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    The Grosvenor Arms

    The Commons | High Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8JA, England
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    • Excellent50%
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    • Average14%
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    “junior suite” (14 reviews)
    “public car park” (10 reviews)
    “coffee machine” (18 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My wife and I stayed at this superbly appointed hotel which was located in the heart of Shaftesbury. The superior room on the 1st floor was very spacious and so nicely decorated. Excellent bathroom with a really good powerful shower. The staff were so helpful...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Having read some of the negative reviews about the hotel, I was a little concerned about staying. However, I struggle to see how anybody could be negative about what is a lovely hotel. On arrival I received a warm and friendly welcome, nobody was at...More

    Thank Theophania
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Fantastic hotel, staff, service, rooms are excellent. Such a Lively , bubbly and vibrant hotel highly recommend staying here. Cannot fault this hotel, from the moment we arrived to the time we left our stay was fantastic. The quality of the food, especially the breakfast...More

    Thank Sharon F
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    What a great hotel that takes dogs with open arms..treats bed and bowl in our free up graded en-suite bedroom. Drench powerful shower super comfortable bed great bathroom products towels and so on. Lovely dinner amazing breakfast all in all I couldn't fault it. £99...More

    Thank Richard S
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    This property is located right in the town center making it centrally located to local shops, pubs and restaurants. The building is nicely maintained and comfortable; know that the structure itself is quite old so expect the interior to reflect the age and period. I...More

    Thank TASunde
    The Kings Arms Inn
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
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    • US$120 - US$241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
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    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    tburkholder
    4 January 2015|
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    Response from Gun_Janda2014 | Reviewed this property |
    Unfortunately I don´t think so, we were there after 6pm and we had to come back the next morning when it opened at 10am. Sorry!
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    "Not room 8 - noisy"
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    "Ask about stairs there is a lift to the first floor but we still had 2 flights of stairs and one down to get..."
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    "Did t stay here"
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    "Our room was on the fourth floor overlooking the inner courtyard and we had a peaceful night here."
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