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lancs
Reviewed 29 May 2014

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.

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Wallsend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 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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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 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...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 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...

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 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.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 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 &...

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Reviewed 23 March 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...

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1Thank frankpugster
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Just back from a great 2 night break.Great value special offer 2 nights break BBEM £200 fantastic evening meal and a lovely breakfast will defiantly be going back the bar also has a great choice of real ales

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Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2014

Impressed throughout by the standards at the SUN. Started well with an excellent welcome from the young lady on the bar who looked after us so well on both our stops for meals The pub is a traditional Lakes pub, nicely clean and welcoming (Excellent newly refurbed toilets a bonus!!). Food on both nights top notch with lovely flavours and...

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stokesley
Reviewed 21 February 2014

We went on a short break to do some cycling in the Lakes. The location at Hawkshead is excellent for access to Grizedale Forest and Windermere. We stayed at the Sun Inn which right in the centre of the village. The room was clean, tidy and with a four poster bed had an excellent nights sleep. The staff were very...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
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 

Additional Information about Sun Inn

Address: Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside > Hawkshead
Price Range: $130 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sun Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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Sun Hotel Hawkshead
Sun Inn Hawkshead, Lake District, Cumbria
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