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Riverside Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Beezon Road | Stramongate Bridge, Kendal LA9 6EL, England
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Ranked #6 of 17 hotels in Kendal
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
wrighty1959 Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room number 2, Great view, lovely spacious room, comfy bed. Excellent food especially breakfast, quality produce used. Great leisure facilities. 5 mins walk from centre of town. plus free fast wi fi Great hotel Will definitely be back

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Excellent, short and sweet review thank you. We're pleased you enjoyed our brand new WiFi system as well! We also appreciate your nice comments about our food and accommodation. We'll look forward to seeing you again! Thank you. More

Isle of Bute
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked as part of a birthday present for my husband - we haven't visited Kendal for over 7 years & had never been to this hotel before. Nice surprise to find out that our car was to be parked in a secure car park literally yards from the front door of the hotel. Pleasant check in & housekeeping staff gave... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Brilliant review thank you! To have played a small part in making your husband's b'day present a success is wonderful to read. We're happy to read that you enjoyed our leisure facilities and a nice drink on the balcony, hope you had your sunscreen on! Thank you again and maybe we will see you next year! More

Sydney
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40 reviews 40 reviews
33 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is on the banks of the River Kent, lovely views from rooms and very easy and quick access into the centre of Kendal Town Centre. The rooms were of a good size, and clean. Bed was comfy, bathroom had all the amenities required. Did not use the leisure faciliies so cannot comment. Breakfast was average but acceptable, but would... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice review and comments about your stay with us. The staff appreciate being mentioned as well. Sorry for the noise of the doors. We are beginning to replace the noise dampeners as some have obviously worn out! Thanks again. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed Friday and Saturday with friends. Couldn't fault the service or the room- good size room and bathroom and very clean. Food in the restaurant was very good too. Great location for visiting kendal itself- really close. Spa was also a nice bonus- just watch out for the swimming lessons in the pool as it's not the biggest. Overall a... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We really appreciate you visiting us and we're very pleased you and your friends enjoyed your stays with us. Thanks also for your comments about our accommodation and quality of our food. Certainly we will hope to welcome you back again in the future. Thanks. More

Cheadle, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel is in a lovely spot on the banks of the River Kent, and the rooms have a lovely view looking out. The rooms do look a little tired though, and there were a few cobwebs on both the inside and the outside of the room, and in the restaurant. Customer service was good, the hotel car park was convenient,... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and for your nice review. We're happy you enjoyed our location. Rest assured, we are on constant cobweb patrol and we will redouble our efforts. We're pleased with your comments on our customer service which is obviously very important to us. Thank you again. More

cornhollio_21
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here as couple with another couple for 2 nights. Hotel is in a great location - 2min walk to town centre. Free parking 50yard from hotel entrance. Swimming pool and gym free for guests - was clean and well maintained. We staying in a double room with a view of the river. Plug next to dressing table mirror... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Fantastic 5-star review, thanks! We're happy to have helped make your weekend away an enjoyable one and we appreciate your kind comments about our staff. Your review points to some things that get overlooked by other guests, the little things like sockets next to mirrors and non-steam mirrors! Thanks again and we hope you will visit us again. More

Lanark, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited The Riverside Hotel on several occasions with my late wife, I felt it was time to go back and enjoy the hotel, Kendal and the lakes. For company this time I had my six year old dog. The hotel is dog friendly with a large park just across the road which also dog friendly. The hotel was up... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

It was lovely to see you once again and nice to meet your dog as well. Thanks for posting your nice review and it means a lot to us to occupy a special place in your life. The staff are a great asset, you are right and they appreciate your mention of them. We will certainly look forward to welcoming... More

Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to stay here as our preferred hotel could not accommodate us for 1st night, the staff friendly, room nice clean and spacious with view over the river, we sat outside with a drink in the evening, and the breakfast was self service buffet style and good, would recommend if you like a town centre location,

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing your stay with us. Even though we were not your no. 1 choice, we are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us! The outdoor bar seating on the river is a real sun trap and we are pleased you enjoyed it. Hopefully we will see you again! More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the reviews I read before leaving were worrying but I have to say we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Yes, some parts of the hotel might benefit from a lick of paint but our room was clean, bed was very comfy with crisp bed linen, bathroom spotless with nice fluffy brilliant white towels, breakfast tasty and as much... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Wonderful review thank you! We're very pleased you were able to appreciate for yourself the excellent hospitality that we work so hard to offer our guests. Thanks for mentioning our staff in your review, they appreciate it! We hope we'll see you again when you are in the area, even if it is just popping in for a drink! Thanks. More

Bridgend,UK
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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night mid week.Hotel is a bit tired and in need of some TLC.There was some work being carried out so maybe this is happening, well overdue in my opinion. Rooms wre nothing special althuogh it was nice to lok over the river.Did not eat dinner but breakfast was so/so, particularly when we pressed the wrong button... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are sorry you would not consider visiting us again. You are quite right that there is some work going on, we are always working to improve the hotel. All of our rates include breakfast when you book direct with us. If you book through a travel website, they may have different rates for breakfast. Always... More

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Address: Beezon Road | Stramongate Bridge, Kendal LA9 6EL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Riverside Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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The Riverside Hotel is situated on the banks of the River Kent in Kendal only a short walk from the famous Lake District market town centre. The hotel is conveniently situated for all the Lake District attractions and is only a ten- minute drive from Lake Windermere.The hotel has 48 en-suite bedrooms plus two suites one of which has a four poster bed. All the bedrooms have river view and include hospitality tray, freeview television, free wifi, direct dial telephone, hairdryer and ironing facilities. Free parking is available to residents. ... more   less 
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