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157 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It almost feels as though you're checking in at the bar in this hotel as you walk in past the happy drinkers. However, the staff were friendly and helpful. My room was on the ground floor and accessed from outside the building but it was a good size, the bed was fine and everything worked OK except the hair drier.... More 

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Thank Businessfellow
Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here whilst visiting our daughter and her family. Service was excellent with nice choice of menu for adults and children. Staff were very welcoming and friendly. Food was freshly cooked and I certainly enjoyed mine!

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Thank Pat L
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the hotel overnight was a lovely room, with a very welcoming check in , the organised breakfast was good quality too! I gave 3 stars because there was no complimentary toothpaste in the room.... everything but! When your spending £100 I expect this and so did other visitors.

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Thank Nick E
Wareham, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to go for large groups. There were 4 adults and 4 children in our group. The choice of food was extensive; even for the children's menu! Great service, the food was OK ( someone needs lessons in the cooking of vegetables!) and a lovely atmosphere. Would return again!

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Thank Cardigankate
KingsArms147, General Manager at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

We pride ourselves on offering a family-friendly atmosphere and are glad that this is what you experienced. Thank you for taking the time to review us! More 

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30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely evening dining out with our friends. The quality of food was exceptional. We shared 3 starters between 4 of us, so we could all try a little bit of everything. We all really enjoyed our mains too. I'm not going to recommend a particular dish as that would be impossible, everything looked/tasted delicious. All staff were... More 

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Thank sweetsandreads
KingsArms147, General Manager at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Your comments are warmly received; the new Autumn / Winter menus offer amazing choice and value for money so to hear that is exactly what customers experience is really gratifying. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Went here for dinner tonight with 4 of my friends, and the service in this place was absolutely appalling. It's a Wednesday night, it wasn't particularly busy and we ended up waiting ages for everything... Drinks, food, the bill. Definitely not the friendliest of staff, really disappointing won't be returning in a hurry.

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Thank Paulafall
KingsArms147, General Manager at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Hi Paula Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback. It would seem to me that we haven't met your expectations on this occasion, which is disappointing as we pride ourselves on service excellence and regularly receive fantastic feedback from the vast majority of our guests. We can only apologise that we haven't met the mark this... More 

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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We joined family members who had stayed here overnight. The breakfast menu was extensive and interesting. The buffet however was very limited in choice, with only budget cereals, no yoghurt, cut fruit, dried fruit or freshly squeezed juices. There were very large croissants but we didn't try these. Two of us ordered hot choices which included poached eggs. These were... More 

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Thank Lucy B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I stay here regularly for business. The staff are very friendly and make it feel like home from home. The food is great and they refresh with daily specials. The beer is good with decent choice and they make cocktails. Great atmosphere in the bar and restaurant popular with couples and families and young people.

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Thank ChrisW3490
KingsArms147, General Manager at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing us - it means a lot when people take the time to do it. See you again soon. More 

Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived late on a Friday evening after a 5-hr drive and were given a lovely friendly welcome by the staff and were shown to our room which was off a rear courtyard. The room was very large and more like a suite complete with a settee. The decor was pleasant and spotlessly clean and had everything you would have... More 

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Thank pashem
KingsArms147, General Manager at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

What a great review! Thanks so much for taking the time to write it for us. We really appreciate your kind words and are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us. I will certainly pass on your words to our housekeeping staff regarding the cleanliness of your room - they will be chuffed with... More 

Dorchester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Popped up to the village to see some friends and booked in here. Loved the fact they do sierra nevada on draught. The only problem was the length of time it took to get one. The place simply didn't have enough staff on and that was a big disappointment. Couldn't fault the food when it arrived it was really nice.... More 

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Thank F1matt
KingsArms147, General Manager at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback after your recent visit. We appreciate hearing from our guests as it enables us to address certain areas that may need improvement. We are sorry that the service on your visit did not live up to our usual high standard but on a happier note you did enjoy your meal.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kings Arms Hotel is a fine dining restaurant, boutique hotel and bar. Recently refurbished this historical building has been modernised offering quality in all departments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kings Arms

Address: 147 High Street, Berkhamsted HP4 3HL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > Berkhamsted
Price Range: $170 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Kings Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“We didn't actually use the Hotel so I can't comment on it. Definitely recommend the food though!”
 of 5 bubbles sheenas443, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back would be quiet I think. Front rooms well apointed”
 of 5 bubbles elainem369, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't choose a room on ground floor behind the pub.”
 of 5 bubbles Clarinda_Vine, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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