We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 42 Kendal B&Bs / inns

Shakespeare Inn

You added Shakespeare Inn to your Saves list
78, Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE , England
Hotel amenities
Shakespeare Inn
Ranked #29 of 42 Kendal B&B and Inns
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Kendal
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

14 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Lichfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

The hotel and bar was great however the owner was very unwelcoming And dude , wouldn't recommend in that basis felt rather robbed if I must say , as I expect to pay for not just the facility but the service too . My ensure room was great And I slept very well on the comfy bed .

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vordingborg, Denmark
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I visited the Sheakespeare Inn a few years back, and found the acommodations to be spacious and clean. The hosts were kind and forthcomming. Breakfast was standard english of the best homecooked kind.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We were camping in Morecambe so decided to visit Kendal for the day, looked around for ages to find somewhere suitable for us ( and our dog) for lunch. We were resigened to sitting outside until I asked if we could sit in the bar area, the guy behind the bar was very accommodating and dealt with us and the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
27 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Our room was out the back of this pub in central Kendal - a bit like a motel room. Room was fairly clean and basic. Pub table and chairs immediately outside bedroom window must make for a very noisy night at weekends. On checking in we were told that we could opt out of breakfast and have our bill reduced... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013 via mobile

Great location, decent price, terrible attitude from the landlord, very rude to my guest, paid for breakfasts upfront but was informed by the cleaner he would not come down from "upstairs" 20 mins before end of service! Never again, avoid at all costs

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Leeds, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

6 of us [avg. age 61],booked here to stay 3 nights for a walking holiday last week April 2013.Tight carpark entrance caused distress to our driver but much fun for the spectators!! Good rooms,clean and comfortable Friendly atmosphere [great sets of dominoes],good beers Breakfast ideal and well presented We will return without hesitation Some interesting pubs nearby and Weatherspoons fed... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

The room was clean and very comfortable. Geoff and Sue gave us a very warm welcome. Breakfast was excellent. We will definitely stay again when we are in the area. The pub was welcoming and the locals were very friendly.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

this is a great place to stay in the heart of kendal, we attended a show at the brewery/arts center which was a 2min walk away, rooms very clean and tidy, nice bar for a couple of drinks before bed with reasonable prices, breakfast was spot on, the car park is not for the faint hearted as you access it... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

We've not been to Kendal for a few years, and went to a family friend's birthday party for the weekend, returning home on July 1st. The Shakespeare is in the centre of town, with car parking for those wanting accommodation. The entrance is a bit on the snug side, so caution is needed. The present owners haven't been there long,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012 via mobile

Just stayed at the shakespear for the weekend rooms were clean bed was comfy Geoff and sue were great hosts the breakfast was top notch allin all we had a great stay would recommend it highly. The Williams family.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Shakespeare Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Shakespeare Inn

Address: 78, Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Shakespeare Inn Kendal, Lake District

2 photo of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (1)
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (1)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay