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The Kings Arms

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Reviewed 22 June 2016

I arrived at this horrible place and was rushed to my room, there was no greetings from the manager (he needs to learn some social skills!) he hurried me into my room, and walked away whilst I was asking a question, the room was dark and dingy! and very depressing, for the high price we pay it’s so not worth...

5Thank Highhhhhh
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2016

It's difficult to find the words to express just how beautiful this place was. Everyone was friendly, and pleasant, and the food was divine, and the rooms clean and very comfortable. There was absolutely nothing we could pick any fault with at all when we stayed, even the prices falls into the the "more than happy with " category. Most...

Thank 1grahame
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We travelled from Belfast recently and stayed at this lovely hotel when we were attending a family wedding in the area. We really enjoyed ourselves the staff and management were excellent, the local people were all really friendly. The location was ideal, based in a little village but plenty of shops and sightseeing within a short drive. The hotel itself...

Thank Catherine S
Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We've been to this top pub before so a visit for dinner a deux seemed a good idea. It's in a quintessential English village in that bit of Somerset sticking into Dorset and is one of those places that has been seriously modernised and sorted out: everything is clean, bright and sorted, yet with a rustic simplicity without being knowingly...

Thank MrYoux
Trim, Ireland
Reviewed 6 June 2016

recently stayed at this hotel/inn. It was great. The rooms were all clean, comfortable and bright, The food was excellent as was the service. The very friendly staff made this a delightful place and we really enjoyed the visit. Even the small shop next door, which sold a selection of local produce was a treat. would really recommend this to...

Thank triminmeath
Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Travelling with elderly parents to Cornwall, looked on Trip Advisor for a mid journey stop over and from good reviews, selected The Kings Arms for a stop on the way and on way home. We were not disappointed. The staff gave us a very warm welcome, the rooms were very comfortable - I loved the shower! All meals - Breakfast,...

Thank tobymahowe
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Nice quaint pub with onsite restaurant. Lovely clean room, we had a room at the front with lovely views of fields. Food was very good as was the breakfast. They have a nice garden area to enjoy the warmer weather in with a drink or dinner.

Thank Sarah P
Sherborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Myself and two friends had an evening meal here on Saturday night and we all said it was most definitely one of the nicest meals we've had out. I had the fish cakes, one friend had the steak and the other the vegetarian option and all the main meals were superb. And the desserts.......were amazing. Can't praise the food enough,...

Thank Gill H
Virginia Water, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Visited with friends and was again impressed by the standard of the catering. There was a wide range of dishes and it was all well prepared. The dessert menu was also good, and the service was exemplary.

Thank Arthur255
Gosport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

This was the third time my wife and I have stayed at the Kings Arms and it never fails to exceed our expectations. Excellent service, fantastic food and wonderful rooms which was beautifully presented. We had a fantastic stay. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank Adam B
KingsArms_CH, Manager at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review Adam, we look forward to seeing you both again soon. The Kings Arms Team

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kings Arms, with its original facade, stylishly chic interior, picturesque garden and beautiful bedrooms is the ideal venue for both social and business alike. Situated in the pretty village of Charlton Horethorne, near Sherborne close to the Somerset and Dorset border, this 5 star Inn has been totally renovated and restored by its owners, Sarah and Tony Lethbridge, and now offers a chic Dorset Country Pub and Hotel with 10 luxury en-suite bedrooms, a modern restaurant, bar and terrace area and staff ready to offer you a very warm welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kings Arms

Address: North Street, Charlton Horethorne DT9 4NL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Charlton Horethorne
Price Range: $222 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Kings Arms 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask for a room at the rear of the property”
AuntyH70, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 7 was fine and quiet.”
296laurenceh, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Did not stay in the hotel, ate in restaurant.”
teresaa219, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Had the room overlooking the front of the hotel which is on the main road, but traffic noise was not a problem.”
Guitartech, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms to the side and rear have the better outlooks.”
667viviennec, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
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