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Kendal Hostel

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hostel was great, right in the center of town, friendly staff, who helped us find parking, and comfortable downstairs area. The hostel is quite large with a shared kitchen and separate dining area. I'd recommend it to anyone staying in kendal.

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Markdale, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friend and I stayed here and can't say enough good things about the place! They're extremely accommodating, friendly, know so much about the local area and was just all around a great stay. She even did our laundry for a couple of extra pounds, which is amazing to have done when you're backpacking around. She also has the cutest...

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Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I found this hostel very friendly and relaxed, it seemed to me that just one rule applied and that was being respectful (not a hard rule). The location is perfect for the town and the price the same. Would I stay again and recommend it to others, yes on both counts.

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited and stayed in dorm rooms as part of a group. Based in the centre of Kendal with pay and display parking close-by. Everything you need on your doorstep. Rooms pleasant and colourful, we had a room on the roadside which we a little noisy at certain points. Beds were very comfy, I have slept in hotels at 5-10x the...

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jan and Chris were very welcoming and run a friendly and economical set-up, combining people on holiday and those struggling to find work and accommodation in Kendal. Tony who works on reception, was knowledgeable about the local area but the real stars were George and Maisie, helping to create a very homely atmosphere.

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Cumbria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were going to a gig at the Brewery Arts Centre which is right next door. So instead of driving 1.5 hours home afterwards, we booked into Kendal Hostel. It's warm, super friendly, clean, log burner, cat, dog, and we had a sole occupancy room (though we'd have been fine with dorm bunks if not available). A good night's sleep,...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel is cosy and welcoming with the same woodburning stove as mine. The owner is friendly and informative. The location is great but if you come by car the one way system can be confusing. Overall it's a good place to stay.

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel is an old and very characterful building, located in the middle of Kendal. Ideal for the southern Lake District. The owner and her daughter were very helpful and friendly . Our group of mountain bikers will certainly stay there again when we are next in the area. The Wetherspoon pub just round the corner does good cheap meals.

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I reccomend this hostel if you travel to the Lakes. It's very close to Windemere (District Lakes), 15 mins by train. Good location, very cleaned and tidied, very quiet and good service Ideal to relax and travel in couple. For weekends or short period of time

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Skomer Island, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Great hostel located in town centre. Nice toilets need to sort out the showers though. Just a few things need sorting, bookings were a bit mixed up but thankfully it was not too busy so didn't lose out, showers, bedding being sorted before you arrive, strange people who leave there beds at10pm and never come back and the bedding was...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kendal Hostel is a converted Georgian Townhouse only a stones throw away from Kendal's town centre. Kendal is a historic market town known as "The Gateway to the Lakes" and Dales so great to use as a base or to start your adventure. The hostel is situated only 300 yards from Kendal town centre where we have markets twice weekly, traditional shops, Museums and plenty of eatery's. Walking is a great way to enjoy the area, We have many walks that start from Kendal, and also many other areas. There is a wide range of walks to suit everyone. Kendal is close to all local amenities including great transport links such as the Oxenholme, The Lake District train station that is on the West Coast line from London to Glasgow, National Express stops daily in Kendal and also we are only a mere 8 miles from J36 of the M6 motorway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kendal Hostel

Address: 118-120 Highgate, Kendal LA94HE, England (Formerly Kendal Youth Hostel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Price Range: ₹ 3,292 - ₹ 3,639 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Kendal Youth Hotel Kendal
Kendal Hostel Lake District
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“We shared an all female dorm, was cheap and cheerful.”
 of 5 bubbles 355tessf, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back have better views.”
 of 5 bubbles 781sandyl, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The double room I booked only has one plugged. There isn't any closed. It small but has good views. It was very cleaned and it's ideal to spend weekends to relax”
 of 5 bubbles 873sabrinas, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Shared room with 6 beds”
 of 5 bubbles Gavilan_en_Albania, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Maybe some extreme noise cancelling headphones? Like those ear defenders people have if they work on construction sites?”
 of 5 bubbles 393joe, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
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