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Balcony House Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 42 Kendal B&B and Inns
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Reviewed November 7, 2011

We stayed at Balcony House for a long Bonfire weekend (4th-6th November) and had a wonderful time. Both Brian and Mandy can't do enough to make sure you enjoy your stay. Its only a ten minute walk into Kendal town centre and its an enjoyable walk. We watched the fireworks from the bridge which was a great display. We stayed in Room 2 with the plush 4 poster bed and devine front facing balcony, room has a TV/DVD combo. Reeeally cosy and gorgeous room. The house was beautifully decorated throughout to the highest standard. Bedroom robes and bathroom towels were great. Excellent room tea/coffee making facilities with Cadburys Chocolate sachets and little chocolates. Mandy's breakfasts are to die for! We can also recommend the boat rides at lake Windermere (£7 each for the island hoping boat) and lots of lovely little coffee shops in Kendal. 5 star bed and breakfast!

  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 18, 2011

Great room and bathroom. Quite. 10 minute walk from the centre of Kendal. Friendly owners, lovely breakfast, good value for money. Memorable for all the good reasons. What more do you want?

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled solo
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Reviewed October 12, 2011

We stayed fro two nights in the cosy and extrememly comfortable balcony room.

Decor throughout is sumptuous, classy and very clean and tidy - 1st class - we will be back

Superb bath towels, toiletries and dressing gowns.

The bed was divine, we usually struggle to sleep when we go away but this bed was fabulous.

Brian and Mandy are fantastic hosts, warm wlecome and a lift into town on a rainy friday evening- perfect hosts.
Breakfast both filled the plate and my tummy - yummy yummy!!!!

Honestly - you cant fail to enjoy a stay - nothing is too much trouble.

  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank BMW_JEZ
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Reviewed October 8, 2011

Perfect place to make your base stay in the Lake District.

We were warmly greeted by Mandy and introduced to our cozy, but modernly decorated room. I felt spoiled with the fluffy robes, towel warmer and huge, soft towels. We enjoyed the tea/coffee service in our room and the flat TV with built-in DVD.

The breakfast was the largest we've been offered throughout our 2 week stay in England. The traditional and huge English breakfast is available (black pudding, sausage, bacon, eggs, toast, beans, tomato) as well as fresh fruit, cereals and yogurts.

We would definitely come back again to Balcony House and enjoy many more days in the Lake District experiencing the wonders of this area.

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank mototravel
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Reviewed September 5, 2011

Brian and Mandy were wonderful hosts for our 2 night stay at the Balcony Guest House. They were welcoming and helpful and great to chat to about the lakes and surrounding areas. Our room had a fantastic double bed, lots of pillows, a nice en-suite with complimentary bed robes, towels and nice toiletries as well as the usual tea/coffee facilities. A decent sized tv/dvd combo on the wall too and free wifi was useful too. They also had a small dvd collection for guests use.

The breakfast was amazing! We stuffed ourselves with a huge fry up both mornings but cereal, fruit, yoghurts were also available.

Also made use of the free pass to the local swimming pool and spa which was a nice touch. It provides entry to a pool, steam room and sauna!

Cant rate this place highly enough, we will definately be back and you should stay too!!

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 1, 2011

This is a first-class B&B. We stayed in the Balcony Room, which was delightful with four poster bed, a balcony with seating and its own large private bathroom across the small hall.

The rooms have the usual tea/coffee facilities and a TV with Built in DVD. There is a small collection of DVDs in the communal area downstairs along with guides and walking route cards detailing 4 different routes.

The owners could not be more helpful with little touches that make your stay memorable.
Breakfast was copious with cereals, muesli, juices, yoghurts and a full cooked breakfast if required and served in the Breakfast room.

Balcony House and its owners deserve all the excellent reviews that they get.

Would we return - absolutely. I will be back in Kendal working later in the year and hope there are rooms available as it is a peaceful and relaxing place to stay.

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 30, 2011

for the 2nd time this year, another great warm friendly welcome. it is like a home from home. great breakfasts to set us up for the days walking over the fells.

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Balcony House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 82 Shap Road, Kendal LA9 6DP, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 42 B&Bs / Inns in Kendal
Price Range: $84 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Balcony House Bed and Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Balcony house guest house offers quality bed and breakfast accommodation in Kendal. Free use of local hotel pool/gym/spa.Full English breakfast or vegetarian options.TV/DVD player, free WIFI. Hospitality tray in all rooms. Complimentary toiletries.Guest lounge. Free parking directly in front of property. Sorry we do not allow pets. No family room. ... more   less 
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