We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“1 night stay”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Kings Court Hotel

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Kings Court Hotel
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Alcester
Certificate of Excellence
Coleford, United Kingdom
1 review
“1 night stay”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

Stayed for 1 night with a friend as we were attending a lace design day in Aston Cantlow. Lovely hotel, friendly staff and comfortable bar/restaurant. We didn't have any problems with flies or loud music even though there was a wedding on and had windows open as it was hot. We stay several times a year and just keep going back so happy to recommend it. See you again in September!

Room Tip: We like rooms in the new block
See more room tips
  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Flic J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

594 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    210
    239
    86
    31
    28
See reviews for
69
321
15
87
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (191)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
London uk
Level Contributor
42 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights July 18th -21st . As we were attending a wedding at Ragley Hall on the 19th . 1st the good things : The staff are wonderful , very polite and welcoming. Our room 43 was on the 1st floor of the new Block and it was very nice , exactly the same as the picture. Bathroom was was great , clean and bright , loads of hot water no matter what time if day , fresh towels daily , hot beverage station , topped off . Use of ironing board and iron with no quibble left in the room. The wifi connection though was archaic my iPad & iPhone refused to let me connect , save for 30secs when I was standing in reception . However now let me tell you about the negatives . The FLIES ..... Luckily about 2 secs before we left home . I looked at TA and saw a new review about the flies .... Well it's a heatwave in. The uk right now as it's summer . I grabbed the Raid fly killer & despite hubby looking at me as if I'm mad put it in my handbag .. Thank heaven . Alas there is no air con OR fans in the room and they are sweltering . We went out. In the evening left window open .OMG swarms in the room . It took 6 blasts but counted 37 "bodies" which were taken away by house keeping in the morning without a word ......... The flies are everywhere outside which day & night ... The hotel has a dove cote and nesting swifts I think that's the problem . It's a great shame as it's impossible to have an open window . So they should either instal air conditioning in the rooms ( it is 2014 people & and a least provide a cheap fan in the 29c heat) & or get rid of the disgusting flie problem.
The breakfast is good , but be warned the restraint fare & the twisted boot fare is plentiful but strangely flavourless? Weird it's not bad but very very bland. Also the young bar staff / wine waiters as sweet as they are don't seem to realize White wine must be kept in the fridge .. To chuck it in a nice bucket with ice cubes won't work .. Keep it in the fridge .. Get ice bucket, put in ice cubes , then fill with cold water .. Then add chilled white wine .... Our wine was so warm , we had to add ice .. Which is dreadful !
Yes it was a great little break and if the flies weren't there and the food had some flavour I would mark it higher . Despite the positive aspects which were excellent, We won't return.

Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
Helpful?
2 Thank amp1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Cotswolds
Level Contributor
124 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

We had a 2 night stay in the hotel with a 3 course meal on the first night included in the price. In the pictures the hotel looks like a country house, old and quaint, but the accommodation is in a purpose built block behind this facade and the hotel is on a very busy road. The rooms and bathroom were fine and certainly up to standard. The food was good too. There was a huge problem with flies, they were everywhere, in the corridors, in the rooms in the communal areas and in the restaurant too. It was obviously a wedding reception venue too and the music could be heard very late at night. You might have been able to make it quieter if we could have shut the windows but it was stifling hot and there was no air con either. At breakfast the cold drinks ie - fresh orange etc were very luke warm, they obviously weren't kept in a fridge. I would recommend the hotel for one or two nights at the most.

Room Tip: For noise levels I would say, ask for rooms on the far side of the accommodation block.
See more room tips
  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank GCATDA
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

Amazed this place won a certificate of excellence.
Stayed here for one night and the place was swarming with flies. A hot evening meant we left a window open and on returning at midnight had to do battle with two dozen of them before going to bed. It was the same story the next morning and we couldn't wait to get out of the room - we certainly weren't going to try the breakfast!
Complained about it shortly after arrival and again at check out but very little interest shown by the staff. We were told "they try to keep on top of the problem" but no sign of any fly screens or traps anywhere - it was pretty disgusting!
Beyond the fly problem, the place felt pretty jaded and not well looked after eg - dirty mirrors and chipped paint on wardrobe in room, outside - lots of bird droppings from the swallows that nest under the eaves.
It's a pity because it's in a nice location but it ruined our stay.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank M621ARDavid
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

Groupon deal which didn't let us down. Lovely 3 course meal from a restricted menu (no fuss to us but for some people we overheard this was a problem... For the value can't complain)
Breakfast was one of the best we've had in a while, good selection and plenty of it!
Premier room was lovely, very spacious and the bed was extremely comfy and huge, staff were pleasant and the beer garden was enjoyable to sit in.
Only negative was that walking to the bedrooms you had to overcome swarms of flies which slightly put you off when entering the building.

Thank you for the stay

Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
Helpful?
Thank jamie c
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Ammanford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

The Kings Court hotel is a lovely hotel surounded in a country side setting.but not far from studley and alcester or redditch.the hotel is clean and the staff are pleasent and helpfull.our room n0 65 was well kept and well stocked with tea,coffee.biscuits.etc with flat screen tv.the wash basin tap was a little slow running.but that aside the room was excellent.plenty of car parking spaces and the hotel is set back from main road so no traffic noise.very convenient for a short drive to stratford upon avon.[recommend using the park and ride £3 per couple to leave the car all day until11.30 pm] the restaurant was excellent .with a good menu to choose from.also the breakfast was plentiful with a very good selection to choose from.will definetly use this hotel again in near future.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Sleep Quality
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Martin D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
leeds
Level Contributor
33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

Visited this hotel many years ago, and booked again purely by accident. didnot realise until we got there. We had a lovely time before and it did not disappoint again. The room was spacious and clean, looked out over firled and large grassy area, it was the home of lots of rabbits. Only problem was there were lots of flies in the door way and corridor. This could be down to main door being open and next to fields...not sure!! Staff are lovely , food reasonably priced. Its in the right place for Stratford, but make extra effort to go to Stow on the wold and Bourton on the water, nice places. Would i go again ...yes.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank yarramaz
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Alcester
1.0 mi away
The Throckmorton
The Throckmorton
#2 of 3 in Alcester
4.0 of 5 bubbles 223 reviews
5.2 mi away
The Southcrest Manor Hotel
4.2 mi away
Billesley Manor Hotel
Billesley Manor Hotel
#13 of 28 in Stratford-upon-Avon
4.0 of 5 bubbles 1,986 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
5.8 mi away
BEST WESTERN Salford Hall Hotel
BEST WESTERN Salford Hall Hotel
#1 of 1 in Abbots Salford
4.0 of 5 bubbles 973 reviews
9.2 mi away
Stratford Manor Hotel
Stratford Manor Hotel
#11 of 28 in Stratford-upon-Avon
4.0 of 5 bubbles 1,345 reviews
13.7 mi away
Ettington Chase Hotel
Ettington Chase Hotel
#1 of 1 in Ettington
3.5 of 5 bubbles 1,388 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Kings Court Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Kings Court Hotel

Property: Kings Court Hotel
Address: Kings Coughton, Alcester B49 5QQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Warwickshire > Alcester
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Alcester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Kings Court Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Odigeo, Booking.com, Expedia, Priceline, Ebookers, Hotels.com, TripOnline SA, Evoline ltd, Cancelon and HotelQuickly so you can book your Kings Court Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Kings Court Alcester
Kings Court Hotel Alcester, Warwickshire

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing