Lovely stay here and the meal was one of the best I have ever had! Lovely peaceful break.
S Barraclough, Keighley

Welcome to the Riverside Hotel in Kendal

Value for money, friendly staff and great food.

The Riverside Hotel, a converted 18th century tannery set on five floors, is situated on the banks of the River Kent in Kendal beneath the ruins of the town’s 12th century castle. A short walk away is the centre of this famous Lake District market town with its bustling shops, galleries and museums. It’s also close to the train and bus station, is only a 20 minute drive from Lake Windermere and convenient for all the must-see Lake District attractions. See our ‘things to do in the area’.

Riverside Hotel at a glance:

  • 50 ensuite bedrooms, including two junior suites
  • River View Restaurant and bar serving great grub and ales
  • Sanctuary Health Club with pool, spa pool, sauna, steam room and gym
  • Two function suites, four conference rooms and three special places for civil weddings
  • Near to train and bus stations
  • Undercover, free car parking for 40 cars, further spaces five minutes away
  • Dogs welcome, including in the bar
  • Free wireless internet access
  • Stair-lift to access bedrooms and a room with a roll in shower, it’s easy to access the pool.


Our bedrooms

The hotel, which had its last complete renovation in 2010, has 50 ensuite bedrooms including two small suites. Kendal Castle’ is made up of a bedroom with a separate living area where you can work, watch a 32" TV and dine via room service. The Bellingham Suite offers the same features but the bedroom and large living area is combined. All the bedrooms are spacious, have river views and include a hospitality tray with drinks and biscuits, a television with Freeview, free WiFi, direct dial telephone, hairdryer and ironing facilities.

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