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Gateshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2014

My friend and I ate at the Keelmans recently and it was very unimpressive! Both our meals were poorly presented, even for an average pub lunch, and her ham and my beef were both tasteless and chewy. The head service guy was also more than a little brusque in his manner. We won't be returning.

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2014

we had just walked the second last day of Hadrians wall , we arrived around mid afternoon to a beautiful country pub setting , was greeted by a very polite energetic young manager, who is a credit to the "Keelman" another gem found i think the rooms were clean and tidy with decent tea and coffee facilities nice ensuits with...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 5 October 2014

the room is quite large and has all amenities, staff is friendly but the mattress and pillows are kind of hard. The food at the pub is very good with many choices. If you drive, parking is easy on site. Breakfast was complete and well done.

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Newcastle, UK
Reviewed 2 October 2014

We live locally, and have visited the Keelman's Lodge many times for drinks and meals. It's a lovely stone building with a brewery attached, in it's own grounds overlooking the rural part of the river Tyne so it has an idyllic setting. The Keelman has a separate bar and serves a good selection of ales from it's own Big Lamp...

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2014

We walked Hadrians Wall in beautiful sunshine carrying all our camping equipment. Foot sore and weary we arrived late on Friday night to a warm welcome comfortable accommodation and good food. Staff were helpful, nothing was too much trouble. The place had a real buzz and was clearly patronised by local people too. A great stop and set us up...

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Toronto
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Stayed here as our first stop on our East-to-West Hadrian's Wall walk. Close to the path (150m?). What a welcome stop after the walk to be greeted by a pub with so many great ales brewed onsite. Our room was spacious and clean but as others have noted could use some updated decor. It reminded me of a dated motel,...

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Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

We stayed here whilst walking Hadrian's wall, it is right on the trail and so great for walkers. The rooms are basic, clean and comfortable but the decor is somewhat outdated. They are perfectly fine for one night as somewhere to rest your head. Food is good pub grub and breakfasts are OK but nothing special. However as real ale...

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1Thank Christina F
Cheshire
Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

Fabulous bar and meals. Recommend you book a table if you stay here as the food is fabulous. The rooms are okay maybe a little outdated now. The beds have a comforter rather than a duvet. To be honest I don't believe that is hygienic as no one washes them each time a new person arrives. The pillows were hard...

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Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Just returned from five days at the Keelmans / Big Lamp Brewery Newburn, what a great venue. We were a group of twelve golfers playing golf at various course's and using Keelmans Lodge as our main base, what a great place to stay, the rooms have all that you need, very clean, bath/shower, comfortable beds, flat screen TV, and Tea...

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Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2014

First time staying here , had 4 nights dinner bed n breakfast , 12 of us stayed in the 6 rooms of the lodge ,they are very clean and spacious. The food was excellent and of a plenty . The service was first class with all members very polite and very helpful. For the real ale drinkers amongst us there...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Keelman’s Lodge and Salmon Cottage are purpose-built hotel accommodation lodges, which stand in the grounds of The Big Lamp Brewery and Keelman pub on the edge of the Tyne Riverside Country Park.The Keelman is only 5 miles from Newcastle and 3 miles from the Metro Centre. Being easily accessible by both public and private transport and 10 minutes from Newcastle Airport, this is the ideal location for a holiday break, or as a stop off point for those travelling Hadrian’s Wall.The Two Lodges, the Keelman Pub and the Big Lamp Brewery blend contemporary and traditional style providing a stimulating and comfortable ambiance.Rated four-stars by Quality In Tourism and Visit England. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Keelman's Lodge

Address: Grange Road | Newburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 8NL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
Price Range: $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Keelman's Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
The Keelman`s Hotel Newcastle Upon Tyne
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“114 was a good room. There were patio doors and the room looked out onto gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles lunnt, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seem to be in the same block so no specific tips. If there is noise the owners do sort it out if you let them know.”
 of 5 bubbles lindacT6850OP, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“book in advantage”
 of 5 bubbles benven2016, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor in the lodge on a Sunday means that it can be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles Eileen_Cowes, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 to 10 are on the lower level”
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