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This city-centre hotel is 200 yards from Lancaster Castle and 550 yards from Lancaster Rail Station. It has free Wi-Fi.

Guests at The Royal Kings Arms can enjoy drinks in the lounge. Each room also has a TV and facilities for making tea and coffee.

In the morning, The Royal Kings Arms serves a varied breakfast menu. The hotel is close to Lancaster's shops, bars and restaurants. The Universities of Cumbria and Lancaster can each be reached in less than 25 minutes by public transport, and the hotel is less than 3 miles from the M6.

The Royal Kings Arms is a good base for day trips to Blackpool and the Lake District, which can be reached in around 45 minutes’ drive.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

The Royal Kings Arms has been welcoming guests since 20 Oct 2009.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Buffet

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose The Royal Kings Arms

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Do you have lifts to get up and down to the rooms, I have mobility issues and wouldn't be able to go up and down several flights of stairs, thank you
    The hotel does have a lift to all floors.
    Answered on 18 July 2021
  • Which type of rooms have been refurbished recently? How about premium rooms?
    Thank you very much for your question. Fully refurbished rooms are Superior Rooms. Our Premium rooms have been partially refurbished.
    Answered on 18 July 2020
  • Where is the nearest overnight carpark? Thanks
    The closest car park to us is located on Dallas Road, LA1 1TW
    Answered on 14 July 2022
  • Hi, do the rooms have fridges?
    Good Evening Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately not. Kind Regards Reception
    Answered on 27 January 2022
  • Is it quiet and are beds quality ie-no springs sticking out!
    Yes it is quite and the beds are very comfortable.
    Answered on 3 August 2021
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
1 restaurant on site

    The Brasserie

    Cuisine: British

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of The Royal Kings Arms
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Room service
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Lithuanian
  • Russian
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules The Royal Kings Arms takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 hours


Until 11:00 hours


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 aged 15 years and above are considered 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 - 1 year
Cot upon request
£10 per child, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

The maximum number of cots allowed depends on the room you choose. Please check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo The Royal Kings Arms accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that some areas of the hotel are currently under refurbishment.

Please note that pre-authorization of £100 is charged on arrival

The Hotel is undergoing a multi million pound renovation returning Royal Kings Arms to its former glory. Works will be taking place Monday to Friday only. On the 6th June our work beings internally to the third and fourth floors.

Please note Dinner Bed and Breakfast option includes Breakfast and £15.95 towards your dinner. If evening meal costs more than £15.95 property reserved a right to charge you the difference.

FAQs about The Royal Kings Arms

  • Yes, The Royal Kings Arms is popular with guests booking family stays.

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

  • The Royal Kings Arms has 1 restaurant:

    • The Brasserie

  • The Royal Kings Arms is 350 yards from the centre of Lancaster.

  • The Royal Kings Arms offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Guests staying at The Royal Kings Arms can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.1).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Gluten-free
      • Buffet
      • À la carte

    • Room options at The Royal Kings Arms include:

      • Single
      • Double
      • Twin
      • Family

    • Check-in at The Royal Kings Arms is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Royal Kings Arms by:

      • Car 1h 30min