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Kendal Hostel

118 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE, England (Formerly Kendal Youth Hostel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Preston, UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have travelled all over the world staying in hostels and this is by far the worst one I have ever stayed in. Basic doesn't have to mean dirty but unfortunately this is what you get at Kendal Hostel. You know when you pay £22 per night for a room that you cannot expect luxury but i think you should... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely owner, good communication and very flexible. For four boys, we were given a room with six bed and en-suite bath. Good facility of kitchen if you wish to cook your own breakfast/food. There are shops, restaurants and pubs around the hostel. It is a good hostel for the money you spend.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really quirky and characterful hostel on the main street of Kendal. I don't think there is a level floor in the entire building. We stayed three nights and at the price and the somewhat late booking it was adequate for our needs as a for a base for excursions into the Lake District National Park. Check-in was excellent, our... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kendal Hostel is a warm, inviting place. Jan makes you feel instantly welcome as does Maisy (the pooch) and George (the cat). The main room makes you feel like you have walked into someone's house. While the rooms themselves are spacious. My Wife and I were given a room that would normally sleep 7 (a double, a single and two... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just the job for us 30 lads on a cycling trip. Excellent location great service. Bike storage. Shower and a bed for the night. Breakfast in the mo and then off we go again. We will deffinetley be back next year. Thanks Jan

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South Hadley, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Kendal Hostel while doing the Dales Way and it was just fine. The building is a bit old (sloping floors) and the furniture and carpeting a bit dated, but for a hostel it was fine. The bunk room I stayed in had a private toilet and shower, which was nice, but not much by way of storage.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I stayed at the Kendal hostel for 5 nights.The cleaning isn't very good at all, a little too far from the train station, and one of the two female manager isn't very kind, but the hostel is in the city centre, and if you aren't choosy, it's ok.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

The hostel was ideal for us- with a dog and a 10 month old child we don't always have that many options. Jan (hostel owner) made sure we were in our own room away from anyone else (this way we weren't worried about late night arrivals waking our daughter and indeed her waking others in the morning) and our dog... More

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Hampshire, UK
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This hostel is in a good location in Kendal, very close to the town centre. We only stayed one night and didn't use any of the kitchen and lounge facilities (but these looked ok). The room itself was clean, but fairly basic (as to be expected). Good number of toilets and showers so we didn't experience any queues. Only niggle... More

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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We booked in here on the recommendation of friends who were also staying for two nights. We arrived as the female manager was leaving and then went straight out so it wasn't until I returned quite late that I made up my bed, to discover that the bottom sheet was less than clean and actually had some horrible brown crusting... More

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Address: 118 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE, England (Formerly Kendal Youth Hostel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
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Also Known As:
Kendal Youth Hotel Kendal
Kendal Hostel Lake District

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