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Sun Inn
Ranked #10 of 23 Hawkshead B&B and Inns
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lancs
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“fabulous food”
Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here over the bank holiday. We were really impressed. The room was lovely and clean, the staff were really friendly and helpful and the food was amazing! Would definitely recommend it and we will be visiting again. Thank you to all at the sun inn for a fabulous time.

Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Wallsend, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 27, 2014

The Sun Inn,one of a number of great little places to stay in the fantastic lovely village of Hawkshead.The rooms are quite small but this is quite normal for some country type Inns,but they are clean and comfortable.Good beer and good food !

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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 20, 2014

I recently stayed at he Sun Inn in Hawkshead. It was the best holiday in a long time! the staff were great from the first minute, showing me to my room and just been very helpful overall. The family room was very comfortable and homely with a lovely on suite bathroom. he food and service was 5 star and the live music was a perfect way to finish my stay! If only i could have stayed longer!!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 19, 2014

We have just returned from a fantastic 10 night stay at the Sun Inn. The rooms are cosy, clean and homely. We ate in the restaurant/bar on a number of occasions and the food is excellent....it is tasty, hot and more than generous in portions. The breakfast is plentiful, varied and a very happy experience. The staff at the Sun Inn cannot do enough for you and the manager, Alex, is friendly, warm, fun and totally professional. All of the staff are tireless and smiling! Most of all, this is a place to stay that is more like your own home than a hotel....we thoroughly recommend it and will definitely be going back.

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 13, 2014

Lovely hotel.....decent rooms albeit small.....Hawkshead is a vibrant village with plenty going on.....the Sun is as good a place as ant to say.......breakfast was very good as was the service.....I would definitely recommend and will certainly stay again.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 31, 2014

Just returned from an idyllic weekend at the Sun Inn, Hawkshead. Perfect location in the centre of Hawshead. The room was clean, modern & cosy with a comfy bed and a powerful hot shower. A brilliant nights sleep - really quiet. Really friendly landlord & staff and great food. Gorgeous meal in the restaurant on sat night - beef & chorizo burger was like eating a steak and the chunky chips were best I've ever tasted. That and a huge breakfast on Sunday morning meant we didn't eat anything else till late on Sunday. Hobgoblin on tap kept the other half very happy & the sun even came out so we could sit outside to enjoy a tipple. Highly recommended - if you want a value for money break in the Lakes with good good & a friendly welcome, this is the place to stay

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 23, 2014

Been here many times, and until now, never wrote a review, mainly, as it feels more like home, than a hotel. Everybody there is most welcoming and helpful, the Jennings, is well kept and in fine form (not too sure about the " smooth pump", though), the food is great, they do, cater for vegetarians, a limited choice, but, they are grateful for any input, regarding various dietary needs, the breakfasts are always good (the porridge is a real treat) I thoroughly recommend the Sun, for any Lakeland trip.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Sun Inn

Property: Sun Inn
Address: Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside > Hawkshead
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Ski-In / Ski-Out Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Hawkshead
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Sun Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the charming un-spoilt village of Hawkshead, our lovely 17th Century Inn has everything to offer those looking for an ideal break or holiday away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The Sun Inn will instantly charm you. It has a wealth of original features including open fires, historical wood paneling, exposed stone walls, and oak beams, and we pride ourselves on making all our guests feel at home. You will be warmly welcomed and our aim is to make your stay as enjoyable and comfortable as possible. ... more   less 
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Sun Hotel Hawkshead
Sun Inn Hawkshead, Lake District

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