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Shakespeare Inn

3.5 star property
3.5-star inn with restaurant, near Lake District National Park

9.3/10 Exceptional

27 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
The price is P5,553
Price available on 29/05/2022
78 Highgate, Kendal, England, LA9 4HE
Main amenities
  • 5 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Garden
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free self parking
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Lake District National Park - 31 min walk
  • Kendal Castle - 1 min drive
  • Brewery Arts Centre - 2 min drive
  • Lyth Valley - 8 min drive
  • Sizergh Castle - 11 min drive
  • Windermere Golf Club - 17 min drive
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park - 17 min drive
  • Winster Valley - 12 min drive
  • Lake Windermere - 22 min drive
  • Bowness Pier - 22 min drive
  • World of Beatrix Potter - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Burneside Station - 6 min drive
  • Oxenholme Station - 9 min drive
  • Kendal Station - 11 min walk

About this property

Shakespeare Inn

When you stay at Shakespeare Inn, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Lake District National Park. You can relax with a drink at the bar/lounge, and the restaurant is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat. The helpful staff and breakfast get good marks from fellow travelers.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 5 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • The host will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast each morning 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge


  • Garden


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only

Languages spoken

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Cribs/infant beds are available for GBP 25 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK).


This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Shakespeare Inn Kendal
Shakespeare Inn Kendal
Shakespeare Kendal
Inn Shakespeare Inn Kendal
Kendal Shakespeare Inn Inn
Inn Shakespeare Inn
Shakespeare Inn Inn
Shakespeare Inn Kendal
Shakespeare Inn Inn Kendal

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Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Karen, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Thomas, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Pleasant stay
Lovely rooms in terraced cottages. Clean and comfortable. I parked in paid parking nearby (Library car park) as it was difficult to turn into the provided parking during periods of busy traffic outside.
Ben, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Megan, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

As you like it
Have stayed here a few times, excellent food and very handy for the centre of Kendal, car park is a bit tight but it is possible to get standard cars through the entrance
Ian, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Tom, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Thomas, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

A must in the area
Lovely stay here. Very friendly and welcoming staff. A little gem of a quirky hotel. Would definitely stay again. Great dinner and breakfast.
2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Stayed a couple of times here! Always excellent.
Tracy, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

The staff as extremely friendly and helpful. The accommodation was a little on the small side. Breakfast was very good. Would recommend
Iben, 3-night romance trip
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