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Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel

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Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3UN, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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North Shields, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed one night Saturday 7 March 2015 with my wife and our dog ate in the lounge as dogs not allowed in bar restaurant but was not a problem, lounge was very nice and relaxing very friendly and helpful staff and excellent food, nice relaxing break would certainly recommend.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay Our room was very pleasant and comfortable Well serviced and spotlessly clean Breakfast enjoyable and well presented Faultless staff except for the "Boss" who perhaps needs to go to "charm school" Would however certainly stay here again

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Set in the wonderful Embleton Bay in the midst of the village is this lovely locally owned hotel. Quite old fashioned but wonderful staff and a great atmosphere make it a place I'll return to again. Spent 50 years in the locality but never stopped before- big mistake. Good restaurant with locally sourced food a feature. Only slight downsize is... More 

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EmbletonHotelier, Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Martin O We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon. Michael... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked 2 days at this hotel last minute. Great, friendly welcome from the girl on Reception who gave us plenty of helpful information. The hotel's a bit old fashioned, but suits many regulars who were on the short break deal and probably given better rooms than us. We had a wall view from our window, but as dog owners... More 

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Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not our first stay here, nor our last - we have already booked our next stay in June! Once again everything was faultless, from the initial welcome to the bedroom and the restaurant. The staff are very friendly and always eager to please.

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EmbletonHotelier, Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MIke D We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon. Michael... More 

Colne, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic 3 night break back at one of our favourite venues. Great food and impressive service at this gem of a hotel. We had two great days walking along the coast only stopping to take advantage of the local hostelries and tea shops. .The changing daily menu was something to look forward to and the breakfasts set... More 

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EmbletonHotelier, General Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul H We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon. Michael... More 

sheffield
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a short break just before Christmas in one of the hotels self catering cottages. We had a one bedroomed cottage which was just perfect, absolutely everything you could have needed was supplied. The local area is beautiful and the beach is stunning but the cottage itself was the star attraction. We have already booked to go back next month... More 

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EmbletonHotelier, Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear holidaysannie We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon. Michael Townsend... More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have found - over several years - that the DCH is constantly excellent in setting and maintaining its standards. This year's three night stay was no exception, and it provided my wife and I with the relaxing break that we needed. That resident's lounge fireside is definitely the place to be, after a hard day's walking in the Cheviots,... More 

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EmbletonHotelier, Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear peter195854 We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon. Michael Townsend... More 

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a really lovely stay at the Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. They provided us with a packed breakfast so that we could leave early to get to a race, and allowed our dog in the lounge area so that we could still eat at the hotel. They even laid a fire in the lounge for us :-) The only negative... More 

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Dear Sarah M We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon. Michael... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place very friendly, homely and food is very good. The hotel is clear and warm. location is fantastic easy drives to Seahouses, Craster , Boulmer and Alnwick Local countryside and beaches are beautiful for walking.

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Dear Sandra T We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon. Michael... More 

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