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Highgate Hotel
Ranked #23 of 42 Kendal B&B and Inns
Tuggeranong, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Only one problem”
Reviewed 10 May 2014

Great location. Spotless room and really nice breakfast. Just couldn't understand that in a non smoking B & B how the landladies smoke could waft up into our room. It really put us off what could be a really nice stay. It clearly states on their add that this is strictly a non smoking hotel.

Room Tip: Front rooms a bit noisy but only stay if you are a smoker
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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Munich, Germany
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 May 2014

This b&b has a central location and offers private off-street parking - a real boon in Kendal. On the down side, it looked a little run-down and the bedroom floor had a pronounced slope! We found 80 pounds for a double room to be a bit too much for what was offered.

Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 11 March 2014 via mobile

Stayed for one night lovely quirky hotel it's old and slopes in places which adds to it's charm. We had a room at the front with a view of the Castle. Friendly staff excellent breakfast would definitely recommend it.

Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Wigan, England
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely stay here, room really nice and clean, staff are really helpful and friendly, central to everything you need, and breakfast was excellent, with a 5 star hygene rating too, i would recomend this hotel, ane we will be coming back soon

Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 31 January 2014 via mobile

Town centre B&B stayed here for 10 nights over two weeks (not weekend). The hotel itself is clean and tidy, just a little tired. It's an old building and quite quirky, which is a good thing a mile away from same as corporate hotels.
I stayed the first week on the top floor at the front of the hotel, I found the road quite noisy. There is wooden shutters on the windows which I closed and also drew the curtains but I still found that the road noise did disturb my night. The second week I moved to the rear of the hotel overlooking the car park which I found to be much better, lovely and quiet.
The rooms are all centrally heated and kept nice and warm, both rooms were en-suite with showers, a little small but perfectly adequate.
Breakfast was cereal or fruit and juice, I had the cooked breakfast which was lovely. I was asked the previous night what I would like for breakfast so really it's up to you what you would like.
All in all I would recommend this hotel as good centrally located base and it's close location to all town centre facility's.

Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 December 2013 via mobile

The Highgate is a fine old building situated towards the southern end of this pretty market town. It is just a couple of hundred yards from Kendal Town Hall and right next door to the prestigious Brewery Arts Centre. Free off-road parking is a bonus.

Stayed December 2013, travelled solo
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

Highgate was a good place to stay. Central Kendal with private free parking. The room was nice, facing main road but no road noise, breakfast was good.We only met owner on arrival then leaving so a very relaxing come as you go atmosphere.. would def stay again and recommend others to try it.

Room Tip: we were at front which the noise never bothered us but owner said that others complained and she mov...
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Highgate Hotel
Address: 128 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
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Ranked #23 of 42 B&Bs / Inns in Kendal
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Number of rooms: 10
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