The Sun, Sun Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1AF
Room Reservations: 0845 6086040 Restaurant & Events: 01462 432092

The Sun, Hitchin

Located in the charming market town of Hitchin, The Sun hotel is an impressive 16th-century coaching inn.  Its 32 en suite bedrooms have been styled in keeping with the building’s tradition, alongside modern comforts.  With two feature bedrooms (one with a four posted bed) and a lively social bar, The Sun hotel is atmospheric and elegant.

An excellent menu is served in the restaurant and bar area, whilst the Cromwell Bar also provides a lively atmosphere to enjoy a great selection of cask ales, premium lagers and fine wines.

The Sun is also available to take care of your whole wedding day from the ceremony to the reception, contact the sites wedding coordinator to see how we can accommodate your traditional English wedding.

Hitchin is in commutable distance to major road and train links and the Sun can offer meeting facilities and free wi-fi for up to 100 people, making it the perfect destination for your next meeting.


Please note that due to the hotel’s location in the town centre, guests may experience some noise disturbance from the surrounding streets at the weekend


Food served 7am–10pm Mon-Fri, 8am–10pm Sat-Sun

Dogs are allowed in all ground floor rooms, the bar and reception area but must be supervised at all times

Last check in is 11pm


Double x 17

Family x 2

Single x 9

Superior x 1

Twin x 3



Knebworth House – 6.8 miles

Duxford Imperial War Museum – 22 miles

Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Gardens – 12.7 miles

Hitchin train station – 1.1 miles

Letchworth Golf club – 3.2 miles

Luton Airport – 9.4 miles


Postcode; SG5 1AF

The car park is at the rear of the hotel.  It’s accessed via either Biggin Lane from Queen street (which brings you to the back of the hotel) or Sun Street, through the archway.


Wedding License Wedding Facilities Train Station Nearby Shopping Nearby Refurbished On-site Parking Free WiFi Dogs Welcome AA Rating

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Customer Testimonials

"The whole weekend was made very stress free, we brought our dog with us and unlike at some hotels he was also made very welcome. It really was a relaxing experience for us."

"Lovely setting in an historic town."

"A nice lunch in good surroundings ,decent price and efficient member of staff"

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