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Kings Arms Hotel

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Melbourne
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54 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived around 8.15pm after a massive long day trekking, all gear was near the bar area, the only place we stayed that didn't take or offer to take your bags to the rooms. Female manager was rude....only made dinner by the skin of our teeth but had 30 seconds to order. We all made it easy and ordered the same... More 

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Thank kezzaMelbourne
Merseyside
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34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I booked this hotel for my cousin and friend who were staying for my daughters wedding nearby at Knipe Hall. They were greeted in a very off hand manner on arrival, and told their room was on the second floor - no offer of assistance with baggage. On the way up my friend said "Oh its 2 floors up" and... More 

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Thank bizzielizzie55
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We visited on Wednesday the 21st of September on the way home from Penrith, I was with my partner and my mum and we were looking for somewhere nice to eat on the way home to Kendal. The staff were lovely and friendly and the food was excellent value, homemade and big portions. Me and my partner had chicken tikka... More 

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Eltham, Melbourne
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79 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Arrived in late around 8:30pm after a very long and exhausting day on the C2C. When we arrived our luggage was stacked in the foyer and we were advised by the bar staff that the kitchen had closed and unable to reopen. This did not go down well as we were completely exhausted and in need of a warm meal.... More 

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Thank pgrwrx
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night as part of walking the Coast to Coast. Staff were friendly and fast when we arrived. We were in our room in a flash! Our double room was quite modern, very large (actually had an extra bed) and quiet. Bathroom looked recently refurbished and was finished to an exemplary hotel standard. Impressively, the pub... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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56 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The cottage 2 is unique and on a quiet road behind the pub. The staff and owner are friendly. The bedroom on upstairs and the living and bathroom is on the ground floor. The sofa bed is on the ground floor. Double bed is upstairs. The town is quiet and pleasant. There is a good bakery and few nice restaurant.... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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54 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I really couldn't recommend this hotel for people seeking a local experience - probably OK for business travellers if better options unavailable. Rooms, breakfast and service all average. Needs refreshing.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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594 reviews
138 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Arrived soaking wet into Shap and straight out to this pub for a meal as we were advised it was the only place to eat in Shap apart from the fish and chip shop. The pub was busy at 6.30 with people watching football and the staff were quite offhand with us but possibly because they were so busy. I... More 

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pyrenees
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Really nice people running the place who are well organised. The rooms vary quite a bit but are all clean and absolutely fine for a night on the Coast to Coast. Good food & beer and a hearty breakfast.

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Thank squibsPyrenees
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67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Food excellent, great reception from the owners and rooms well appointed. There is not alot to do in Shap but if you need a bed for the night in the Coast to Coast walk there is not a better establishment.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Kings Arms Hotel

Address: Main Street, Shap CA10 3NU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Shap
Price Range: £67 - £78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“nice cottage and away from pub”
 of 5 bubbles notfussy2012, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“seek a room which doesn't front onto the street”
 of 5 bubbles Johnfbk, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Request a room on a top level and back of the hotel to avoid traffic noise”
 of 5 bubbles Debbiewbbr, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Wifi available in the bedrooms...”
 of 5 bubbles 413AndrewS413, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The back rooms away from traffic noise may be better if you are a light sleepet”
 of 5 bubbles Jazzigirl, 5 Jul 2015 | Read review
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