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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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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269 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for 2 nights in this hotel in a beautiful location on the Northumberland Coast north of Alnwick and Crastor and the derelict Dunstanburgh Cadtle and south of Seahouses and Banborough Castle. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and the room adequate though a bit on the small side. The interior is a bit tired and would benefit... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just returned from a 3 night stay at this hotel . Great welcome we were given short tour of hotel and shown to our room . Excellent food and service we stayed dinner and breakfast included and were allocated a set table for our entire stay in the separate residents dining room . Particularly enjoyed the opportunity of after dinner... More 

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Leeds
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39 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked a cottage suite for 2 nights dinner bed and breakfast at a total cost of £384. At this price I would've expected luxury but it didn't quite live up to expectation. The cottage suite itself was lovely, with a mezzanine floor for the bedroom, and overall the fit out of the suite was comfortable and homely, although a little... More 

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london
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

At £120 a night for a standard double, our expectations were running quite high. Sadly the heart dropped as we opened the door to find a room reminiscent of a seaside B&B - tired decor/fittings/furnishings, cramped (as in hardly any room to swing the proverbial cat) and gloomy, with its vista amounting to no more than the window of the... More 

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Durham
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stayed Sat. July 18th. Very comfortable king size bed, spacious bedroom, modern bathroom. Everything very clean. Our dinner was top class, a good choice of fresh seafood. My husband had fishcakes followed by sea bream and I had 6 langoustines followed by dover sole. Everything was cooked to perfection and all at great value. Great wine list and well kept... More 

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

Dear Kaz1Durham 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 

Rochdale, Lancashire
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59 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel has several cottages and we stopped in one last weekend. We dined in the hotel or in the cottage on meals prepared and delivered from the hotel. The accommodation, service and quality of food is 5*, even down to the good quality toilet tissue! The hotel is ideally located for all the best of Northumberland.

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

Dear James S 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 

Essex
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56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a cottage literally two doors away and arrived quite late after 6hour drive ... Village quite small but lovely and our saving grace was the restaurant do take away fish and chips payable by card! Excellent service, proper take away good and really pleasant customer service!

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

Dear archiebabs 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 

Harpenden, England
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124 reviews
96 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a good comfortable bedroom in this clean & tidy hotel. Reception staff were very friendly and took time out to give us a tour of the hotel's facilities. It seems to cater for an older clientele looking for a traditional approach. Breakfast food was very good but a full dining room resulted in long waits for breakfast for... More 

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

Dear WanderingBrit 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 

Sowerby Bridge, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed last August in this lovely hotel in Embleton, a short walk from the beach and a longer walk from the castle from which the hotel takes its name. The room was fine and basic, you can pay a little more and have a larger room, which we are doing this Summer when we go back (2015). The location... More 

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

Dear Richard F 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 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are regular visitors to this hotel and in our view the location is second to none. A quiet and peaceful village with a much slower pace of life to what we have to put up with for the rest of the year. Stayed 3 weeks ago and as usual the staff were first class and could not have been... More 

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

Dear john B 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. On... More 

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