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St Annes on Sea
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52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights on a Groupon offer. We were welcomed by the manager, who carried my case up to room 7. The room was very clean and looked great but, unfortunately, the ceiling sloped so much that it made moving around the room difficult. The tea and coffee making facilities were under the eaves and you had to... More 

1 Thank Lorraine R
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were made to feel very welcome from the minute we arrived with the manager helping us carry our bags to our room. We stayed in room 6 and it was lovely cosy and warm despite the cold temperatures outside. We ate in the hotel both nights as the food was fantastic highly recommended and all the staff can't do... More 

Thank candle23
Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here on bonfire night with my partner. We were greeted by 2 members of staff who showed us straight to our room (Room 2) the 4 poster room, and it really is a lovely room. We more or less headed straight out to explore Hawkshead. We returned before 5pm in the hope of watching the rugby as we noticed... More 

Thank Chris W
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142 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pub was very busy for half term and it was essential to book a table. The food was excellent and they have a choice of 40 types of gin! Prices were reasonable and service was efficient and friendly. Would definitely return.

1 Thank winelover678
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We ended up in the sun inn after a wonderful day out and about around Windermere After visiting Beatrix Potter's house nearby we took the kids and dog for a walk in Hawkhead in the late afternoon. The countryside is just astonishing especially this time of year. The food at the sun inn was well prepared and the best we... More 

1 Thank Bart v
Preston, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

All six of us received a very warm welcome from the minute we arrived. The food was good and the three bedrooms very comfortable, clean and well equipped with TV, kettle, hair drier, on-suite. We found the staff very polite, attentive and accommodating - we all thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would stay again.

1 Thank Alisdair M
Durham, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We've just returned from a couple of nights and really enjoyed our stay. Staff were very helpful and welcoming and the food was really enjoyable. I'm 6'6" so struggled a bit in this quaint inn with low ceilings and beams everywhere, but staff continually reminded me to duck! Would happily return on another occasion.

1 Thank neilc323
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Sat outside on a warm evening and enjoyed tasty food and a nice selection of local ales. Steaks were excellent and tasty seafood linguine. Save room for pudding though. Despite the lack of a chocolate option aside from ice cream the bread and butter and sticky toffee pudding more than made up for it. Best option was the cheeseboard which... More 

Thank Craig M
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I guess the title tells the story, always friendly staff and seated quickly food was lovely too, starter for 2 shared and then a lovely king prawn curry (could have been hotter) but they have to cater for majority not minority would highly recommend :-)

1 Thank Terry H
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The food was incredible. Pub food and good drink selection. The family room was spacious, bed was comfortable, and shower was hot with good water pressure. Wifi was spotty in the rooms. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Dog lovers welcome.

2 Thank Julie H

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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
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • 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: $141 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sun Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Rooms on top floor have very limited headroom, so don't go for no. 7”
 of 5 bubbles 730LorraineR, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Great location in central village position”
 of 5 bubbles kepLiverpool, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“avoid attic unless you're really short.”
 of 5 bubbles O4666HMrichardb, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The website pics of rooms are good but if tall, avoid room 8 that has a sloping roof.”
 of 5 bubbles Phil_Owen, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are different and are off a good standard, family rooms also available...”
 of 5 bubbles joannamje, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
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