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Sun Inn

4.0 of 5 Main Street | Hawkshead, Hawkshead 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a little gem, I booked this as a birthday treat for my Hubby & to have a wind down after the Christmas frenzy. We upgraded to the 4 poster room, this was so ward and welcoming, the staff were really friendly and chatty, seemed genuinely interested in your conversations. FOOD What can I say ? OMG this... More 

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

We wandered into this pub early doors, 2/2/15, nice quiet, it is February, had a nice couple of pints, but had to call back for the Seafood tagliatelli it was fantastic, good food, good staff, thoroughly recommend the place

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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just got home after a group of us stayed this weekend. Lovely rooms, lovely food and most importantly lovely staff. I would not hesitate to recommend to anyone. Great location, and looking forward to booking our next stay.

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Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Never taken to reviewing before, but I'm still angry at my treatment by staff at The Sun 12 hours after checking out, so... Arrived for 1 night stay at 8pm after 10 hour journey in snow from Devon. When shown to my room I was told it was the last room available and usually £145 so pretty happy with my... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We visited the Sun on New Year's Eve. Or rather we walked in and quickly retreated. I have fond memories of the Sun Inn and maybe that's the trouble, I was nostalgic for the warm country pub with character and charm I could remember but instead felt like I'd walked into any 'done up' bar in any town in the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Went to the Ship Inn for the NYE celebrations, tbh was expecting to be looked after better we arrived on the 30th Dec to one bar staff on waited felt like the whole pub was staring anyway finally was shown to our room which was dark but not as small as I was expecting due to previous reviews the bed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We did not stay here or eat. But we saw that they had a singer on on the Friday night and thought we would pay a visit. Nice place but not alot of room for the singer and audience. The singer was excellent and the staff very friendly and helpful. Would definitely like to visit again.

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Address: Main Street | Hawkshead, 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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Sun Hotel Hawkshead
Sun Inn Hawkshead, Lake District

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