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Riverside Hotel

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location of the hotel is great for a short break in the centre of Kendal. The hotel is clean and tidy and the leisure facilities are an added bonus. We had breakfast and an evening meal in the main restaurant and these were excellent the food was amazing and good sized portions. We also had a bar meal on... More 

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Thank Lynn E
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your nice review. I am so pleased you had such an enjoyable stay and I really appreciate your lovely comments about our staff and dining experience. Thank you for recommending the hotel to others and I hope to welcome you back again. Thank you. More 

Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very welcoming and lovely room. Comfortable bed and everything you would need for a stay. Very central location overlooking the river. Staff were very nice, friendly and helpful. Excellent breakfast with a good variety of hot and cold foods.

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Thank pauline m
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for staying and taking the time to post your 5* review. We couldn't be happier that you enjoyed your stay and we especially appreciate your kind comments about our wonderful staff. We hope to welcome you back again. Thank you. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The major selling point for this hotel is it's location, just over the bridge from the centre of Kendal and adjacent to the river and some pleasant green spaces. I stayed with my partner for a weekend away and ended up staying in a family room as this was the only room available on both nights we wanted to stay.... More 

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Thank Daniel K
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comprehensive and helpful review. We appreciate the time you have taken. Perhaps you could visit us again and try out our leisure facilities too! More 

blackpool las vegas of U.K.
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bedroom with a lovely view of the river Kent. Bedroom spacious and very clean. The location of the hotel was wonderful. Terrace outside above the river superb. A sun trap for sure. The food was great. The pool,hot tub and sauna fabulous and a fitness gym was truly amazing. Our first visit here to Kendal but not our last. Thoroughly... More 

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Thank highlandermcleod
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

What a pleasure to read this review, and thank you so much for posting your comments. We work hard to provide a relaxing environment for our guests and it is so rewarding to see that we are getting it right. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just came back from a nice weekend away in Kendal. The hotel is very clean and tidy. The leisure centre attached to the hotel is really good, we only visited the swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna (not the gym). The changing rooms and pool areas are very clean. The drinks at the bar and the bar food is... More 

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Thank 860adrian
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to post your review. We're pleased you had an enjoyable time and we thank you for your comments about our leisure amenities and value. We appreciate the feedback regarding the restaurant as well. We're sorry you didn't find it to your liking but we appreciate your comments on how it can improve. Thanks... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This privately owned hotel is only a short walk over a historic stone bridge to the town centre which is full of character. There is a covered car park nearby the hotel as well. Although rooms are not particularly fancy they are very well equipped and our one had a river view as a bonus. Nice well stocked bar too.... More 

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Thank Tony D
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and for taking the time to post your nice review. Kendal is a wonderful little market town, filled with nooks, crannies and character. I'm happy you enjoyed the town and your stay. We thank you for your feedback on breakfast and for your wonderful comments about the staff; you're right they are fantastic! Thanks again and I... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights with my mum on a mother and daughter break and we were not disappointed. The location is fantastic, overlooking a beautiful river that even the heavy rain on our first day couldn't spoil. The spa facilities are lovely and it was great to be able to start the day with a swim before breakfast. It's... More 

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and posting your nice review. We appreciate your feedback, both positive and where we can improve. We're happy you enjoyed the food you had with us as well as the spa facilities. We hope to welcome you back again. Thank you. More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just spent 3 days here & the hotel is in a fantastic location but needs updating as the room we stayed in had a badly broken bath panel (very dangerous for children) the quilt & pillowcases were ripped but at least changed every day, it would make such a difference if the whole place had a coat of... More 

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Thank Angela W
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and posting your review. Rest assured, the hotel will be getting a few bits and pieces taken care of as we enter a slightly slower time. Thanks for your comments about our central location, breakfast as well as some recommendations for local things to do. We do hope you'll visit again. Thank you. More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I took the family room and we stayed here for 3 nights. We loved every minute of it! The room is huge, and the service is excellent. We didn't get the river view so that's a bit of a let down but its fine. The hotel is really strategic, with Kendal station is only less than 10... More 

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Thank azweena a
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your delightful, 5* review. Our location in Kendal really is second to none and we're pleased to have filled a "strategic" role for you! We'll look forward to seeing you again. Thank you. More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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40 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice big room, great river views, comfy bed, clean and with a really good shower. This hotel is well located for visiting the town centre and has parking. Breakfast was very good too with river views. Some areas would benefit from the odd bit of renovation but this didn't detract from our stay.

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Thank johnsY7314JG
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for stopping over on your travels. We're happy you had an enjoyable stay with us. Thanks for mentioning the quality of our breakfast, location and parking as well. Hopefully we'll see you on your way back down or another time. Thank you. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Riverside Hotel is situated on the banks of the River Kent in Kendal only a short walk from the famous Lake District market town centre. The hotel is conveniently situated for all the Lake District attractions and is only a ten- minute drive from Lake Windermere.The hotel has 56 en-suite bedrooms plus two suites one of which has a four poster bed. All the bedrooms have river view and include hospitality tray, freeview television, free wifi, direct dial telephone, hairdryer and ironing facilities. Free parking is available to residents. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside Hotel

Address: Stramongate Bridge | Beezon Road, Kendal LA9 6FS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Price Range: $115 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riverside Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
Riverside Hotel Kendal, Lake District
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kendal
#5 Business Hotel in Kendal
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