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Hertford, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed a place to stay following a function at a nearby restaurant. The room was spacious, we had only breakfast but it was very good. The staff, Roman especially were very helpful. We noticed that the pub was frequented by many regulars, a good sign and handy for Flatford Mill

Thank alanumpire
Greater London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Went for lunch : Good selection of dishes on the menu. The wine list was decent considering we are in a lovely village on the border of Norfolk/Essex county. Strongly recommend if you are in the area. The staff was attentive though prices were slightly above what I consider the norm. Plenty of space to park in the high street... More 

Thank Truegoy
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Don't be put off when entering the Bar of the Sun Inn. It will probably be noisy with laughter and it also doubles as 'Reception' for those staying. The bedrooms are quirky, old and very well fitted out. Those in the front are right opposite the church whose clock chimes loud hours all night, but there is one at the... More 

Thank Toby F
Lancashire, England
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87 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 389 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We nipped in and enjoyed a pint of Adnams Broadside beer in the rear garden on a hot sunny afternoon, whilst the ladies were shopping. The pub restaurant looked very homely and was fairly busy. We spoke to a couple who were staying here and eating on the patio area, they spoke very highly about the food and accommodation. We... More 

Thank OldBear
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We always go to the sun inn for a drink and nibbles if you can get a seat in the lounge which is full of sofas armchairs and a huge fire place that's where we usually sit. there is a large restaurant to the rear and also a garden area the menu looks good although we have never eaten here... More 

Thank Colin T
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65 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We were booked in for two nights, but quickly decided to stay for three. The Sun was perfectly placed for our purposes, lots of dog walks, some bike rides and delicious food with such friendly and efficient staff. We were thrilled to find this pub, and would really recommend it to anyone visiting the area. Our room, Elsa, was big... More 

Thank DMMDorset
Ingatestone, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

everytime we visit Dedham, we tend to get lost. however a nice stopover in the high street [no banks !] and popped in to this marvellous pub, fulln of character for a sit down and a refreshing drink in the garden. also amazed to see jack hobbs cricket bat [1925] on the wall outside the loos. pleasant staff.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Went to the sun inn with husband and a good friend and first appearance was strange there was 2 or 3 men sitting around the bar who didn't look particularly friendly nor did the bar man and then the door kept opening and all these dogs kept coming in with owners obviously so we were a bit hoping we were... More 

Thank kizzyframes
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The hotel was more than we expected with very well looked after in the style of the old building. On arrival the staff were very helpful and when we are in the restaurant, it was a pleasure to have a young team looking after us. They knew the menu and drinks and they all worked together to make or evening... More 

1 Thank funandsunseeker
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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344 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Lovely pub - not the absolute tops in décor etc but first class staff and probably the very best roast beef sandwich I have ever had. Parking may be a problem in high season but otherwise highly recommended.

Thank penfolds_bin_95

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This quintessential coaching inn at the heart of the gentle rolling landscape of Constable Country has been a watering hole for villagers and resting post for travellers for centuries.These days, it’s much the same – an ideal spot to revive yourself be it with a pint of Brewer’s Gold, a meal using fine East Anglian produce or a good night’s sleep. Welcome to The Sun Inn ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sun Inn

Address: High Street, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6DF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester > Dedham
Price Range: $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Sun Inn 5*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Sun Hotel Dedham
The Sun Inn Dedham, England
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“Light sleepers should ask for a room at the back”
 of 5 bubbles tobyf785, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms opposite the church unless you are a very light sleeper”
 of 5 bubbles DMMDorset, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our room was very good we didn't see any of the others”
 of 5 bubbles funandsunseeker, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you have a travel cot - Elsa/ Phaethon”
 of 5 bubbles NewDadLondon, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you are elderly the stairs to the Dovecot are tricky and help with luggage is needed. You can get it no trouble ,just ask>”
 of 5 bubbles Mondeo08Kent, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
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