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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed one night en route to Scotland. The room was small. The double bed was approx a foot from the edge of the wall leading to the bathroom. It was laughable negotiating this! The bed was comfortable but the pillows were not and hampered our sleep. I always travel with my own hairdryer - thank goodness I did - I...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay started with a distinctly lukewarm welcome, although once we got to our 'superior' double room we were happy. Plenty of space and a large, comfortable bed. The bathroom was sizeable but although it had an all-singing-and-dancing shower there was no bath. Evening meal - hand made burger - was disappointingly tasteless. Breakfast was lovely, made to order from...

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came in for lunch, expensive (especially £6.50 for kids cheese sandwich). Took a while to come (no biggy) but said sandwich came with no butter (apparently had to request?). Yet our neighbours had butter (and hadn't had to request). Service wasn't good - no-one came to see how our meal was and when my partner went to query the lack...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's always good to find an alternative to the chains that dominate our travel and eating/drinking. The Sun Hotel in Lancaster provides that great alternative. An old well established inn, with great choice of beers to accompany home cooked food. The full english breakfast is just the best way to start the day working in or visiting historic Lancaster.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us had lunch here and we were not disappointed. Three shared a deli platter which, apart from the slightly dry pate, was fresh and delicious.....especially the whitebait. Our vegitarian individual had the soup and fries which she also said was great.

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Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights late December the staff were very friendly and helpful the real ale is really good and a great selection we only had breakfast but it was superb but other food we say being served at lunch time looked well presented and good portions the room was very clean and tidy not the biggest but...

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed 1 night at the Sun ( New Years Eve ) but we had a faultless experience, room was comfy with all the items required, bed was comfy, hotel was spotless and the Sun Full English was excellent, staff are friendly and We wouldn't hesitate to stay again. Thanks to all

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Ingleton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a nice welcome here and drinks are really good with wide selection of local ales and lagers.Foos is usually top notch but let down today as partner received dull tasting fish as "goujons" with salady serving of rocket that was yellow in parts. This looked like leftover stuff from weekend(it was Monday Boxing Day)and serving very thick bread after...

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Thank KirkbyLonsdaleBarsu
London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here in mid December with work. The hotel is right in the centre of the city and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was in the 'roof' and, although a little bit pokey, it had all the modcons you need including fresh coffee! The bathroom was small but the bed was very big and comfortable....

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I stayed for one night for his birthday, the hotel/bar is in a great central location with a multi storey car park just across the main road, it cost 12.00 for day & overnight & it's secure. The staff at the hotel were really friendly & helpful our room was large with a large shower room it...

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  • Restaurant
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sun Hotel & Bar is a sixteen room, contemporary hotel. All the rooms are individually designed with ensuite designer bathrooms, flat screen televisions, free wi-fi and luxury fittings. Located right in the city centre, perfect for a trip to Lancaster and its surrounding areas. On the ground floor is the award winning bar with an eclectic collection of beers, wines and spirits from around the world. Please call ahead for directions and parking recommendations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sun Hotel

Address: 63-65 Church Street, Lancaster LA1 1ET, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Lancaster
Price Range: £64 - £95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Sun Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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“There's no lift so if you have sore knees like me stay on the lower floor”
 of 5 bubbles janelC6960FT, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“old courtyard is best area to eat as quieter”
 of 5 bubbles KirkbyLonsdaleBarsu, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Lower floor quieter away from the bar”
 of 5 bubbles trglav, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 17, up the stairs, good size. Quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles londonmagpie, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“As above avoid the attic rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Ethelwulf, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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