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Basildon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 May 2013

Excellent location, lovely rooms. The twin beds made up as a double made for a huge bed and the bathroom was lovely. We arrived late in the evening and asked the doormen to direct us to the hotel, up in the lift. Our room was facing the main road but was still very quiet. The staff both in the hotel...

Thank KazzieE
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Reviewed 3 April 2013

Excellent location in the centre of Salisbury next to the River Avon. Separate entrance to the hotel from the Weatherspoons pub and we had asked for a quiet room situated at the back of the hotel. It was difficult to decide whether it was better to have a quiet room at the back looking out over the bins or a...

Thank Janet H
Banbury, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2012

Great location, right in the centre next to a river. Room was a good size, clean with everything in good order. Reception has to be via a lift, but the service was welcoming. Basically it was like a travelodge with a little more character.

1Thank Martin B
Emsworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Cycling from Bristol to Salisbury through heavy showers, laden with panniers, this hotel was not only welcoming - very friendly staff - but very accommodating in our need to keep our bikes in our room as there's no garage. Our room was spacious and clean, there was a nice deep bath and endless hot water. For the price it was...

2Thank trikemaniac
Dalton, Georgia,USA
Reviewed 28 December 2011

I have stayed at the King's Arms twice with my wife, and both times we were with another couple. By this, I was able to see 2 different rooms. This is a quirky old hotel with crooked staircases, doors and hallways. A fun place to stay and I would recommend it. Don't expect 4 star treatment or rooms but a...

3Thank jimmyt
Episkopi, Cyprus
Reviewed 29 March 2011

We were intrigued to see what a Wetherspoons hotel would be like so decided to give the Kings Arms Hotel a try for two nights whilst visiting Salisbury. We're experienced travellers that have stayed in a lot of different hotels across Europe and the Middle East so have realistic expectations. The "look" of the hotel is exactly as it is...

5Thank Heathie8
Reviewed 28 November 2010

Location good but the first room we were given was freezing - it transpired the plumbing had failed recently and been repaired. They obviously didn't think to check before putting guests in the room. To their credit they were very happy to move us to a different (and better) room with no problems or extra cost. Both rooms were clean...

3Thank taffia42
San Diego, California
Reviewed 13 October 2010

Lots of history behind this hotel. Thats the best part besides the friendly staff. Other than that I can't say much for it. The shower in the bathroom leaked the entire time we were there. Wasn't the cleanest and not for the light hearted. I think it is changing owners and hopefully they will make the necessary improvements. Good location....

2Thank jstanh
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2010

We stayed in their flagship King Charles I room and were really impressed by the room and it's furnishings. The building is a romantic historical building in a great location. The staff are friendly and helpful. Unfortunately you will pay far far too much to stay in a hotel with poor facilities and a terrible cleaning habits. The dead fly...

1Thank decdecdec
Ayr, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2010

We stayed for 1 night in room 14 which was at the top of the main building. We arrived at 1.40pm, not intending to check in but to park the car, as we had already contacted the hotel regarding this. We were told straight away that we couldn’t check in as there was still 20mins to go! But parked the...

3Thank MarinersTours

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of the stunning medieval city of Salisbury and facing its beautiful Cathedral this 16th Century Tudor building allegedly housed Kings Charles 1st&2nd. The Kings Arms Hotel lies within easy reach of some of Southern England's foremost treasures.This Salisbury hotel offers accommodation in 17 individual ensuite rooms with original features such as oak panelling and beams, stone fireplaces & four poster beds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kings Arms Hotel

Address: 9-13 St. Johns Street, Salisbury SP1 2SB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Salisbury
Price Range: $129 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“Room 118 not good for the old or with walking sticks”
chrisferg1, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Tuesday is Market day in the City and I can imagine the place fills up quickly ! lunchtime seemed mega busy and a fight for a table !”
vince_karen, 30 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Ask for one at the back of the hotel.”
trikemaniac, 23 Apr 2012 | Read review
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