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This 17th century, luxury, boutique hotel is the only 4-star hotel in the centre of Lancaster, and is superbly situated in the heart of the city centre.

The hotel was originally built in the 17th century and is the oldest bar/hotel still operating in Lancaster. With luxurious rooms and comfortable furnishings, the hotel is an ideal base for an upmarket stay in the city.

The hotel is situated in the very centre of Lancaster, within yards of the castle and all the city's other attractions. St Martin’s College (University of Cumbria) and Lancaster University are both an easy commute from the hotel. The hotel regularly welcomes many visiting academics from both institutes.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

The Sun Hotel & Bar has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 23 Apr 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegan, Gluten-free

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Classic Double Room
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Luxury Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
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Suite
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 2
Small Double Room
  • 1 large double bed
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Luxury Double Room
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4 reasons to choose The Sun Hotel & Bar

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  • The staff speak English
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Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Lancaster Castle
    0.1 miles
  • Trough of Bowland
    0.2 miles
  • Cathedral Church of St Peter
    0.4 miles
  • Ashton with Stodday
    2.5 miles
  • Lancaster University
    3 miles
  • Lancaster Forton Services M6
    6.3 miles
  • Burton-in-Kendal Services M6
    9.3 miles
Public transport
  • Train Carnforth Train Station
    5.6 miles
Closest airports
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport
    48 miles
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport
    49.4 miles
  • Manchester Airport
    52.2 miles
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1 restaurant on site

    Sun Hotel & Bar

    Cuisine: British, European

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of The Sun Hotel & Bar Great facilities! Review score, 8.6
Outdoors
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives
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House rules The Sun Hotel & Bar takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

15:00 - 23:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

07:30 - 11:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 7 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free
Extra bed upon request
£10 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
£10 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo American Express The Sun Hotel & Bar accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Due to the architectural nature of the building, there is no lift access to rooms. Staff are happy to help carry luggage.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform The Sun Hotel & Bar in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about The Sun Hotel & Bar

  • The Sun Hotel & Bar is 350 yards from the centre of Lancaster.

  • The Sun Hotel & Bar offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • The prices at The Sun Hotel & Bar may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Room options at The Sun Hotel & Bar include:

      • Double
      • Twin
      • Suite

    • Check-in at The Sun Hotel & Bar is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • Guests staying at The Sun Hotel & Bar can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.2).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegan
      • Gluten-free
      • À la carte

    • The Sun Hotel & Bar has 1 restaurant:

      • Sun Hotel & Bar