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Sun Inn

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Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA220NT, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Loughton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second stay at the Sun Inn which must say something. Alex and his team give a very warm welcome and Alex in particular goes out of his way to make you feel very welcome. The rooms and service were excellent....but it wasn't the service we went again for. The food is excellent. Plenty of choice, nicely presented... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i have travelled extensively and stayed in some very basic accommodation, however The Sun Inn wins the prize for the most uncomfortable night. The springs were literally poking through the mattress which had seen better days. The toilet gurgled and groaned all night and I say this with confidence as I was awake with metal springs in my back. Complained... More 

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Ribchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch here Friday 19th March, got to be the best "Pub" fish n chips I have had for a long time, the batter was delicious and crispy, the other half and Gammon and loved it. Excellent value for money, great portion sizes, food served on a plate as it should be and not a bit of roof tile/slate.... More 

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Chester, Cheshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stay. Friendly, helpful staff. Food at the Sun Inn was lovely! Great location. Hawkshead is a beautiful village with breathtaking scenery. Would definitely stay here again. Only one slightly down side - mattress was uncomfortable. : /

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had an Itson voucher for a two night stay here. Lovely cosy, quirky and stylish bedroom and bathroom. Ate here on the first night- great burger and portion size. Breakfast was also delicious. Free wifi throughout. Vita was friendly and very professional. Would definitely recommend this Inn. If there was an slight criticism, it would be that the dining... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The Sun inn at Hàwkshead was clean & comfortable ,the staff were helpful & friendly &the food was excellent & with good helpings . Hawkshead is à great base for seeing the beautiful lake Distric & the village itself is very picturesque B. U

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Much Wenlock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We visited The Sun on Two separate occasions, for lunch and supper and were very pleased with the food and service we received. The Inn was warm and welcoming, there was a lovely open fire to welcome us on a cold and wet visit. The food was tasty and the portions were generous, with plenty of choice. Also the staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Cosy rooms, lovely breakfast and great atmosphere. Only reason not 5 stars was the beds mattress was very uncomfortable. Mention to staff when leaving and they have a new order of mattresses due this week.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We stopped off after a morning walk. The menu is fairly run of the mill, but the sandwiches we had were tasty. The landlady was very accommodating, doing all she could for me, my wife and 6 month old daughter. The only downside was seeing the chef walk around the pub. Pet hate of mine. Would visit again if in... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

On a visit to Hawkshead we searched trip advisor and were not disappointed with our choice of The Sun Inn. We did not stay but had an excellent lunch. Hiowever rooms, as shown on screen of TV, looked great. Great base for Southern and Northern lakes and Hawkshead iteswelf is a gem.

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