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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
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Bridgend,UK
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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room was extremely clean and the bathroom although tiny was also immaculately clean. Our main negative was the noise. The bedroom doors all seemed to slam shut the lift.... if you get a room near the lift move it was awful. They could do with either servicing the lift or adding some noise abatement. Especially as the lift is... More

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Leeds
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for 3 nights as I was working close to Kendal. The location was great with ample car parking, good wifi and gym facilities. Staff were very polite, the rooms clean and the breakfast hearty! All in all, a good stay, would stay again if I was in Kendal.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent the weekend in beautiful Kendal, the weather was fantastic and everyone was very friendly. Riverside Hotel is not a 3*** it was grubby, dirty, unkempt, very much in need of a makeover. The reception staff were not as friendly as they should have been, no motivation or smiles or greetings when you arrived. Some of the dining staff... More

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Grangemouth, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only stayed for one night. The girl on reception was very friendly and helpful. The room was adequate and was clean and tidy. Only complaint was the time it took to get a drink at the bar. Once we got our drinks we enjoyed them on the patio on the riverside. There was a good selection of food at breakfast... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Nice review thank you. We're happy you enjoyed our location and interactions with our staff. Although we will ensure our bar service is back up to its usual speed should you visit us again. Thanks again. More

Banbury
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travel to Kendal on business regularly, and stayed here years ago. Then I wasn't impressed so I've stayed elsewhere since. However, the prices this time meant that I thought I'd give it another go. I was very pleased that I did. The location is great - right in the centre of town. The room I had was fine -... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

We are happy to have you back on board after many years away! Since taking over the hotel, we have made many changes for the better as you have noticed. We're sure other people in tripadvisor will find your tips particularly useful as well. Thank you for the 4-star rating and do ring us directly for the very best rates... More

Dumfries, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were delighted to find excellent rates for this hotel on trip advisor, and also to experience the comforts of the "Castle Suite". The rooms were nicely decorated, the first had a couch and chair, coffee table and desk, with a large TV on the wall. Second room was the bedroom, with king size bed, leading to en-suite bath with... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay and lovely review. We try and offer excellent value for money, as you found when you booked in. The bar patio overlooking the river is very popular, especially as it is a sun trap! We are sorry about the marks in the room and the shower plate. We are sorting them now! Thanks... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was not the first choice of a place to stay to be honest and was only chosen at short notice as the Premier Inn was fully booked. However, having arrived and found the private hotel car park, I was feeling better about the place. The staff were very helpful and courteous and the rooms were very nice. I had... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

We are very happy to have exceeded your expectations. Thank you for posting your review and your kind comments about our staff. We like to think we offer a more local and friendly service than our national competitors and we'd hope you'd agree having stayed with us. Thank you again. 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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Amenities

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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