The Hotel

Dating all the way back to 1625, The Royal Kings Arms Hotel is Lancaster city centre's only hotel boasting its own car park. In keeping with the historic city in which it is set, the Grade II Listed building is currently being refurbished with the intention of adding more facilities for guests and combining its history with modern and comfortable surroundings.

With 55 guest rooms, each one en-suite, 24 hour room service and a fully experienced management team you are sure to relax and enjoy your stay. The hotel has its own restaurant with a beautiful minstrels` gallery and large floor to ceiling stained glass windows. There is a bar where you can relax with a glass of your favourite wine and watch the world below go by.


The Royal Kings Arms offers 55 contemporary en-suite bedrooms including the impressive Castle Suite with its luxurious four poster bed. The rooms all have the usual facilities to ensure your stay is enjoyable including full tea and coffee making facilities.


For the ultimate dining experience visit the Hotels own restaurant for a beautiful Afternoon Tea to remember and where you can be sure of the very best Lancashire breakfast in town.

Food & Drinks Menu

Conference & Meetings

The hotel hosts events for a wide range of clientele, including corporate/business, and leisure travellers from both the UK and abroad who may be visiting the nearby university. With its large, airy conference room, high ceilings and expansive windows offering plenty of natural light, the hotel offers a perfect place for business/corporate or private meetings and events. Also available are the Library Suite, The Castle Suite and The Boardroom of which can hold between 20 to 100 people.


There is no better place to hold the best day of your life!

With the Hotel`s fabulous, historic period features and breath-taking views of Lancaster the Royal Kings Arms offers everything to ensure that your most special day is perfect. Our large, bright event rooms provide a beautiful venue and the whole team will do their utmost to ensure your day goes without a 'hitch'.


The Royal Kings Arms Hotel is close to all local amenities – the famous Lancaster Castle gates are just across the road - and the main railway station just 200 yards away. This perfect location, undoubtedly the best in the city, provides easily accessible comfort with an elegant twist.

Places of interest:

  • Lancaster Castle, 50 yards - find out more
  • The Butterfly House - find out more
  • The Lune Millenium Bridge, - find out more
  • Williamson Park, 1.5 miles
  • The Ashton Memorial, 1.5 miles
  • Judge's Lodgings and Doll Museum, 0.1 mile
  • Lancaster City Museum, 0.4 miles - find out more
  • The Lake and Peak District, 29 miles
  • Blackpool, 25 miles
  • Morecambe, 4.2 miles


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Royal Kings Arms
75 Market Street
LA1 1HG.
P: (01524) 32451