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Riverside Hotel

Expedia.comUS$118*
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#4 of 14 Hotels in Kendal
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful bedroom, very clean and very comfortable. Breakfast was average nothing particularly special, self service inc coffee and toast, menus need a wipe down, lots of greasy finger marks. Sanctuary spa again pleasant. Really nice bar with sitting area outside. Close to shopping just a short five minute walk. I would recommend this hotel.

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for recommending the hotel to others and for your visit. We're delighted you had a nice stay and appreciate all of your comments. Thank you.

Whitehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Kendal to see a band and booked into the Riverside for the night. Beautiful room with an amazing view looking over the river. Spotlessly clean and very comfortable bed. We would definitely stay again.

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your lovely review and stay. We hope to welcome you back again. Thank you.

Derby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at The Riverside as part of a weekend car rally and so we booked 18 rooms for one night. Upon arrival we notes the hotel was a little "old" looking. The reception area was uninviting and had an "old" smell to it. Our room was very clean and large and perfectly adequate. Our bathroom was equally as clean...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The river side view room was very spacious. We had booked for a triple room and were surprised to find 2 double beds in the room, which is quite a rarity nowadays, but pleasantly welcome. Our booking included free breakfast which was buffet style, offering both hot and cold food. Cereal, yoghurt, juices, fruit, selection of bread, teas & coffees,...

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Again we were well looked after, from the minute we got there to the minute we left. All staff were more than obliging and attended to our requests with a joyful smile. The breakfast and evening meals were of an excellent quality with plenty of flavour but we would have liked to see at least two changes on the evening...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

What a delightful review from some delightful guests. We cannot thank you enough for your continued visits over the years and for posting your lovely review. I'm sure we will see you again soon! Thank you.

Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 5 days as part of a coach trip. Very well positioned beside the River Kent with pleasurable view each day and in easy reach of the station and all Kendal amenities. Very comfortable clean well apportioned room (double & single bed) with all the necessary facilities including tea/coffee/biscuits, even included an iron board, fan and extra fan heater extra...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting and taking the time to post your review. We are so pleased you had such an enjoyable break and that you would visit us again in the future. We sure hope you do! Thank you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very comfortable hotel with spacious rooms and great amenities, including a small pool and gym. As the name suggests this hotel is located near the River Kent and most rooms have a good view of the river and an old bridge that crosses it. It is a short walk to the Kendal Railway station, the bus station and the town...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Lovely review thank you. Kendal has some wonderful sights and is often overlooked by those heading into the Lakes. You explain why others should at least pop in to see what this great market town has to offer. Thanks for your comments about the hotel as well and the 5 star rating. We do hope to welcome you back again....

Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spent just one night at short notice, and the experience could not have been better. From the moment we arrived, the staff were helpful, welcoming and informative. The room was well appointed, and spotlessly clean. We had a lovely view over the river, and when we dined in the restaurant in the evening, the food was superb. Minor, minor niggle-...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review and short stay, especially your comments about our wonderful, hard working staff. We certainly appreciate the 5 star rating as well and will certainly ensure that steak is cooked to perfection with ample peppercorn sauce on your next stay! Thanks so much.

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Hotel rooms very comfortable with tea/coffee & biscuits, hairdryer, iron & ironing board, flat screen TV & safety deposit box provided. Free Wifi in rooms. Our room overlooked the river. The hotel has a bar, bistro and restaurant and are reasonably priced. Buffet style breakfast is included in your stay. Staff very friendly. This hotel also has a spa with...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review your stay, it means a lot to us, as do all of your lovely comments about the hotel. We certainly hope that the next time you are looking for a relaxing break in the Lakes that we will see you again. Thank you.

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed with our two kids recently. Additional bed was provided to us with no extra cost which is very nice of them. The location is excellent with the town centre very close by and we had the river views. It has pool with separate kids area, wife enjoyed the spa facilities. Good variety in the breakfast and the staff...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your visit and wonderful, 5 star rating. We couldn't be happier that you had such a lovely stay and we appreciate all of your lovely comments about our staff, location and food. We certainly hope to welcome you back in the future. Thank you.

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  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Price Range: $162 - $279 (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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“Great views and comfortable beds that provided a good night's sleep.”
468marieg, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“I was allocated a room accessed by stairs but with a stairs A lift near to the room but a flight of stairs to access the restaurant”
jonnymacwirralUK, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“if possible Get a room with a view over the river and the bridge, great on a sunny morning”
kenle2016, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a river view. We got one without asking, but it was lovely to look out over the water”
Ragman270569, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“High floor for better views.”
jackiep659, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
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