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Ings, Kendal LA8 9QQ, England
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Ranked #15 of 40 Kendal B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little gem is so cosy & welcoming. we had 2 nights here and slept veey well in the cosy well equipped bedroom. the breakfast was excellent. the gardens beautiful & the nicest couple. we will certainly be going back & will recommend to friends !

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We spent two nights at this lovely B&B which has a good position in a little hamlet half way between Windemere and Kendal. The hosts were extremely welcoming, Jo-Anne makes a great breakfast with lots of choice and Gerry is a mine of local knowledge. There are some nice little touches which makes this place stand out, like the use... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We stayed just one night at The Hill, close to Lake Windermere, as our stop in Kendal was a half-way point for us on a 520-mile trip. And we couldn't have found a more comfortable place to break our journey. We were rather fraught on arrival and, having welcomed us and shown us our rooms, Gerry and Jo-Anne recommended The... More

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Liversedge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Mature couple, well travelled in the UK and around the world. Have had two Canadian friends visiting who wanted to go to the Lakes. We stopped at 'The Hill' overnight, 28th July. Country location, terrific topiary garden Excellent accomodation, clean, well appointed, good fresh breakfast. Excellent hosts. Do packed lunches and plenty of good advice. Would recommed to anyone and... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Lovely place to stay. Parking at rear of building, warm welcome & made to feel at at home by owners Jo-Anne & Gerry, really nice people. Room excellent, free view tv, comfy bed. Everything you need for a comfortable stay. Cooked breakfast was included, had the full English & must say it was one of the best I've had! Lovely... More

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Fort Augustus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We had a great 2 night mini break at The Hill, meeting friends nearby. The attention to detail in the B&B is excellent with a lovely old house, very friendly hosts and fantastic breakfasts and packed lunches. You will be made to feel very at home and between Kendal and Windemere it is a great location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

We stayed here while making our way back south, easy to find, some where to park and the room was nice and clean, staff were very friendly on arrival. The ensuite of the Superior Double Room is a bit of an after thought and quite small without a proper door, it has a thin sliding affair, the shower was small,... More

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Great location just out of the hustle and bustle of Windermere and across the road from a very friendly pub that served large and very satisfying meals. A brewery pub as well so and very happy to indulge us with tastings and suggestions of their local brews. Welcomed into The Hill by Joanna who made us feel very welcome. Very... More

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Durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

It seems from the feedback Jo-Anne and Gerry have already received that everyone picks up on the same positives; lovely hosts, very clean accommodation, delicious food, generous packed lunches, ideal location (with handy pub across the road for dinner). Thank you both for a relaxing weekend, well done us for climbing Scafell Pike and thanks to my other half for... More

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Storrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

I enjoyed my 5 night stay at The Hill as a sole traveller, attending a business course at a local photography studio . The owners are welcoming and lovely to chat to and my room was very clean with everything a traveller needs. I found my bed uncomfortable and in response the owner kindly purchased a mattress topper the following... More

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Also Known As:
The Hill Kendal, Lake District
Address: Ings, Kendal LA8 9QQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 40 B&Bs / Inns in Kendal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a 4 star guest accommodation and have been awarded a Silver Award by Visit Britain for providing exceptional quality in all areas but in particular in service and hospitality. The traditionally-built Lakeland-stone house, built in the early 1800’s as a gentleman's residence, sits in a magnificent topiary garden featured in “English Topiary Gardens” by Ethane Clarke and George Wright, backed by a stream and overlooking the indigenous country side. The atmosphere is relaxed and tranquil.Ings Village is also the home of the Watermill Inn, CAMRA award winning pub with a national reputation for good food and real ales. With this in mind we only offer B&B. ... more   less 
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