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Sun Inn
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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Even better than before”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

Tried the Sun Inn again and it was just as good if not better! The breakfast is wonderful, all fresh and local produce. Black puddings to die for and the best granola ever tasted. We had dinner one night and elsewhere the other. We would have happily had dinner at the Sun again but you have to try others. The food is excellent. Ralph the lurcher was again made extremely welcome as did the whole town! We love KL and will be back soon. Thank you to all the staff you are great

Room Tip: We have tried rooms 1 and 2 which we think are designated for dogs - 1 has a larger ensuite but both...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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SunInnKirkbyLonsdale, Front Office Manager at Sun Inn, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Thank you for your review.

All of our rooms on the first floor are dog friendly, when you return we shall have to try you in a different room - see if it is up to Ralphs standards!

See you soon,

All the best.

Sarah
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

We have just stayed a couple of nights at the Sun Inn and it was wonderful. We had been once before and could not wait to get back. The room was lovely with little extras like nice biscuits and nice toiletries. The service and attentiveness of the bar staff was excellent. Everyone was really helpful. We can't wait to go back. Kirkby itself is such a lovely place to visit.

Room Tip: We have had two different rooms but worth paying the extra for a large bathroom or overlooking the c...
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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SunInnKirkbyLonsdale, Manager at Sun Inn, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Such a lovely note, it is so nice to read that we are doing a good job and that you enjoyed your second visit just as much as the first.

See you again.

Best wishes

Steve Turner
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

The sun inn is an outstanding inn,the staff are very friendly and nothing is to much trouble,we stayed in a premier room and was well worth the little extra,late drinks no problem and breakfast worth getting up for ,very enjoyable two nights.

Room Tip: room 6 is next to church great views but use ear plugs provided for the bells.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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SunInnKirkbyLonsdale, Owner at Sun Inn, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Thank you for such a lovely note.

We are glad you had a nice time and look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Kind regards

Mark & Lucy Fuller
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

Our second visit to The Sun Inn was as pleasurable as our first. Lovely room, we stayed in room 7 which overlooks the church, great bar with great beer and bottomless prosecco..! Our dinner was as always, outstanding - I had the pork belly (see pic below). Pretty, elegant but most of all really, really tasty..! Steve looked after us for dinner, with Simon taking the reins for breakfast. The granola is quite addictive. Book now, don't hesitate. :-)

Room Tip: Don't be put off by the church bells, they are not at all intrusive.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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SunInnKirkbyLonsdale, Manager at Sun Inn, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
What a great picture of the pork dish.

It looks great.. making me feel a bit hungry actually.

The granola is a fave amongst all the staff too!

Steve
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Lancs
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

We has a lovely five day break here at the Sun Inn. Every body had a smiley and helpful attitude, nothing was too much trouble for them.
Thank you for the thought (re ear plugs), we did'nt need them we thought the church bells were beautiful, so mellow.

All told, we had a wonderful break, with special thanks to you all for making so special.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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SunInnKirkbyLonsdale, Owner at Sun Inn, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Thank you for such a lovely note.

We really enjoyed looking after you the other week and so glad you both enjoyed your stay.

Hope to see you both again.

Kind regards

Mark and Lucy Fuller
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Bromborough, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2013

Just spent 1 night here, and was very impressed. We had a standard room, it was beautifully done, comfortable bed, nice decor. Decent size bathroom with locally made bath products. Complementary tea/coffee throughout your stay. Staff were friendly and very welcoming. You get a car park pass for the duration of your stay. The food was excellent..shame we could only stay one night. We shall return....

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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SunInnKirkbyLonsdale, Manager at Sun Inn, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay,

Hope fully when you return you can stay a little longer!!

Kind regards

Steve
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

I took my girlfriend to kirby lons for her birthday and decided to trust trip advisor reviews and stay at the sun - we were not disappointed. She has previously stayed nearby when she was young and insisted that we revisited.

The staff were so helpful and polite from the moment we arrived. Parking was very easy as it was a 2 minute walk away and the sun provided us with a pass that allowed us to park for free.

The room was FANTASTIC, lovely stone walls, comfy bed and a stunning bathroom. We stayed in room 10 which turned out to be amazing value for money - far exceeded expectations.

The day of my girlfriend's birthday, when the staff cleaned the room, they kindly left a card and some complimentary chocolates which was a nice touch, it seems the little things go a long way with this b&b and we could safely say it did.

The food was spot on. Breakfast each day and the one night we dined with the sun was lovely, could not ask for more. A huge thank you to all the staff, we will most definitely return in the near future.

  • Stayed June 2013
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Thank Kieran_Devares
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SunInnKirkbyLonsdale, Front Office Manager at Sun Inn, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Thank you so much for this lovely review.

So great to hear that you both had such a nice time, I hope going back to work wasnt too difficult for you!

Hopefully see you again.

Kind regards

Sarah
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Property: 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 (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Sun Inn 5*
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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