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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Stayed on a Saturday with a group of friends. Fascinating and grand building dating from 1810 and in same family for many years. We had a huge room with lovely views. Food was excellent both at dinner and breakfast - with lovely little touches such as butter curls rather than little packets and extra hot water with the tea. Really...

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I had a descent experience at Heaves and would love to go back another time. Location is beautiful, staff are polite, breakfast was good, rooms are spacious, it's child friendly. The hotel is an old mansion so don't expect latest luxury. I loved the place!

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Returned to Heaves a few times recently - always with a fairly large group for lunch in a private room. It is ideal for this, it's almost like being in someone's home. Though I'm glad I don't have the responsibility of keeping the building decorated and waterproof! The food is reliable, helpings are ample and the veg. is silver service.

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Thank G and B R
England
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Thanks to Miles, Catherine and the team for super hospitality and service this weekend. Seamless and so welcoming to all the guests. This family run hotel offers robust accomodation in an intriguing and unique building. We live 4 minutes away and are occasional visitors for various local functions. However, this was the first time to stay, first time up the...

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Cumbria, England
Reviewed 29 February 2016

We have stayed here a number of times over the years as part of a group, with a meal in the evening with most staying the night in the hotel. We have always looked forward to our stay here and have always found them to give good service and value. There is something quaint, quirky and creaky about the hotel,...

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We have often eaten here when we have been caravanning near bye but not stayed at the Hotel. It was a pleasure to stay in a room that had character not a small box. The bed was a four poster we had two comfortable arm chairs and table.Very quite the ceilings are high and the walls thick.The breakfast was comprehensive...

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Thank Kenneth R
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2015

We were unfortunate enough to get stuck in the storms recently experienced in Cumbria. We ended up in our car not being able to move in a any direction. We therefore ended spending Saturday night in the car. On Sunday we tried to get through again but no joy. We went to the Heaves Hotel who despite problems of their...

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2Thank Derek P
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The building is old, victorian I think and has many interesting bits. The main dining room is lovely and the library, used as an overflow is fine. The bar is spacious but just okay. The bedrooms on the first floor are large, good windows and all have en-suite. Winter is not very good, the owners are generous and have electric...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We had the pleasure to stay in this hotel over August long holiday weekend, 2015. People can argue that this is dated property but that's the whole point in keeping it original. The owners and staff left no stone unturned in providing great services. Pros: Big green area; plant nursery; animals in nearby farms (kids loved it); sighting of rabbits...

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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

I agree with the other reviews that the decor is tired etc. However for our family of 5 it proved a pleasant and great value stay. They accommodated all 5 of us in proper beds in one room and the breakfast, which was very nice, was included. The location is great for exploring the lakes and the views are lovely....

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Heaves Country House Hotel

Address: Kendal LA8 8EF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Price Range: £40 - £70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Heaves Country Hotel
Heaves Country House Hotel Kendal, Lake District
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“We had very large first floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles 551lesleyr, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 9 to 12 are all okay.”
 of 5 bubbles 340ericw, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We would definately recommend Horseshoe Cottage to families and couples. We have two sons of 12 and 15, and they were captivated by the old archway to the cottage and the woods leading up to it. Also they loved their room at the top of the cottage with its skylight and sloping ceilings.”
 of 5 bubbles lizzieRotherham, 2 Nov 2013 | Read review
“all rooms good”
 of 5 bubbles supermarion2, 8 Sep 2013 | Read review
“we live in the area and went for sunday lunch”
 of 5 bubbles sarah1971Cumbria, 9 Jun 2013 | Read review
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