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Highgate Hotel

128 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE, England
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Ranked #8 of 17 Hotels in Kendal
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
alister_10 Sheffield, United Kingdom
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my wife and i stayed at the highgate 25th to 27th sept,for our anniversary treat,we found our room exceptionally clean and well suited to our needs,the room itself overlooked the main street but we was not disturbed by any late night noise. the highgate is situated in a really good spot,with a 5 minute walk to the town centre where... More

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
68 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As mentioned by others, yes there is a stale cigarette smell in the reception area - but nowhere else. This is a listed building so has some degree of charm. It is situated at the start of the main high street and everywhere is within walking distance. The fact that it is not a luxury or even 4 star is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed recently for two nights. My job has me in 5 star hotels just about every week, all over the world. What a refreshing change to feel like an actual guest. My hosts were friendly , welcoming and a pleasure to be with. Every request was dealt with quickly. The garden space at rear v. Pleasant and well cared for.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Me and my boyfriend decided to have just one day break and he ended up booking the Highgate hotel, parking was very easy as he was given a parking code, the hotel is just located on the high street of Kendal, the bath room was very tiny and as no basin to brush teeth so the basin was in the... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

We were going to a concert at the Brewery arts centre and asked for nearby hotels. We were told to try here. We are so happy we did. From phoning up to make booking and being given directions around kendal's one way system, the staff are so helpful. When we arrived we were shown to our room and had a... More

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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82 reviews 82 reviews
31 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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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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Address: 128 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 10
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