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Hillside Bed & Breakfast

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   4 Beast Banks, Kendal LA9 4JW, England
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Ranked #10 of 40 Kendal B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Richard and Wendy were more than helpful in every way possible. Richard suggested some great walking routes and even lent us his own walking maps. The rooms were exceptionally clean, the food was home cooked, the overall service was excellent. We will definitely stay there again. Thank you both for making our holiday even more enjoyable.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't rate this B&B any higher, had a lovely stay here and Wendy and Richard were so hospitable and friendly. They're attention to detail is impeccable and I would definitely recommend to others. Beautiful setting.

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Venice, Italy
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The owners are very very helpful, they provide suggestions and make you feel at home. All is superclean and room smells nicely. My English is horrible but I just leave this comment for future travellers and to say thanks to Richard and Wendy for being so nice and professional at the same time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exceptionally Clean and Friendly Guest House and would not hesitate to stay there again.. Breakfast was home cooked and of Real Quality. They also supplied me with a Parking Permit for free on street parking.

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wendy and Richard were very helpful. They have a very clean and cozy B&B. There was nothing to dislike. Breakfast was great and if you are looking for an early evening supper we recommend the 'Blue Moon' in town.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Unfortunately we only stayed one night, but found the owners very helpful and friendly. The B&B is well located close to the center of Kendal and within walking distance of multiple Pubs and restaurants. Breakfast was wonderful and the owners helped us find a scenic route to our next destination. We found the rooms clean, neat & tidy and very... More

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Broadway, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

Cosy, comfy and great value. Smashing people, and great breakfast. Sausages were scrummy ! Just one night stay, but very nice indeed. Great fun going down bank to have dinner, especially if you have wobble knees.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

Our every need was catered for from the minute we arrived - parking permit given to park outside, room ready on arrival. We had excellent communication with Richard prior our visit and he guided us for our visit with recommendations which included places to eat. Lovely bedding and an exceptional nights sleep. Wendy prepared a fantastic breakfast which catered for... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I have just returned from a 3 night break visiting family in Kendal I stayed at The Hillside and have no hesitation in recommending this b&b it has everything you need, a warm welcome , lovely cosy room with comfy beds soft pillows and quality linen. The whole place is spotlessly clean. The breakfast provides a good start to the... More

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North Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Stayed at Hillside in april to attend a concert at the Brewery Arts Centre. Whilst there my wife had an accident, Richard and Wendy, the owners, could not have been more helpful, and I would like to express my thanks through this Review. Hillside itself is in an excelent position, the room we stayed in was lovely, with a spacious... More

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Address: 4 Beast Banks, Kendal LA9 4JW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hillside Bed & Breakfast 4*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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IF ITS SAYS WE ARE FULL OR THERE IS NOTHING AVAILABLE WE ARE NOT, WE HAVE MORE ROOMS THAN ARE SHOWN HERE, CHECK OUR OWN WEB SITE. Hillside is a family run Bed & Breakfast located just a few minutes' walk uphill from the historical market town centre of Kendal. This Visit Britain 4-star Victorian property, dating from 1880, offers rooms with scenic views, free Wi-Fi and free (on street) permit parking.(We lend you a permit) The charming en-suite rooms at Hillside offer views across Kendal from its elevated position to the fells beyond. Each has an LCD TV, a hairdryer and well-stocked refreshment tray, irons and drying facilities are all available. Breakfast features fresh fruit, juices, cereals and yoghurts followed by a full English breakfast or lighter option made with quality ingredients. A bustling market town, there is much to do and enjoy in Kendal including the town trail, riverside walk and great shopping in the town's historic "yards". Treasures include the Brewery Arts Centre (a 5 minute downhill walk away), Abbott Hall, Kendal Museum, the Quaker Tapestry exhibition, Sizergh Castle and Levens Hall. Kendal also hosts events and festivals throughout the year including the Westmorland County Show, Mintfest (Kendal's international street arts festival) and the Mountain Film and Comic Art festivals. Hillside is an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Lake District and Dales National Parks and has easy access to the A6 and the M6 Motorway. Kendal Train Station is half a mile away. NOW OFFERING FREE OVERNIGHT ELECTRIC CAR CHARGING. BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT ONLY. ... more   less 
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