Riverside Hotel - Kendal

Stramongate Bridge, Kendal, United Kingdom, La9 6el  show map
 3 stars
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Riverside Hotel - Kendal

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Turkish bath

Spa lounge

Overview

The tranquil Riverside Hotel features a beautiful view of Southern Lakes. Offering accommodation in the 4-story building, the hotel combines traditional architecture and modern facilities.

This venue accommodates guests in the heart of Kendal. Nestled in the lake district and 1 km from the city center.

Hill Top is located 15.1 km from the property and Hawkshead Grammar School is just about 17.5 km away.

Guests can reach Riverside Hotel by car from Blackpool airport in 65 minutes.

Rooms

Riverside Hotel offers 47 rooms fitted with a personal computer, individual climate control, complimentary Wi-Fi, music system and a safe for a comfortable stay in Kendal. The guestrooms look out on the castle. Bathrooms come with a hairdryer, complimentary toiletries and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is offered in the restaurant every morning. The onsite excellent restaurant specializes in local cuisine. The property is a 5-minute walk from the café TT's diner & take away.

Services

Guests will benefit from ironing service, 24-hour front desk and porter service along with parking, a lift and a safe deposit box.

Relax

Riverside Hotel indulges guests with an outdoor swimming pool, a leisure club and a sundeck as well as a Jacuzzi, a spa lounge and a sauna. Such fitness options as a fitness centre and a gym are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   47.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Limited time reception
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Spa lounge
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Central heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out 07:00-11:00 FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Stramongate Bridge, Kendal, United Kingdom, La9 6el

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City Center
  • Kendal
    2000 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • TT's diner & take away
    100 ft
  • Eastern Balti Restaurant (cuisine: Indian)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-11:00 
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    47

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Rooms and availability

Riverside photos Room
Guest Room
  • Room size:

    165 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

TWIN ROOM 1/2 PAX. BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

Riverside photos Room
Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Super King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:TV
Room Description:

Suite|Suite

Riverside photos Room
Family Room
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:TV
Room Description:

Standard|Family Room

Riverside Location

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Local attractions

  • Lake District National Park1.3 mi
    England
  • Lakeside Motor Museum7.0 mi
    Windemere Road, Backbarrow
  • Blackwell Arts and Crafts House7.6 mi
    Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JTEngland
  • Levens Hall5.2 mi
    Levens Hall, Kendal
  • The World of Beatrix Potter7.5 mi
    The Old Laundry, Bowness-on-Windermere

Near the hotel

  • Kendal Museum800 ft
    Station Rd, Kendal
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery3100 ft
    Kirkland, Kendal
  • Bootleggers Bar1400 ft
    24 Finkle Street, Kendal
  • Museum of Lakeland Life3200 ft
    Kendal LA9 5ALEngland

Restaurants nearby

  • TT's diner & take away100 ft

    Address: Stramongate

    79% likes this, based on 63 reviews

  • Castle Dairy600 ft

    Address: 26 Wildman Street
    Phone: 01539733946

    73% likes this, based on 127 reviews
    Cuisine: British

  • Wilf's Cafe800 ft

    Address: Staveley Mill Yard
    Phone: +44 1539 822329

    63% likes this, based on 94 reviews
    Cuisine: Eclectic
    Price Range: USD 8 - USD 15

  • Eastern Balti Restaurant300 ft

    Address: 22 Wildman Street

    54% likes this, based on 38 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian

  • Castle Inn500 ft

    Address: 13 Castle Street
    Phone: 01539 729983 () ‎

    72% likes this, based on 24 reviews
    Cuisine: English

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-11:00 
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    47

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKendalRiverside

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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Riverside Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Riverside

Average guest rating

8.0out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 277 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    8.8

    Excellent views of the river and excellent staff especially Reception. So helpful

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    great location , staff excellent , will visit again someday

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    The location of the Riverside is ideal - near the centre of town with car parking faciltities.

