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The Royal Kings Arms Hotel Lancaster

Stay | Eat | Meet | Celebrate

Christmas is coming!

Yes, you may not want to think about it now but we are already excited for Christmas 2024!

Our brochure is finally finished and we will be showing it here soon.

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Gift Vouchers

From Afternoon Tea for Two to Murder Mystery Events, why not give the gift of choice to your loved ones in 2024!

Afternoon Tea gift vouchers

Murder Mystery gift vouchers

Wedding gift vouchers

£5, £10, £50 gift vouchers

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The Brasserie

Make every visit a special visit 

Our stunning restaurant and bar offers guests a light and lively venue by day, with a more intimate mood in the evenings.

The Brasserie provides sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the city from dawn until late, with a range of menus featuring the pick of local produce, traditional favourites, the best of international cuisine and an impressive choice of vegan and vegetarian options.

Location & Contact

The Royal Kings Arms is located right next to the the Central Lancaster square. Lancaster city centre is just a short walk away. Here you can find amazing restaurants, bars and clubs, all while being surrounded by beautiful architecture and the best attractions Lancaster has to offer.

Contact Us

Address: 75 Market Street, Lancaster, LA1 1JG
Telephone: +44 (0) 1524 32451

Car Parking

Hold your horses, parking enthusiasts! We’re right in the heart of Lancaster City, where space is as precious as gold. Alas, we don’t have car parking facilities to offer. But fear not, intrepid travelers! Just a jaunty 4-minute walk away, you’ll find our trusty ally, the Dallas Road Car Park. Saddle up and find all the juicy details right here. Happy parking!

Your kind words about our hotel…

“We had a good stay at this traditional town centre hotel. It’s a nice, well looked after hotel. Friendly staff and clean. We had dinner and breakfast which were both excellent. Couldn’t fault it”

Rooms: 5/5Service: 5/5 Location: 5/5


June 2024 

Lovely hotel, was there for a wedding.

Right in centre of shopping centre booked again to go back next month

Right in front of Lancaster castle.
Great view, Kid-friendly, Great value


June 2024





Value for money-10
Bed rating-10″

June 2024 

Fantastic experience.

Really enjoyed the stay as the staff were extremely helpful and attentive. Highly recommend!”

June 2024

Members Club!

As a member of the Royal Kings Arms Hotel Lancaster, you’ll enjoy a range of exclusive benefits designed to enhance your stay.

Receive member codes for discounts IMMEDIATELY for 15% discount on your bedroom rate!

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Our History

In the heart of the historic city of Lancaster, with views of its famous castle, stands the Royal Kings Arms Hotel. Originally built in 1625 and later rebuilt after a devastating fire, we boast 50 rooms, our Brasserie Restaurant, The Crypt Cocktail Lounge and The Secret Garden outdoor dining area (during the summer months only) ensuring you have everything you need for a fantastic stay with us.

Our Bedrooms

All of our bedrooms come with hot drink making facilities, free wifi and wall mounted smart televisions.  With a choice of standard to deluxe accommodation and single to family rooms.
We offer everything you will need for a special stay with us and a great night’s sleep!

Walk around our historic hotel in 3D!

The Crypt 

For Private Hire only.

Hidden away beneath the luxurious halls of the Royal Kings Arms hotel, the Crypt has led many lives – disco, nightclub, punk-rock hotspot. Now, this historic venue at the heart of Lancaster has been completely transformed and ready to host birthdays, weddings and celebrations.

Conferences, Meetings & Functions

When it comes to planning a meeting or conference there’s nothing quite like a stunning location to make it more interesting, and at the Royal Kings Arms that’s exactly what you get.
Our hotel offers a wide range of meeting and conference packages and our specialist team will be delighted to show you around and discuss your requirements.

Weddings and Special Occasions 

 Plan your dream wedding with us today!

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We welcome any enquiries you might have, so please do not hesitate to email on or call us on 01524 32451.

Give Us a Call

If you would like to make a reservation and benefit from our direct booking offers, please call us on 01524 32451.

Send Us an Email

For general enquiries about our bedrooms, meetings and conference facilities, weddings and private events, The Brasserie or Crypt, please email and we will get back to you within 24 hours.

Pop In and Say Hello

If you are in the local area, pop in and chat with one of our friendly receptionists who will be delighted to answer your questions.

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