lynn
Swindon, United Kingdom
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“Almost excellent !”
Reviewed November 30, 2011

Excellent and very friendly staff. We were part of a coach group so used the 'ordinary' restaurant (not the pricey Turners (!) which was fine. Buffet service 2 or our 3 nights with a carvery on the Sunday. Hot food choice quite reasonable except for just 2 choices of dessert, not varied. Reason for rating of rooms is that although of a high (refurbished) standard, we do not care for open drawer spaces and open wardrobes.Modern design I suppose. Very over-warm first night but managed to control heating after consultation with reception !

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Gez C, Owner at The Dukes Head Hotel, responded to this review, December 1, 2011
Thank you for your feedback which is most important to us. I am glad you liked the refurb which does bring an iconic building back to life. We are happy that our customers feel we have done the right thing. My apologies for your dessert choice but if you wanted more it would have been available. Our new heating system gets a little getting used to with new technology but I have taken onboard your comments. Happy Xmas to you and hope to see you at the hotel again.
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Property: The Dukes Head Hotel
Address: 5-6 Tuesday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 1JS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > King's Lynn
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in King's Lynn
#7 Family Hotel in King's Lynn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Dukes Head Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 78
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of King's Lynn old town and overlooking the historic market place, the Duke's Head is perfect for discovering what Norfolk has to offer to the business and leisure traveller. Since Georgian times, this impressive classical building has welcomed visitors including Princess Victoria and Sir Robert Walpole (generally considered to be the first Prime Minister of Great Britain) in considerable comfort and style.Its location overlooking the ancient market place in the centre of King's Lynn would have denoted its importance in a town peppered with fine historic buildings. The Duke's Head is located walking distance away from King's Lynn station, nightlife, restaurants, bars and leisure club. Kings Lynn is serviced by regular trains to London and serves as an ideal location for discovering Norfolk. North Norfolk is an ideal tourist destination. Whether you enjoy the lively atmosphere and entertainment offered by traditional seaside resorts, the tranquility of the small fishing villages, which spring to life at high tide, you can't help but be impressed by the beautiful coastline and the fascinating history of its towns. The Hotel has recently benefited from a 3 million pound refurbishment. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Elizabeth Dukes Head Hotel
Dukes Head Kings Lynn
The Dukes Head Hotel UK/Norfolk

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