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The Kings Arms

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Room & Suite (67)
Dining (19)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
The Kings Arms in Christchurch, is a stunning Georgian building in the heart of Dorset - combining a traditional yet stylish Restaurant with luxurious bedrooms carefully restored in true Georgian style, whilst Alex Aitken remains chef patron at The Jetty he is also spending time with the chefs and team at The Kings Arms, Alex has headed up the team re-styling the restaurant menus and cooking philosophy. The Kings Restaurant has a delicious menu using the best local ingredients and is proud to have been awarded Michelin Bib Gourmand status for three consecutive years. The Kings Arms has everything you need for a Dorset short break, situated in the historic town of Christchurch, Dorset, a popular yachting town, overlooking the Avon River, Christchurch Castle and The Kings Arms Bowling Green, The Kings is marvelously picturesque. A short distance from the Dorset Jurassic Coast, The Kings Arms combines coastal beauty, historical town discoveries and stunning scenery, all with a comfortable place to relax after a day's adventures.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Historic Hotel
Centrally Located


Full view
97Great for walkers
Grade: 97 out of 100
37Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
21Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
100Room tips
Traveller rating
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Popular mentions
From the moment we arrived and the gates swung open for entry to the car park we have nothing but praise for the hotel. Robert greeted us and an gave us the key to our room which was available much earlier than we had expected which was a bonus. The room was lovely, spacious,
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We are local to Christchurch and have visited the Kings Arms for functions before and even recently organised a wake there. The buffet food was delicious always - service was touch and go but with a function you kind of expect it!? It was my 30th birthday and due to close
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Visited for my father in laws 80th birthday. We had a family meal, 14 in total. We were looked after so well , all our meals arrived at same time . The staff were so well organised and so friendly. The good as usual was second to none. We would highly recommend.
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Great location overlooking the bowls green and Priory. Large room very well furnished with a nice big bathroom. Arrived late afternoon and went straight into the cocktail bar to have a drink and watch the rugby. The staff were excellent and tentative with free bowls of popcorn,
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My husband and I had our wedding at The Kings on New Years Eve 2018 and it was without a doubt the best day and night ever! The events team couldn't do enough to make our day so very special, from the team setting up our wedding breakfast to the head of service checking in with
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Room 102
View from room, and quay.
You would have to ask the Kings Arms but I think they do have a room as there was a wedding party there at the same time as us so I assume they had a room set aside for them.
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Good Afternoon, Thank you for contacting us, I've sent a private message to you regarding the details Kindest Regards, Robert
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Is your hotel dog friendly.
Good evening; We welcome friendly dogs in our bar area; unfortunately they cannot stay in our hotel rooms and restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Kind regards. Nicolas Roulier.
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Good morning; We have free limited car parking at the rear of the hotel which is reserved for our Hotel guests. Kind regards. Nicolas Roulier
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"Speak to hotel and discuss what you are able to choose"
"Best views at the front but may get a little noisy on DJ nights"
"The church bells appear to chime every 30 minutes... even at weekends"
"the rooms at the front of the hotel have an amazing view of the Pavilion and the Ruins"
"Try and get a room that is facing the ruins"
US$113 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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The Kings
United KingdomEnglandChristchurch
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