Riverside Hotel Kendal

Beezon Road, Kendal, LA9 6EL
Riverside Hotel Kendal Outside

Kendal’s Riverside Hotel is a converted 18th century tannery on the banks of the beautiful River Kent. Close to the ruins of the town’s magnificent 12-century castle, the town centre of Kendal is a short walk away with its bustling market, an excellent array of shops, cafes, bars, galleries, and museums. Thanks to its excellent location just 20-minutes from Lake Windermere, it makes an excellent choice of accommodation if you’re looking to explore the wider Lakeland area.

The hotel offers accommodation of a very high quality and has 58 en-suite rooms, a fantastic restaurant, Tannery Bar and Bistro and the well-equipped Sanctuary Health Club that boasts a pool, sauna, steam room, and gym.

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar
  • Beer Garden
  • Business Center
  • Dog Friendly
  • Gym
  • In Room Safe
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Swimming Pool
  • Weddings
  • Wifi


The accommodation at the Riverside Hotel is of a particularly high standard. There are a total of 58 en-suite rooms – 51 of these being designated pet friendly. All rooms are spacious and for those with the need for more space, there are two suites available and adjoining rooms can be arranged for family groups. There are double, family, twin, and single options and all rooms feature free Wi-Fi, a Freeview TV, a hairdryer, ironing facilities, a direct-dial-telephone, and a hospitality tray that has a range of drinks and biscuits.

Riverside Hotel Hotel Room

Restaurant and Bar

Guests can choose whether to dine at the fine dining Riverview Restaurant or the more relaxed Tannery Bistro and Bar. Wherever guests choose, they can be assured the food is of the highest quality, made with locally sourced produce where available. Much of this comes from the hotel’s own kitchen-garden that has an abundant supply of fruit, vegetables, and herbs. There is a good range of drinks on offer and children are well catered for too with their own dedicated menu.

Additional Facilities and Services

The hotel is a popular venue for business meetings and seminars with facilities to host up to 18 delegates. The hotel has a number of different packages available that can include accommodation and refreshments.

The hotel is also host to the fantastic Sanctuary Health Club that offers guest complimentary access to an indoor heated pool, spa, steam room, sauna, and gym.


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