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Balcony House Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 42 Kendal B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

Finally getting round to writing a review of Balcony House following are third stay this year! There is nothing that Mandy & Brian cannot do to make your stay a delightful experience from the moment they greet you till the time comes to say farewell. We have stayed in all the rooms but my wife's personal favourite is room 1 at the front of the property. The breakfasts are wonderful, especially the eggs, having been introduced to all the hens, yes they do all have names, on an earlier visit. The location is excellent for our stays being close, 10 minute walk to Kendal Station. We would always recommend a stay here an you will not be disappointed.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

Very rarely do I write reviews, but after staying only one night in this delightful b&b, I just have to tell the world!. All the stress of the long car trip to Kendal disappeared as soon as we were welcomed into the World of Balcony House. Our ensuite room was tastefully decorated and luxurious. It made us feel rather special! The enormous bed was amazing and needless to say, we had the best night sleep EVER! Our hosts, Brian and Mandy were charming and the breakfast was unbelievable! As busy parents, it was so nice to have one night away (without kids) and just be looked after like VIPs. It was the friendliness, the attention to detail and the reasonable price/night that really tipped the scale for us. We will definitely return and hopefully stay longer next time. Well done Brian and Mandy, you've got it just right - GOLD STAR!
Chris and Cathy M

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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 October 2013

Just returned from a Oct weekend break at the Balcony House.
You think a place cannot get better/ but the owners Mandy and Brian just seem to input so much passion into what they do. There has been changes to some of the rooms regards décor, why from my view but even better than before. The quality of the service, breakfast and the attention to detail make this the best place I have ever stayed.
Someone has asked me to go and stay in a place in Scotland which is £200 a night?? Why I said.
Am happy to say if the price was double at the Balcony it would be worth.
I read someone had said the Balcony is in the middle of an industrial estate. In which case then London is only 10 miles south of Kendal.
We had a fantastic weekend and immediately booked to return in Nov.
You could never be disappointed staying here.
THANKYOU SO MUCH, FANTASTICO

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 October 2013

We have stayed at Balcony House on two occasions now and have very much enjoyed our stays (especially the aga eggs!). The welcome is exceptional and the breakfasts are to die for - just about everything you can think of for a full english is on the plate and beautifully cooked. The room (we have stayed in room 3 overlooking the garden complete with ducks!) is compact but suffiently spacious and well furnished for a short stay and beds are very comfortable. Just a fifteen minute walk into the centre of Kendal it is an ideal place to stay.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Karen A
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Mandy N, Owner at Balcony House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2013

A big thank you from us both for all your kind reviews. October has been another busy month for us.
It's an exciting time next week. Our new kitchen arrives, so I'll have to learn how to cook breakfast on an induction hob. Fingers crossed.

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Reviewed 15 October 2013

This has to be one of the best B&B's my wife and I have ever stayed in. The welcome was so friendly from Mandy and Brian. Nothing was too much trouble. We had a spacious double room which was nicely decorated. There was tea and coffee-making facilities with KitKats and chocolates waiting for us on our arrival. There was a wide choice of cereals for breakfast and a full English breakfast was also available. We were able to park immediately outside the B&B. The shops, restaurants etc are about a 15 minute walk away. Kendal Railway Station is probably only a 10 minute walk. The next time we are in the area we will definitely return to Balcony House.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

If you are seeking a comfortable place to stay in Kendal, you will not be disappointed staying at Balcony House. A very warm welcome awaits, with comfortable rooms, a beautifully cooked, plentiful breakfast and a lovely living room to relax in with plentiful reading material if you've forgotten your book. Overall, excellent!

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled on business
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Thank Elizabeth C
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Reviewed 12 October 2013

What a fabulous place to stay. Spent two nights at the Balcony House for a girlie weekend and it did just what is says on the packet and more. Mandy and Brian couldn't do enough to make our stay more enjoyable every little detail is thought about. The room I stayed in was beautiful, I had my own bathroom and shower room. Will be going again very soon. Four very happy ladies from Manchester

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Additional Information about Balcony House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 82 Shap Road, Kendal LA9 6DP, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 42 B&Bs / Inns in Kendal
Price Range: £63 - £74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Balcony House Bed and Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Balcony house guest house offers quality bed and breakfast accommodation in Kendal. Free use of local hotel pool/gym/spa.Full English breakfast or vegetarian options.TV/DVD player, free WIFI. Hospitality tray in all rooms. Complimentary toiletries.Guest lounge. Free parking directly in front of property. Sorry we do not allow pets. No family room. ... more   less 
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