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The Cottage Inn

Dunstan Village, Alnwick NE66 3SZ, England
The Cottage Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cambridgeshire
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night as part of a walking holiday with friends. Great little pub, accommodation is a little tired but all very clean and comfortable. The food at dinner and at breakfast was excellent and great value. The Inn is a little back from the coast and the beautiful harbour at Craster, but it is only a few... More 

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London
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warm welcome from the staff when we arrived cold and muddy after a long ride in the rain. They had a secure garage for us to store our bikes and a hose for us to wash the bikes down. Our room was very clean, cosy and quiet. We ate in the pub and the food was very hearty and filling... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here to eat two nights in a row it was so good! Definitely recommend it! The chicken and mushroom dish was lovely, and my mother had the steak pie which looked amazing! The hot sticky toffee pudding with custard was divine! The waiter was a bit cold at first, but he softened up as the night went on! A... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here for Sunday lunch with friends and found the staff the be friendly and helpful. Our meals were delicious and very generous portions. It was lovely to have local Craster kippers. We were meeting friends we han seen for a long time and there was no attempt to hurry us through the meal.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Firstly praise where it is due, the waitress's that worked in the restaurant and bar were extremely helpful, polite and hard working. We stayed in this hotel because it takes dogs however we had to leave our dog in the room all the time because of an aggressive Jack Russell that belonged to the hotel. In half an hour of... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I did not stay in the room but have viewed them they are great value, however as for the Taste card offer none of the staff seem to know what days it's available??? I pre booked for Sunday as the site said not available Fri n sat , to be told by the staff that it's only mon - thur.... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Stayed for two night winter package. Room recently refurbished; spacious and comfy. Breakfast ok and dinner menu had good selection. Dogs are welcome in the rooms and bar. Downside was that the pub dog sits in the bar all night every night, snapping and growling at every dog that comes into the room (at customers too). Staff bring their dogs... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Not a bad pub. We ate and the food was OK pub food. Service good. Guy behind the bar (Landlord?), bit miserable, which was a shame, as the other staff were good. Great to find a pub which lets dogs in.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Just returned from a short break at this hotel, excellent value for money, lovely food, generous portions, friendly and helpful staff. We were a party of six, three couples, family and friends who all enjoyed their stay. Perfectly situated for exploring this beautiful area. We will be back for another relaxing break.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We were staying in Craster and went to the Cottage Inn for a evening meal. The meal took a very long time to appear, although we were warned almost half an hour after ordering that there was a problem in the kitchen. The food was nothing to write home about, just a less than average pub meal. When we were... More 

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DebraLWalker, Owner at The Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Unfortunately, our chef collapsed and was taken to hospital mid-service which delayed orders. Please accept our apologies for the offensive notice, this was removed as soon as management became aware of it. This in no way reflected the opinion of the establishment or staff. We can only assume this was placed in the bar by... More 

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