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The Kings
Top Boutique Hotel

18 Castle Street, Christchurch, BH23 1DT, United Kingdom
+44 120 258 8933

£66+

Overall guest ratings

8.4/10 Excellent
Based on 298 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.9
  • 8.7
  • 8.7
  • 6.2

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    About

    An excellent boutique hotel on Dorset s World Heritage Coast, The Kings Arms Hotel is located in the centre of Christchurch overlooking its Victorian bowling green and castle ruins. The hotel has a handsome Georgian facade with an elegant entrance. Once inside, the interiors are beautifully styled using a combination of classic and contemporary fabrics and furnishings. The ambience is comfortable and relaxed, the staff are willing and friendly, and it s nice to see that the place doesn t take itself too seriously. The bedrooms range from bronze to platinum which means you can choose a room to suit your purpose and budget, whether you re using nearby Bournemouth Airport, exploring the Dorset coast or planning a romantic break. There are iPod docking stations and free Wi-Fi in every bedroom. The Kings Arms Hotel also has an award-winning restaurant, which has been awarded a prestigious Michelin Bib Gourmand for two consecutive years. The restaurant is known for carefully sourcing local ingredients, including wonderful produce from The New Forest and seafood from the south coast. The latest addition to the Kings Arms is The Bar, a vibrant and modern venue that boasts an exciting 15 Mile Cocktail Menu, with a Kings twist on classic favourites, including the Britini and a Once Upon a Cosmo. The Bar s contemporary atmosphere shifts from day to night with ease. Featuring an elegant pewter-top bar, surrounded by plush stools, relaxed stylish furnishings, and sleek lighting, The Bar is a great place to catch up with a friend, or head to for pre-dinner drinks. The Kings Hotel is ideally situated for exploring Dorset and the surrounding area, including the Heritage Coast, The New Forest, many ancient sites and associations with the likes of Thomas Hardy and T E Lawrence.

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    Amenities

    • Internet
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Free parking
    • Free Wi-Fi
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 298 reviews
    • 8.9 "Food is delicious."
      8.3 "83% loved the menu selection."
    • 8.7 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.5 "85% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.2 "Good bar."
      8.6 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 86%."
    • 6.8 "Location is acceptable."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.9 "For only 59%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.4 "Only 54% thought the shower was ok."
      6.3 "63% said the view was so-so."
      6.0 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 60%."
    • 4.8 "Value below average."
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 286 reviews
    • 9.1 "Food is to die for."
      8.3 "83% loved the menu selection."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.3 "83% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.4 "Breakfast is good."
    • 6.6 "Location is acceptable."
    • 6.0 "Average comfort."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      5.8 "For only 58%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were big enough."
      6.3 "Only 63% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.0 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 60%."
    • 5.4 "Average value."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 11 reviews
    • 9.0 "Food is to die for."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Boutique Hotel
    This is a wonderful boutique hotel, as guests say.
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
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