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In Kendal town centre, the Riverside Hotel is a 17th-century building with a state-of-the-art leisure club. Rooms have river views, and Windermere and the Yorkshire Dales are 15 minutes' drive away. Most of the rooms have views of the River Kent. Features include satellite TV, tea and coffee, a private bathroom and free Wi-Fi. Free parking is also provided. The Riverview Restaurant uses local produce, some of which comes from the hotel’s own Victorian kitchen garden. The leisure club includes a heated swimming pool, sauna, steam room, hot tub, gym and exercise studio. Kendal Railway Station is 250 metres away, and guests are 10 minutes’ drive from the M6 motorway.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish

Free parking available at the hotel


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 double bed
1 single bed
and
1 double bed
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.9
Facilities
8.3
Cleanliness
8.5
Comfort
8.4
Value for money
7.9
Location
9.1
Free WiFi
8.2
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Sandra
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Friendly, good car parking under cover, good location
  • Jean
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Location was fantastic and room over looked the river.
  • William
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Super position right in the centre of Kendal, with the free car park it was absolutely great to get there parked up and be able to wander round. The room was great, we had a riverside view out of the window and it looked stunning both in the day...

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Riverview
    • Cuisine
      British
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of The Riverside
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Fitness centre
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Sun terrace
Kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    Services
    • Luggage storage
    • Wake-up service
    • Fax/photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Packed lunches
    • Meeting/banquet facilities
    • Room service
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV in common areas
    General
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Soundproofing
    • Carpeted
    • Lift
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    Accessibility
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    • Upper floors accessible by elevator
    Indoor swimming pool
      Wellness
      • Fitness
      • Hammam
      • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
      • Fitness centre
      • Sauna
      Languages spoken
      • English

      House rules

      The Riverside takes special requests - add in the next step!

      Check-in

      From 15:00 to 22:00

      Check-out

      From 07:00 to 11:00

       

      Cancellation/
      prepayment

      Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

      Children and beds

      Child policies

      Children of any age are welcome.

      Children 13 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

      To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

      Cot and extra bed policies

      0 - 2 years
      Cot upon request
      Free
      3 - 12 years
      Extra bed upon request
      £25 per child, per night

      Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

      The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

      All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

      Age restriction

      The minimum age for check-in is 18

      Pets

      Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

      Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash The Riverside accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

      The fine print
      Need-to-know information for guests at this property

      Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

      Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

      FAQs about The Riverside

      • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at The Riverside on this page.

      • Room options at The Riverside include:

        • Double
        • Twin
        • Suite

      • Check-in at The Riverside is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

      • The Riverside offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

        • Fitness centre
        • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
        • Sauna
        • Hammam
        • Golf course (within 3 km)
        • Fitness
        • Swimming Pool

      • The Riverside is 650 yards from the centre of Kendal. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

      • The Riverside has 1 restaurant:

        • Riverview

      • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

      • The prices at The Riverside may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

      • Guests staying at The Riverside can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.1).

        Breakfast option(s) include:

        • Full English/Irish