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The Kings - Christchurch (Dorset)

18 Castle Street, Christchurch (Dorset), United Kingdom, BH23 1DT  show map
 3 stars
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The Kings - Christchurch (Dorset)

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee shop

Swimming pool
Elevator

Lift

Kitchen facilities

Refrigerator

Electric kettle

Overview

The stylish The Kings Hotel with a nightclub and a swimming pool is a nice place to stay in Christchurch on holiday. With accents of original architecture, the hotel was built in 1801 and renovated in 2008.

The property offers a tasteful accommodation in the center of Christchurch with a panoramic view. The city center lies within 1 km from the venue.

Guests will find shopping centers and boutiques in the vicinity of the hotel.

Bournemouth International airport is a 15-minute drive from the property.

Rooms

For a pleasant stay in Christchurch The Kings Hotel offers 20 guestrooms complete with complimentary wireless internet, central heating, a safe, a writing desk and a trouser press. The rooms look on to the river. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms featuring a bathtub, a power shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have a full English breakfast from 07:00 to 10:00. The restaurant menu features local dishes. Cheese and Alfie's and Ye Olde George Inn offer an assortment of dishes within 100 meters of the property.

Services

The on-site conveniences include a baggage storage, a safety deposit box and a car park.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   16.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • On-site car park
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Coffee shop
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • High chairs
  • Board games
  • Children's menu

Spa & Leisure

  • Swimming pool
  • Night club

Room view

  • Courtyard view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Kings - Christchurch (Dorset) Christchurch (Dorset) location
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Hotel Address:

18 Castle Street, Christchurch (Dorset), United Kingdom, BH23 1DT

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Airports
Train
  • Christchurch Railway Station
    3000 ft
Restaurants
  • The Kings Arms Restaurant (cuisine: British)
    0 ft
  • Prezzo - Christchurch (cuisine: Italian)
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    16

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedChristchurch (Dorset)The Kings

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Rooms and availability

The Kings photos Room
Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge
  • Bottled water
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
The Kings photos Room
King Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
The Kings photos Exterior Hotel information
Superior Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge
  • Bottled water
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Standard Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Fridge
  • Media:Radio
Executive Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Fridge
  • Media:Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe|DOUBLE EXECUTIVE

The Kings Location

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Local attractions

  • The Good Play Cafe2.0 mi
    128-130 Seabourne Road Southbourne
  • O2 Academy Bournemouth2.9 mi
    570 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth
  • Yoga on the Beach 3.1 mi
    Toft Steps Undercliff Drive, Boscombe
  • Boscombe Market2.6 mi
    Christchurch Road
  • Castlepoint Shopping Park2.9 mi
    Castle Lane

Near the hotel

  • Christchurch Castle200 ft
    Castle Street
  • Red House Museum & Gardens1100 ft
    Quay Road
  • Prototype Bailey Bridge4200 ft
    Nature Reserve Stanpit
  • The Clay Studio300 ft
    The Fountain, Christchurch
  • Christchurch Priory Church1200 ft
    Quay Road

Restaurants nearby

  • The Kings Arms Restaurant0 ft

    Address: 18 Castle Street
    Phone: 01202 588933

    73% likes this, based on 184 reviews
    Cuisine: British
    Price Range: USD 8 - USD 41

  • Sabai Thai200 ft

    Address: 8 Castle Street
    Phone: 01202 486671

    62% likes this, based on 66 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai

  • Ye Olde George Inn300 ft

    Address: 2A Castle Street
    Phone: 01202 479383

    70% likes this, based on 114 reviews

  • Prezzo - Christchurch100 ft

    Address: 3 Bridge Street
    Phone: +44 (0)1202 496100

    69% likes this, based on 77 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 61 - USD 61

  • Cheese & Alfies400 ft

    Address: 10 Church Street
    Phone: 01202 487000

    85% likes this, based on 207 reviews
    Cuisine: British

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    16

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedChristchurch (Dorset)The Kings

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The Kings Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Kings

7.6
FabulousBased on33 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    very efficient check in stylish room 306 although a little small very good value bistro with decent wine sensibly priced.will definitely return

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    convenient position for town and church. Very pleasant staff. An all round comfortable stay with excellant food

    The top floor room was larger than expected with a beautiful bathroom but very hot.

