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Riverside Hotel

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel itself is nice and clean, reasonable sized rooms with average furnishings. The leisure club is very good with a very nice 10m pool, spa and steam room which was welcome after a good Cumbrian walk. Unfortunately there were also some negatives. The food was average and the restaurant staff were on the whole below average. There was minimal... More 

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Thank Vicky M
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Friendly and positive FoH staff. Decent rooms, a little tired in parts but clean and tidy. Hot water plentiful. Breakfast very good for buffet style food. Parking is the main issue for car travellers - it's not well organised. The 'problem' is that its leisure facilities and pool are open to all, not dedicated to guests. Good in one way,... More 

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Thank Dave H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely weekend here nothing is too much trouble for the staff and the facilities are great, thank you for the room upgrade! Castle Suite is very spacious and the bed is marvellous. It's so good to be able to enjoy time away with our little dog - his time wasn't ruined by numerous rules as so often happens... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed in the Riverside for one night - however have stayed for 2 nights on previous occasions when visting the Lakes. We had a beautiful view of the river from our room- ground floor, room 5, and the room had everything we needed for a comfortable stay (tea/coffee facilities, ironing board etc). We didnt use them, but we also had... More 

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

Thanks for visiting us again and for posting your wonderful, 5* review. Offering our guests comfortable accommodation, delicious food and an excellent location is our aim and it's nice to read we did so for you not once, but a few times now! We do hope you'll visit us again on your next visit to the Lakes. Thank you. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hotel,great breakfast and gluten free options which was fantastic,only disappointment check in is not til 3pm didnt see that on the site, we arrived at 2pm after a very long drive from london but couldn't check in was raining so had to just wait around..

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1 Thank Lisa T
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are happy to cater to a variety of diets and we're pleased you enjoyed our options for you. We are sorry you had to wait a bit before check in time, especially after a long drive. We know how annoying that can be. When possible, we are happy to let people into their rooms earlier... More 

Cannock
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel after spending a week in Scotland. This seemed the ideal location for an overnight to visit the Lakes before returning to the midlands. On check in the receptionist was very welcoming after our long journey. As we were a family (2 adults and 3 children) we booked a family room. 1 Double 1 single and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent hotel located in great location for walking into Kendal with the town only being a short walk across the bridge . Although close to the town but with hotel being the other side of the river from the town it afford you piece and quiet . The staff were very freindly and polite at all times . They were... More 

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2 Thank Mccrindle72
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to publish your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate your kind comments. We look forward to repeating the experience for you again shortly. More 

Pontefract, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive but worth it if u fancy a bit of luxury,pool sauna n gym excellent,just 5 min walk from kendle town centre nice view over river kent from room,plenty of choice at breakfast and really nice, frendly staff always willing to help.

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out of your day to post a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and will continue to maintain our high standards of service. More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Riverside whilst having a long weekend in the Lakes in July. It was a bit of a 'spare of the moment' booking so didn't really do much research before booking, but luckily my partner & I were pleasantly surprised at how comfortable and relaxing it was. We stayed in room 103 and it was very spacious with... More 

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to pass on your comments. We have addressed the couple of issues you mention, and are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
  • 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: $129 - $198 (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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