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The Queens Head

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Townfoot, Rothbury, Northumberland National Park NE65 7SR, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Settled on the Queens Head as our base whilst we revisited old haunts in Northumberland. Room was spacious & comfortable and the bathroom, albeit on the small side, perfectly adequate. Limited offering on the cold buffet table but very good choice on the hot breakfast menu. Food arrived promptly and was well presented & tasty. Staff were friendly & helpful... More 

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missytiger, Owner at The Queens Head, responded to this review

Hello William, Thank you for leaving us a lovely review, so pleased you enjoyed visiting your old haunts in Northumberland and hope you will stay with us again if you are ever up this way. We will keep you informed of any deals we do ourselves for returning guests. Teresa More 

Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just stayed for one night bed and breakfast but what a lovely night it was. The room was very modern looking. Tony the barman made us feel at home. They have a very good selection of real ales. In the evening we had a meal in the hotel. We had potato and leek soup to start with, I had... More 

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missytiger, Owner at The Queens Head, responded to this review

Hello Alan, So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, really appreciate the review and we hope that you will come and stay with us again. (I love the homemade sausages... even the knobbly ones lol) thanks Teresa More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
23 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent a Night here recently on a Travelzoo deal which turned out to be great value for money, it's an old building with warm welcoming staff, shown to our room which was a little dated and would have benefitted from a picture or 2 ideally of some of the many beautiful local attractions. The room was cold initially due to... More 

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missytiger, Owner at The Queens Head, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving us a review, we really appreciate you taking the time to write such nice things about us. The room you stayed in was recently painted and the pictures have not been put back up yet, we have been so busy with 1 night stays (the ironing has been horrendous lol) just not got round to it yet,... More 

Ponteland, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here recently for a chill after a busy week. We were on a voucher deal which, as our stay started, became better and better. Easy parking at the hotel followed by a quick check-in got us off to a good start. We were taken to a good sized room on the second floor with a... More 

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missytiger, Owner at The Queens Head, responded to this review

Hello Ian, Thank you so much for leaving us such a lovely review, will pass on your comments to the staff. Thanks again Teresa More 

Gateshead
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location with free parking. Large clean / comfortable room. No noise could be heard in our room from the bar areas down stairs. A very tasty and excellent breakfast which came quickly. Would come again without a doubt. Staff polite & very helpful.

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missytiger, Owner at The Queens Head, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for leaving your lovely review, will keep you informed of any deals we do ourselves for returning guests. Thanks again Teresa More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at the Queens twice now, the first time was a few years previous. I have enjoyed both my stays at the Queens. It has the looks of faulty towers without the terrible service. The staff are super friendly, rooms clean and the breakfast is good too. Cold buffet breakfast with a choice for a cooked breakfast from... More 

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missytiger, Owner at The Queens Head, responded to this review

Hello John, Thanks for leaving us a review, I particularly love the comment regarding faulty towers, it sometimes feels that way to us hahaha, some days everything seems to happen at once. I very much appreciate your recommendation and hope you will come and stay with us again. Teresa More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not the Ritz but then again we did not pay 'the Ritz money'. Entered the building from the rear and thought Mmm what have we come to but then things changed when we were greeted very professionally by Tony. The place is basic and if we are honest a bit tired but it's clean, the bedding was clean... More 

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missytiger, Owner at The Queens Head, responded to this review

Hello Steve, Thank you for your very balanced review. After leaving all fours stars for value; sleep quality and service it would have been nice to get an overall four !!! dont know how this works. The Queens Head is a very old pub which over the years has not been as well looked after as it should. We have... More 

geordieland tyneside england
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

although we got this half price on a voucher deal, there was no half heartedness about their welcome. lovely warm fires, friendly staff, busy restaurant and loads to do and see in and around the area. The management asked if they could make a twin into a double as there were no rooms for the date we wanted, that was... More 

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missytiger, Owner at The Queens Head, responded to this review

Hello, So pleased you enjoyed your stay, the beds are ginormouns when you put them together hahaha, do come and stay with us again, will keep you informed about any off season deals we do ourselves. Teresa More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just come back from a weekend trip to Rothbury and stayed at the Queens head Hotel.It was on a Living Social deal and we added an extra night. Our room at the Queens Head was acceptable and ok.I believe you get what you pay for. However we was put in the dreaded room 14 and our first night... More 

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missytiger, Owner at The Queens Head, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for leaving us a review, I can see that the new bed is becoming an issue so will definately be leaving the mattress topper on. Sorry you found the bed too hard. Teresa More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed in Rothbury now on a couple of occasions and the Queens Head is a very pleasant place to stay. Very clean, lovely food and a snug bar where the locals are very welcoming. It is a great place to stay and ideal for maybe stopping when doing the new Sandstone Way bike ride which opens this year.

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missytiger, Owner at The Queens Head, responded to this review

Hello Charles, thanks for taking the time to leave a review, so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Rothbury and I hope that you will stay with us again . Teresa More 

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