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Riverside Hotel

3.0 of 5 Beezon Road | Stramongate Bridge, Kendal LA9 6EL, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Norton on Derwent, Malton
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finding it - arriving in Kendal with its one-way system, in the dark, with none too clear road markings: lets just say light traffic & an illegal move or two got us there, in the end. Absolutely no fault of the Hotel though! Reception was warm and friendly. Part of 'our' deal was tea & cake on arrival; and this... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Your review was very enjoyable and amusing to read and goes some way to highlighting what we are all about; good food, friendly staff and good leisure amenities (among other things!). Maybe Kendal and the surrounding Lake District will lure you back to us on day, thanks again! More

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to escape for a long weekend with the family and came across the Riverside Hotel in Kendal. Booked a family room, bed and breakfast Friday - Monday Oct Great ! Read the reviews after booking and thought oh no this doesn't look good. BUT how mistaken I was. The Riverside Hotel did not disappoint me or my family, from... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

We are certainly glad you chose to escape to Kendal and stay with us! We get so many wonderful and happy guests each and every week, but they don't always post their reviews so thank you for posting yours. It sums up nicely what we are all about, clean and comfortable accommodation, delicious food and friendly staff. Thank you again... More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friday and Saturday nights (24th and 25th Oct) in the Kendal Castle suite. An excellent room with a huge bed! It was very clean and tidy with an excellent view of the river and the bridge. A beautiful well stocked bar in 'The Tannery' and a cosy restaurant in 'The Riverside'. Never had time to make use of the leisure... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

What an enjoyable review to read. From all of the staff here, thank you for posting it! We couldn't be happier with your comments about our food, staff and accommodation. We'll hope to welcome you back again! Thank you. More

Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Not the easiest to find - another guest had the same difficulties as us. The Hotel's Car park is located approx. 50 yards up the road & there is very little by way of a footpath along the busy road between it and the hotel entrance. Had to negotiate between a skip en route and dripping hanging flower baskets. Reception... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your comments about our reception staff. We have made note of the issues you've raised and are setting about rectifying them. Thanks again. More

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

(2) nights at Riverside Hotel Kendal in the Lake District Hotel excellent, friendly, nice clean rooms and the food was great, Swimming pool and leisure centre was really well equipped. Hotel situated ideally to walk around the town and has excellent view of the river Kendal itself was a really pleasant surprise, what a lovely town

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your short and sweet review and 5-star rating. We really appreciate your kind comments regarding our accommodation, leisure facilities and location. Kendal is a delightful town and we hope you'll visit again. Thank you. More

Edinburgh
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Booked fairly late for a visit to the local Comics Art Festival in the town centre, and the prices weren't too bad, comparable with chains, but there were a few issues that mean I'd find it hard to recommend it. It's right by the river, which means it felt very secure and very handy for town. The free parking is... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We can't help but feel the whole stay was marred by the issue with the key on the first night. It isn't strictly true that there is no overnight staff. We have a night manager who lives in the building and can be contacted on the number visibly displayed on the front desk. Thankfully, our... More

Kettering, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stayed at the Riverside for a weekend stay in Kendal (10th - 12th October) and chose the hotel because we used to live around the corner and had never been inside! We were given a suite which was lovely and evident that they are upgrading their rooms as the bathroom (room 409) was amazing with a lovely roll top... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely, 5-star review. You are quite right that we are upgrading/adding rooms as we always work to keep the hotel an excellent place to stay. It's nice that you've finally been able to visit despite once living around the corner! Hopefully we will see you again when your next visiting Kendal. More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Enjoyed this hotel and the food was very good though a late breakfast could be quite cool but we only had to ask for fresh items and they came freshly cooked, meal times very sociable, drinks however we found expensive and we socialized locally in a evening.Beds were comfortable and free Wi Fi , pool and Gym access was a... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your enjoyable review and comments. We're delighted to have hosted you for your 5-days in the Lakes and are further pleased that you've said you would stay again. Hopefully you do. Thanks again. More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My wife and I decided to stay at the Riverside hotel for a long weekend at the start of October. Our decision was based heavily on some great comments on tripadvisor. We must say we thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the facilities were great and the staff very friendly. Overall very little we'd improve on the whole stay so would fully... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

We have thoroughly enjoyed reading your review. Thank you so much for staying and for the 5-stars you have given us on here. All of the staff really appreciate your comments as well. Thank you for recommending us to others and hopefully we will see you again. Thanks. More

Rugby, England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Just home from a weekend in Kendal. Stayed at the riverside hotel. Staff, very polite and helpful. Hotel was clean and welcoming. IMG_4825.jpeg maybe could do with re-decoration but was clean and functional. Pool and gym clean and well equipped. Staff were polite and helpful, food in bar ordinary but hot and as advertised.well worth a visit as location perfect... More

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

We are very pleased to read your nice review and that you chose us for your first ever visit to the Lake District. You are quite right about our location; perfect for exploring the Lakes without being in the middle of nowhere! Thanks for your kind comments about our staff as well. Hopefully we will be able to welcome you... 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*
Number of rooms: 47
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