Tourist hostel in Kendal town centre in the Lake District.


Kendal Hostel, 118-120 Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4HE

A Georgian town house next to the Brewery Arts Centre just 300 yards from the centre of the historic market town of Kendal. This family run, friendly hostel is a home from home with a comfortable lounge, free WiFi, well equipped kitchen, dining room seating 26, central heating, hot showers, laundry facilities ,secure cycle shed, drying room and a good selection of books and maps to borrow for walking and cycling routes. Famous for Wainwright, Kendal Mintcake, Postman Pat. Hostel staff are always happy to pass on their local knowledge. Kendal has lots of offer visitors such as Kendal castle, Museum’s, Abbot Hall Art Gallery. We are only 1 stop from Oxenholme Rail station on West Coast Line. A short drive, bus or train ride will take you to Lake Windermere and Bowness for lake cruises and the famous Beatrix Potter exhibition. A great place to break a journey to and from Scotland as well as discovering this beautiful part of the country. Breakfast available on request. Whole hostel bookings taken.

This accommodation is featured on our map of the Lake District and here is its own website.
Kendal Hostel | Tourist hostel in Kendal town centre in the Lake District.

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or call Jan or Kristina on
01539 724066

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Rooms & Beds:

68: 1×14, 1×8, 2×7 (family), 2×6, 1×5(family), 1×4, 1×3, 4×2, 1x double. Family rooms have private shower room and double bed.


All year, 7.30am to 11.30am, 4.30pm to 8.30pm and by arrangement.

Price per night:

£20 Sun -Thurs, £22 Fri & Sat. Sole use from £750pn


By phone, email, text or website. Booking preferable but not essential


Junction 36 of M6, A6 into Kendal 300m from parish church on LHS, in front of Brewery Arts Centre. Directions on hostel website under the location tab

Public Transport:

National Express to Kendal bus station. (10 min walk), Kendal train station (15 min walk), Oxenholme (The Lakes Station) 5 mins by taxi.

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee, is an 'Eco Hostel', has a pub within walking distance and is on the City, Backpacker and Boutique Hostels map and the present or past youth hostel page.

News & Offers

Vacancies at Kendal Hostel all next week Sunday 1st April onwards

Vacancies at Kendal Hostel all next week Sunday 1st April onwards

Great base for Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. Bus pass for the week £28 Weekly rates from £125 Single rooms from £30 per night Dog-friendly from £5 per stay. Cumbria Blue Badge Guide on site to help with any itinerary inquiries

Come and meet George  Our Ginger hostel cat who is ready to greet you on arrival 

George is very used to dogs having been brought up with Maisie our black Labrador. In fact, George thinks he’s a dog and goes for a walk with us each morning around the Brewery Arts Centre car park. 

Free Heritage Centre. castle and Parish Church all worth a visit as well as being able to handle the owls every Wednesday and Saturday 

Book online here or ring 07795198197

Christmas Time is Family Time

Christmas Time is Family Time

We at Kendal Hostel understand that Christmas time is to Read the full article…

We at Kendal Hostel understand that Christmas time is to spend with Friends and Family…So if your looking to see them but they just don’t have the room for you to stay (or you prefer not to stay with them) We would be happy to have you stay with us over the festive period. 

We have Single, Twin, Triple/Quad and Family room available so you can enjoy your time together!


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