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“Charming, roomy holiday flat; ideally located.”
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28 reviews
Alnwick Castle
Alnwick Treehouse Restaurant
nearby Alnmouth Beach
Alnmouth
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Alnwick Aln Valley Railway
Alnwick Garden
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Alnwick, Northumberland, England

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Elsie Cha...
2 reviews
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“Charming, roomy holiday flat; ideally located.”
Reviewed August 31, 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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My cousin and I, both retired seniors really appreciated the well supplied kitchen; the comfortable beds and the convenient location for the large Morrison's food store. The castle, the pubs and the bus station were also close at hand. For thrills and scenery, riding the coastal bus on the tiny roads from Alnwick to Berwick upon Tweed at the front of the upper deck of the bus is not to be missed!!

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Gill B
2 reviews
“Beautiful cottage. Very clean”
Reviewed August 12, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

This cottage is immaculate. Has absolutely everything you could possibly need. Lovely comfy beds. Located very near town centre.

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AndreaH-H
Sourth Yorkshire, UK
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Lovely cosy traditional cottage for a great stay in Northumberland”
Reviewed August 3, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We loved everything....... the house is cosy and warm with lovely furnishings, lovely towels and a great gesture of a bottle of Bubbly and buiscits.
The beds were very comforable!
Details just right, down to hairdryers & toiletries!
Easy access to Alnwick town and the sourrounding area of Northunberland, mainly the coast.

We visited the Castle (Harry Potter Day), Seahouses and did a boat trip, Holy Island and Bamburgh, a evening stroll and Pub Drinks in Alnmouth crowned our short stay for a family get together!

We will be back - Thank you!!!!
Andrea, Giorgia, Axel & Irmgard x

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Liked best: Furnishings and possiblity to make fire, closeness to town and tourist attractions
Liked least: could have had more kitchen utensils as we never filled the dishwasher to make if efficient
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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dmmwright
Rochester, New York
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3 reviews
“Shy Bairns is a lovely row house just a few minutes walk from a charming town!”
Reviewed August 1, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We enjoyed our stay at Shy Bairns a great deal. The house was comfortable, clean, and full of charm. It was so nice to be able to walk to places (shops and restaurants) in the town. This rental was an excellent value for our family of four! Thank you.

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SOW1
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Gorgeous central cottage”
Reviewed July 4, 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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person found this review helpful

Lovely immaculate very well equipped cottage. In really good central position in Alnwick. Has absolutely everything you could need, even down to dog bowls biscuits and poor bags. The only two things I would have liked different were a bigger garden and a summer duvet on the bed, apart from that it was gorgeous. Even had Prosecco and biscuits on arrival, Thank you for a lovely stay

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David S
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Cosy, homely feel and great location.”
Reviewed June 20, 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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people found this review helpful

Spotlessy clean on arrival, well equipped, pub across the road(!), child friendly, lovely décor - just great.

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Liked best: The whole feel of the place.
Liked least: parking restricted
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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“Beautiful property”
Reviewed March 30, 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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Just stayed at this lovely property last weekend. The property was beautiful and very well equipped. Just a stones throw from the town Centre. Thank you for the lovely biscuits and the bottle of Prosseco

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