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The Elk's Head

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here overnight. We needed a dog friendly place and here was perfect. The room we had was basic but clean with a very comfortable bed plus tea and coffee making facilities and a wonderful shower too. Our dog was allowed in the bar (not the new restaurant) and the staff were really friendly. Breakfast was perfect to set us... More 

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Tideswell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for four nights last week. A delightfully peaceful riverside inn with well-furbished bedrooms and an excellent chef. The staff are friendly and attentive and the new manager an absolute ball of energy. Room 6 overlooks the river West Allen (or will do once the summer vegetation dies down in the autumn) and its very interesting Blueback Bridge... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Comfortable accomodation which is in the throws of refurbishing.We look forward to returning in the near future. Good hearty breakfasts and excellent choices of evening meals. A young hardworking staff led by dynamic manager Diane,who never stops. Everyone was most welcoming and efficient . Diane was particularly thoughtful in recognising our Wedding Anniversary. We wish The Elk's Head every success... More 

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Howden, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

This inn is beautifully placed in the North Pennines, and is only a few miles from Hadrian's Wall, Vindolanda, The Roman Army Museum etc. It is a quaint, old world inn, set in nice gardens with a stream running by. It is quiet, and it is well served by excellent staff who go the extra mile to help. The bar... More 

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

My wife and I came here on a three night Groupon deal. We know that some voucher deals work, some don't. This one aced it in every department. No short cuts, no 'dumbing down'. Wonderful. Our stay was on the cusp of the previous manager Phil leaving and new manager Diane taking over and we had the privilege of meeting... More 

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Thank Alan R
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic stay at the elks head, had an issue with shower not working but it was sorted with no fuss. Food was great very tasty. New manager only been there a week but already doing a great job. Can't wait to return. Highly recommended

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

We have just had a two nights stay at this lovely country pub, which is situated on the Whitfield Estate on the A686, which cuts across from Durham to Northumbria and is a very scenic route. If the weather is with you, the countryside views are amazing. The Elks Head is a pub with 10 en-suite rooms; five being in... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

We stayed 3 nights b/b with dinner on first night using Groupon offer. Requested easy access room which meant going outside and walking round on decking. Room was clean and acceptable. Shower/toilet were ok but room had small mouldy black marks in a couple of places. The evening meal was good and suited our dietary necessities so we had the... More 

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Recently spent 2 nights at the Elks Head with Groupon. The hotel is beautiful & the staff were very friendly & helpful - especially Liz, the mum of the present manager, & Diane, who is going to be the new manageress in a few weeks. The room was very clean & comfortable & the food was excellent. We really enjoyed... More 

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Carnforth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Found this county hotel on the Internet when planning our touring holiday in Northumberland. it is situated on the main A686 and is quite an isolated village so we were surprised how popular it was. Greeted by a very pleasant lady, who informed us she had only taken over as manager a few days before our arrival. We were offered... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Elk's Head

Address: Whitfield NE47 8HD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Whitfield
Price Range: $75 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Elk's Head 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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