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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Alnmouth, Alnwick, Northumberland, England

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lizardShe...
sheffield
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Outstanding!”
Reviewed October 18, 2015 for a stay in October 2015
1
person found this review helpful

This first floor appartment in Alnmouth is truly outstanding. Very well equipped and a very stylish ambience. Two modern bathrooms on two floors. All bedrooms beautifully decorated and linen of a good quality. Beds very comfortable. Large lounge/ dining area with large dining table and two large sofas. The fitted kitchen is superb with cupboards full of equipment. We were impressed to find dish washer tablets cleaning spray and w u liquid.cannot praise this property enough, the owners certainly have everything covered. Alnmouth has plenty of choice for eating out or an evening drink. The house is a two minute walk from the beach. Alnmouth is close to Alnwick , also a short drive to bamburgh, warkworth, sea houses and craster.

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Liked best: Everything perfect
Liked least: Cannot find fault!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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HM93
UK
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Lovely property in great location”
Reviewed September 5, 2015 for a stay in August 2015
1
person found this review helpful

This is a fantastic property - the owners seem to have thought of everything. The apartment itself is beautifully furnished and is also in a great spot, just across the road from the beach and also in the heart of the village so the pubs are easily accessible. We would recommend The Red Lion, The Sun and The Hope and Anchor.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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mobyshe
London
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Lovely position and great decor”
Reviewed July 26, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Very good position close to both the beach and the village. The apartment is very well furnished with everything you could need. We were a family aged 65 to 3 and all enjoyed our stay, the weather was kind with mainly sunshine enabling us to enjoy a number of the wonderful walks. Plenty pubs and restaurants for eating out and buses to neighbouring villages . Happily recommend.

Travelling group: Extended Family
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michaelet...
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“very high quality accomodation”
Reviewed March 2, 2014 for a stay in February 2014
1
person found this review helpful

This property is ideally situated only a couple of minutes from the beach and from the pubs and restaurants on the main street. The owner has clearly put a lot of effort into making sure everything is just right, with the kitchen and bathrooms being very high quality and well equipped. The property was very clean on our arrival.

Travelling group: Extended Family
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AndyDrewP...
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Gorgeous apartment in a beautiful place.”
Reviewed June 23, 2013 for a stay in June 2013
10
people found this review helpful

We love Northumberland, especially Alnwick and the surrounding areas. Alnmouth is the perfect place to stay for a relaxing beach and country getaway.

The apartment is exceptionally well finished with all the creature comforts you could require and a lot of open plan space to spend time eating and relaxing with friends and family. It's a stone's throw from the beach and 2mins drive to train station, 5mins drive to Alnwick. We took the train to Edinburgh for the day, which only takes an hour and cost £7.50 return for an advance ticket. There's also a great barbecuing area in the park near the boats and estuary. The local shop also has a deli counter with nice home made sandwiches and cakes.

Must sees in the area are: Barter Books in Alnwick, which is a huge second hand book shop inside the disused railway station that also has a fantastic cafe serving lovely food; Bamburgh Castle; boat trip to the Farne Islands from Seahouses and fish&chips from Neptune (other than that Seahouses isn't that nice, but the beaches between it and Bamburgh castle are great); Lindisfarne with a trip to Pilgrims Coffee for excellent coffee and brilliant crab sandwiches; Cragside – bit of a drive, but totally worth a full day's visit; Morwick Dairy and Spurreli's for ice cream; and loads more we have yet to see including Alnwick Castle and gardens.

P.S. On the way up there from Yorkshire we stop off at the Barbour factory outlet in Jarrow, South Shields which can be great for bargains.

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Liked best: Quality of finish, especially huge showers
Liked least: Coming home
Travelling group: Extended Family
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JandDgolf...
Cheshire
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Well equipped and good holiday flat”
Reviewed June 23, 2013 for a stay in June 2013
4
people found this review helpful

Whilst not on the front and therefore there is no sea view, the flat has everything you need and is only around the corner from the beach, which is very nice and clean. Alnmouth has some good pubs and restaurants, and the coastal walk (St Oswalds Way) is very easy to get to. A good spot for Alnwick Castle and Cragside. Both excellent day out.

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Liked best: Power showers
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Friends
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NicandMar...
Teesside
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Perfect relaxing getaway”
Reviewed May 13, 2012 for a stay in May 2012
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed here in May 2012, (two couples) and had a perfect relaxing holiday.
The apartment itself is spacious and luxurious.
The kitchen is better equipped than ours at home!
The bedrooms are beautifully decorated and have stunning views of the estuary, as does the living room.
The bathrooms have been finished to the highest standard, and the roll top bath was very impressive.
We brought our car but you could easily manage without as the train station is literally a couple of minutes away.
The apartment is situated just a very short walk to the beach/pubs/restaurants.
There are a couple of golf courses very close by (1 within walking distance), and the village itself has not been spoilt by commercialism and has has retained its natural charm.
We really had a truly relaxing stay!

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Liked best: The high quality finish
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: With Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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