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

Call Jan or Kristina on 01539 724066

Hostel in Kendal town centre in the Lake District

Kendal Hostel is situated just a stone's throw away from Kendal’s town centre. It is available for exclusive hire only and provides comfortable and affordable accommodation for groups of outdoor enthusiasts, friends, and family visiting the South Lakes.

Kendal is the gateway to the Lake District National Park, only 8 miles from the M6 (junction 36) and on the West Coast Mainline (Oxenholme train station). With its town centre location, there is easy access to shops, restaurants, café, pubs and local independent shops.

Just off the Dales Way walking route and close to the LEJOG (Lands End to John o Groats) cycle route, Kendal Hostel makes a great overnight for groups walking or cycling these routes. Secure bike storage and a drying room are provided.

Ideal for groups of family or friends, Kendal Hostel provides your group with 40 beds in eleven bedrooms, well-equipped self-catering facilities and a large comfy lounge with log burner, pool table and Wi-Fi.

This accommodation is featured on our map of the Lake District and here is its own website.


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  • Beds & Rooms:

    40: 1x7, 1x6, 4x4, 1x3, 4x2
  • Open:

    All year.
  • Price per night:

    Exclusive hire only.
  • Booking:

    Book via email, phone and website.
  • Directions:

    Junction 36 of M6, A6 into Kendal, 300m from parish church on LHS, in front of Brewery Arts Centre. Directions on our website.
  • Public Transport :

    National Express stop for Kendal and Kendal bus station. (10 min walk), Kendal train station (15 min walk), Oxenholme (The Lakes Station) 5 mins by taxi, 15 mins by bus or 30 mins' walk.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks LEJOG Land's End to John O'Groats by bike Dales Way Walney to Wear Trans Euro Trail
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aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
ZDogs by arrangement
wGroups Only
9Best Price Guarantee


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Kendal Hostel Group Hire

February 12th 2016

Are you searching for that perfect place to hold your Read the full article…

Are you searching for that perfect place to hold your special event. This could be from a family celebration to a Christmas Getaway, a reunion of friends to a weekend activity break for a club.

Here at Kendal Hostel we have 12 bedrooms (accommodating up to 40 guests) arranged over 3 floors. Our rooms range from 2 per room to 7 so can cater for all ages and requirements.  Every bookings gets exclusive hire. These rooms include double rooms, family rooms and group rooms. As the hostel is fully self catering we have a large kitchen and dining room for guests to use. The kitchen has everything you would find at home, ovens, hobs, microwave, kettle, fridges and so on. Our dining room is situated conveniently next to the kitchen which seats 26 guests at our rustic farm house tables. Our large communal lounge is perfect for relaxing in with our cosy log burner and comfy sofas as well as our free pool table and free unlimited Wi-Fi, ideal for guests who cant be without.

The hostel is situated in the historic market town of Kendal, also known as the Gateway to the Lakes, which still holds an outdoor market twice weekly. Kendal is a bustling town where you will find everything on the doorstep. We have pubs, restaurants for everyone’s tastes, shops and all local amenities close by. The Lake District is also only a stones throw away with the popular destination of Windermere only 8 miles away and easily accessible by public transport and car within 15 minuets.

Why not think of us for your next event. Previous guests who have used the hostel include school groups, business for team building weekends, Group holidays and celebrations.

Why not contact us to discuss your requirements and see if we can help make your next holiday the best it can be!


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