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The Anchor Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Whittonstall B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Eastwood, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Top Class”
Reviewed October 8, 2012

This is a super place to relax. Friendly helpful staff, beautiful rooms & great food. Could not have asked for more. Would definitely recommend friends. It's an ideal location for exploring Northumberland. The views from our room The Durham were brilliant.
We were really sad to leave after our 3 night stay. What lovely friendly people. I would definitely return.
The food was wonderful too & do try the pizza's. They are just brilliant, I had A Bunch of Grapes. Blue cheese walnuts & grapes, mmmmm so tasty

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 1, 2012

The views from this place are fantastic!!! It is situated on top of a hill looking over the surrounding countryside with great panoramic veiws- nice veiw from rooms as well
It is very rural so be warned if looking for additional night life! (only pub in village)
The bar is well stocked with a few real ales and lots of single walts for the whisky lovers, the food is also very good with generous size portions (try the mixed gorilla if you dare!!!)
The breakfast is very good offering a full fry up to cereals etc....
The rooms are very clean and very modern most with walk-in showers.
free wifi is available in the bar area.
the staff are all very polite and helpful.
Would stay here again!!!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
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Hexham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2012

The food at the Anchor is very good quality and very tasty there is a very good choice menu and the pasta and pizza dishes are excellent.

There is a good choice of real ale and lagers and the staff are most friendly.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2012

Stayed at the Anchor for two nights in July. We could not fault the service from arrival to departure. The service,food, accomodation and customer relations were excellent. The rooms are tastefully decorated with nice touches such as the fluffy robes and straighteners. The views aided by the window seat were fabulous.
All the meals we had breakfast and evening meals were very enjoyable. Well presented and delivered in good time.
All the staff were friendly and accommodating nothing was any trouble for them. I have owned pubs with accommodation and I would be proud of the staff and facilities I found at the Anchor
Would I recommend staying and returning to the Anchor...no hesitation.
Great location.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Lancashire
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Reviewed August 10, 2012

We stayed here for two nights whilst touring around the East coast and Northumberland. The room was modern and comfortable and we had lovely views over the surrounding countryside and a comfy window seat to enjoy the view! The room had tea/coffee making facilities and a hair drier and straighteners. We enjoyed our varied evening meals and breakfast was excellent. The service was very good and the staff very welcoming and accommodating. It was our Ruby wedding anniversary and they had a bottle of champagne chilling for us on our arrival. A big thank you to all the staff!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Newcastle Upon Tyne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2012

Visited with a few friends for a lunchtime meal. Food and service was ok I suppose, but I was a bit taken aback by the price of non-alchoholic drinks - bought a pint of lager for my friend at three pounds thirty and a pint of lemonade with lime for myself ... three pounds sixty.
Live fairly locally but won't be going back, it's a bit out of the way and there are lots of pubs/hotels/restaurants in the area I would choose to visit instead.

Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed June 30, 2012

Have just returned from a 3 day break with friends, staying in the area to visit Beamish Museum. We all felt extremely fortunate to have found the Anchor Inn, which was so welcoming,beautifully clean and comfortable. We ate each evening at the Anchor and enjoyed every meal. The breakfasts were excellent too. Although not huge, the bedrooms are well furnished and attractive, with every comfort provided (Loved the bathrobes!) Can thoroughly recommend the Inn, an ideal short drive from Beamish and lots of other attractions. Must just mention too how really lovely all the staff are - nothing is a trouble.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about The Anchor Inn

Property: The Anchor Inn
Address: Whittonstall DH8 9JN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Whittonstall
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Whittonstall
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Anchor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Originally built as a coach house in the 1700's, this splendid Inn and acclaimed restaurant offers two well-stocked bars along with traditional inn-style dining. The Anchor Inn is located in the village of Whittonstall, bordering the counties of Northumberland and Durham. Fantastic value reception packages from £19.95 per head Night-time Buffets from £6.95 per head Free Room Hire & Dance floor Each wedding is individually catered to your requirements. Our restaurant can comfortably hold up to 60 people for afternoon receptions & up to 80 using the lounge. Night-time receptions can be up to 120 people with dance floor Perfect for any occasion from Engagements to Christenings Birthdays to Anniversaries All of our rooms have been individually furnished to the highest of standards and feature super king beds which can be used for double, twin or single occupancy. All rooms have solid oak furniture, wall mounted flat screen TVs (with free view TV), luxury linens, hospitality trays, toiletries and fluffy bath robes. Twin/Super-king£80 per room per night Single rate £65 per room per night ... more   less 
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