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The Schooner Hotel

$$ - $$$, British,
8 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RS, England
+44 1665 830216
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good19%
  • Average18%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible34%
Travellers talk about
“poor reviews” (3 reviews)
“tired decor” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
8 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RS, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I understand the hotel owners converted their restaurant into an Indian food eatery a number of years ago. I’ve been a big fan of good Indian food for more than 20 years and I’ve reviewed an award-winning Newcastle Indian restaurant on TripAdvisor. However, the Indian...More

1  Thank novocastrianfolk
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Different experience and not your local Indian restaurant but the food was extremely tasty and also different in that it was very fresh, not soaked in oil and more spicy and interesting than your local Indians. Will definitely be returning Elaine

Thank elainedonnelly62
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I made a booking on booking.com and realised within minutes that one of the rooms was on a low rate no cancellation.. I rang endlessly to tell the hotel of the mistake. Eventually Ali answered the phone and told me that his "boss" would be...More

4  Thank frances965
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This hotel makes Faulty Towers look like a 5* luxury. Poor Service. No one around on arrival for check in. I had to search the place to find someone. Standard of our room was so poor... TV not working, heating/radiator not working. Decor tired, lots...More

5  Thank Alison H
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

What can I say. Firstly the draught beers are rank. The pipes are filthy. The draught beer is rank. The pipes must be filthy. The owner is a very rude chap indeed. Appalling treatment of staff and customers alike. Dreadful.

3  Thank Dan D D
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We booked the Schooner Hotel as a last minute weekend away. We arrived on a Saturday evening, no parking at the hotel. All street parking taken. We ended up parked on a bus stop. All Alnmouth seems to be like this. A victim of it’s...More

2  Thank YorkshireMadMick
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Stayed here on a Saturday. Had read some bad reviews but was willing to give it a go! The whole place is in a period of transition, though I'm not sure for how long as it's a big place. There were quite a lot of...More

3  Thank Bebside
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The Indian meal we had was actually very nice however.... the plates were cold, the beer was off (my husband had to send two different beers back), and then we had a compulsory 10% service charge put on our bill. We did think it odd...More

2  Thank tumblepig
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Dreadful food. Salad still wet, plate running with water, cold steak, tasteless and tough. Interior of hotel leaves a lot to be desired. Eat elsewhere.

5  Thank Mikehammer2013
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Shown to a table quickly without booking. Great selection of food from pizza to Indian dishes. Pizza was good as were most Indian dishes. One of 3 naan breads weren't fully cooked but this was put right quickly. Pasta dish was not special with a...More

1  Thank Lorna F
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3 October 2016|
Response from Happygran7491 | Reviewed this property |
We don't know about this . Check before booking. We would not recommend this place to stay.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Alnmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 830216
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