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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here while I was on a photography course with a brilliant local company called Aspire Photography Training. I asked for some recommendations on where to stay and they emailef me a liston local hotels/b&bs. I chose the Kings Arms as I thought it would suit my needs and it looked like nice local pub. Upon arrival I was...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the new courtyard accommodation and had a great stay. The room was decorated very tastefully and the facilities were brand new and excellent. A great pub and friendly staff, I would certainly stay here again.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found hotel by accident m6 was grid locked . Stopped for lunch and felt so at home by log fire decided to ask about accomadation. Room perfect In fact I'd say amazing only drawback no hair drier but apparently people keep taking them! ( maybe fix to wall?) def returning!

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KingsArmsBurton, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

So sorry no hairdryer in room, amazed that someone said they are being taken, could you please get in touch with me or send details of person who said this to you as hairdryers are available at all times, thank you, Ann France (Mrs.)

Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Haven't stayed at the pub but family visiting us have. The charming old pub is a great place for an evening meal which we use quite often, plenty to choose from and lovely food. Owners always make us feel welcome and Ann goes the extra mile to make sure visitors are well catered for. Nothing is too much for them...

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Doncaster, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights between Christmas and New Year. Landlord friendly and helpful nothing was too much trouble. Staff were delightful, quick, efficient, and really pleasant. The room was spacious, nice and clean, beds were comfortable and ensuite had a lovely big bath as well as a superb shower. The food was excellent every night and not expensive....

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Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via 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...

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Thank Gordon C
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

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...

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Reviewed 21 November 2016 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...

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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.

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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.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 

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Address: Main Street, Burton-in-Kendal LA6 1LR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Burton-in-Kendal
Price Range: $113 - $152 (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”
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“We were on the top floor, which was not a problem, also dog friendly and very quiet.”
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“If noise bothers you ask for a room in the barn annexe at the back of the hotel”
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“Ask for the new rooms , very much in demand. Also the menu is exceptional”
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