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Top Kendal Historic Hotels

The Punch Bowl
4 out of 5
Barrows Green, Kendal, England
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4.7/5Exceptional! (101 reviews)
Perfect one stop

"Excellent. Very helpful and lovely staff. Room spotless if a little small made up by having an excellent bathroom. Food was also excellent."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

The Punch Bowl
Two Acres
3 out of 5
Force lane, Levens, Kendal, England
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4.5/5Wonderful! (80 reviews)
All good

"Safe, clean, tidy, GREAT breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2018

Two Acres
The Gateway Inn
3 out of 5
Crook Road, Kendal, England
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The price is ¥9,160 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.4/5Excellent! (118 reviews)

"I had a short overnight stay at the Gateway Inn on the way back to London. Check in was easy, and I had a room on the top floor with wood floors, comfortable bed, tv and closet. The room was generally clean and well kept, except for a bit of black mold in the bathroom and on the windows. The property ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2020

The Gateway Inn

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Castle Green Hotel In Kendal, BW Premier Collection
4 out of 5
Castle Green Lane, Kendal, England
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The price is ¥12,131 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9
4.4/5Excellent! (293 reviews)

"Thank you for looking after us for 4 nights. The hotel is very well maintained, the staff are very friendly and the Covid measures in place made us all feel very safe. Well done everyone!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2020

Castle Green Hotel In Kendal, BW Premier Collection
Riverside Hotel
3 out of 5
Beezon Road, Kendal, England
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The price is ¥18,319 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.2/5Very Good! (767 reviews)

"Fabulous hotel shame about pool rules only allowed half an hour due to covid"…"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2020

Riverside Hotel
County Hotel
2 out of 5
Station Road, Kendal, England
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The price is ¥6,281 per night from Nov 22 to Nov 23
4.1/5Very Good! (11 reviews)

"Helpful staff and comfortable room A lot of traffic noise!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

County Hotel
Damson Dene Hotel
3 out of 5
Crosthwaite, Near Bowness on Windermere, Kendal, England
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The price is ¥9,421 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4/5Very Good! (389 reviews)

"Staff were lovely, hotel accommodation was good. The gym is a little tired but ok. My daughter enjoyed the pool."…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

Damson Dene Hotel
Gilpin Bridge Inn
4 out of 5
Bridge End, Levens, Kendal, England
The price is ¥9,029 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
3.8/5Good! (115 reviews)

"Ok"…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Gilpin Bridge Inn
Days Inn by Wyndham Kendal Killington Lake
2 out of 5
Roadchef Motorway Service Area, M6 South Cumbria, Kendal, England
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The price is ¥4,338 per night from Nov 12 to Nov 13
3.8/5Good! (542 reviews)

"Convenient location after a long journey from the South of England"…"

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Kendal Killington Lake
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Frequently asked questions

What should I expect on my historical trip to Kendal?
The historical places in Kendal are likely at the top of your sightseeing list. While you’re in town, you can check out the scenic riverfront and lively bars.
What's the best accommodation in Kendal to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, County Hotel is a top hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and a bar. Levens Hall and Gardens is a short 14-minute drive away. Other choices to soak up the local history include Riverside Hotel and Castle Green Hotel In Kendal, BW Premier Collection.
How many historical hotels are located in Kendal?
In Kendal, there are 358 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 11 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical sites and other places in Kendal?
Kendal is notable for landmarks like Sizergh Castle, Levens Hall and Gardens, and The Quaker Tapestry Museum & Exhibition. Cultural venues include Brewery Arts Centre, Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, and Kendal Museum. Other popular sights include Lake District National Park and Yorkshire Dales National Park.
What is a historic hotel like in Kendal?
Historic hotels give guests the chance to stay in a building recognized with an official historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world can be stately homes, palaces or even lodges, old police stations or skyscrapers — any place of special interest. These types of hotels in Kendal usually retain authentic characteristics such as period features or traditional architecture in guestrooms or communal spaces.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
They are quite similar. “Historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S., whereas “heritage hotel” is common in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to emphasize the physical building and architecture. Heritage hotels draw their meaning mainly from the place’s cultural value and how it inspired the surrounding community.
Do historic hotels in Kendal have modern facilities?
Yes. Every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions, but hotel interiors are fitted with modern conveniences and safety features. Guests can expect the usual amenities you’d get from a hotel such as Smart TVs, WiFi, and updated bathroom facilities. In Kendal, booking a historic hotel doesn’t mean you’re picking a place that’s rundown or uncomfortable for guests.

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