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Sun Inn
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Reviewed February 4, 2013

This is a great little spot to relax and put your feet up for a while. Comfortable seating, coal fires, great music and the food looks good as well. The staff are very polite, professional and efficient. Free WiFi if you ask for the code at the bar. Two local beers are excellent, plus a good choice of decent German beers as well.

Well worth popping to see if it suits you.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 4, 2013

Just had a thoroughly enjoyable night's stay at The Sun. Room was immaculate,food and service absolutely first class. We have visited here before but this was our first stay overnight. Ist place in Kirkby Lonsdale according to other reviewers is well merited.

A nice touch, free capuchinos etc from the bar for residents.

The only problem, not The Sun's fault, is the difficulty in parking.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 3, 2013

From the moment we arrived until we checked out, no request we made was ever too much trouble. Kind gestures were consistently delivered by the whole team. For example: helping to carry our bags to our room, fresh milk in a mini flask with home-made biscuits were provided in our room every day, helping us find the best local walk - all this helped to make our short break a real treat and we felt very cared for by the excellent team here. The room was comfortable and as I expected from the informative website pictures. The food was good, well presented with great efforts made to serve seasonal produce from local suppliers - very local in some cases as the butcher is practically next door. So well done to the owners and managers for instilling such a good culture in this place and we look forward to coming back soon. The town is charming with lots of interesting shops and places to eat. Great area for walking and there is no better place to unwind afterwards than back in The Sun Inn bar in front of the fire.

Room Tip: This place is great if you need dog friendly lodgings. I am not a dog owner but they do take care t...
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  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

We stayed one night at The Sun Inn, we were warmly greeted on arrival and even had help carrying our luggage upstairs. We had Room 7 with a lovely view over the churchyard. The room was comfortable and cosy and bathrobes and Bath House products are provided together with a dog bowl and towel.

The bar area is very warm and welcoming with a great atmosphere. We chose dinner from the £26.95 menu and the food was superb ! Service was excellent, everyone was friendly and nothing was too much trouble.

After a good nights sleep we had a lovely breakfast with lots of choice on the menu.

We will definetly return to the Sun Inn very soon !

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 31, 2013

We have just had a fabulous night at this wonderful inn. Not only was the seasonal food superbly tasty and well presented, the bed ooh! so comfortable and the staff absolute treasures, but detail that many establishments forget had not been forgotten: for example, ample width towel rail, quality toilet paper, hooks under the bar to hang jackets and handbags; and many other examples of a thoughtful management who know exactly what their guests find so relaxing. What a find for the future!

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 30, 2013

Stayed the weekend to celebrate a 90th birthday with family. Fabulous, cozy rooms which I only wish I could have spent more time luxuriating in! Breakfasts were unhurried and given the same attention as the excellent evening meals. I am celiac and was so grateful for the information available on the ingredients and the effort of the staff to make sure everything was suitable for me.
Can't wait for come back.

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  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 27, 2013 via mobile

The Sun Inn is somewhere we visit whenever we go to the Yorkshire Dales, which is 2 or 3 times a year. Whether for lunch or dinner (and it's worth the long drive over the hills to get there from where we stay), the food is always excellent - top notch ingredients locally sourced and inspirationally prepared. It's right in the heart of this lovely old town, and there are some fantastic shops to visit nearby including a fab cheese shop and traditional butcher's, as well as the sumptuous Bath House and many more.

  • Stayed: March 2012
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Additional Information about Sun Inn

Address: 6 Market Street, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2AU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Kirkby Lonsdale
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Kirkby Lonsdale
Price Range: $124 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The five star Sun Inn in the heart of Kirkby Lonsdale offers a luxury blend of old and new; traditional Lake District warmth of a 17th century inn with flag stone and oak floors, old beams and roaring log fires combined with stylish contemporary restaurant and deluxe hotel bedrooms. Situated on the edge of the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and Forest of Bowland, it is accessible to some of Englands finest scenery. ... more   less 
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