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Sun Inn

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15/05/2017 16/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the family (2 adults, 3yr old and 10 week old) up to Hawkshead for a short weekend and stayed one night at the Sun Inn. Have been visiting this part of the Lakes for the best part of 30 years, and the Sun Inn has always been a pub crawl stop but this was the first time to stay...

Thank Richard F
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great surprise, looks small from the outside. Had a warm welcome from staff and were shown to room 7, we were up in the gods! In what is a quirky hotel, this particular room has sloping ceilings and so much character, but still has a king sized bed nicely decorated, with a bathroom containing a shower. Hawkshead is...

Thank LydiaCarlisle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for one night and had breakfast, lunch and dinner here. The room was clean and the bed very comfortable. The staff were all very friendly and couldn't do enough for you. The lunch and dinner were both excellent and the breakfast outstanding - the best we have had. Hawkshead itself is very small but a good base to...

Thank Nottsmum7
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Stayed for 2 nights with a girl-friend when her parents were unable to make the booking, so the destination was already pre-decided - and Im so pleased it was, as when arranging any breaks I tend to aim to stay in larger towns and visit the smaller ones on our travels. However staying in Hawkshead was wonderful as its such...

1Thank LouiseKennedy
Torremolinos, Spain
Reviewed 14 February 2017

After reading the reviews we ate here last year and it was brilliant. On returning to Hawkshead with our daughter and husband, we booked a meal for Valentine's Day and told them they would not be disappointed.....sadly we were! After studying the menu, two of us chose the cod....only to be told they didn't have any left ( at 7...

1Thank 92prague
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for my boyfriends birthday, we had the lovely four poster room. Everything was clean, tidy and comfortable. There was some noise that could be heard from the neighbouring rooms but nothing too bad. The staff were fantastic and made us feel very welcome. The breakfast was great, with a good selection.

1Thank WJ-Cray
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We have had drinks here in the past in this cosy open fired hostelry but we hadn't eaten here before wow !!! The food was amazing we chose off the specials board .For our starter were the best cooked scallops ever. Accompanied by black pudding chorizo and a cauliflower purée . Our main meals also were fantastic chicken fajitas and...

2Thank Judy T
Langholm, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

After taking a detour home from taking the children out for the day we stumbled upon this very quaint pub, was greeted with a warm welcome and a warm open log fire, staff were very friendly and couldn't do enough for us. Good selection on the menu also a good choice on the children's menu not just your usual of...

2Thank Stuandkerry33
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Spent two nights at the Sun Inn Hawkshead and had excellent service, good food and the staff work very hard to make your stay enjoyable. I understand dogs are allowed into the pub area but not In restaurant or hotel rooms. Nice clean cosy room and comfortable beds would certainly go again

2Thank Morag S
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We arrived in the late evening after a very long journey with lots of traffic. We had been informed by the hotel that if we did not arrive by 9pm there would be no chance of food. Given the quality of what we ate I wish we had missed this deadline. The room was small but fit for purpose. The...

4Thank swanning_off

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the charming un-spoilt village of Hawkshead, our lovely 17th Century Inn has everything to offer those looking for an ideal break or holiday away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The Sun Inn will instantly charm you. It has a wealth of original features including open fires, historical wood paneling, exposed stone walls, and oak beams, and we pride ourselves on making all our guests feel at home. You will be warmly welcomed and our aim is to make your stay as enjoyable and comfortable as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sun Inn

Address: Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside > Hawkshead
Price Range: ₹ 7,316 - ₹ 10,391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sun Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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Sun Inn Hawkshead
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“Rooms on top floor have very limited headroom, so don't go for no. 7”
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“avoid attic unless you're really short.”
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“The website pics of rooms are good but if tall, avoid room 8 that has a sloping roof.”
Phil_Owen, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
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joannamje, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
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