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Coniston LA21 8HQ, England
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The Sun Coniston
Ranked #5 of 6 hotels in Coniston
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Iowa City, Iowa
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't eat in the restaurant except for morning breakfast. Primarily we were looking for a comfortable place to sleep after a day of hiking. Compared to other hotels and B&Bs in the Lake District, the Sun Hotel provided probably the largest bedroom and bathroom, and we also had a bathtub. Everything was clean and comfortable.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night in a family room. The evening meal for myself and the children was lovely my husband would have liked some steak on the menu but he is a massive meat eater. The room was clean and the beds were so comfortable yes it was quite traditional in the decor but the views were spectacular... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and two friends went for Sunday lunch. We each had different meals all of which were served at different times, mine first, one of my friends 10 minutes later and my other friend a grand total of 50 minutes later, despite us being on the same table. The food quality was poor, I had the veggie option which was... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We are regular visitors to Coniston and have stayed at the black bull many times and once at the crown...The Sun is by far the worst!!! We have just returned from a 3 night break here with our springer spaniel! I booked by phone and was quoted £260 for the 3 nights inc the dog, by bar manager, Karl. When... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch, food was ok but nothing special. My lamb sandwich was very fatty and a little tough. My partner had salmon salad which was slightly better but the salmon was very overlooked Nice views sitting outside and good beer. Staff a little lacking in personality however. It's a shame as the location and the decor inside is... More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

stayed for 3 nights yes it could do with some TLC but on the whole it was a very nice stay breakfast was good had one meal at night and it was fine Husband loved the real ales in the bar found all the staff to helpfull and yes some of the outside tables are a bit tatty but not... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Went here after a hike with family absolutely famished. Followed the signs and should have just retraced our steps. It was a very hot sunny day and there were no outside tables with any shade or umbrellas. After moving 2 decrepit picnic tables together under some trees, we ventured in to order. The menus were hard to find and on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Haven't eaten here for a while, after hearing good reports about the food we decided to give it a go. The service was fantastic, very friendly and prompt. We didn't have to wait very long before our food was served, the presentation was superb and the taste, even better! I had the chicken curry which was just perfect a slight... More

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Old Colwyn, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We recently stayed at The Sun and on the whole enjoyed our visit. The new chef is producing some excellent food and the Hotel is clean but needs decorating and the garden, especially some of the furniture needs attention.All the staff we met were very helpful and polite apart from the young man who was on duty when we arrived.He... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Returning from a walk in Coppermines valley, you naturally want a nice drink in the nearest pub, which is The Sun. The beer is good, but the garden furniture is dangerously rotten. The attached photo showed what happened to me! No law suit for compensation on this occasion, but it was a nasty shock when it collapsed under me. Though... More

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Address: Coniston LA21 8HQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Duddon Valley > Coniston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Sun Hotel Coniston

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