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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 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

Thank johnyrebel
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...

Thank Eurotraveller777
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...

Thank Les B
Reviewed 17 February 2014

My husband and i have just returned from a fabulous weekend away in the lake district. We stayed at the Sun Inn pub, Hawkshead - which was simply fantastic! We were greeted by the land lord who welcomed us and showed us to our room. The room was clean and modern but yet cosy and quaint. Lovely bathroom with red...

Thank ClareHYork
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2014

We recently stayed at the Sun and had a fabulous stay the room was clean and comfy with some quirky features, the breakfasts were great with loads of optionsband really set you up for a day of walking. The managers couldn't do enough and were really friendly and helpfully. First vist but we will defiantly be back.

1Thank Paul I
Reviewed 9 February 2014 via mobile

Called in on saturday night for meal, nice and big portion, just cudnt manage to eat it all, had to convince manager that every thing was ok as he was concerned that we did, nt eat it all. The table next to us had fish and chips it looked like whale and chips looked very nice, the had a selection...

1Thank Wear1
Reviewed 3 January 2014

As the tile of this review suggests, we decided to ring in the New Year by doing something a little different to our usual house party or night at the local by driving to the Lake District with family and friends to ring in 2014. Overall we spent two nights at The Sun Inn and had the most amazing stay....

3Thank Gazmanchester
Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2013

We enjoyed our short stay at the Sun Inn recently, though we were slightly disappointed that we couldn't have the four poster room that we had booked (there was an issue with the electrics in there, apparently) so we were given a family room, and a complimentary bottle of wine instead, to go with our evening meal. The room was...

Thank Annieatparkview
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2013

Had a great stay here along with 10 friends when we visited the Lakes to walk up nearby Helvellyn. The Landlord and Landlady John and Jane were very helpful and made everything very easy. We stayed 2 nights and on the 2nd night had 4 more friends joining us. John was excellent and made up extra beds in some rooms...

1Thank Bill M
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Just got back from the sun inn after a lovely treat from my other half for my birthday...we have stayed before but its changed hands since last time we were there...the superior room was lovely and the four poster was so comfortable.had a great nights sleep.We ate both nights in the hotel because having eaten the first night..didn't want to...

Thank 64sharon

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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: €92 - €118 (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
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