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Briers Country House

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  • Excellent65%
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  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Beautifully clean and well appointed rooms - I recently stayed 14 nights in room 8. Big comfy bed, heated towel rail and hot shower which were welcome in January. The fast, secure, reliable Wi-Fi connection was perfect for business and keeping in touch with home....More

Thank JayneDeakin
Response from cam2634, Public Relations Manager at Briers Country HouseResponded 1 February 2018

Thank You for the lovely review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

A lovely B&B situated on the outskirts of Newcastle. We had a very warm welcome on a bitterly cold, windy day. We had a great view of the snow on the mountains. There was tea/ coffee making facilities in our room and there was also...More

Thank Helen D
Response from Maureen C, Owner at Briers Country HouseResponded 1 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely review and a Happy New Year! We apologise for the heating not coming on in the morning for you, it is a new system and we and have adjusted it for the future therefore accordingly.

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Nice and clean, good location and great breakfast in the morning (I had the Ulster fry) Only a few minutes in the car from Newcastle town centre but felt secluded and quiet. We had a deluxe room which was spacious! Only down side was that...More

Thank Cbusby1
Response from Maureen C, Owner at Briers Country HouseResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for your review. I've checked the TV and can get 6 channels. I hope that this will be OK for future guests and we would look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

First the one plus. Quiet rural location. Breakfast was ok. Wouldn't recommend the porridge. Some rooms have been refurbished and are reportedly lovely. The refurbishment hadn't reached our room. Understandable but room cost us £100. This is in an area where nice hotels are available...More

Thank anne2000
Response from Maureen C, Owner at Briers Country HouseResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for your review. Please be assured that I am in the process of buying some new mattresses & continuing with the refurbishment of the Briers. This year has already seen a complete new kitchen, new kitchen equipment as well as new washing machines...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Maureen was very friendly.The briers was clean. The decor in the room was plain & dated. I had the worse night's sleep. Bed was very uncomfortable. The breakfast in the morning was delicious. Staff were very friendly.More

Thank roasleen
Response from Maureen C, Owner at Briers Country HouseResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for your review. Please be assured that I am in the process of buying some new mattresses & continuing with the refurbishment of the Briers. This year has already seen a complete new kitchen, new kitchen equipment as well as new washing machines...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
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US$119 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#4 Romantic Hotel in Newcastle
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$119 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Romantic Hotel in Newcastle
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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It's about 10ins max by taxi but about 25 mins walking but we didn't so this
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"Room 8 has views over fields and mountains"
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"Room 8 lovely ensuite"
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"Our upstairs bathroom overlooked the garden and was lovely and quiet."
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