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Sonata Guest House

4.0 of 5 19 Burneside Road, Kendal LA9 4RL, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Faultless stay at this charming guesthouse in Kendal. Chris and Inoka are great hosts, with a background in hospitality their attention to detail in the guest experience really does show. The room I stayed in wasn't one of the refurbished rooms but was nevertheless perfectly adequate for a three-night stay in December. A hot and powerful shower proved welcome after... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Sonata for 2 nights during the recent Kendal Mountain festival. It was a great base for which to access the events, with town being only a few minutes walk away. Chris was the perfect, welcoming host who made myself and my family feel most at home, we were able to come and go as we pleased which... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed in a lot of bed and breakfasts and certainly rate this as one of the best. Every detail has been thought of from the demisting mirror in the bathroom to the bottled water and tissues. The information folder provides the essential wifi details and lots of local tourist information. The bed was extremely comfortable and we felt... More 

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31 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The couple who own and operate this Guest House are doing everything right. They have taken over an existing property and are updating and improving facilities, but the real attraction is the attention to detail and classy fit-out of the rooms. The best breakfasts we had been served after nearly a month in Scotland and North England - a range... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This is a gorgeous place to stay; a little B&B in the heart of Kendal that punches well above its weight, not surprising as the very welcoming owners have a background in big hotel hospitality. I know the owners are also in the process of redecorating some of the rooms. I was travelling with my mum and booked two double... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Stayed for two nights last week. Chris and Inoka are adorable and could not be more helpful. The room was spotless, the bathroom had a beautiful shower and lots of fragrant toiletries on hand as well as spare toothbrushes, razor etc. Likewise the hospitality tray was bulging with goodies. Breakfast was extensive and tasty with freshly prepared fruit as well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I've never stayed at a B & B so I wasn't sure what to expect, but this place is really something special. The owners were very friendly and accommodating (we checked in early and ate breakfast early as well) and the location couldn't have been better. We walked around Kendal all day then back to the Sonata that night and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Before I had arrived Chris had booked me into a lovely resturant to ensure I had a table as I was running late I was greeted with a very warm welcome the place is lovely My room was beautiful and all the finishing touches superb Nothing was too much trouble for this lovely couple Breakfast was superb and was great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We stayed here from the 23rd to the 25th of October 2014. Chris & Inoka made us so welcome right from the door opening with such warming smiles. This couple know how to totally immerse you in the complete package they have only recently taken on this B&B and the areas that they have changed to their style are superb.... More 

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Really friendly hosts with lots of good advice and free city centre map for those unfamiliar with Kendal. Comfortable room with the most exotic selection of locally produced bath unguents I've ever come across, and a great selection of room teas, coffee and even chocolates. A great choice for breakfast as well. I wished everywhere I stayed was as homely... More 

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Address: 19 Burneside Road, Kendal LA9 4RL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sonata Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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