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Heaves Country House Hotel

Kendal LA8 8EF, England
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Heaves Country House Hotel
Ranked #4 of 17 hotels in Kendal
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I and my friend were travelling back from our day out whilst on a June holiday and we were looking for somewhere to eat. We were driving down a lane off the dual carriageway and spotted a "Whitby Scampi served here" sign so decided to drive down the road and found this hotel. It is accessible for me by a... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Ford boys visit every year for the Lakes tour Always feel relaxed and made welcome , really look forward to pitching the tent every year the Saturday night buffet is a nice touch , as are the bacon sandwiches sunday

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Duffield, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

My wife and I stayed here 18 months ago and always intended to return. We did the other night and it was just as enjoyable. A charming atmosphere with people running it who understand and love the building. The room was huge with a superb bathroom and all the mod cons you need with old fashioned style. We had a... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
28 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We visited a craft fair at the hotel and enjoyed a lovely afternoon tea while we were there. This prompted us to return later for evening meal which was a real treat. Excellent food and great service, we felt very much at home. The views from the dining room are lovely and it's a very peaceful location even though it's... More

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Cumbria, England
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We came as part of a group of about 20 people who have our ‘Christmas Party’ here every February, we all love this place and come year on year. This is our fourth visit here and I’m glad to say, nothing has changed. It still has the same quaint, quirky, idiosyncratic charm that makes this hotel so different, so special,... More

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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

If you are looking for a weekend get-together with extended family, old classmates or club members, Heaves Hotel is perfect. Don't be put off by the "Country House" hotel bit; this is a very friendly and relaxed place. Good food, reasonable rates, a bar, drawing room, marvellous walks, easy access from M6, fine setting, even a piano in the lobby... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
17 hotel reviews
345 helpful votes 345 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Yesterday a group of us had a lovely time at the Heaves Hotel. We assembled around midday and had a leisurely drink before lunch at 1.00pm. Food good (of a down-to-earth sort) and our coeliac friend was very well catered for. The ladies who waited on us were friendly and chatty and offered second helpings of vegetables etc. A lovely... More

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2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We have just spent 3 nights celebrating New Year at The Heaves. For us, it was ideal. We have been to The Heaves many times over the years but this was our first New Year. It was exactly what we wanted - fantastic accommodation, amazing food and wonderful hosts. We didn't want loud music and discos we wanted lovely food... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We have just returned from a week in Horseshoe Cottage, a self- catering cottage in the hotel grounds, converted from the old stables. The cottage is lovely, very clean and comfortable. It has kept all of its old charm and atmosphere but is very modern and exceptionally cosy, even on nights when the rain was falling and the winds howling.... More

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

just got back from the annual get together . as always had an excellent weekend . as guests at heaves we are welcomed as friends and treated as members of the family the rooms are comfortable and spotless and the food is wonderful thanks to paul. booked again for next year

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Address: Kendal LA8 8EF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Heaves Country Hotel
Heaves Country House Hotel Kendal, Lake District

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