We Love —
- The Kings Arms blends character with contemporary design, the 20 bedrooms reflect a true Georgian style.
- This charming coastal escape is located on the Dorset coastline, with the River Avon flowing alongside the hotel.
- The hotel has been awarded a prestigous Michelin Bib Gourmand, with fantastic local food and interesting menu concepts.
Customer reviews —
Your Destination —
Christchurch is close to many popular destinations in England’s south, including - Dorset World Heritage Coast, the tranquil New Forest National Park, Bournemouth and Poole. The diverse mix of fascinating heritage, beautiful coastline and countryside and wide variety of attractions provides all the ingredients to make your holiday or short break extra special.
Christchurch town centre with its picturesque historic Priory Quarter, riverside walks and quay is a great way to spend the day. With interesting specialist shops to browse finish the day at one of the many fantastic places to eat and drink.
Discover the breathtaking Jurassic Coast, England's first natural World Heritage Site, stretching for 95 miles from neighbouring East Devon to Studland Bay in Dorset. There is so much to do along this stunning coastline, which is world famous for fossil hunting. There are wonderful views for walkers on the South West Coast Path National Trail, or you can simply enjoy the spectacular scenery on a gentle coastal cruise.
Your Hotel —
This charming coastal boutique is housed in a beautiful historic Georgian building, the grand exterior giving way to a stylish and tasteful contemporary interior. Perfectly positioned to soak up the town’s unique ambience, the hotel enjoys fantastic views across its very own Bowling Green and recently restored Pavilion, as well as Christchurch Castle and the town’s Priory. With the Avon River flowing idly at its border, enjoy a stroll along the coastline before returning for ‘Gin O’clock’ in The Kings Arms’ bar.
Having been awarded a prestigious Michelin Bib Gourmand for three consecutive years, the hotel's standout feature is undeniably its fantastic Restaurant, where head Chef Patron Alex Aitken champions local produce to fantastic effect.
- 20 guest rooms
Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.
Your Room —
This offer is based on a Queen Room.
Queen Rooms are situated on the second floor, with a choice of rooms overlooking the front and rear of the property.
Your Board Basis —
Choose from a Bed & Breakfast stay or Half Board stay (Dinner allowance = £25 per person per night).
The Restaurant serves the very best local and seasonal food – with sophisticated simplicity and a unique and charming English setting, overlooking the Kings Arms Bowling Green and historical castle ruins. Renowned local chef Alex Aitken, from Le Poussin, Limewood and The Jetty, is in charge of the food and menus at The Kings Restaurant.
The menus showcase the very best local and seasonal produce; including the popular ‘15 Mile Menu’, with ingredients sourced within a 15 mile radius, the extensive a la carte menu and Friday ‘Fizz n Chips’.
The Bar is a vibrant and modern venue that boasts an exciting 15 Mile Cocktail Menu, with a Kings twist on classic favourites, including the ‘Britini’ and a ‘Once Upon a Cosmo’.
The Bar’s contemporary atmosphere shifts from day to night with ease. Featuring an elegant pewter-top bar, surrounded by plush stools, relaxed stylish furnishings, and sleek lighting, The Bar is a great place to catch up with a friend, or head to for pre-dinner drinks.
At the weekend, Friday and Saturday nights will see the energy levels at The Bar peak as DJs take to the DJ booth and bring a little bit of London night life to Christchurch!
Your Journey —
The Hotel is located just minutes from Christchurch train station, 45 minutes from Southampton Airport or 20 minutes from Bournemouth International Airport.
5 minutes from A35
Central Christchurch centre
10 minutes to Bournemouth International Airport
30 minutes from M27
Less than 2 hours to M25