    Room was uncomfortably hot !

  • Older travelers
    8.0

    Its central location adjacent to the river; car parking was available free!Good standard in room

    I feel much more could be made of the menu in the restaurant. The food was good but uninspiring. Pan fried chicken / fish on mashed potatoes hardly demonstrates the chefs culinary skills.The restaurant wasnt very busy; it was such a lovely room with lovely views over the river and with a better menu Im sure people could be enticed to use it. It seems such a shame to miss out on vital revenue that food and drink can give.

  • Couple
    7.8

    Great location, lovely and relaxing on the riverside. Nice view from 2nd floor window. Breakfast was lovely and plenty of it to keep you going. Bar area was big and airy and we enjoyed sitting there for a few drinks.

    Room too small and compact. Neither myself or my partner could stand up in the shower - it just wasn't a comfortable experience at all. Ceiling in bathroom incredibly low especially when standing in bath to use shower - kept bumping elbows on ceiling. Ouch! Also our room on the 2nd floor was incredibly hot and made for a difficult sleep.

  • Couple
    9.2

    Lovely 17th century building overlooking the river in a central location.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    It was clean, the room was nice, big and had a beautiful view. The staff were all very friendly and helpful, the location was ideal for shopping and sightseeing.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    I found the staff to be welcoming and helpful. The rooms were lovely, comfortable, well equipped and I liked the riverside view. The hotel was in the perfect location for all Kendal has to offer. We used the spa facilities before having an enjoyable breakfast in a bright spacious dining room. Although my stay was brief on this occasion, as I was using it as a stop-over to attend a friends wedding, I would love to return again.

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Enjoyed the spa and gym facilities very much. A bit put off by the tv coverage of spa and pool area. Food and service particularly breakfast and evening meal was friendly, attentive and of a high standard. Overall it was a comfortable, welcoming and efficient service made for a very enjoyable stay, thank you

    Not sure why you would want tv coverage of pool area. It's not intrusive when you are on there but a bit weird that anyone coming onto reception can view!

  • Single
    8.8

    The staff were very friendly, the room was ready for us before the check in time. It is in a great location for the town centre with lovely views off the river.

    The room was very hot during the night.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    The hotel was very well placed for our holiday with rooms overlooking a lovely view. Very convenient for seeing Kendal on foot and the staff and good food made it a very enjoyable stay one I would recommend to anyone else wantinga short break.

  • Couple
    5.8

    The location is ideal for exploring south lakes.

    The room doors are very heavy and no matter how you close them, they bang loudly - hence constant banging noise throughout the hotel - not relaxing. Also the covered parking spaces are so small it's very hard to park.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    I have stayed here on a few occasions and enjoyed all of them, the staff are 1st class and the location is second to none. If I go to the lakes I try to get in this hotel.

  • Single
    10.0

    My room was spacious, the breakfast ( I only book b/b) was hot and plentyful. The staff were friendly and officiant. I booked the hotel because it was close to the station, and it was only a 15min walk to Rugby Club so location was perfect .

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Our room overlooked the river and had a huge windowseat that was unique. The hotel is well located in Kendal with easy access to the town centre. Parking was provided which was a welcome amenity.

    We were disappointed with the lack of concern/ attention desk staff exhibited regarding the phone that didn't work; although this was reported immediately after check in, the problem was never fixed nor did we receive any follow up. Staff was very casual about this when I brought it up again the next day at check out. Similarly, one of the bedside reading lights did not work. Made us wonder about the overall attention to detail and customer service.

How to reach hotel

hotel Riverside Hotel - Kendal Kendal location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Stramongate Bridge, Kendal, United Kingdom, La9 6el

Get directions
City Center
  • Kendal
    2000 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • TT's diner & take away
    100 ft
  • Eastern Balti Restaurant (cuisine: Indian)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-11:00 
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    47

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKendalRiverside

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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