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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A very good place to stay, rooms clean and tidy very central location a lovely breakfast , very nice staff, would definitely stay here again , very reasonable price. The only slight fault was that the shower wasn't very powerful , may have been because we were furthest room away ? , other than that. Perfect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fabulous find, we where aiming for the tea rooms next door but luckily they where closed! This was next door, breakfast was made to order with options to build your own which for my mob was fab, no hassle swapping items over! Price was very good and the lovely ladies running the place where so kind and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room was very clean and comfortable. From a personal view would prefer bigger towels and thicker pillows. Breakfast was excellent. Didn't risk trying to get in the car park but was a public car park that was not far away and cheap to park overnight. Would definitely stay again.

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Thank Tracy J
David B, Owner at Shakespeare Inn, responded to this review

Hi Tracy Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay. We welcome your feedback very much. In response, I can tell you that this week has seen the arrival of new beds and pillows in all the rooms along with some new bigger tv's. Regarding the towels, unfortunately, they are the largest that our linen... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights and what a warm welcome we had from Dave and Lynne from the moment we arrived until we left. FANTASIC hosts and staff. Rooms lovely and clean a perfect location at the side of the pub. Great location to get around Kendal bus stop outside the number 555 is a great trip. Bar busy locals all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned after a 2 night stay at this place with fantastic hosts David and Lynn and there team .nothing is of any trouble to them to ensure our stay was the best and it was food drinks and totally service given .rooms lovely and clean they certainly know how to do hospitality at its best .well done guys we... More 

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Thank Yvonne D
Billingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would highly recommend staying there. Lynne, David & all the staff were very friendly and couldn't do enough for us. You couldn't fault the food or the service. The rooms are lovely and clean and the bed was so comfortable. We will certainly be going back there.

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Thank _jan_bailey3
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A warm welcome awaits you at the Shakespeare. Rooms are great and the bed is extremely comfy. Breakfast was delicious and arrived piping hot with a lovely pot of coffee. Located in the centre of Kendal it is perfect place to explore the lakes. Thanks David and Lynne..you are the perfect hosts x

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for just one night. Beautiful and clean room which I think is converted from old stables in a friendly pub with very helpful staff. Would very highly recommend to anyone. Will definitely visit again. Breakfast was delicious and very filling.

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Thank Ange2608
David b, Owner at Shakespeare Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ange2608 Thank you so much for your kind words and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back during your next visit to Kendal. Best wishes David and Lynne More 

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

The room was clean and comfortable, very nice and quiet. We were asked for payment as soon as we set foot in the pub which felt hurried.The waitress at breakfast was rushed off her feet. Our milk for our tea and coffee was off . We got replacement milk but no replacement tea and coffee. The cooked breakfast was ok... More 

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Thank 696freddie
David b, Owner at Shakespeare Inn, responded to this review

Dear 696freddie Thank you for your feedback and I am pleased our room was to your liking. However, there were elements of your stay that you weren't happy with which I have made enquiries about with the staff on duty at the time of your stay. These are our findings. As there is no need to register a credit card... More 

Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

The Shakespeare is a great place to visit we have eaten in there quite a few times and the food is excellent the best Sunday roast we've eaten out ever !! , All the staff are lovely and very friendly you get a warm welcome and one drink turns into many more 😀 Thoroughly recommend to anyone wanting a delicious... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 'Shakey' is a traditional English pub, located right in the heart of Kendal Town Centre - the gateway to the truly remarkable and breathtaking Lake District National Park. We offer a warm welcome, a wide range of traditional cask ales, good quality home made food, serving breakfast to our guests and the general public alike, classic pub dishes through the day, Traditional roast dinner on a Sunday plus a snack and sandwich menu at lunchtime, we really do have something for everyone. We also offer quality and affordable en-suite B&B accommodation in our really cosy converted cottages. These are located in a courtyard at the rear of the main Buildings, many with their own front door! A peaceful nights sleep is guaranteed! We also offer free parking through the narrow archway (see picture on slideshow) - subject to availability. Free Wi-Fi is available in the bar. Tea and coffee is served all through the day. So, business or pleasure, you will be well looked after at the Shakespeare Inn. Cheers! Lynne and David ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shakespeare Inn

Address: 78 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Price Range: $95 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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