  • Single
    7.4

    Breakfast was nice, particularly Haddock. Our room was big enough and clean

    Interiors are nothing more than modern furnished flats in London, less than the standards of hotels...

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    The hotel was well situated in nice town and looked very nice, the hotel was clean. Staff were fiendly and helpfull.

    We were given a double room on the top floor but the room became very warm and could have done with air conditioning. Was told by staff to use fans provided but this was not good enough...

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Ambiance of hotel ex. Well situated in centre of Christchurch.

    Glad to hear that aircondirioning is to be installed soon. Room 305 on Floor 3 was boiling!

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Very pleasent staff.

    Bar & restaurant could be more cosy.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Relaxed atmosphere - very helpful staff - good food (Dinner and Breakfast) = boutique style room with lovely bathroom

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Lovely view over the bowling green and the Priory; and modern, comfortable bar and restaurant.

    Noisy at night because of traffic and Friday night revellers!

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    We requested to be able to get into our room for 1pm ( Grand Prix ! ) and was very pleased when our request was granted, the staff were so very helpful and very pleasent. We decided to have dinner in the hotel and was very impressed with both presentation and quality of the food.the room was lovely and one of the nicest bathrooms I have seen in a hotel !

    The only thing I found slightly inconvenient was the parking but we did find the car spaces behind the hotel eventually.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    We actually stayed at the Kings in Castle Street Christchurch the sister hotel to the Kings Harbour. The hotel has the most wonderful decor so it must have recently been refurbished. The staff were very nice and efficient also the breakfast (freshly cooked) was lovely. We weren't really there long enough - arrived about 8.30pm and left about 8.30am to appreciate it's full potential.

    Finding the car park at the rear of the hotel is a bit tricky especially trying to fight your way around Christchurch in the traffic - you need to know where you are going.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Exellant stay, staff available at all times and always courteous. Dining room and food was exellant.

  • Single
    9.2

    My room was large, beautifully decorated and clean. The bed was very comfortable with high quality linens. The bathroom was very modern and spotless. Breakfast was very nice.

    The shower was tricky to figure out. The beautiful bedside lighting was inadequate for reading. Usage of the in-room phone was horribly expensive and there was no mention about what the costs might be in the hotel information packet (as there is in other hotels). I didn't realize I was going through the hotel phone system to make my calls. In other hotels I have stayed in, a direct dial phone does not go through the hotel and the costs are minimal..

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    The rooms were beautifully furnished and spotlessly clean. Wonderful fittings without being ostentatious. Comfortable bed (new), good lighting, lots of space, quiet, good service. Nothing too much trouble

    Only that the car parking was inadequate and free wifi was not working for the duration of our stay. There was also no wired hifi despite claims that this was available

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    The room was well furnished and very pleasant Breackfast was first class with very nice waitress All the staff were very friendly

    Thev car parking

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Comfortable room, excellent staff. Standard of decor, fittings etc very high and well maintained. Central location suits exploration of town and region.

    Parking is limited and overflow is on small piece of land across the road. I was able to use hotel's car park at rear which was fine, but I heard other guests who were less happy with overflow parking. However reviews made this clear and it came as no surprise.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Kings - Christchurch (Dorset) Christchurch (Dorset) location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

18 Castle Street, Christchurch (Dorset), United Kingdom, BH23 1DT

Get directions
Airports
Train
  • Christchurch Railway Station
    3000 ft
Restaurants
  • The Kings Arms Restaurant (cuisine: British)
    0 ft
  • Prezzo - Christchurch (cuisine: Italian)
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    16

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedChristchurch (Dorset)The Kings

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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