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Kings Head Hotel
Reviewed March 16, 2013

It is nice to stay in a small friendly hotel where you can go out of the door and be right in the town square. Such a pleasant square too, like a step back in time. Brings to mind a childrens t.v. programme or yesteryear 'Trumpton' despite this the shops were varied and unusual. We had a great stay. The food at the hotel was very good and reasonably priced and the atmosphere in the dining room was great. It you are looking for a smart modern hotel this isn't it but you would find it hard to beat this one for value for money and a relaxed stay.

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  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
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OldEnglishInns, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2013

Glad you enjoyed your short stay with us and we look
forward to welcoming you back to wimborne in the near
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

Lovely up and down hotel steeped in history and olde worlde charm. Room clean but a few cobwebs on the ceiling could have easily been removed the old fashioned way with a towel on the end of a broom!! Food was really good and excellent value. Staff very friendly and helpful and always had a smile. Good base to explore soouthern Dorset from.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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OldEnglishInns, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2013

thank you for your constructive feedback and the positive comments
about the team we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future

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Reviewed March 5, 2013

the kings head hotel situated in the square in wimborne minster
just 2 minutes walk from the old minster church
the hotel is blessed with creaky floosboards and a little like stepping back in time
what a refreshing experience from the modern hotls which whilst they have an excellent purpose lack soul
the staff are very good and willing to be of service

Room Tip: choose a family room or a twin they are much larger although if you can book a room overlooking the...
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  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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OldEnglishInns, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2013

thank you for your very positive feedback. We are glad you had a
good experience and we look forward to welcoming you back soon

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Reviewed March 2, 2013

Great couple of days in Wimborne. Hotel was a really pleasant surprise. Whilst the facilities need some upgrade (a few creaks & groans from the stairs) the experience was terrific. Room was clean & fresh and surprisingly airy given the age of the establishment. Meals were consistently of a high standard (tasty & piping hot). Loved the breakfast in the traditional dining room. Front bar was relaxed yet formal enough to not encourage riff raff.
Thoroughly recommend for anyone wanting to experience the traditional with creature comforts.
Will definitely stay again when in the South.

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  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Andrew V
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OldEnglishInns, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2013

Really glad you enjoyed your stay. Look forward to
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Reviewed February 27, 2013

Looking past the slightly shabby appearance of the hallways and stairways, the Kingshead was better than expected, helpfull pleasent staff, a clean comfortable room and pritty good food. What more do you need. We stayed overnight and would quite happily return.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank blustu
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OldEnglishInns, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2013

thank you for your very constructive feedback we hope
to welcome you back sometime soon.

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Reviewed February 21, 2013

If you are looking for five-star, forget it. If you are looking for an hotel with very friendly and attentive staff, a comfortable bed, excellent breakfast, good value menu, in a pleasant location, we would thoroughly recommend the Kings Head.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Adrian W
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OldEnglishInns, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2013

Glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for the very
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

Stayed just for one night to go to the Tivoli theatre which is literally about 200 m away. Fantastic location in the centre of Wimborne which is a lovely town with lots of interesting shops, coffee shops, pubs and restaurants. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The hotel takes you back in time to an era that wasn't so rushed. The inside is very clean as are the facilities but the stairs carpet is a bit threadbare and the floors creak. This however does nothing to detract from the wonderful feel of the place which is quiet, comfortable and relaxing. The room we had was on the top floor at the end of various corridors. It was very clean and the bed was exceptionally comfortable. The bathroom was by no means state of the art but was just right for the type of hotel with one of the most powerful showers I've ever used.The room had tea and coffee making facilities with nice biscuits, hair dryer, flat screen TV and even an iron and ironing board (no idea how to use that!). The breakfast was wonderful with fresh fruit salad, cereals, various fruit juices, apples, bananas, croissants,danish pastries, muffins, a range of different cooked breakfasts including eggs benedict and the usual tea, coffee and toast. We waddled out! Add to this free WiFi throughout, free on site parking and a bargain room rate of £49 for a double - what is there not to like?

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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OldEnglishInns, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2013

Thank you for your very positive feedback we hope to see you again
sometime in 2013.

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Additional Information about Kings Head Hotel

Address: The Square, Wimborne Minster BH21 1JG, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Wimborne Minster
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Wimborne Minster
Price Range: $75 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kings Head Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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Kings Head Hotel Wimborne Minster, Dorset

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