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The Olde Kings Arms

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All reviewsthe pubhigh streetbeer festivalunder new managementstayed overnight at this hotelhelpful member of staffmain barstayed one nightdefinitely stay here againcar parkgreat place to staytea and coffeegreat showerbed was comfortablefull english breakfastonly gripestaff were really friendly
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After managing to send the kids off to their cousins for a few days, we decided to treat ourselves to a relaxed adult evening away. We were going to visit friends near Hemel on Saturday, so booked a place to stay in the old town....More

Thank Danny M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’d recommend this hotel. We went to Harry Potter Studio and then stayed over night. The staff where very helpful and polite. There is a car park at the rear which is not far from the hotel it’s self. We had our evening meals there...More

Thank Rebecca L
Response from Bennn S, Owner at The Olde Kings ArmsResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Rebecca. We change the menus according to the season and I apologise that we did not change the one in your room. This has been actioned today. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that you rated us so...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

This is an old pub set in the old part of Hemel. Recently under new management we were impressed with the hospitality and the overall warmth of this establishment. The rooms are a tad small but have ensuites and are comfortable. Arriving with thick snow...More

Thank Peter H
Response from Bennn S, Owner at The Olde Kings ArmsResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for this positive review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. I have passed on your praise to Julia who helped push your car. We did offer full cream milk when I took over in June but it was continually being wasted which led...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a nice place to have a small party for family and friends after our daughters chrsitening. We chose the OKA as we know it well and it's a lovely space. Ben was great in helping us plan the event and on...More

Thank Simon L
Response from Bennn S, Owner at The Olde Kings ArmsResponded 20 December 2017

Thanks for the review Simon. I'm glad you and your 25 guests enjoyed the food and the atmosphere on offer. See you soon and have a great Christmas.

Reviewed 11 December 2017

The staff is very cooperative and helpful. The English breakfast provided was good and delicious. The location of this hotel is on the Old Town street. There is legacy Church right in front of the hotel, there is huge garden which is attraction during summer....More

Thank VikasSawant
Response from Bennn S, Owner at The Olde Kings ArmsResponded 12 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our pub with rooms. I am pleased that you reviewed us so highly. You raise one negative point regarding the floorboards. I would like to inform guests that all rooms are carpeted so the noise you talk...More

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Response from VikasSawant | Reviewed this property |
From Olde Kings Arms you will have to take Cab upto Hemel Hempstead Railway station( This is about 2-3 miles , 10 min). From Hemel Hempstead take London Midland train with London tickets so that you canuse it for tube... More
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It was included in the price and it was really yummy too!
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"Try to get rooms nearest the bars to receive better wifi. Upstairs rooms bit of a climb."
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"All rooms are comfortable"
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"all rooms are good"
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"Room 2 has ramp access, and a wetroom with alarm pull cord if assistance needed."
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