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

  • Rooms & Beds:

    66: 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, is an 'Eco Hostel', has a pub within walking distance and is on the page of accommodation near Castles, the or near to the Settle to Carlisle railway, the map of accommodation for school groups, the Cumbria Way, the Hostels that welcome stag and hen parties map, the present or past youth hostel page, the City, Backpacker and Boutique Hostels map and the Dales Way.

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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News & Offers from Kendal Hostel

Christmas in the Lakes

June 27th 2019

Kendal Hostel is a lovely Georgian town house which looks lovely decorated for Christmas. Log burner free Pool Table local Midnight Mass and more. Enquire now for availablity by phoning 07795198197

Can be rented as a whole hostel, individuals,groups and couples. Complete with Ginger cat called George. 13 rooms dining room kitchen and large lounge with log burner

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Kendal Walking Festival (10th – 12th May 2019); Walkers accommodation at Kendal Hostel.

May 8th 2019

Kendal makes a superb base for walks, surrounded by beautiful scenery in the Lakes and the Yorkshire Dales. The festival offers a wide variety of walking experiences.

Kendal, once home to Wainwright, is a thriving town with culture, nature, history, shopping, eating and drinking on tap.  The festival walks take place around England’s largest lakes and its highest mountains and with Kendals With its bus and train links you don’t even need to use a car.

Kendal Hostel provides ideal walkers accommodation at the centre of the festival.  Kendal Hostel, housed in a delightful large 4 story Georgian town house, sleeps up to 66 across 14 bedrooms. Guests coming down from the fells can enjoy private rooms, self catering with good company and lashings of hot water?   Or perhaps a pint of the local beer and a plate of your favourite food in the bustling market town just outside the door !

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Free guidebook for walkers at Ulverston Walk Fest who book a stay at Kendal Hostel

April 29th 2019

Individuals, couples, groups and their dogs are all made very welcome in this Georgian Town House in the centre of Kendal.

To claim your free guidebook book Direct at Kendal Hostel and ask Jan or Kristina for your guidebook on arrival.   Just 18 miles from Ulverston Kendal it is a great base for joining in the walks and touring through the wider Lake District . Kendal Hostel provides dog Friendly accommodation in the centre of Kendal.

Surrounded by foorpaths with glorious views this comfy hostel makes a great base for a walking holiday. It can also be used as an overnight stop on a long journey to Scotland, being only 8 miles from the M6 motorway. Often used for family celebrations Kendal hostel is great for groups holding special events. There are 13 bedrooms accommodating up to 67 guests, a large kitchen and dining room for guests to use. 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. Pubs,restaurants for everyone’s tastes and shops all close by. Kendal is on the borders of the Lake District, 8 miles from the popular destination of Windermere easily accessible by public transport.

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