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“Very nice at 1st glance but a few faults.”

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The Royal Arms Restaurant & Hotel
Reviewed 6 May 2014

We stopped on Sat 3rd May for one night. the hotel looks nice and has a lovely beer garden. Our room was number 5(rooms are around the beer garden). The room itself was okay and very comfortable. Couple of problems though.Somebody had built a dressing table so high that it was level with the existing double plug socket. They provided 1 3 pin adapter so that we could use 1 plug. The other socket was useless as nothing could be plugged in(apart from kettle&the bottom connection of plug did not look too good). I cant believe that whoever built this was not brought to book or simply re do it. Its plain idiotic. Plugs are a essential thing in the room. we could only use 1 thing at a time. There were lights outside room and curtains did not really close enough light out at night.The bed itself was lovely and comfy tho,great night sleep. We had 1 drink in the bar but its more of an eating place.Did not feel like could relax in the bar area,very stuffy. Also bar staff seem to serve people who look the type to eat and drink there 1st. Wearing a KISS t-shirt and having long hair,I felt that I was not the type of clientele they were after. Also bar staff were polish I think,and it took 3 times for him to understand what I wanted.
Last thing.if hotel recommend a taxi to Market Bosworth,check fare before going. We got taxi and it cost nearly £9 for a 2 mile drive. Disgraceful price. We had a nice walk back to hotel on the night,took around 1 hour. Lovely walk though down deserted country lane.
Breakfast was okay,but 1 rasher of bacon is seriously stingy.
enjoyed a nice day & night away with my wife,but more so for it just being a break,few beers,meal in Bosworth,comfy bed and shopping in Hinkley + nice weather.
Worth a visit is the car boot sale on A47 to Leicester on a Sunday morning.Around 10 minute drive.
Nice break but would not stop here again.

Room Tip: Avoid room 5 unless you take an extension lead.
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 May 2014

My husband and I had a delicious lunch here in Dec 2013 and he decided to take advantage of a room and meal deal and treat us to a night away. My stepdaughter and partner came too. Our room did not meet the promised description of de luxe although it
did have a four poster bed. The other room was about twice the size and well appointed but the bed was apparently uncomfortable. Both were in the stables block with lovely gardens and countryside views.
The evening meal was excellent but the breakfast was a bit meagre. There was very limited choice of fruit and cereal and the cooked breakfasts were not too
generous.
All in all, although it was very pleasant we did not feel we had good value for money. There were a number if guests on Groupon deals who presumably paid a lot less so this may explain why the breakfasts were rather sparse.
The village is lovely and Bosworth Battlefield is very close
We may return for lunch but are unlikely to stay again.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 May 2014

Recently had a fabulous evening here excellent three course meal staff so good and attentive and lovely breakfast in the morning no complaints on that score our only complaint would have been the actual bed that we tried to sleep on was awful all the springs had shot up on it and dug into you they need to invest I some new mattress but that said every thing else was superb have been back since just for a meal lovely place

Room Tip: Don't have room 4 if you want a comfy bed
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

Nice hotel but could be better, the bedrooms could do with an update, gaps in ill fitting door letting in drafts would not like to stay in winter, broken tiles in bathroom, also toilet could have done with some bleach down badly stained,on requesting semi or skimmed milk told only full fat milk available which my wife can not use it would have been nice to have an option, also stains on cushions on bed better to not have them on at all.
Don't want to criticise anything about the hotel part really nice bar and restaurant and the outside area is really nice, breakfast was very good, did not have our evening meal there so I cannot comment, if they upgrade the bedrooms the hotel would be spot on.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

As we were getting married in Market Bosworth we chose to stay here along with our families on the night before and the night of our wedding. We were extremely well looked after by the manager who helped us organise a meal for over 30 people. The rooms were pleasant (I stayed in the Bridal Suite) and clean, the bed wasn't the comfiest but it was fine. The food was very good with great service.
When I looked at this hotel previously it didn't have great reviews but I would say the majority are unfair. It's well worth a visit and you really feel like you are being looked after personally which you cannot say about a lot of the larger hotels in the area (we know because we researched them all!). We will definitely be returning, i am looking forward to it already!

  • Stayed: April 2014
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Reviewed 10 April 2014

We stayed here on a Groupon voucher - excellent value.
The location is super - quiet and in the country, lovely courtyard with lawns and gazebo.
Dinner was good, although the bread & butter pudding is best avoided - too stodgy.
The room was spacious, but was the least attractive part of the package - bed creaked at the slightest movement, there was another room above (in a single-storey building) where every sound could be heard (no carpet, for a start) and the toilet took ca 10 minutes to fill.

Room Tip: avoid room 9 (and 10?), which has attic room above it. I am told it is only used when the hotel is f...
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Reviewed 6 April 2014

We bought a Groupon deal and it was a amazingly good value. The food was delicious and the service was great. Most of the poor comments seem to be about the rooms. The room we had was in what looked like a converted stable block. They are fairly basic but, I think, quite charming. We upgraded to a four poster but it didn't really seem to fit with the small room and rustic style. That said, it was very comfortable. My main negative comment would be that there needs to be more attention to detail in the cleaning. Our room wasn't dirty by any means but there was quite a lot of visible dust on the 4 poster and in the bathroom. General upkeep would also make a big difference.The shower was small and the grouting and sealant needed to be redone. The room needed a coat of paint and that would have made a big difference. Also, in the restaurant, we loved the rustic style but, again, all the ornaments need a good dust! There were small vases of flowers on each table at breakfast which would have been a nice touch but they were nearly dead and the water was old. Small details but it is such a shame, this place could be fantastic. They do weddings and when we first arrived we thought it could be a potential venue for our daughter's wedding but these cleaning issues put us off and we dismissed it. Such a shame. As I said, great value and we enjoyed it but I would happily pay more to stay in this charming building if these details were put right.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Address: Main Street | near Market Bosworth, Sutton Cheney CV13 0AG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Leicestershire > Sutton Cheney
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Sutton Cheney
Price Range: £61 - £108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Royal Arms Restaurant & Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Royal Arms Restaurant and Hotel, A place which surpasses any traditional definition. We are nestled on the Leicestershire - Warwickshire border, situated in beautiful rural setting very close to where the historical Battle of Bosworth took place and within a convenient distance to Twycross Zoo, The Ashby Canal, Bosworth Park and for race fans - Mallory Park race track. We are a renowned 4 star rated restaurant and inn with 18 rustically decorated en-suite bedrooms in our stand-alone barn style accommodation adjacent to the main building. The backdrop of idyllic rolling countryside makes The Royal Arms perfect for a romantic getaway, business stop over, your wedding reception, many a celebration and team building days and a whole host of events. We have excellent private dining and conference facilities, and a purpose built barn with adjacent marquees for weddings and banqueting. Be it a visit for business or pleasure you will be offered a warm and genuine welcome in this home away from home. ... more   less 
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