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Riverside Hotel

TravelocityUSD 126*
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#4 of 14 Hotels in Kendal
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

As a dog friendly hotel, I was conscious of the rooms and hotel being full of dogs and fur, but it was pleasantly clean! We stayed for a few days and visited lake Windermere which was only a short distance away on the train. The breakfast was very nice each day with a lovely view of the river. The spa...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your delightful review and for choosing to stay with us. We are very pleased you had an enjoyable time in the Lakes and everyone appreciates your nice comments about our staff. We thank you for recommending us to others and hope to welcome you back again. Thanks.

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2015

The Riverside Hotel was the perfect place to stay for a weekend in in the lakes. Then room was small but extremely comfortable with everything you need. Tea and coffee was replaced every day and was cleaned to a high standard.

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and for reviewing your stay with us. We are so pleased that you had an enjoyable time with us and are delighted you had a comfortable stay. We also thank you for taking notice of our excellent cleaning standards and hope to see you again! Thank you.

Co.Durham
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Very nice hotel,efficient check-in,No problems.Think we picked a busy time to stay as breakfast was a bit manic on both mornings,however i do like the buffet style breakfast as i'm a little piggy oink ! oink! and breakfast was good.This is a good hotel to stay at, gym,spa,pool is good if not compact.Nice evening meal ,I had the braised steak.Had...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your stay and nice review. We are delighted with your comments about your dinner with us, as well as our leisure amenities and location. We're pleased you answered your own question in the affirmative and we hope to welcome you back soon. Thank you.

Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed for 1 night in April and the hotel exceeded our expectations! Very spacious and the beds were very large and comfortable. Pool was an ok size with a jacuzzi, defiantly for if you want to get away for a relaxing weekend. Breakfast was nice. Lovely staff, nice locals and brilliant views. Defiantly be staying again. 5 stars!!!

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting recently and for your 5* review. Everyone appreciates your comments about your stay and we are so pleased to have exceeded your expectations! We hope to become your home away from home for when you need to get away from it all! Thanks again.

Penistone, South Yorkshire
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Efficient check in and welcoming staff. Very clean room, good bar facilities and surprisingly cheap for a hotel. Leisure facilities an added bonus which we enjoyed using. Felt the evening dining experience lacked atmosphere and food was okay but nothing special. Breakfast is a buffet. I felt rather sorry for the staff really.They obviously don't want to waste vast quantities...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and posting your nice review. We appreciate your comments about leisure amenities, cleanliness and value for money. Everyone works very hard to keep the hotel great, including breakfast and we will redouble our efforts to ensure this always remains so. Thank you again and we hope to welcome you back.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Bought a weekend package bed and breakfast with dinner on the first night. The hotel is in a very pretty location and the staff are extremely helpful, the food however leaves a lot to be desired. On our first night which was the pre-paid meal, the menu we were given was reminiscent of the 70's Starters Pate.. soup..melon Mains Stew.....

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

We were disappointed to read this review. All of our food is served fresh, from high quality ingredients and is expertly prepared. We are sorry that you did not enjoy your meal, but your comments are not an accurate description of what is on offer. We thank you for your comments on our location and staff and wish you well...

Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

Value for money in this average 3 stars hotel. Great gym with a very decent and clean facilities. Great indoors pool. The gym could benefit from better ventilation. Staff both at the gym and at the hotel really friendly. One feels welcomed. Breakfast is just average with average normal ingredients. Decent breakfast for the price. One of the extra beds...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and comments. We do apologise for the issue with beds, but thank you for your other comments on our leisure facilities, staff and location. Thank you for recommending us to others as well. Thank you.

Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

The hotel is well located on the edge of the town centre and the under cover car park is good. The pool is small but adequate. Breakfast was ok and as it's self service you can fuel up for the day :-). The staff are all very polite and welcoming. We were a bit annoyed by the dog constantly barking...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and nice comments about our location and breakfast. You raise an important point: although we are a dog friendly hotel, we do ask our dog owners to be respectful of other guests. A quick ring down to reception and we would have sorted it. Thanks again.

Nottinghamshire
Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

Stayed as part of Dales Way. Rooms ok, bathroom needed a refurb. Smelt of damp but warm and comfortable. Breakfast was average, bar nice, didn't try restaurant. Good location and nice building. Reasonably priced, perfectly adequate as a stopover

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We appreciate your comments about your stay; the things you liked and things you feel we can improve on. Thank you.

Edinburgh
Reviewed 30 March 2015

This is a great hotel if you are going for romance. The beds are small (4 ft 6 Inches) and soft so you will end up cuddling in the middle. Outside the river Kent flows majestically past and then under a beautiful old stone bridge (see photo) But if you are going for comfort this is probably not the place...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and stay. We're pleased you found us to be good value for money and you may be hard pressed to find a hotel in the Lakes area that offers so much for such an excellent price. We have definitely taken on board your comments on where we can improve as well and thank...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $157 - $268 (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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“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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