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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A brilliant hostel which is true to how hostels should be: simple, warm and welcoming. In the centre of town, its in a nice old building (a former brewery) and run by very friendly people! Highly recommended as a stop on the way to the Lakes.

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Thank nowhereman91
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kristina was very helpful right up to arriving and i had clean sheets in a dorm-The shower was the best ive had-and the kitchen and amenities basic but clear and functional-The hostel great in location for the lakes and stop off between scotland and rooms/dorms relatively quite and respectful when sleeping-had a fair sleep and got a great continental breaky... More 

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Thank Sean H
Banbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff greeted us upon arrival. The room was very basic and not overly comfortable. The shower leaked and continually turned itself on in the middle of the night, but other than that the place was quiet. Breakfast was available with a donation, which was welcome. Room and bathroom were fairly clean.

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Thank Jenny C
Gillingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kendal Hostel is a fantastic place to stay. The rooms are clean and characterful and the staff were extremely kind and helpful. It's so nice to stay in an independent hostel. It really felt like staying in someone's house. Kendal is also a great place to base yourself to explore the Lakes. It is well equipped as a town but... More 

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Madrid,
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really coZy hostel, clean, and close to the town centre. Very close to restaurants and all kind of shops. Easy to get to train and bus station. Recommended to go with friends and close to the lake district. Just a bus or train 15 minutes

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Pinner, United Kingdom middlesex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful stay very clean very friendly x beautiful dog .and happy to be a member of George the cat club x Lovely welcome and friendly lovely goodbye . Will be back again soon would not want to stay anywhere else .

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Thank Maureen W
Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The host was wonderfully welcoming, comfy clean room. we would stay again.great comfy reception with large sofas and tv area.The kitchen is shared, although it is basic there is everything you need at hand.The location is fab .....we couldn't fault this friendly hostel..

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I stayed here before climbing Scafell Pike and were very impressed with how friendly and helpful the staff were, the morning we left to climb we were even loaned a map and given some free food! The hostel itself is impressive, big, all facilities you could want and our room had a really nice ensuite shower attached.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent five nights at the hostel, and found it a most comfortable and hospitable place from which to explore the Lakes District. There's a cinema just around the corner and a food market just a short walk away.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel's location is really good and the staff is very nice, he gave me good advice and provide the information I need. The hostel is really cheap so don't expect 5 stars hotel facilities, everything is proper and good value.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kendal Hostel is a converted Georgian Townhouse only a stones throw away from Kendal's town centre. Kendal is a historic market town known as "The Gateway to the Lakes" and Dales so great to use as a base or to start your adventure. The hostel is situated only 300 yards from Kendal town centre where we have markets twice weekly, traditional shops, Museums and plenty of eatery's. Walking is a great way to enjoy the area, We have many walks that start from Kendal, and also many other areas. There is a wide range of walks to suit everyone. Kendal is close to all local amenities including great transport links such as the Oxenholme, The Lake District train station that is on the West Coast line from London to Glasgow, National Express stops daily in Kendal and also we are only a mere 8 miles from J36 of the M6 motorway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kendal Hostel

Address: 118 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE, England (Formerly Kendal Youth Hostel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Price Range: $50 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Kendal Youth Hotel Kendal
Kendal Hostel Lake District
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