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Kendal Hostel

118 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE, England (Formerly Kendal Youth Hostel)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First the positives. Hostel is in the centre of Kendal. We had not booked and there were beds. The warden was friendly. When we arrived there were a couple of guys sitting downstairs drinking (not tea). W e had been walking and were wearing muddy boots, I started to take mine off, but the warden said not to as nobody... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I stayed on 9 separate occasions during September and October. The staff are friendly and helpful, but the beds overpriced at £20 per night, much dearer than an equivalent YHA hostel. The standard of cleanliness should be improved. The hostel is untidy and run-down. If these matters were addressed, the place would be a much pleasanter place to lay one's... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Stayed here on a friday and saturday night as we were working in the area. Friday night was very noisy - people seemed to be running around the hostel all night slamming doors until 4am. Saturday night was quieter. Showers were warm but no power - more like a sprinkle from the wall. Owner was friendly - place just needs... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My boyfriend and I booked this hostel online before our trip because we assumed places would fill up fast. Kendal Hostel was the only place we could afford on our budget that came up online. We usually stay in hostels, so we don't mind basic! However, when we got there, there were no parking facilities - which we didn't expect!... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The hostel is very run down & a bit dirty, Is not like a yha at all, rooms are extremely cold and damp, kitchen & toilets not very clean but staff is nice and if you ask they'll give whatever you need to keep you warm, they bought heating devices especially for us, bring jumpers, blankets and extra duvets so... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I read the reviews on here before I stayed at this hostel so I was expecting the worst but it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. I had a room to myself with bunkbeds, a chair and a sink. the toilet was just down the corridor, not far and the shower was fine - plenty hot water.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The toilet and the bathroom were not cleaned after the last customer, I had to spend time to clean the whole bathroom before using it. The beds are very dirty, there are lots hair on the mattress cover. I will never stay there again and never recommend a friend there.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A nice cosy hostel in the middle of the town, it's clean and has nice facilities. The rooms are what you expect for a hostel, and were very clean, as were toilet and showers. Staff were pleasant and phoned me to check my booking. Good service!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Don't come here! The place is dodgy, clutter wherever you look, damp rooms, cats strolling around leaving their hair in the beds. This is one of the worst places I have ever stayed in. I came here with my partner and a befriended couple to spend a weekend in the lake district. We arrived Friday evening and upon our arrival... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I booked to stay at the Kendal Hostel on 17th Oct. We arrived and was shown to our separate rooms on different floors. I was in a room of 6 female only bunks My husband was sharing with 10. It is an understatement to say it was a disgusting hovel. Never go there!! The mattress was stained,you... More 

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Address: 118 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE, England (Formerly Kendal Youth Hostel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Kendal Youth Hotel Kendal
Kendal Hostel Lake District

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