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“Home from home” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kings Arms Hotel

Kings Arms Hotel
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Kings Arms Hotel
Ranked #2 of 5 Ballantrae B&B and Inns
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Home from home”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

I was very worried about my stay at the Kings Arms Hotel when I read the terrible review but when I got there its was nothing like it. I found this hotel very comfortable the staff were very friendly welcoming to me and my husband. The food was great and we definitely didn't find ourselves walking away hungry the portions were huge and reasonably priced. We booked a room as we were going to Ireland the next day, the room was clean and cosy and we felt like we were at home. I would definitely recommend this hotel to everyone as we couldn't of asked a friendly place to stay.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
4 Thank Katy S
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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English first
west yorkshire
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31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2012

Whilst passing through Ballantrea We stopped to have a bite to eat. The weather was freezing, but not as cold as inside, A couple came downstairs and asked if the heating was broke. the reply was,It only comes on twice a day, but it should be on soon. 1 hour later no heating, everyone sat in their coats. A customer was told.Well it is a big building to heat.!!!! when they asked if there was any heating coming on.. The bar maids were so miserable they could have turned Our drink sour, that was until the locals came in, then they were nice to them. The decor was terrible, heaters hanging off the wall, not that they were in use. The food looked terrible and was expensive, We did without. The final staw came when a local woman came in with a baby and started to breast feed, No problems with that but a little discresion would have been appreciated seen as young children were in the bar. It was like a scene from little Britain. My advise ,dont stay or call keep the foot on the gas.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
5 Thank jeangeorge
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2012

Having been on a boat trip out to Ailsa Craig that afternoon, my wife and I drove down to Ballantrae and checked in at the Kings Arms Hotel. We were a little apprehensive at first as the hotel had only two stars but our fears proved to be unwarranted. Our stay turned out to be most enjoyable and everything about the hotel met with our approval. The owner and staff were very helpful and friendly, the accommodation was most comfortable and clean and the food was good and plentiful. Indeed, we were even charged a lower rate for our room due to there having been a slight misinterpretation on our part of the types of room on offer. We thoroughly reccommend this establishment.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
6 Thank Sandy D
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Fredericton, Canada
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2012

We were looking for a place to stop over on the way to ireland. The Kings arms was perfect for us. Great service, a very friendly and helpful host and good bar food. We had to leave early in the morning so we didn't get to try the breakfast. Rooms are clean and well appointed and the beds are comfortable. Next time when I have longer to explore the area I will stay here

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
4 Thank peridotite
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Property: Kings Arms Hotel
Address: Ballantrae, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > South Ayrshire > Ballantrae
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Ballantrae
Number of rooms: 2
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Kings Arms Hotel Ballantrae, Scotland

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