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The Olde Kings Arms

161 reviews
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“the pub”(35 reviews)
“high street”(11 reviews)
“beer festival”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsthe pubhigh streetbeer festivalunder new managementstayed overnight at this hotelhelpful member of staffmain barstayed one nightwould stay againcar parkgreat place to staygreat showertea and coffeebed was comfortablefull english breakfastonly gripestaff were really friendly
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On the 14th feb we stayed at the olde kings arms in Hemel Hempstead for valentines night.We were warmly welcomed by Ben who showed us to our room,which was to a very high standard.in the evening we sat at our table and had the delicious...More

Thank Spencer S
Response from Bennn S, Owner at The Olde Kings ArmsResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review of Valentines at the Pub - we trust you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic find, I’d recommend this hotel. On arrival we received a warm welcome. We ordered food in the bar, which was excellent and all freshly prepared and both food and drinks were reasonably priced. The hotel bar has lots of character and a range of...More

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Response from Bennn S, Owner at The Olde Kings ArmsResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for this review. We enjoyed having you stay here and it was lovely to see the 3 of you socialising with some of the regulars. I strive to be the friendliest Hotel in Hemel Hempstead with the best service and I'm...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After managing to send the kids off to their cousins for a few days, we decided to treat ourselves to a relaxed adult evening away. We were going to visit friends near Hemel on Saturday, so booked a place to stay in the old town....More

Thank Danny M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’d recommend this hotel. We went to Harry Potter Studio and then stayed over night. The staff where very helpful and polite. There is a car park at the rear which is not far from the hotel it’s self. We had our evening meals there...More

Thank Rebecca L
Response from Bennn S, Owner at The Olde Kings ArmsResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Rebecca. We change the menus according to the season and I apologise that we did not change the one in your room. This has been actioned today. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that you rated us so...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018

This is an old pub set in the old part of Hemel. Recently under new management we were impressed with the hospitality and the overall warmth of this establishment. The rooms are a tad small but have ensuites and are comfortable. Arriving with thick snow...More

Thank Peter H
Response from Bennn S, Owner at The Olde Kings ArmsResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for this positive review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. I have passed on your praise to Julia who helped push your car. We did offer full cream milk when I took over in June but it was continually being wasted which led...More

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14 January 2018|
Response from VikasSawant | Reviewed this property |
From Olde Kings Arms you will have to take Cab upto Hemel Hempstead Railway station( This is about 2-3 miles , 10 min). From Hemel Hempstead take London Midland train with London tickets so that you canuse it for tube... More
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It was included in the price and it was really yummy too!
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"Try to get rooms nearest the bars to receive better wifi. Upstairs rooms bit of a climb."
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"All rooms are comfortable"
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"all rooms are good"
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"Room 2 has ramp access, and a wetroom with alarm pull cord if assistance needed."
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