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“Thank you Fawlty!”
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Kings Arms Hotel
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Kyleakin
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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“Thank you Fawlty!”
Reviewed August 8, 2004

We stayed at the Kings Arm Hotel while on a Trafalger Tour. Of 19 nights that we spent on tour, this was without a doubt the worst of the hotels at which we stayed. And the tour promised first class accomodations! This was more like third.! Our room was on an upper floor, but we only took the lift (elevator) once as it was so ancient that it felt and sounded as though we would be trapped in it! Our room was quite small (okay, we know that the older hotels have small rooms) and it overlooked the back door to the kitchen was was quite noisey. We went to take a shower and much to our surprise there was no shower, only a bathtub. When I went to call the desk to arrange for a wake-up call since there was no clock in our room, I found no phone in the room (only one in the hall). I went to the desk and he said that the staff would knock on our door. Our two meals in the restaurant were adequate, but don't ask for anything special, most of the wait staff can not speak English! When I left the key at the desk upon checkout, I could not resist and said, "Thank you Fawlty!"

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Property: Kings Arms Hotel
Address: King Street, Kyleakin IV41 8PH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Kyleakin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Kyleakin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Kings Arms Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 81
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated close to the Skye Bridge in the village of Kyleakin; the Kings Arms Hotel offers views across the Kyle of Lochalsh to the mainland. The Kings Arms is one of the oldest remaining hotels on the island dating back to the 1600s, and has retained its traditional Scottish atmosphere of great hospitality and warmth. All rooms are en suite and provide home from home comforts. The Hotel offers the ideal location from which to tour the Isle. ... more   less 
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Kings Arms Kyleakin
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Kings Arms Hotel Kyleakin, Isle Of Skye, Scotland

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