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In the heart of the Lake District, The Sun Boutique and Lounge offers charming rooms with period features and free Wi-Fi. It is just moments away from the shores of Esthwaite Water.

Set in a 17th-century coaching inn, the cosy bedrooms at The Sun Boutique & Lounge all have private en suite bathrooms Lakeland stone walls and free Wi-Fi. They also feature handmade furniture and a flat-screen TV.

The bar stocks a wide selection of world beers and ciders as well as local ales.

The Lounge hosts live music several times a week. Please check with the hotel for further information.

Situated in picturesque Hawkshead, The Sun is surrounded by walking tracks and cycling routes. Ambleside can be reached in 10 minutes’ drive, and beautiful Lake Windermere is just 3 miles away.

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

The Sun Boutique and Lounge has been welcoming guests since 8 Nov 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free


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Room type
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Do your rooms have en suite facilities?
    Yes they do.
    Answered on 30 June 2020
  • Will you be catering evening meals over and including New Years.
    Hi sorry but at present we do not serve food Kind Regards Andrew Fox
    Answered on 11 October 2021
  • Is there anywhere to store bikes during our stay?
    Yes there is, but at the owners risk
    Answered on 30 June 2020
  • HI, I'll be arriving on a motorbike, do you have any secure parking available ? Cheers
    Hello, We use parking less than 100 yards from our hotel. we provide parking permits for it, there is a cameras around it. Sincerely Edgars, Sun Inn
    Answered on 28 July 2020
  • Do you allow small dog
    In the bar area, but currently not in the rooms. I hope this helps
    Answered on 4 September 2021
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Property surroundings *
Facilities of The Sun Boutique and Lounge
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance
  • Evening entertainment
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges may be applicable.
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Lockers
    • Private check-in/check-out
    • Concierge service
    • Luggage storage
    • Fax/photocopying
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    • Safety deposit box
    • Carbon monoxide detector
    • Designated smoking area
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    Languages spoken
    • English

    House rules

    The Sun Boutique and Lounge takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 15:00 hours


    Until 10:30 hours


    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.

    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

    The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cots are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express The Sun Boutique and Lounge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Free Wi-Fi is accessed via a password issued at reception.

    Guests need to pay for parking using the pay and display car park which is a two minute walk away.

    Please note this property does not accept bookings made with an American Express.

    FAQs about The Sun Boutique and Lounge

    • Check-in at The Sun Boutique and Lounge is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

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

    • Guests staying at The Sun Boutique and Lounge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

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

    • Room options at The Sun Boutique and Lounge include:

      • Double
      • Family
      • Twin

    • The Sun Boutique and Lounge is 200 yards from the centre of Hawkshead.

    • The Sun Boutique and Lounge offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Fishing
      • Canoeing
      • Golf course (within 3 km)
      • Evening entertainment
      • Horse riding
      • Live sport events (broadcast)
      • Live music/performance