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32 Highgate, Kendal La9 4SX, England
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The Rainbow Tavern
Ranked #15 of 17 Hotels in Kendal
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

spent a friday night in the bar of the rainbow,although the singer was entertaining the bar staff need some serious training as to how to pull a pint of beer and how to use the sprinkler on the beer pumps correctly

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I stayed here recently and was shocked by the smelly bare room we were taken to. It felt like a prison cell. The bathroom was so filthy, the toilet seat was cracked, and the shower tiles were cracked and filthy too. The worst thing though was the dirty bed sheets, the smell kept us awake in in the night!. (there... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Walking into the room we were faced with dirty unwashed bed sheets and pillowcases, hairs on towels, stained walls, dirty bathroom, it really wasn't good! We didn't want to sleep in the bed so slept on it, but I was woken in the middle of the night by the disgusting smell from the pillow as I had turned in the... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I have recently stayed in this hotel I was charged a set amount for bed and breakfast, when I went to recieve my breakfast I was told I would have to pay extra and also there was no one in to cook for me. The bedroom which I stayed in was awful, the bedsheets smelled really bad of smoke, the... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights recently when we went to visit friends. It is located in the centre of kendal making it a good base for exploring the town. The rooms were basic but clean and comfortable with daily maid/cleaner service. Our room was in the annex at the back which we were told are better than the rooms... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We were in a party of 9 and booked to stay for 2 nights we were shown to our rooms and could not believe we were expected to sleep in them. I would not recommend this place to any one. The rooms are dirty, the furniture has seen better days and some of the rooms have to use a shared... More

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Manchester, UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Stayed for a couple of nights over a weekend. The staff were were very friendly and the room was large and clean. The cooked breakfast hit the spot. It is very centrally located. However I would not recommend this hotel for couples as the facilities are very average. The towels smelled damp and everything is a little tired about the... More

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North Shields, England, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Right in the center of town, ideally placed for access to all that Kendal and the Lakes has to offer. Good food, friendly welcome, clean rooms, well presented and reasonable value for money. Works for anyone wanting a reasonably priced weekend in the Lakes.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Had a day out in Kendal and popped in for lunch,Two hot beef and onion baguettes and side order of chips good value at £11.75 came with side salad enjoyed it just a shame they all came on chipped plates.Staff could have been abit more friendlier too.

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Kendal, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

enjoyed a surprise birthday celebration at the rainbow, good food & service, staff were great made a special birthday very special thank you, everyone had a fab relaxed time on a very sunny day in the beer garden, they even brought out extra tables & chairs for us, after the meal we enjoyed the karaoke!

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Additional Information about The Rainbow Tavern

Address: 32 Highgate, Kendal La9 4SX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #15 of 17 Hotels in Kendal
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Rainbow Tavern offers beer, food and accommodation in the heart of Kendal ... more   less 
Also Known As:
The Rainbow Tavern Kendal, Lake District

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