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Review of Sonata Guest House

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Sonata Guest House
Ranked #4 of 44 Kendal B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 2 October 2013

My partner, David and I, spent one night here in September and I have to say it was fantastic. Inoka and Chris were so welcoming and the attention to detail was a breath of fresh air. The bedroom was lovely as were the sitting and dining rooms. The breakfast exceeded all expectations (including Inoka's white egg omlette!) and when we ever come to Kendal there is nowhere else we would stay. 10 out of 10.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Inoka P, Owner at Sonata Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2013

Thanks David & Jo and I hope you do come back, your both very welcome. I’m so happy David that you liked my egg white omelette – it was the first time I had made this. It’s good to get such positive feedback from an expert  Since then I’ve made this for myself – delish!

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Reviewed 17 September 2013

We only had one night at the Sonata, but very impressed with the welcome. Inoka's friendly attitude did not go unnoticed and in the morning she was same to all guests. At better breakfast we could not have asked for and we both wished we had booked here for the duration of our visit to the lakes. Exceeded expectations in aspect, especially as it was booked short notice.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Inoka P, Owner at Sonata Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2013

Hi Paul & Dawn, thank you very much for taking the time to review The Sonata. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Sonata and hope that I will have the opportunity to welcome you back in the very near future.
Best wishes
Inoka

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Reviewed 17 September 2013

From the moment I arrived I knew this would be a greaat place to stay simply by the welcome I received. My room was very comfortable and my one night stay was rounded off by a great breakfast. All of this for a very good value for

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled solo
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Inoka P, Owner at Sonata Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2013

Hi Michael,
Thanks a lot for taking the time to review the Sonata. I'm glad that you had a nice time in Kendal at the birthday party and enjoyed our breakfast, although it was a short break. Hope to see you back again in the future.

Best wishes
Inoka

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Reviewed 15 September 2013

A beautiful place to stay, wonderful hosts and a great breakfast. Our hosts were really attentive and kind - we particularly appreciated being given a parking permit to park outside the house as parking in Kendal is generally quite tricky. The rooms are lovely and comfortable and the bathrooms impeccably clean. Lovely biscuits too! Thank you!

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Inoka P, Owner at Sonata Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2013

Hi Katie,
Thanks a lot for taking time to write your lovely comments on Tripadviser. It was lovely meeting you and the family. We will make sure, to find the time, to see you performing next year.
Best wishes
Inoka

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Reviewed 15 September 2013

We only had one night at the Sonata, but were very impressed with the welcome we received and with the friendly attitude of our hosts. Great location within easy walking distance to restaurants, etc. Best breakfast I believe we've ever had in a guest house, with multiple choices. We were completely satisfied with every aspect of our short stay.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Inoka P, Owner at Sonata Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2013

Hi Patrick,
Thanks a lot for taking time to write a positive review about Sonata Guest House. I’m glad that you liked our breakfast.
Hope you had a lovely holiday in Scotland and now back in sunny Dubai.
Best wishes
Inoka

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Reviewed 14 September 2013

Very welcoming, Inoka and Chris could not do enough to make our 4 day stay relaxing, and helping us to organise our days out. Breakfast was really nice plenty of choice and any special requests was no trouble. Parking is a little awkward. Would defiantly recommend and return next year.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Inoka P, Owner at Sonata Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2013

Hi Mr & Mrs Rogers
Thanks for your valuable time to review the Sonata Guest House. It’s good to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and your trip to Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top Farm– we went there too and have now bought the ‘Tale of Peter Rabbit’ for guests to read!

See you next year, perhaps for the ‘Great Peter Rabbit Easter egg hunt’.

Best wishes,
Inoka & Chris

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Reviewed 13 September 2013

My partner Jayne and I stayed here for a few days. We found the owners Inoka and Chris to be most hospitable and helpful, nothing was too much trouble.
A range of different breakfasts are available, all very good, which can be made exactly to your personal taste; the rooms are clean, homely and well kept.
You will need a car to visit the Lakes and surrounding area; parking is on the street, but this wasn't a problem.
The town centre is within walking distance of the Sonata, so getting around Kendal was easy.
We would definitely choose this guest house if we visit the Lake District again.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Inoka P, Owner at Sonata Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2013

Hi John & Jayne,

Thanks a lot for taking the time to write. We were glad to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our location enabled you to enjoy your visit to Kendal/Lakes. May be next time you can go to places in Yorkshire Dales too.

We do look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Best Wishes,
Inoka & Chris

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Additional Information about Sonata Guest House

Address: 19 Burneside Road, Kendal LA9 4RL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Amenities:
Free Breakfast
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 44 B&Bs / Inns in Kendal
Price Range: £73 - £84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sonata Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Sonata Guest House offers outstanding 4 Star B&B accommodation in the heart of Kendal in the South Lakes. We're a Visit England Breakfast award-winning B&B just a 5 minutes walk from Kendal's great choice of specialist shops, cafes, restaurants and the famous Brewery Arts Centre. Browse our reviews on TripAdvisor - we're a Certificate of Excellence award-winner. Local bus and rail links are just a short stroll from the B&B and the Lake District National Park border is just a 3 minute drive away. ... more   less 
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