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Riverside Hotel

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Efficient check in ( we'd already booked and paid so it was a signature and a car registration number). Good sized room (302) overlooking the river. Car parked 30 yards down the road in the hotel's covered car park. Well organised buffet breakfast (with good scrambled eggs). Every member of staff we spoke to was friendly and enthusiastic. The best... More 

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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Brought my partner here for a 2 day break prior to his birthday. Room was spotless, fabulous views of the river from our room where we spotted a heron, cormorant and kingfisher. I booked the winter getaway deal which really was excellent value. Both the food and service was excellent, staff were very professional and friendly. The hotel is well... More 

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1 Thank Rhianna A
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Delicious food, superb service, great value and frequent bird sightings! Thanks so much for these comments and for staying with us. We appreciate that all-important 5 star rating as well and thank you for recommending us to others. We hope to welcome you back again too. Thank you. More 

Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a 60th wedding anniversary. We were all very happy with our very comfortable rooms. The breakfast and evening food was excellent. Staff were friendly and helpful . Very good value for money.

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Thank Derek P
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for spending such a momentous occasion with us and for posting your nice review. Everyone is so pleased you had such an enjoyable stay and hope to see you again. Thank you. More 

Billingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked a short break at this hotel and was really happy with my choice. The hotel facilities are very good and the staff are all very helpful & polite. The leisure facilities are excellent, with a well equipped gym along with a good swimming pool, which also has a sauna and steam room. The location is absolutely ideal as... More 

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Thank Colin S
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post your nice review. I certainly appreciate all of your nice comments about your stay about our staff, food, and location. We always aim to offer great value for money and we hope the next time you are in need of such a relaxing break you will visit us again. Thank you. More 

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for two nights recently. After a long 5 hour drive we finally made it to the hotel at 21:30. Check in was quick and easy. Rooms clean and well furnished as was the hotel throughout actually. Not a 5 rating from me though due to the following. 1) food is only served until 9pm, could be until 10pm surely... More 

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review. We appreciate your feedback on areas you feel we can improve as well; always helpful for us. We'll certainly look to do so on the back of them. We're happy you had such an enjoyable stay and certainly hope you will visit us again. Thank you. More 

South Shields, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from weekend break with family, the hotel staff were very welcoming & friendly. Rooms spacious & clean with all amenities. Pool lovely grandchildren had a great time. All in all a lovely stay & would thoroughly recommend the hotel & it's great location.

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel - very comfortable spacious room, and very clean. Good facilities - excellent gym, and very relaxing swimming pool. Hotel situated very handy for the town. Staff could not do enough to help us, with a lovely attitude. Eat in the restaurant on the first evening, and food was excellent. If we visit Kendal again, we will certainly try... More 

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1 Thank Patricia B
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your flying visit; we get a lot of lovely guests on the way to or from Scotland and we're happy we could provide you with the base you needed. Thanks for mentioning our lovely staff and delicious food as well. Hopefully your travels will bring you back our way again in the future. Thank you. More 

Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was a good base for my one week visit to the Lake District. Although Kendal is not in the centre of the lakes it was not far to travel by car to most of the best sites. The hotel was warm, clean, reasonably priced and the staff were friendly and helpful. The hotel has a covered carpark which... More 

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1 Thank NickClare44
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and posting your 5 star review; it means a lot to us. You are quite right about Kendal, it is a great base for exploring the Lakes and has a lot to offer in its own right. Thanks for your nice comments about your bar meals with us and our leisure facilities. We'll look forward to welcoming... More 

bb11 lancs
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53 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just returned after another weekend and they never disappoint at this hotel. Lovely comfy rooms, delicious food and very helpful staff. Had a lovely sauna and swim after a few hours shopping. Great location. Many thanks for returning the lottery tickets but sad to say they were not winners but very kind of you to post them out to us.... More 

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1 Thank Bb11LancsDiana
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us again. I am delighted we continue to meet your lofty expectations and we'll work hard to continue to do so. Shame those tickets weren't winners as no doubt you would have shared the spoils with us! See you again. Thank you. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1 night at a car launch good value excellent breakfast friendly and helpful reception staff, had a big warm comfortable room overlooking the river, free parking (got the last space we arrived late) free WiFi not super fast but adequate, because we arrived late (M6 closed for 2 hours) did not get chance to use the swimming pool. will use... More 

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1 Thank Douglas R
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and posting your nice review. Shame about the M6 problems that stopped you from arriving early enough to take advantage of our pool. Next time for sure! Thanks again. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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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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  • 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
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Price Range: €92 - €176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riverside Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 58
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Riverside Hotel Kendal, Lake District
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kendal
#5 Business Hotel in Kendal
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“Check you're getting a river view”
 of 5 bubbles iandX7565DQ, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Riverside rooms are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles 802derekp, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The river view rooms have a lovely outlook and are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles ColinS345, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lovely to have a room overlooking the river. Very quiet at night, had a good night's sleep”
 of 5 bubbles patriciabK4110CX, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“good position, gym and pool, view over the river, good price, helpful friendly staff”
 of 5 bubbles NickClare44, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
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