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Riverside Hotel
Ranked #4 of 15 Hotels in Kendal
Certificate of Excellence
Glasgow
2 reviews
“Would Stay again.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2010

Stayed hear for one night, extremely pleased with the room was very clean and comfortable and modern, better than expected. Food was excellent, The 3 course meal was top class. Breakfast had a wide variety of choice. helpful and friendly staff. Great location for Lake Windermere only fifteen minute drive.

  • Stayed July 2010
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newbybridge, Assistant to the Director at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review, July 17, 2010
Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I have passed your lovely comments about the food on to the chefs. We hope that you stay with us again soon.
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2010

Stayed there for a night while traveling home from Holiday. The hotel is generally quite dated. The room we stayed in had been updated but it was not finished to a high standard. I would not have been surprised if they had painted around the pictures. Breakfast was included in the room rate but it was nothing to write home about.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled as a couple
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newbybridge, Assistant to the Director at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review, July 17, 2010
I am really very sorry that you found our hotel ‘average’, I must say I am genuinely surprised about the comments about your room, we have ensured that all the bedrooms have been refurbished to an extremely high standard, and we do often get comments to that affect. I am also surprised with your comments about breakfast, we are three star hotel offering high quality rooms and service at three star rates but our breakfasts are four star standard, they include a wide variety of choices to cater for everyone’s taste – but I will pass your comments onto our chefs as we know there is always improvements to be made.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2010

Stopped at this hotel for 2 nights weekend of 26th June, We booked for dinner, bed and breakfast, fcouldnt fault anything, rooms were beautifully clean, food was far better than expected, staff couldnt do enough for us, overall a wonderful weekend, thank you all

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
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newbybridge, Assistant to the Director at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review, July 7, 2010
Thank you for your great review. I have passed it on to each department and the housekeeping team are particularly pleased with your comments. We hope that you will come and stay with us again soon.
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warrington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2010

Me and my husband had a most enjoyable stay on our wedding anniversary unfortunately it was tainted by the lack of sleep due to the position of the room ,we were right next to the lift motor which started at @ 5.30 am together with the noisy welsh crowd next door who along with their friends thought it was a good idea to hold loud chats in the corridor. I had called the hotel when I made the booking to ask for a room with a big window on the 4th floor if possible as it was for a special occasion however I got a room on the 1st floor right next to the lift motor and all the elderly guests who rise very early for conferences held outside my bedroom door.!
It was such a shame as apart from that the hotel is lovely in a good position and the staff were very friendly, I would be reluctant to stay here again in case I got the same room.

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled as a couple
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newbybridge, Assistant to the Director at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review, July 7, 2010
I am really sorry that your stay was tainted by our other guests, please let me assure you that noise is a very rare occurrence at the hotel, one of the comments we receive regularly is how quiet the hotel is as the rooms are away from the road. The noisey group in question was part of a coach trip and we have already spoken to the coach company about their noise levels. If you do decide to book again please let us know about the problems you experienced last time and we will make every effort to show you what a great (and quiet) hotel we can be.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2010

Stayed at Riverside for 2 nights last weekend. Could not fault this hotel for anything.
Very clean rooms, look brand new almost , helpful staff , good location with rooms overlooking the river, nice pool and jacuzzi and to top it off the food was fab. Booked for the evening meal both nights, three courses, food was great, three courses, quick, hot and would easily pay top price in a restaurant for . Easy to get to and free undercover parking . All in all .....had a great time and would definately stay there again. Thanks to the staff and management

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
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newbybridge, Assistant to the Director at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review, June 16, 2010
Thank you very much for this wonderful and glowing review our hotel, we really appreciate you taking the time to recommend the Riverside Hotel to other holiday makers. I have passed you review and your thanks onto all the staff, and we all look forward to welcoming you to the hotel again soon.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2010

what a lovely comfy spotless clean hotel top class cleaners rececption staff helpful could nt get evening bar meal there was a wedding on might have been that a little noisy around 1am but i think we were next to wedding party room 408 my son and wife had roo m 103 apart from a very obvious smell of cigarettes on the corridor there room was fine as well all in all excellent value as we have about six mini breaks a year we stop in hotels all the while and this one was the cleanest and the idea of hot buffet breakfast fantastic

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled with family
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newbybridge, Assistant to the Director at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review, June 8, 2010
Thank you very much for your review of our hotel, we are very sorry that you were disturbed by the wedding we do always ask our wedding guests to try and respect other guests and keep noise to a minimum on returning to their room. We hope that you think of us again on your next visit to the Lake District and have a chance to sample our delicious bar food.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2010

We stayed two nights for our wedding anniversary. A throughly lovely relaxing stay, the food both evening meal and breakfast were excellent. Our room was on the 3rd floor and unfortunately the lift was out of order, but a lovely guy carried our bags up to the room and back again on departure. We had a lovely large clean room and although the hotel was busy we werent disturbed by any noise. The staff were pleasant and efficient. I would recommend this Hotel and will certainly be returning.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
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Property: Riverside Hotel
Address: Stramongate Bridge | Beezon Road, Kendal LA9 6FS, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kendal
#5 Business Hotel in Kendal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Riverside Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 58
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 
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