Featuring a bar, The King's Arms is set in Dorchester. Boasting a 24-hour front desk, this property also has a restaurant and a terrace. Private parking can be arranged at no extra charge. At the hotel, every room includes a wardrobe. At The King's Arms all rooms include a desk, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. à la carte and Full English/Irish breakfast options are available every morning at the accommodation. Bournemouth is 33 km from The King's Arms, while Weymouth is 17 km from the property. The nearest airport is Bournemouth Airport, 36 km from the hotel.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.5
Facilities
9.2
Cleanliness
9.4
Comfort
9.4
Value for money
8.7
Location
9.4
Free WiFi
8.9
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Julian
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The comfort room I was allocated was spacious, with a well lit bathroom. Central location and the fact that's it mentioned as the location of the scene from " The Mayor of Casterbridge" helped!
  • Nicole
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Great place to stay, comfortable and a lovely breakfast
  • Bushell
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Great location. Free parking. Nice rooms. Breakfast was delicious.

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
      British
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of The King's Arms
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
    Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • 24-hour front desk
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key card access
    • 24-hour security
    General
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Lift
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    Languages spoken
    • English

    House rules

    The King's Arms takes special requests - add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 16:00

    Check-out

    Until 11:00

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children 13 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Extra bed upon request
    £20 per child, per night
    Cot upon request
    Free
    3 - 12 years
    Extra bed upon request
    £20 per child, per night

    Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in

    Pets

    Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

    Groups

    When booking more than 2 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted The King's Arms accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    Group bookings of 3-7 rooms have a cancellation policy of 14 days. This rule is also applied to individual bookings of 5 nights or more. Group bookings of 8+ rooms must be cancelled outside of 28 days to avoid a cancellation charge. Full payment is required 14 days/28 days prior for the above bookings.

    FAQs about The King's Arms

    • The King's Arms is 400 yards from the centre of Dorchester. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at The King's Arms include:

      • Double

    • Check-in at The King's Arms is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • The King's Arms has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant #1

    • The prices at The King's Arms may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • The King's Arms offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):