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“Food review only - excellent surprise”
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Purdy Lodge
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Belford
Fenwick, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Food review only - excellent surprise”
Reviewed August 25, 2012

Stopped off with wife, sister-in-law and two children for a late lunch/early dinner. Food was excellent. Sister in law had slow braised pork belly, which she claims was best meal out she has had in ages. I had the smoked haddock with a cheese sauce and creamed leeks. Excellent. Accompanying vegetables were crisp and delicious. Eldest daughters fish and chips exceeded her expectations. The lodge also provides specials which the staff said the chef would prepare even though we had arrived before the official time so wife chose the chicken breast in bacon . Once again beautifully cooked with a rich tomato sauce. Youngest daughters cheesy pasta was also very creamy and tasty. Staff were friendly and helpful. At 12 pounds per head including drinks and a side of onion rings I feel this was very good value indeed. Will probably visit again before end of holiday.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 25, 2012

Pleasant rooms with comfortable beds. The hotel is ideally located for traveling north from Newcastle. We wanted to see Bamburg Castle and this made for a good overnight stop at a reasonable price. What lets the hotel down is that it is simply not clean enough. There were lots of drip marks on the bathroom tiles. We had dinner in the café on site, and all the crockery pretty much stuck to the table surface. It felt very sticky and dirty. If we were to travel that way again we would probably look for alternative accommodation.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Scandilove
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Darlington England
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21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2012

Stayed at Purdy lodge for 1 night whilst visiting area, Pleasant visit, staff freindly and helpful. Clean rooms and breakfast good although service was very slow. Paid bill at check out with bank card and when I checked my bank statement 3 days later noticed they had taken x2 payments out of my bank account for more than double the amount I paid. Neither payment was the amount I was quoted. Informed the manager who said would amend this and refund payments. That was 4 days a go and I am still waiting for it to be put back in account !!!! Warning check your bank staement after staying here !!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank broseh
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2012

What a gem this hotel is......in an area of expensive bed and breakfast accommodation I found this lovely hotel. Exceptional value, very friendly and obliging staff, beautiful breakfast and comfortable quiet room. Stunning views from the bedroom across open fields to the sea.
Thanks for a relaxing weekend.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Thank pacmanfam
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Lowestoft
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed August 4, 2012

Just back from a 3-day whirlwind visit to Northumberland and wanted good but economical accommodation. Our expectations of Purdy Lodge weren't high, as it was cheap, but we were very pleasantly surprised: we had a lovely quiet, clean comfortable room overlooking beautiful unspoilt landscape towards the coast and it was a perfect base from which to visit Banburgh, Holy Island and the coastal route. For £3.50 each (!) we had a freshly cooked and ample breakfast. The staff were friendly, polite and efficient. We'll stay longer next time!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Dorothy D
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Redcar, England, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2012

OK this is a travel lodge ,but superior in every way.Great staff very pleasant all the time,good food in the dining room and a wonderful breakfast.Very clean room quite with a wonderful view of the castle in the distance.All in all great value for money.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank hilary723
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2012

We stopped off at this place after coming off the Ferry at South Shields. Ideally we were looking for a Little Chef (great food, great value), but thought we'd give this a try.
I can only describe it as an overpriced shambles! There seemed to be about half a dozen staff, but only one person serving. They offered the usual range of fried fare, but at a tenner for a full english and £4.39 for a bacon and egg buttie, it wasnt going to be cheap! Anyway, turned out they had no Sausage! Apparently the butcher hadnt been yet (it was about 11am at this point!?). Anyway, we were hungry and opted for bacon and egg butties, tea, and fresh orange (came to over £14). We were given our tea and juice and a little marker thing for our butties. It took over fifteen minutes for the butties to arrive!!!!! and by that time we'd finished our tea. The toilets were also pretty grubby. So, dont be decieved by the name (we were!). I believe that there is a hotel/lodge attached, and we cant comment on that, but if your looking for a quick bite, pass it by.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank lozandhaggiz
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Property: Purdy Lodge
Address: Adderstone Services | Warenford, Belford NE70 7JU, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Belford
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Belford
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Hotel Class:4 star — Purdy Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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