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Sonata Guest House

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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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London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
25 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Sonata for a short weekend break. Nice guesthouse, very comfy bed, great amenities and service. Breakfast was superb. Great location. Kendal is a quant little town with lots of good shops.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My son and I have just returned from a weekend in Kendal seeing my son's favourite, Phil Beer at the Brewery Arts Centre. We stayed at the Sonata Guest House - a wonderful find!! Chris our host was incredibly helpful and friendly, the room was really clean and welcoming and the breakfast was marvellous. Being vegetarian it is often hard... More 

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leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We have just returned from our New Years Eve break in Kendal where we stayed at the Sonata Guest House. Chris and Inoka are perfect hosts and can't do enough for you. The breakfasts were delicious! We will definitely return later on this year. I would recommend this guest house to anybody looking for a relaxing break away.

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England
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

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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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

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 November 25, 2014

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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Australia
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31 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Yorkshire
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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