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

Call Jan or Kristina on 01539 724066

Overview

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. Kendal is famous for Wainwright, Kendal Mintcake and Postman Pat. Hostel staff are always happy to pass on their local knowledge. Kendal has lots of offer visitors such as Kendal castle, museums, Abbot Hall Art Gallery and is 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. Groups, families and single guests all welcome.

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

Details

  • Beds & Rooms:

    65: 1x12, 1x8, 2x7(fam), 2x6, 1x5(fam), 1x4, 1x3, 3x2, 1xdbl. Family rooms have a private shower room & double bed. Single rooms available also.
  • Open:

    All year. 8-11.30am, 4-8.30pm and by arrangement.
  • Price per night:

    £20 Sun -Thurs, £22 Fri & Sat. Sole use from £700 per night.
  • Booking:

    Bookings can be taken via email, over phone, text and on our website. Booking is not essential but advised on weekends and busy periods
  • Directions:

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

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Re-opening for Summer 2020 page, the walking festivals page, the Duke of Edinburgh's Award page, the page of accommodation near Castles, the Settle to Carlisle railway, the map of accommodation for school groups, the Cumbria Way, the present or past youth hostel page, the Hostels that welcome stag and hen parties map, the City, Backpacker and Boutique Hostels map, the Dales Way and the Visit Britain COVID-19 Risk Assessment Good to Go scheme.

Facilities

aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
jShowers
pClothes washing facilities
[WiFi
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement
9Best Price Guarantee

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Latest Blog about Kendal Hostel

Kendal: the historic gateway to the lakes

August 19th 2015

We stayed at KENDAL HOSTEL, which was perfectly positioned in the centre of town for all of our needs, not least a pre-dinner pint at any pub that took our fancy. It’s amazing what surprises are in hidden in the fabric of a town’s history, and Kendal is no different.

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Windermere from Gummer’s How by Kendal
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News & Offers from Kendal Hostel

Family reunions in Historic Kendal

July 21st 2020

Is this the time to book a few days away with friends and family only 8 miles from Junction 36 of the M6 and a few minutes taxi ride from Oxenholme Lake District on the West Coast MainlineWe have 12 rooms over 3 floors, large lounge with free Pool Table, TV, DVD Log Burner and comfy sofas. Fully equipped kitchen and dining room which seats 26. Be adventurous or a coach potato The choice is yours with so much to see and do in the area

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Family reunions in Historic Kendal

July 20th 2020

We have all missed our families and friends so much during lockdown. Now you have a chance to catch up again

Is this the time to book a few days away with friends and family only 8 miles from Junction 36 of the M6 and a few minutes taxi ride from Oxenholme Lake District on the West Coast MainlineWe have 12 rooms over 3 floors, large lounge with free Pool Table, TV, DVD Log Burner and comfy sofas. Fully equipped kitchen and dining room which seats 26. Cosy and welcoming any time of the year.
Be adventurous or a coach potato The choice is yours with so much to see and do in the area

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Kendal Hostel says “We’re Good to Go”

July 20th 2020

To keep you safe we have closed our dorms and are limiting the opening times and capacity in our kitchen and dining room. We would love to meet you after all this isolation, so come and stay in one of our private bedrooms.

Kendal Hostel, a Georgian townhouse in the historic market town of Kendal, is next to the well known Brewery Arts Centre and only a stone’s throw from the town centre. Facilities include 13 bedrooms (all being let as private rooms for a while), kitchen, lounge, dining room, bike shed and free WiFi.

KEndal Hostel outside wit the We're good to go logo
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