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Riverside Hotel

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I stayed here for my 50th birthday. The staff were all freindly and helpful. We stayed in the Bellingham suite that was just beautiful with lovely views overlooking the river. Nice relaxing bar too. Dog are also welcome in the hotel. Location was great close to the town and castle. Highly recommend will definitely go back.

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Room was spacious for the 3 of us and good selection of drinks. Bathroom clean and nice size although I did find dirty marks on two of the towels - which washed off so weren't permanent! Staff were all very friendly. Breakfast ok. No real atmosphere in the bar but area by fire cosy. Don't have the pasta in the...

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a great hotel well situated, with a pool and gym, and a car park. It also welcomes dogs so it has a lot going for it. The family bedroom was fine and comfortable and clean. The only drawback was breakfast. It's a buffet and the food is nice, but they don't seem to provide enough. There are queues...

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Norwich, UK
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked the three-bed room, which was very spacious, clean and tidy. One double-bed and two singles. Plenty of room for bags and clothes etc. Good sized bathroom which was clean and bright. Gym, swimming pool and sauna where a great bonus to booking this hotel. Staff were very pleasant and helpful - really made to feel welcome. Breakfast was included...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for booking and for your lovely, 5 star review. i'm so pleased you had an enjoyable stay including your accommodation, leisure amenities, and value. Thanks as well for remembering to mention our delightful staff too! Hope to welcome you back again. Thank you.

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good sized family room, great that the kids had separate beds. Clean and tidy, good standard throughout. Booked very last minute and they accommodated us with a room and breakfast (great voice and freshly made, buffet-style) at less than 24hrs notice to enable us to join family for a night away! Really please!

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting and posting your review. I'm delighted you had such a nice stay and cannot thank you enough for your lovely comments. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Thank you.

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a two night stay at The Riverside Hotel in Kendal which was good in parts. The good parts were that the room was nice and the staff were very friendly and keen to help. The bad part was the overall accessibility of the hotel and we had a very frustrating time with this. I am...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your helpful review and we appreciate you making us aware of these issues during your stay. I'm very sorry that you did not thoroughly enjoy your stay due to the issues you have raised. More should have been done to explain prior to booking the eccentric nature of the building. Thanks again for helping us to get the...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice hotel, staff friendly and helpful, rooms spacious and relaxing. Food very nice and very tasty. Nice leisure facilities, although pool a little small. Easy access to Kendal and other amenities. Highly recommend if your in kendal to stay here

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Thank Terry W
The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice review and stay. I'm pleased to read your comments about our lovely staff and food as well! Thanks for recommending us to others and we do hope to welcome you back again. Thank you.

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We requested a room in the new wing very tidy and plenty of space in the family rooms. if you want a river view the rooms are a lot older and not as tidy and new as the rooms on the roadside. The swimming pool was great and the children can stay in till 8.00pm this was even better as...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and your delightful, 5 star review. We have a variety of newer rooms on the river side, in addition to those on the road side, just so people don't get confused! It's so nice your kids enjoyed their time in the pool as well. I hope to welcome you back again. Thank you.

cumbria,england
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hotel on the riverside. Large bedroom overlooking the river very clean.had evening meal in the restaurant which was good, we had booked dinner bed and breakfast and were able to choose off the a la carte menu. Staff in the restaurant pleasant .

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice review and 5 star rating. I'm so pleased you had a nice stay, including your dining experience. Thanks for mentioning the staff here as well and we hope you'll consider visiting us in the future. Thank you.

Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had a lovely 2 nights here, the room was very clean and overlooked the river. Staff were all very nice. The breakfast buffet was really good, plenty of choice and staff on hand to make sure you had an enjoyable meal. Pots of tea are available if you don't want to keep getting refills. The evening meal was wonderful,...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

What a delightful review, thanks for taking the time to post it and for the 5 star rating. We are sure others will find your comments about our staff, accommodation and food most helpful as well. Thanks for letting your daughter know about us, we hope she visits and brings her lovely dog with her soon! Thanks again.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
About the property
  • 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
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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: €91 - €178 (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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“Ask for a room in the new part of the building”
 of 5 bubbles ssbaby, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Quiet rooms are opposite the river but the rooms also on the front side of the hotel are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles paulcJ4310PR, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for riverside room. 004 is right on the water”
 of 5 bubbles Gael01, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A view of the river”
 of 5 bubbles 2349Mel, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms next to the bridge are very noisy due to people coming and going from the railway station and passing cars”
 of 5 bubbles TarlCaboto, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
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