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Kings Arms and Royal Hotel

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The Kings Arms and Royal Hotel is a tradional British pub with seating capacity of 50 in the main dining room. Private function room for business meetings and private parties with seating capacity of 50. Outside patio and enclosed beer garden. Families welcome. Free limited parking at the rear.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Public Wifi
Room features
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Centrally Located
Historic Hotel


Full view
65Somewhat walkable
Grade: 65 out of 100
33Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
5Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
63Room tips
Traveller rating
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  • 50
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  • English
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Stayed here for one night and for the price of £59 it was well worth it. Great location, and although the place needs TLC and the nice manager knows it and hopefully he gets the investment he deserves, it still has loads of character and beats staying in a travel lodge any day
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We had a very nice stay here, location is excellent and the manager Lee has been very helpful. The hotel can definitely do with refurbishment, but the fair price reflects that. Lovely breakfast too. Will return.
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The worst experience of a hotel in 6 years of staying in them. Tuesday - fire alarm went off at 11:39pm Wednesday - no kitchen so no breakfast and fire alarm went off at 12:25am Thursday - no towels laid out had to shower with a hand towel Friday - no kitchen again had
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There’s been a hotel on the spot since 1350 and the site is steeped in history. Peter the Great stayed at the hotel in 1698 and according to some, "Pete" the resident Ghost, still roams about the Hotel. There are many Ghosts of History in Godalming, and the Hotel is in step with
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The reason for my rating is entirely to do with the staff. They couldn't do enough to help and be helpful, changing my booking for me, my room and even providing me with a complimentary drink. I paid 59 quid for the room, so I wasn't expecting the Ritz and those coming to stay
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Response from Kingsarms R, Manager at Kings Arms and Royal Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Mr B thank you for the feedback it is greatly appreciated, we will pass on your thoughts & observations higher up the food chain.
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My contact email cannot be accepted on here so please pass to Brian my mobile. 07432380071. thank you Alan
Strangely enough I have no idea about any purchase of carpet in the hotel, I stayed in it I didn't decorate it! Perhaps you could ask the hotel manager. SMH.
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Hi Brian, sorry for the very late follow up to a discusion we had about our past work in the premisis. Can I take the opportunity to request your email so we may talk more for a further research meeting with yourself please. I look forward to arranging a meeting with you. Thank you, Alan Chappell
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"don't eat here"
"Check whats happening at the hotel first"
"My room faced the back which may have been why it was quiet but this is a hotel in a town, there may be traffic noise obvs."
"A very quiet Hotel."
"Stay elsewere"
US$73 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandGodalming
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