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Riverside Hotel

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Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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.

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Room delightful and spacious. The staff look after us and our pals very well. They really were very welcoming. Food very nice. Lovely swimming pool and gym. We all had a dip before enjoying a 3 course meal. Would highly recommended

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Lovely review. Short and sweet with a 5 star cherry on top. Thanks for recommending the hotel to others and we hope to see you again as well. Thank you.

Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely clean room, staff were lovely! Will definitely be going back. Wish I would known you could take dogs as would of brought mine, as there are not a lot of hotels allowed dogs on to stay. But would a lovely stay! :)

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting. We do try and shout (mostly on our website and similar places!) that we welcome dogs but we're pleased at least that you know for next time. Your 5 star rating means so much to us so thanks for that as well. See you again!

Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Room very clean comfortable and lovely and warm. Tea coffee facility. Lovely view over river. Breakfast was very well cooked and hot. We had a late breakfast one day plenty of food and drink available second day earlier breakfast and again food was plentiful . Waiters very attentive and welcoming. Evening meals again were excellent steaks cooked to the way...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit. We love 5 star ratings and appreciate your delightful comments about our food and service as well. I hope the next time you are in need of a fabulous stay in The Lakes, that we will see you again. Thank you.

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely weekend at the hotel , upgraded to a suite which was lovely, spacious with a really comfortable bed. Gorgeous views over the river. Breakfast a bit chaotic the first morning with little food left and drinks ect not replenished, 2nd morning much quieter and a great breakfast had. We had a meal in the Riverside restaurant which was superb,...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I do apologise about breakfast on that particular morning. There was a rush, where seemingly everyone came down for breakfast at the same time which can make things a bit crazier than normal. I'm happy that you had a fab stay though and appreciate you recommending us to others. Hope to see...

Scottish Western Isles
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thinking we would be shoved into a crap room because of the bargain booking, we were delighted to be shown into room 004. Stunning riverside room and the window looked out over the water with the lovely old bridge in plain sight. Everything was immaculate and fresh and the hostess tray was well stocked. The room was warm and welcoming....

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank for visiting and for your lovely, 5 star review. You won't find inferior rooms here regardless of the offer and the views are possibly the best in Kendal. I'm delighted to read your comments about our breakfast as well and hope to welcome you back again. Thank you.

UK
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to the Riverside hotel in Kendal. Last time we had a great stay so decided to return for my birthday weekend away. Our room (201) was lovely, good size with a nice view over the river. Very good facilities in the room; tea and coffee, hair dryer, iron etc and very clean. Only complaint was...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit and review. I'm pleased to read that you enjoyed your accommodation and location, although I'm of course disappointed that breakfast wasn't up to our usual standards. Most unusually, all the guests decided to have breakfast at the same time, and as we like everything to be freshly cooked there was a very temporary delay, but that...

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

That got your attention. Fantastic. The lady on reception was very good. When I told her I was ordering pizza from dominos,she offered to bring me a knife and fork.... bless x Couple of negatives, shower head is set low for tall people,so you have to crouch a little. Breakfast was not very warm. However,still rated 5 stars. Good price....

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

You definitely got out attention and after our heart attacks subsided we were happy to read your comments. Thanks for your helpful and constructive feedback as well as all of your kind comments about your stay. Perhaps spare the next hotel you review from similar feelings and title your review something positive! Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for a night on 7/01/2017. Lovely welcoming staff who checked us in sufficiently. The room was spacious with everything you need with a window looking out onto the river. The room has great facilities for tea and coffee and the breakfast was 5 star and fabulous value for money! The hotel itself is situated a 3 minute walk...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and for posting your 5 star review; it means a lot to us. I'm delighted you had such an enjoyable stay with us including your breakfast and interactions with staff. Thank you for recommending us to others and we hope to welcome you back again as well.

Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this as 2 couples, for 2 nights over new year Adjoining rooms - great Rooms spacious and comfortable, very clean Bath and shower with toiletries Lovely gift in the room, chocolates and preserves. Dave - bar manager / quiz master was great However waiting staff in the dining room seemed to ignore us, having to ask for our...

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The_ManagerSLH, Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and stay. I'm delighted you had an enjoyable stay despite the niggles that occurred which we will sort out of course. Thank you for bringing them to our attention. We do hope you'll consider visiting again the next time you are in the area. Thank you.

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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
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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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  • 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
  • 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: RM428 - RM794 (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 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
“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
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