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kendal hostel

118-120 Highgate

Description

Georgian town house home of the Wilson family of Dallam Tower. Formerly Vaux Breweries offices and lead to believe to have one of the best wine cellars in town. First Brewery on highgate and still has a 24 hour licence to serve alcohol. The gardens of this house now form part of the Brewery complex and are a joy to sit in . The last brew was brewed over 50 years ago and at one time they employed over 40 people who would supply over 30 pubs in Kendal alone.
The hostel contains over 15 bedrooms with well equipped kitchen, new dining room and laundry facilities and bike storage. WE also store luggage as we are a good stop off point for Scotland from the south

Facilities

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Ironing board
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils
  • Washing machine
  • Wii

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Reviews

Traveler Reviews

“home away from home”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on August 18, 2018

This hostel is extremely well managed. It is very clean, safe, homely and friendly. I stayed in an individual room, which had a nice view, it's own sink and a comfy bed. The communal areas are well...


“All right”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on August 16, 2018

Written from the perspective of a Dales Way walker. * The location is okay: a 15 minutes walk to the rail station. Right in the centre of Kendal. * The host is kind and helpful. * The room is...


“The best hostel i have ever been in.”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on August 15, 2018

Perfect location, great staff, clean, feels like a home away from home, sharing with friends. Very helpfull staff, clean was an old brewery and now bars, restaurant and movie house right there and...



Directions

Take the train to Oxenholme and change onto the Windermere line and we are only 1 stop taking about 2 minutes then a 5 minute walk thorugh town to the hostel. Alternatively take the 555 from Lancaster to Keswick and get off in Highgate and we are only 50 yards away. By car only 8 miles from the M6 junction 36

Policies

Fourteen day notice but if we can sell the rooms we refund the booking We also take group bookings and we require payment for these 14 days before arrival

Dogs by arrangement and arrivals after 8.30pm just phone for door code. Stag and hen groups by arrangement Please note we have a resident cat and a visiting dog but neither of them go in the rooms