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5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Alnwick, Newton on the Moor NE65 9JY, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Judith B Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Myself and my husband have just returned from a 2 night at The Old School, we were up North for a wedding in Alnwick. This place is just superb, a very warm welcome from Steve and Yvonne early Friday evening, a tour of the Old School and some of its history, then after being shown to our room, a cafetiere... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a over nights stay at the "Old School House" at Newton on the moor just outside of Alnwick Northumberland. We arrived ( me , my fiancé and our 5 yr old daughter) just after dinner on Saturday and on arrival were met by Steve who I can only describe as one of the most welcoming... More

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Huddersfield
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights with my son and his girlfriend at the beginning of June and had the best time ever, the best guest house we have ever stayed in. The bedrooms are lovely and the breakfast is out of this world, the hosts Yvonne and Steve are so friendly and helpful they even booked us a table at... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

the best guest house we have ever stayed in. the hosts steve and Yvonne were brilliant , rooms beautiful, breakfast the best . ideally situated to visit all the the attractions of Northumberland. there is a nice pub within 300yds where you can get a nice meal, and the locals are very friendly. Overall a brilliant stay.

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Leicester
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is a really wonderful place to stay. Steve and Yvonne are so hospitable! The old school house is beautiful and surrounded by a lovely garden. The rooms are spotlessly clean and very well kitted out. The food is excellent and there is a wide choice. Everything is fresh and well cooked. Yvonne went to a lot of trouble to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This was our second visit and it was just as good as our first. Steve and Yvonne are wonderful hosts and we love the rooms, the garden and the breakfasts! It is a very relaxing place and we will definitely return.

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Saltburn by the Sea, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Came here for an autumn break when we wanted to visit Alnmouth and Alnwick. Lovely clean room, amazing breakfast, very quiet location. Very friendly. Very good (and popular) pub a short walking distance away.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We stayed at The Old School over the Easter weekend. We had a great time, it was our first visit to Northumberland and Steve and Yvonne were very friendly, welcoming and helpful. The room was lovely and clean and very comfortable. The breakfast was excellent, freshly prepared and plenty of choice. The pub in the village had excellent food and... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Our second stay with Yvonne and Steve this year, and another warm, friendly welcome - great breakfasts and fabulous advice on where to visit during our stay. The room was again clean and really cosy and the little extras like access to the fridge for extra milk, complimentary water and to store our wine make a difference. Would thoroughly recommend... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Spent a couple of nights at the charming Old School B&B. As with the other reviewers, we were given a warm, friendly welcome by Yvonne and Steve. The house is absolutely lovely, with lots of nice details. The breakfast deserves all the accolades on the other reviews. The food is clearly top quality and was cooked perfectly. The eggs were... More

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Address: Alnwick, Newton on the Moor NE65 9JY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Newton on the Moor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Old School 5*
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