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Shakespeare Inn

78, Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE , England
Shakespeare Inn
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  • 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
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

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 .

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Vordingborg, Denmark
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3 helpful votes 3 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.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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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 

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Scotland
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27 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

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

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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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 

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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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.

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Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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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 

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

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.

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