The Sun Hotel

Sun Street, Hitchin (Hertfordshire) SG5 1AF Map · Telephone · Website
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About The Sun Hotel

There’s nothing better than having your family and friends together all in one place to celebrate your special day and you will find that at The Sun Hotel no detail is too small, no special request is too much trouble. We are all here to make sure that everything goes smoothly from start to finish, whether you’re looking to celebrate with a lavish party or a more intimate affair with just a few friends. We pride ourselves on our expertise, courtesy, quality of food and service, and it’s our aim to make your wedding a day never to be forgotten. All you need to do is relax – and our exceptional hospitality will delight your guests! The 16th century Sun Hotel is a traditional coaching inn in the centre of the charming market town of Hitchin The hotel first rose to prominence in 1741, when a local family by the name of Kershaw set up a posting service between Hitchin and London – the Hitchin end of the line being The Sun’s yard. Today The Sun Hotel is a favourite with locals, businessmen and leisure travellers alike. Hitchin has many lovely half-timbered buildings, a museum and an art gallery. At The Sun Hotel, you can be assured of great food, a very warm welcome and generous hospitality.

  • Civil Ceremony x 100
  • Wedding Breakfast x 100
  • Evening Reception x 150
  • 32 bedrooms including bridal suite
  • Packages from £2250 for 50 guests
  • Dietary requirements and children’s meals catered for
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5 Reviews for The Sun Hotel

Recommended by 100% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of the Service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value for Money 5.0
  • Response time 5.0
5 The Sun Hotel Reviews
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    Shelley · Married on 07/09/2013

    5.0
    • Quality of the Service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value for Money:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Wedding 2013

    We got married at the sun,as we wanted our home town and a place with a bit of history,looking around,the sun was one of the best value.
    On the the day of the wedding I can not fault them on anything,the ceremony was beautiful with them big windows upstairs letting lots of light in,then afterwards everyone having fun at the bar,then back upstairs after they had set up for the meal and they had decorated just as we had dreamt,food was excellent and served quickly,no complaints there.the DJ did as was requested and was fun,the whole day was magical and I would do it all again at the sun for the following reasons-excellent value for money,you get a lot for your buck here and everyone is happy,the professionalism of the staff was spot on,the Venue is lovely,old world but cosy and nice,lots of large windows for natural light.we only had one problem the whole day,and that was parking is minimal.other than that,perfect day!!

    Sent on 01/02/2019
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    Tripadvisor

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value for Money:
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    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
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    Via Tripadvisor

    We booked our wedding with The Sun Hotel and couldn't have asked for a better day. They were helpful from start to finish with advice on catering, booking rooms for guests, table layouts, etc. We got married at the Sun Hotel (rather than registry office), in the beautiful Ballroom. The staff were great, the Manager came to get me when it was time for the ceremony, gave me a few minutes to gather myself/shed a few nervous tears before walking down the aisle. They really know their stuff.... I hardly noticed they were there and yet everything was done just as we'd asked. Arrival drinks were ready for the guests after the photos and in that time the Ballroom was set up for the wedding breakfast. Our wedding breakfast was delicious, we'd met & discussed with the chef and he helped us decide on a lovely menu. They sorted us out too when it came to speeches... they kept all the gifts/flowers cool on a hot day and brought them out when needed.

    I'm glad our guests felt relaxed & enjoyed themselves, that's what it's all about :) We would have missed so many things if it weren't for the staff guiding us through our day. We loved our day so much, we didn't want to go to bed (!!) and stayed up to see all our guests off and then Sharon (the manager) was kind enough to make my husband and I a lovely cup of tea... a lovely end to the day :)

    It was a really magical day, the perfect venue for us and I can't thank the staff enough for everything they did behind the scenes.

    Sent on 14/02/2014
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    Tripadvisor

    5.0
    • Quality of the Service:
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    • Value for Money:
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    • Flexibility:
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    • Professionalism:
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    Via Tripadvisor

    I've got to say I was very impressed, It was perfect! We took up the 'wedding for a grand' offer and it was fantastic value for money. The food was superb, all homemade fresh vegetables, yorkshire, and the cream of vegetable soup was to die for!
    Sharon the organiser made sure everything ran smoothly. I didn't have to ask for anything she was completely on the ball, her service alone is worth the money! (Thank You Sharon) The resident DJ is very good got everybody up dancing and knew what to play to get everybody up dancing!

    Would absolutley recommend to anybody on a budget, great venue. Perfect city centre position!

    Sent on 14/02/2014

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The Sun Hotel FAQ

  • Venue Type:
    Small Hotel
    Historic
    Civil Ceremony Licence
  • Dining Options:
    Seated Meal Facilities
    Corkage Option
    Alcohol Licence
    Buffet Meal Facilities
  • Evening Entertainment:
    Dance Floor
    Entertainment Licence
    Live Band Facilities
    Evening Reception Facilities
    DJ Facilities
  • Overnight Accommodation:
    Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
    Overnight Accommodation for Guests
  • Venue Staff Assistance:
    Wedding Coordinator
  • Other Features:
    Disabled Facilities
    Car Parking
    Confetti Permitted

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