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Royal Kings Arms

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Overview
75 Market Street, Lancaster LA1 1JG England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Conference Facilities
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews fantastic view of the castle hotel is undergoing refurbishment brasserie restaurant faded grandeur charles dickens delicious afternoon tea wallpaper peeling opposite the castle lancashire breakfast listed building the hotel reception modern hotel an iron and ironing board few minutes walk fabulous stay public areas function room
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband booked this hotel for us,as we were visiting our son at university. The back entrance is absolutely beautiful. Teeny,precarious car park,but the whole of the downstairs is amazing. We were given room 318. Wallpaper on every wall is falling off. Dark,old and awful...More

Thank Debslovesjohn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hotel 10 mins walk to the train station, stopped 3 times now, haven't tried the breakfast or other food yet as we usually like a walk and eat out, superb pubs and restaurants to chose from I'd recommend the Thai blue moon restaurant which...More

Thank Karl C
Response from RoyalKingsArmsHotel, Receptionist at Royal Kings ArmsResponded 4 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your 5- Star review! I am extremely pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. It is also nice to see that you made good use of the handy phone. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a last minute booking. A lovely hotel. My only gripe is the traffic noise, but that's not a fault of the hotel. Would I stay there again? Yes, in a heartbeat. Lancaster is a lovely city and almost devoid of idiots.More

Thank Daydream07907891631
Response from RoyalKingsArmsHotel, Reception at Royal Kings ArmsResponded 4 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your review. I am extremely glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. You will be please to know that we are currently in the process of replacing all of the windows in the hotel to reduce traffic...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was impressed with the refurbishment of the hotel. Everything seemed well conceived. My room and breakfast were good in all respects. One reservation I had and which I gave to a member of the staff was that the music playing in the lobby and...More

Thank Michael W
Response from RoyalKingsArmsHotel, Reception at Royal Kings ArmsResponded 1 week ago

Dear Michael, I am glad to hear that you liked the refurbishment and enjoyed breakfast. Our go-to play list in the lobby is Jazz! So that must have been on by mistake. I can only apologise. We hope to welcome you back in the future....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A hotel of contrasts. Rooms basic but with lovely extras - toothbrush, shaving kit etc. Downstairs bright and airy.Position excellent. Didn't have breakfast as only choice was to pay £12,50 which is fine for those who want a full cooked breakfast but not for those...More

Thank Angie S
Response from RoyalKingsArmsHotel, receptionist at Royal Kings ArmsResponded 1 week ago

Dear Angie S, Thank you for your review. I am glad to hear that you had a pleasant stay with us. If in the future you would like to have just toast we can certainly sort a price out for that, just ask and we...More

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We always offer the best prices to our guests direct through hotel reception so be sure to call us first. Fantastic all round venue in a central location, ideal for weddings and functions, everything under one roof. More In the heart of the historic city of Lancaster, with views of its famous castle, stands the Royal Kings Arms Hotel. Originally built in 1625 and later rebuilt in 1879, the hotel was immortalized by Charles Dickens in his tale of "The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices". This Grade II listed hotel has 55 comfortable en-suite bedrooms, including the luxury Castle Suite, with its four poster bed and views of the castle, the entrance to which is just 50 yards away. With origins dating back almost 1,000 years Lancaster Castle, a Grade 1 listed building, occupies a city-centre hilltop location on the site of three successive Roman forts and has been described by English Heritage as "not only the North-West's most important historic and archaeological monument but also of international importance". Other historic buildings in Lancaster include the Judge's Lodgings and the Doll Museum. The sea plays a big part in Lancaster's history and the Maritime Museum is a fascinating place to visit. Beyond the city, the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales are within easy reach, while the seaside resorts of Morecambe and Blackpool are a short drive away. Breakfast is available when checking in at reception, we do have car parking facilities at £5 per car per stay at the rear of the hotel. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
55
Price range
US$67 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Lancaster
Location
United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Lancaster District > Lancaster
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
55
Price range
US$67 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Lancaster
Location
United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Lancaster District > Lancaster
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August 26, 2018|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
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Hannah G
April 15, 2018|
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Response from RoyalKingsArmsHotel | Property representative |
Hello, Yes our refurbishments are on going, however the work being done in the entrance will be completed in the next couple of weeks, the workmen will then be going to the second floor, they will be then out of everyone's... More
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Debslovesjohn
5 days ago
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"Choose rooms at the front for best views."
406katiar
2 weeks ago
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"Room 318 was large, and quiet"
koobz
3 weeks ago
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"Ask for a newly renovated room if you’re going to spend a lot of time there."
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