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“Excellent!” 5 of 5 stars
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“Excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

The character of this beautifully building is enhanced by the desire of the owners to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
Happy to oblige with maps and also to advise of places to dine, a welcome and refreshing change from soulless chains..

Highly recommended!

Room Tip: Very close to the city centre and St James Park
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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Denver
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48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Stayed one night traveling alone to do research in the local genealogy library. Was immediately welcomed upon arrival, shown around, offered any assistance that I needed, and then left alone, which was exactly what I wanted. Bathroom was just down the hall and there was (bliss!) a large tub and very hot water for thawing out after walking around the city. There's also a shower room next to it, if that's what you prefer. I didn't miss en suite facilities at all (many rooms here do have them), my room was furnished with a touch of elegance that I very much enjoyed, and the price was good for my budget. Wi fi worked fine. Bed was very comfortable, the hotel was quiet, and breakfast was first rate. There was a selection of cereals, juice and yogurt available, and staff brought me a lovely pot of coffee while I waited for my cooked-to-order meal, made by Caterina exactly as I asked for it. The dining room is charming, and there was a fire burning cheerfully in the fireplace on the snowy morning that I was there. After breakfast, Caterina gave me a map and helped me figure out my bus route into the city. It's only a few minutes walk to catch the bus from the hotel, and a few minutes after that I was in the city center. If you're arriving and not familiar with Newcastle, it's probably a good idea to take a taxi to the hotel the first time (mine was 7 pounds from the rail station) but after that you can get along fine with the city bus service.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
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Swansea, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

I was travelling to the city for my brother's wedding, and had to book a room at the last minute due to plans falling through. The owner was very understanding and gave a lot of advice and help, including offering to keep my bags available after checking out, although this didn't prove necessary, and giving me maps and directions. The hotel itself is a half hour walk from town, or about four pounds in a taxi.
I was only concerned by the shared facilities for the single room which I paid for, but they were clean, spacious and well decorated; the room itself was small but light and pleasant. Breakfast was lovely, and well presented, and the whole thing was an absolute pleasure- especially compared to some places I've paid more for.

Room Tip: Don't worry about the shared facilities, although the single rooms are VERY single.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013 via mobile

What a great stay, from the warm welcome (at 11 at night) to the breakfast to the rooms - it was perfect. Don't be put off by the shared bathrooms (we nearly were), but it was just like staying at a friends house, they were large and clean- in fact better than some smaller en suites we've had in the past. Also only £5 taxi ride into town. We would definitely recommend

  • Stayed February 2013
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1 Thank Amelia392
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Derby, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I stayed here whilst on business in Newcastle on the 13th/14th Feb. The host is very welcoming and I felt relaxed. The carpets on the stairs and some of the decorating was a little dated, but the room was nice, warm and clean.

Room Tip: Some rooms appear to share a batroom so choose carefully
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
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1 Thank Forest4ever7980
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Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

I was made so welcome my Son & his Girlfriend stayed there too, we all had come up for a hospital visit, the rooms are lovely clean and very warm just what you need on a cold winter stay in January. The breakfast was very nice saying I'm not really a full-English breakfast person. Caterina is just so helpful and friendly lovely lady. Should we ever have to come again I most certainly would stay there again

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

This was our 2nd time staying here and already booked in for this November. There was 3 of us in the party and like the last time we can not fault this hotel the owners are so lovely and make you feel so welcome and at home. We love our breakfast so look forward to it in the morning sets us out for our Christmas Shopping Trip at the Metro. Also this so central for the Metro centre and for Newcastle Town Centre. There's only 1 thing for you to do is stay here and you won't disappointed

Room Tip: We had a room at the top of the Hotel and the view was lovely over Newcastle
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
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1 Thank caz1812
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Additional Information about Clifton House Hotel

Property: Clifton House Hotel
Address: 46 Clifton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 6XH, England (Formerly Chirton House Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
#14 Romantic Hotel in Newcastle upon Tyne
Hotel Class:3 star — Clifton House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Clifton Hotel Newcastle Upon Tyne

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