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Riverside Hotel

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  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
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Booked for 2 nights for a short weekend away, pleasant and accomodating staff always happy to help.We did'nt take advantage of the free gym and restaurant due to sight seeing, food at the restaurant was availble to book at reception.Free under cover parking was great...More

Thank Barry R
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Just had a wonderful 3 days at the Riverside. A well located hotel just over the bridge to the town centre. Good service by all staff, rooms were very clean and spacious overlooking the river , the breakfast was tasty and it was nice to...More

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Response from The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside HotelResponded 16 February 2018

Thanks very much for your visit and wonderful review. We love 5 star ratings and it helps us to no end so thanks for that too! All of the staff and chef too appreciate your comments about their hard work and service. With a future...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a night at this lovely hotel as part of a small coach tour and was really impressed by the standard of food, room and customer service. The evening meal was tasty, well presented with excellent service. The bar was comfy and friendly. Our room...More

Thank SheilaEngland
Response from The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside HotelResponded 1 week ago

What a delight it was to host your group and to read your lovely, 5 star review. You are quite right about the importance of staff and we are very lucky to have an exceptional team here. Lily really appreciates being mentioned personally, and all...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This really is a first class hotel. Ideally situated for all the town amenities and includes use of the fitness and leisure facilities in site and a short walk from the Castle. Free on site parking is included. Breakfast is outstanding.More

Thank Chicagotez
Response from The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside HotelResponded 1 week ago

Well we won't argue with that title, or the 5 star rating. Both mean so much to us! We're so pleased you so thoroughly enjoyed your stay and we couldn't be happier with all of your comments. We'll certainly look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I took virgin train from London to Kendal to visit Lake District, stayed Riverside Hotel for three nights, only 5 mins walk from train station, staffs at reception area are nice & helpful. Room are nice but without air-condition, have to be...More

Thank Fred N
Response from The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your visit! We really appreciate you taking the time to post your review as well; we loved the bits that you enjoyed (lovely staff, nice location) and appreciate the feedback on where we can improve as well. We are only a...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
US$130 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kendal
#5 Business Hotel in Kendal
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$130 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kendal
#5 Business Hotel in Kendal
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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juleswils
24 February 2018|
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Response from Barbara R | Reviewed this property |
sorry for late reply, we checked in at 2.30 and our room was ready
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juleswils
24 February 2018|
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Response from The_ManagerSLH | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for your question. Check-in is at 3pm as Barry mentioned!
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needsholiday
4 February 2018|
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Response from The_ManagerSLH | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your message. Barry has given a great answer. To add a bit more, we don't offer beauty treatments but as Barry also said, some good places right nearby in Kendal do. Hope that helps!
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