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Highgate Hotel

128 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Keith4529 Darlington, United Kingdom
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The parking was only difficult because we were not given the code in advance and nobody answered the buzzer. Once we had the code it was fine. There was a definite smell of smoke in reception, but it wasn't noticeable anywhere else. The breakfast was great and the staff were lovely.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I have just returned from a 2-night stay at this hotel. As previous reviewers have commented, the owner is obviously a smoker and the smell of cigarette smoke permeates throughout the premises. It was so strong during our first evening that it affected my eyes. The owner mentioned within the first ten to fifteen minutes of our... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Similar to a previous review the smell of stale cigarette greeting you when you entered was an ominous sign. However, no sign of the smell in the bedrooms upstairs or the dining room. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The location was central to everything and the breakfast was pretty good. I invited two more family members who live... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
28 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Gorgeous Grade 2 listed building full of features, I loved the shutters on the windows in our room which had two large sash windows looking onto the front. The rooms are well appointed with luxury hot chocolate - perfect after a walk around Kendal Castle which we did! The location is perfect, set in the Town centre near all the... More

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Leeds, Yorkshire.
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This a very old & equally quaint hotel. On entering the reception area there is a very strong smell of cigarette smoke. I understand the owner is a smoker but felt that cigarette smoke had just soaked into that part of the building. However, there was no trace of it in the sleeping & eating areas, thank God. The hotel... More

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Lovely old building full of character. Stopped here for a night during an end2end cycle ride. The lovely owner even did my laundry for me and the breakfast was superb. Rooms are spacious and bathroom nice. Nice central location too.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Great location. Spotless room and really nice breakfast. Just couldn't understand that in a non smoking B & B how the landladies smoke could waft up into our room. It really put us off what could be a really nice stay. It clearly states on their add that this is strictly a non smoking hotel.

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This b&b has a central location and offers private off-street parking - a real boon in Kendal. On the down side, it looked a little run-down and the bedroom floor had a pronounced slope! We found 80 pounds for a double room to be a bit too much for what was offered.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Stayed for one night lovely quirky hotel it's old and slopes in places which adds to it's charm. We had a room at the front with a view of the Castle. Friendly staff excellent breakfast would definitely recommend it.

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Wigan, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Had a lovely stay here, room really nice and clean, staff are really helpful and friendly, central to everything you need, and breakfast was excellent, with a 5 star hygene rating too, i would recomend this hotel, ane we will be coming back soon

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Address: 128 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
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