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Sun Inn

Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA220NT, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had always fancied trying out the Sunn Inn on previous visits to the lakes. At last we found a reason, my wife's 50th birthday. We wanted somewhere peaceful and not too busy for a nice quiet weekend together. Well Sunn Inn you didn't disappoint us. From the moment we checked in we were made to feel right at home.... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Sun Inn has a good setting in a picturesque village in the Lakes, and inside the eating area is very cosy and attractive in a medieval sort of way... not surprising, given that the place is, in fact, medieval! We didn't stay in the hotel, we just ate there, as a family of 4. The food was good quality... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here many times and will keep on doing so, the staff the rooms the food are all excellent, roll on New Year when we visit again can't wait Alex Cromarty is the best singer he gets everyone singing along he is ace All the best to Alex and Vita for a busy Summer, Diane and Steve

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pub/inn landlord is nice, the Inn is old and realy countryside-ish, the staff looked after you OK. Wifi available in the pub/dining area only. I thought the room was rather expensive for what it was. We had the last room in Hawkshead in early July (popular destination!) so had to make do. The room (room 8) was in the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We have stayed in Hawkshead a number of times and eaten at the sun inn in the past.The staff on arrival were pleasant and we were shown to room 7 in the attic its neat and modern with a comfortable bed,but very small and low and as we are tall very difficult to move about in not somewhere i would... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We booked the sun inn for a weekend break as we couldn't get in at the red lion in hawkshead which we really like The room was very small for a double room with a broom cupboard for a bathroom (to be honest I've stayed in caravans with more space in the bathroom )though for the 2 nights we were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We have had several weekends in Hawkshead over the years, however this was our first stay at the Sun Inn. Arrived Friday evening left today Sunday and had a brilliant weekend. On arrival staff at the Sun asked if we wanted a table for our evening meal, no pressure, but as it was busy that evening, it was a good... More 

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wigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Went for a weekend away. Hotel rooms where nice. We was up in the attic space plenty of room just husband would of struggled to use the other side of the bed. Breakfast was lovely and we was looked after. Only issue was not a big choice of cereals,fruits etc also the room was a bit dusty in the corners... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This was our third stay here, and we were not disappointed. Rooms - whilst not modern, but this is in keeping with the building - are quiet and comfortable (although not overly big!) - fine if you just need somewhere to rest your head at night. Breakfasts are generous and parking is free. I believe it can be noisy when... More 

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Good pub, great food. Not a lot more to say really. The food was really good, staff were very friendly. The restaurant area was a bit smarter than the bar area but the bar area was really busy so we decided to eat in the restaurant. We were camping and some of the smarter dressed people (locals i think) looked... More 

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