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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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northwest
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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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edinburgh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Enjoying a stay hear really depends on what you want to do in the lakes and as always what is most important to you to make your stay perfect. the inn is small and very quaint which also describes Hawkshead itself really well. the pros of staying here for us is the free parking and the number of walking routes... More 

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Loughton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

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 March 30, 2015

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 March 22, 2015

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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