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Reviewed 19 November 2013

We come to Hawkeshead every year with our friends and have stayed at the Sun In three years running. The rooms are always clean and comfortable, the staff are always friendly and helpful and there is a great atmosphere in the bar. The breakfast is really good but we were never impressed by the evening meals. This year we ate...

Thank GordonStalybridge
Reviewed 5 November 2013

Arrived cold wet and hungry. Sat next to the lovely roaring log fire, drinking mulled wine. Alex behind the bar explained we had missed the lunch menu but would be serving again at 6 so we went for a wonder around the very picturesque village and arrived back to have an amazing meal. All 4 of us chose different from...

Thank janeprince36
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2013

We had a really nice stay here when visiting friends in Pooley Bridge. The staff were lovely and friendly and very accommodating nothing was too much trouble for them. The room was spotlessly clean and comfortable. The food was reasonably priced excellent quality and plenty of it. All in all a really nice place to stay

1Thank mrandmrsc2006
Hullbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2013

We booked into this lovely place and enjoyed it so much we stayed an extra night. The food was delicious,The fish and chips was fresh and ENORMOUS. My Partner tried 3 different mains and loved them all. The portion sizes even beat him!! You choose your breakfast from a tick list the night before and can select a time to...

Thank alison m
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2013

What a friendly well positioned fantastic little Inn the Sun is, great service, great food, very wel priced and a fantastic selection of local real ales. Very clean, great facilities and all I can say is what a gem of a place. Possibly one of the best places I have stayed, thier mix of old and new is perfect.

Thank ShaunKarrathaWA
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Very reasonably priced. Staff very friendly and helpful. Nice atmosphere. Stayed two nights and changed rooms, fairly basic but comfortable. Very pleasant evening meals. Westmoreland pie is one to try. A lovely location and very 'Lakeland'.

Thank swhite s
St. Helens, Lancs
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Stayed here for 1 night to celebrate my girlfriends birthday and had a great stay. Had room 1 which was really nicely decorated with a nice comfy bed. Check in was painless as was checkout. A nice touch is that you get a free parking pass for the car park over the road which was very handy indeed. The Inn...

Thank BobSt_Helens_Lancs
Reviewed 8 October 2013

We stayed at the Sun in September after the sad loss of our father. The hotel manager Nick and the staff could not do enough for us. We held the funeral buffet at the Inn and they put on an excellent buffet and took great care of family members and guests they even closed the public bar to the general...

1Thank Philip B
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2013

We stayed overnight on our way home to South East England from a trip around Scotland and only booked B&B the night before we arrived. We had the four poster room which although small, had plenty of character. The bed itself was comfortable although the bed side lights could have done with being brighter to read by. We were a...

Thank geordie9Kent
Reviewed 28 September 2013

We stayed in the family room which was of a good size, however, the bathroom was tiny not at all suitable for a family! I would rate the room average. We ate in the restaurant on the first night and whilst it was OK I would not rave about it. My son age 8 did not want anything on the...

Thank powyswales

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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: ₹ 6,662 - ₹ 8,651 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sun Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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