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Old Rectory Howick

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Old Rectory, Howick | Northumberland, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3LE, England
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We stayed at the guesthouse for 3 nights in late June. The welcome was warm and friendly. Our room, Rise was at the front of the building over the garden and car larking area. The house does not permit Dogs to stay. Our dog was happy to sleep in our van. She was given fresh water every day and she... More 

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Scotland
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This was our 3rd visit to the Old Rectory and we hope there will be many more. It is very homely. The owners David and Christine and breakfast lady Linda are all very friendly and welcoming. Lovely breakfast - cooked to order. With very fresh eggs from their own hens! Spacious, comfortable rooms - this time we were in Holly... More 

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JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

Thanks Liz. Lovely to have you both back again. Hope the house move went smoothly and you have your new 4-legged friend. We are still waiting patiently for our BT Superfast Broadband! Hope to see you again soon. More 

Horndean, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

What a beautiful B&B! What a great find by my husband on our trip to the area. We had Holly room, which was a great size, very comfy bed, lovely settee to watch television in the evening. Little touches like cold milk, selection of tea and coffee, biscuits etc. The breakfast room was laid up each morning with an amazing... More 

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JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

Many thanks! Couldn't have put it better ourselves! More 

Bolton, England, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Had two nights here at the end of a walking holiday doing the Northumberland Coastal Path. Really lovely large room (Holly) overlooking the walled garden. Lots of bird life to watch from the window seat. LightEnsuite shower (no bath) with lovely products & towels. Communal breakfast table was a pleasant change from whispered conversations in other small B n B's.... More 

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JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

Thanks Janice. We so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. As you say, we are perfectly placed for coastal walks in the AONB, and it's lovely and peaceful and relaxing. Come back soon! More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We stayed at the Old Rectory for 3 nights for a family get together. The rooms were lovely and very spacious, and we were made to feel very welcome straight away. The breakfasts were fantastic, and could keep us going all day! The location was excellent - just a short walk along a road to the coast (ok with kids).... More 

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JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

Thanks Julie K. We loved having you all for the big family get-together. It works well here. Come back for the next celebration! More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

One of the nicest bed and breakfast places I have stayed. We had everything we needed including gorgeous white soft towels and robes. Full cooked breakfast was amazing with local produce. Would highly recommend and would certainly stay again. Thank you for all the nice little touches too - sweeties and chocolate cake! Location brilliant and not too far from... More 

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JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

Thanks Julie for a fantastic review. Everyone loves our fluffy towels and freshly cooked breakfasts. We're delighted you are telling your friends about us. More 

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We stayed here for five days in August as part of our summer holidays on the North East coast and were absolutely delighted. Christine and David were the perfect hosts and could not have made our stay more comfortable or enjoyable. They tended to our every need - including an early breakfast 'takeaway'. Linda who looked after guests at breakfast... More 

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JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

Many thanks for your detailed and complimentary review and the lovely pictures. We look forward to having you both back to stay. More 

Sandvika, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My son and I were on a biking trip from Newcastle to Edinburgh and we stayed overnight at the Old Rectory. We were welcomed by a charming host and hostess and immediately made to feel at home. Nice, refreshing walk along the seaside to the nearest pub and restaurant in Craster.

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JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

Good to meet you. We enjoyed looking after you as we look after our chickens! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your cycling holiday. More 

Richmond
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18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

We have returned to the Old Rectory after a five year gap, We stayed in Holly a large comfortable room overlooking the pretty garden with many birds to watch from the window seat. We were well cared for by Christine,David and Linda who is there at breakfast too. We had a lovely stay but not long enough sadly, We will... More 

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JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

Many thanks. Lovely to have you back. Keep the ice pack working! Christine is so impressed, she is going to buy some. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A warm welcome to a beautiful house. Our rooms were spacious, well appointed with comfortable beds. One room is advertised as dual aspect (Jill?) but one window is in the bathroom. Breakfasts were delicious, a large range to accommodate all tastes including the most divine Northumberland sausages.

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Thank Pernicketyann
JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

Glad you liked the sausages! Turnbull's best Northumberland sausage. We love them too. The sea view from Jill is in the bathroom, as you say, but it is a double window and is a lovely view. Hope to see you again. More 

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