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Highgate Hotel

128 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE, England
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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a child, I was sometimes packed off to my Grandparents' house. They were the only smokers in the family. A stay at the Highgate Hotel brought the memories flooding back. It's not all bad - although the location is noisy, even for rooms at the side - but the overwhelming prominence of tobacco has certainly taken it off the... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I really liked this hotel. It’s a lovely old building, situated on a busy street. Despite this I wasn’t much bothered by any noise from the traffic. The hotel has its own private car park, which you need a code for in order to enter. Since one of the rooms we needed was a family room, we had to call... More 

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Holladay, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We enjoyed our stay at the Highgate Hotel. Built in the early 1600's as a physicians home. The rooms are small but more than adequate, the location is great for walking around the village and the staff are super nice and supportive. Jill, the proprietor, is delightful and helpful. As we were leaving Jill told us there is a ghost... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Stayed for our first Wake the Lakes rally, travelled with friends who booked for us. Superb location for rally. Breakfast very good too - plenty on the plate and nicely cooked. Made to feel welcome straight away by Jill and Linda. Twin room on front very comfortable. See you next year hopefully !!!

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Stayed for 4 nights in this lovely grade 2 listed hotel for The Wake The Lakes Festival, the staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The room was very comfortable and clean, it had everything we needed. The breakfast was excellent and set us up for the day.

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Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We were lucky to have a sat. nav. in our rented car as it can be difficult to find the hotel in a busy town such as Kendal. It is located on a busy street with off road parking at the back of the hotel. You need a code number in order to enter the car park. The code is... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

My wife and I booked in at short notice for the weekend of 6th-8th February 2015, having failed unfortunately to get in at any other of the busy locations. We had read the previous reviews so not surprisingly had some misgivings to start with. The building is allegedly 400 hundred years old and is not without a certain charm. There... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights in this lovely hotel, the staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The room was very comfortable and clean, it had everything I needed. The breakfast was cooked to perfection, even the fried eggs were perfect. Would stay here again if I ever had cause to visit Kendal again (the reason I was... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

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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