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4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Main Street | Pooley Bridge, Hawkshead LA220NT, England
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Ranked #14 of 22 Hawkshead B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
63 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Initial impression was that I was in a box-room. The mattress (Room 5) seemed very thin. But actually when I was in the bed it was tolerably comfortable although I get the impression that Room 5 was not their best room. Breakfast was excellent and the staff obliging and friendly especially the girl who owned the beautiful black and white... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Sun Inn for two nights. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the inclusive breakfast was very nice. The rooms were rather small though. The bar area and restaurant were basic but the food a little expensive for the venue. However it's in the most beautiful village surrounded by stunning views. Perfect base for walkers.

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location in centre of Hawkshead with excellent permit system for free parking. Staff extremely helpful and friendly. However, not recommended for tall people. My husband and I are both 5'5" and had to bend just about double to get round the bottom of the beds in our room; which if you suffer from back problems as we both do... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 2 mights here in early September 2014 as the reviews seemed on the whole pretty good, and we usually book our stays based on what others say about a place on Tripadvisor. When we arrived there seemed a little bit of disinterest from the staff, but we were quickly given a car parking pass and parked in the... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
17 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dropped in for an evening meal on a Thursday evening - the place was crammed and we thought we'd end up eating outside on the terrace. The bar staff were all very friendly and as soon as a table came free indoors, they came out & asked us if we wanted it. The food was very good - not... More

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Roxby Downs, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Arrived after being referred by the drunken duck hotel. Good rate with a good room. The shower glass wall was awkward to get around and the toilet made noises throughout the night. Dinner and breakfast was really good.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Great pub to stay at when visiting Hawkshead stayed for 3 nights and ate there every night and the food was superb especially the fish and chips and a bonus for the weekend we were there was a beer festival in the village with live bands will definitely be going back to the Sunn next time we visit Hawkshead

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Welcoming and friendly staff. Food OK but much, much better in the pub next door. Rooms OK, décor tired and in need of some TLC but who cares when you've had a skin-full after a great day's walking? From a cost perspective a bit expensive for what you get but compared to the prices of the other watering holes/digs in... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Both myself and my mum had fish and chips and burger and chips. Now I am incredibly fussy but this was the best fish and chips I've ever had. The tartre sauce was homemade and the best I've ever had it had a bit of coriander in it! Mums burger was top notch fancy with black sticks blue cheese on... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We had a really nice weekend at the sun Inn, we ate their both nights and the food was top class especially the sea bass special on the Saturday night they have entertainment on a Friday night we saw a female singer called Sam smith who was excellant the room was very clean ans well maintained would defnitly stay here... More

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Address: Main Street | Pooley Bridge, Hawkshead LA220NT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Hawkshead
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sun Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Sun Hotel Hawkshead
Sun Inn Hawkshead, Lake District

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