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“Fantastic Stay”
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Sun Inn
Certificate of Excellence
Rossendale, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Fantastic Stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

We have just returned home from a very enjoyable stay. Food, and service was excellent. We had a beautiful delux room. Great attention to detail even down to earplugs just in case your partner snores.

Room Tip: A beautiful Church is the view from the bedrooms at the back of the hotel very peaceful.
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank squilly1234
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SunInnKirkbyLonsdale, Manager at Sun Inn, responded to this review, 22 July 2014
Thank you for coming to stay with us and for reviewing us on Trip Advisor... we find those ear plugs can be a necessity for snoring partners!!

Best wishes

Sarah
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Manchester, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

The Sun Inn never disappoints, and a meal there is always a highlight of our visits to the Yorkshire Dales. Staff are welcoming, service great - you never feel rushed onto the next course. And the food is just stunning... delightful flavours, exceptional local ingredients, beautiful presentation - and excellent house wines as well as an extensive wine list. Highly recommended.

Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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SunInnKirkbyLonsdale, Manager at Sun Inn, responded to this review, 22 July 2014
Thank you ever so much,

Your words mean such a lot as the kitchen team have been working really hard recently making many exciting changes to our menu. It is a really interesting time for the whole team and comments like yours give us the confidence to carry on and develop the menu further.

We look forward to hosting you again when you are next in and around the Yorkshire Dales.

Best wishes
Sam Carter
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Ilkley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

Helen, our daughter gave us a gift voucher for the Sun. We couldn't understand why. Who wants to stay in Kirby Lonsdale?. Having now used the gift voucher (plus a bit more) we now know why. We had a delightful two night break and cannot praise the quality of the room, the food and the service too highly. The absence of on site parking is overcome with a flexible permit usable all over South Cumbria. Could be a disadvantage in inclement weather. Highly recommended. We are already discussing a repeat booking.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Graham S
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SunInnKirkbyLonsdale, Owner at Sun Inn, responded to this review, 22 July 2014
I am so pleased you found our little town to be a pleasant surprise, a town hopefully you will visit often in the future.

I hope you are enjoying this lovely weather, we certainly are.

Kind regards
Mark Fuller
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Shreveport, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

We found the Sun Inn(and lovely Kirkby Lonsdale) while searching for lodging north of Manchester that would be close for our first day in the country. This was a fantastic discovery! Beginning with our early arrival for a brief rest after our overnight flight, and ending with a very courteous farewell, everything about our stay was flawless. Nick and Sarah helped us the most, but other staff members were just as attentive to our needs. The evening meal and the following morning's breakfast were excellent, and the room was spacious and comfortable, while also retaining its historic charm.

We loved this place, and look forward to a return visit in the future.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank EVANSMONTGOMERY
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SunInnKirkbyLonsdale, Manager at Sun Inn, responded to this review, 22 July 2014
Hello & thank you so much for taking the time to write about us on Trip Advisor.

We hope you enjoyed the remainder of your trip just as much and if you are in the county again, you know where to find us!

Best wishes

Sarah & Nick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014

The location of this pub cannot be bettered. From our bedroom (we didn't have the cheapest room) we had an amazing view of St Mary's church (gorgeous garden) with Ruskin's view of the hills behind. The service in the hotel was quite exceptional too, as was the breakfast (reviewed separately).

Room Tip: Rooms overlooking the church are superb!
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Michelle S
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SunInnKirkbyLonsdale, Owner at Sun Inn, responded to this review, 22 July 2014
Thank you ever so much for taking the time to review us, I am so pleased you enjoyed the charm of St Marys church during your stay and that the team looked after you so well.

All the best

Mark Fuller
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Leeds
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014

I stayed at the Sun Inn for two nights. Perfect location, parking pass provided, room lovely and food fantastic. We had a problem with our shower and were moved to a better room, nothing was too much trouble. Would highly recommend and would stay again.

  • Stayed July 2014
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Thank Nataliaml7
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SunInnKirkbyLonsdale, Manager at Sun Inn, responded to this review, 22 July 2014
Thank you very much for you kind comments, we were happy to be able to organise a room move for you.

We look forward to seeing you again.

Best wishes
Janine
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Surrey
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

This is a lovely hotel with very welcoming staff, charming rooms and great food. There are a lot of small touches which make it stand out, such as the fluffy bath robes, fresh milk in the room and complimentary tea and coffee in the bar. Dinner in the restaurant was fantastic, although making a choice was difficult as all the dishes sounded so delicious. Breakfast the next day was also excellent, with the fresh fruit smoothie a particular ‘hit’. Although we had a long drive ahead, we found it hard to tear ourselves away. We will definitely be back.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Clare021
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SunInnKirkbyLonsdale, Manager at Sun Inn, responded to this review, 19 July 2014
We will be here waiting for your return... with new tempting dishes for you to chose from and fresh fruit smoothies to kick start your day.

Thank you for your kind words.

Best wishes Janine
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Additional Information about Sun Inn

Property: Sun Inn
Address: 6 Market Street, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2AU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Kirkby Lonsdale
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Kirkby Lonsdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Sun Inn 5*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The five star Sun Inn in the heart of Kirkby Lonsdale offers a luxury blend of old and new; traditional Lake District warmth of a 17th century inn with flag stone and oak floors, old beams and roaring log fires combined with stylish contemporary restaurant and deluxe hotel bedrooms. Situated on the edge of the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and Forest of Bowland, it is accessible to some of Englands finest scenery. ... more   less 
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