Welcome to Riverside Hotel

Your first choice for hotels in Kendal

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The Riverside Hotel, a converted 18th century tannery set on five floors, is situated on the banks of the River Kent in Kendal beneath the ruins of the town’s 12th century castle. A short walk away is the centre of this famous market town with its bustling shops, galleries and museums. It’s also close to the train and bus station, is only a 20 minute drive from Lake Windermere and convenient for all the must-see attractions.

58 En-suite Bedrooms

The hotel has 58 ensuite bedrooms including two small suites. There are 7 'fur-free' bedrooms added to compliment our existing 51 pet-friendly rooms.
For family groups or those with older children we have the option to book adjoining rooms to allow extra space whilst staying close.
All the bedrooms are spacious with en-suite bathrooms, most have river views and include a hospitality tray with drinks and biscuits, a television with Freeview, free WiFi, direct dial telephone, hairdryer and ironing facilities. Safes are available upon request.

Sanctuary Health & Fitness

The Sanctuary leisure club is a state of the art facility offering the following facilities:

  • Heated swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Hot tub
  • Gymnasium
  • Exercise studio