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Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife and I stayed for one night to break up our journey back home after a beautiful stay at Gosport. This hotel is not fit for purpose old drafty cold and dirty. Fire safety is of a low standard with PAT testing of equipment more than two years out of date plus fire extinguishers none compliant with BS EN...

Thank Gordon C
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped off here in November for a spot of dinner. Impressed with the old coaching inn building but the restaurant extension decor was not in keeping with the rest of the building, too modern. The staff were faultless, they couldn't do enough for us. The food was excellent, One small gripe. The portions are quite Big. I had smoked haddock...

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a last minute decision to go out for tea. We decided to try the kings Arms as we live within 20 minutes and neither me or my partner had ever been before. We knew we both wanted a Sunday roast and so ordered straight away when we arrived. We were seated in the dining room on...

Thank jem-828_
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We checked in to the Travel Lodge on the M6 service area and asked the Manager to recommend a place to eat. He gave us the Kings Arms in a nearby village and we were most impressed with the service and standard of the food which was of a very high quality and very friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Petrina B
Prestwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

late night stop. Charming hotel in nice village. Plenty of parking for cars although vans may struggle due to height restriction, staff were very helpful getting us parked up for the night. Rooms were clean and well equipped, bathroom was small but fine. Breakfast was very good and would recommend a visit.

Thank potteringaround2015
Carnforth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are very particular with the quality of food we consume and especially where. We thought we would try the Kings Arms at Burton in Kendal Last week the end of September because we have not been there for around 10 months. This was the third time we have eaten there and whilst having a nice drink...

Thank vincent1955
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were walking the Lancaster Canal with our dog and had booked here overnight. Our welcome was lovely and the young girl had actually taken our bags up to our room for us as they had been taken for us. There was a dog bed in the room so the dog was happy. The room was clean and the bed...

Thank pauline m
lake district
Reviewed 14 September 2016

best beer in the area by far especially the guest Thwaites craft beers Food very good indeed but as a local they could do with varying the menu , even the specials do not appear to change much. However I must stress that the food is very very good

Thank alpaman
Yorkshire, England
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stayed here in August for 2 nights in a family room. This was a large room in the pub building at the front - so there was some road noise but it did not disturb us - and there were black out blinds to shut out the pub external lighting. The large king or superking bed was extremely comfortable...

Thank Claytontravellers
Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Took my wife for a meal expecting a decent pub meal. Unfortunately we didn't get it. Service was excruciating slow, seemed to wait an age for our order to be taken and then about 35 minutes for our starters of pate and garlic bread which to be fair was nice. The main courses were poor. The gammon was ok but...

Thank GeoffC1

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kings Arms is situated in the quaint Cumbrian village of Burton-in-Kendal, situated near to the outstanding natural beauty of the Lake District National Park, Yorkshire Dales and the historic city of Lancaster with easy access to the M6 motorway. Previously an old coaching inn as early as 1763, the Kings Arms is a small family run traditional tavern, offering a warm and friendly service with excellent cuisine served in our recently extended restaurant. Dinner in our candle lit dining room is an integral part of the Kings Arms experience; we believe that you, the guest, deserve food of the highest standard, prepared with the finest local ingredients and expertise. We boast 6 well-appointed, en-suite rooms, family room and doubles all furnished in a traditional style with natural warmth and welcoming charm. Here at The Kings Arms, we offer a unique opportunity to enjoy hospitality and service of the highest standard, whilst experiencing the wonders of picturesque Cumbria - the perfect setting for any break. Burton in Kendal is a short distance from The Lake District, The Yorkshire Dales and The Trough of Bowland. The hotel is a perfect base for walkers and cyclists as it is on the Lancashire Cycle way and is surrounded by bay coastal, fell and woodland walks in areas of outstanding natural beauty. Locally their are plenty of activities, such as a number of local fisheries for the angler, the Capernwray Dive Centre, Equestrian and outdoor pursuit centres for those wanting an active break and for those wanting the more leisurely break we are perfectly sited to explore the area and then come back to relax in a traditional coaching inn based in a pretty Cumbrian Village. For those passing through and needing a short stopover the Kings Arms is 5 minutes off the the M6 at Junction 35 or 36 and is an ideal stop over venue for those wishing to break long journeys up to Scotland or down South. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kings Arms

Address: Main Street, Burton-in-Kendal LA6 1LR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Burton-in-Kendal
Price Range: £68 - £87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Unable to comment as we did not stay, but understand all the rooms are at present being refurbished”
 of 5 bubbles 790petrinab, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were on the top floor, which was not a problem, also dog friendly and very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles paulinem937, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If noise bothers you ask for a room in the barn annexe at the back of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Claytontravellers, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the new rooms , very much in demand. Also the menu is exceptional”
 of 5 bubbles 800LindaW, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ask for the barn rooms they are modern and well designed,”
 of 5 bubbles 757kayb, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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