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63 Front Street, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea NE64 6NJ, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Jennifer L Shildon, England, United Kingdom
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Shildon, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pulled up to rear of property and was a little anxious as it is a little tired. However as you walk in side door you can see that property is being modernised. We had a nice young lad show us to our room. The room was newly decorated with everything you need in the room, complimentary tea, coffee etc, hairdrier... More

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Sunbury on Thames
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this on spec, as it was near to Bedlington, where we wanted to visit. First impressions were not favourable, as whilst the hotel fronts onto the promenade, the appearance from the back, on the main street, is somewhat run-down. We parked in their car park & entered from the other side. We were warmly welcomed and shown to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place that is on the up; it is really good to see somewhere getting the attention it deserves. Whilst our first impression, from the back, was not so wonderful (to be fair, anywhere in the wind and rain doesn't look that good) we were pleasantly surprised once we walked round to the front. Our room had a... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

didnt stop here overnight only came in for drinks but it was lovely and spacious, able to sit outside, they do real ales so my boyfreind was happy, good prices, staff very freindly, place is dog freindly too and always offer water for dogs, people that come in here very nice and always seem willing to give you tips on... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I have stayed at The Old Ship many times and I think it’s FANTASTIC. Its great value for money, always a warm welcome, it’s clean and entertaining in the bar. Jackie works very hard to ensure you enjoy your stay. The Old Ship is defiantly recommended.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Fantastic little hotel, stayed here with work for a few weeks, really enjoyed it, clean rooms, great shower and a very enjoyable sea view. Jackie made us very welcome, and could not do enough to make us feel welcome.

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I stayed at the Old Ship when a relative was in the nearby hospital (Wansbeck). My room was clean and comfortable and had great views directly onto the beach. The staff were friendly and helpful. The only downside was the noise coming up from the bar until the early hours of the morning.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here last night with my three children in a family room!! I wasn't expecting much because of price!! Wow!! What a beautiful hidden gem!! The room was spacious, with an ensuite and a beautiful view of the bay! The room had tea and coffee available, also free view tv and free access to old ships wifi I thought... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Having read some of the reviews here on Trip Advisor, I was prepared for disappointment, but I have to say that I was quite impressed with the Old Ship. As other positive reviews have said, the landlady Jackie is very welcoming and helpful, and something else that I don't think has been mentioned is that she really cares about serving... More

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Rajz46 was spot on, I couldnt agree more, the price was good and the welcome was warm, the atmosphere welcoming, and the locals were great. Easy too find, on high street. I always check reviews on trip advisor but tend to check things out for my self, some people can give such bad impressions. Highly recommended would definitely stay again.

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Address: 63 Front Street, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea NE64 6NJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
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