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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a hospital appointment a couple of miles away so was looking for somewhere close by to stay. Couldn't have picked a nicer place. I was welcomed in and shown an upstairs room which was lovely and clean, spacious and quiet. It was also quiz night in the bar so I joined a team with total strangers who were such... More 

Thank Andrewd101282
Southampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were on a cycle trip and needed to stay near Morpeth or Newbiggin: there were not many choices, but I was so glad we found this lovely pub to stay at. Jackie, the owner, was extremely friendly and helpful and locked our bikes away for us in an empty downstairs room. We had a bedroom with an en-suite shower-room.... More 

Thank Dens35
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

I stayed here on business. Jackie, the owner was fantastically friendly & helpful and your really felt welcome. The rooms were clean and came at a good price. The rooms are fairly basic, but clean and warm. Sharing a bathroom with other guests wasn't an issue for me. I'd stay again!

1 Thank Steve F
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016

we were greeted with a warm friendly welcome the rooms were clean and the hand pulled beer on good form A good stop off if your cycling the coast and castles route fantastic views of the sandy beaches recommended

Thank pubsilike
Newport, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I stayed here for a night in September. Nice friendly welcome, showed to the room and very helpful re the local amenities. The sea views were fabulous, especially with the gorgeous sunshine. I'd definitely stay again. I do, however, agree with another review regarding the parking. It could be an idea to let people know that the main road takes... More 

Thank Hayley W
North East England, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Went in for a pint with friends after having been to the beach. The staff are very friendly and there are some nice ales on tap which were reasonably priced. The pub benefit from a refurbished but it is situated in a lovely location right next to the beach.

Thank Gail G
London, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
40 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

My family, on both sides, were miners. This was something of a reminiscence tour for me having been born in Ashington, the largest pit village in the world! Chose this pub/hotel because of the happy memories I have of Newbiggin and the great promenade. The room itself was en-suite and was very comfy - the armchair in front of the... More 

Thank Bryan W
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
40 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

This Hotel is on the seafront with lovely views. When one arrives at the rear carpark, one gets a bad impression. There is a filthy dumped car there and building looks neglected. When pulling luggage round to the door, one enters a dark, dingy building and we walked into a scruffy bar. The owner was away so we were met... More 

Thank Clonark
Nantwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

I promised I would write a review (written on behalf of D Hodkinson). The room was clean, newly furnished and had a great view of the bay. I stay in lots of accommodation all over the UK for business purposes and it is mostly average at best. The Old Ship was friendly and provided a great value-for-money base for my... More 

Thank Lolly127
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed Friday and Saturday night. Was greeted by the owner Jackie wonderful person .great room with a sea view .fantastic breakfast. Will definitely be going back .struck lucky with a singer on the saturday night .thanks Jackie .colin and Tina x

Thank Colin H

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Old Ship

Address: 63 Front Street, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea NE64 6NJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
Price Range: £33 - £53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Rooms with a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles pubsilike, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are few rooms and I think all of them have great sea views.”
 of 5 bubbles BryanW867, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't go until work has been done”
 of 5 bubbles Clonark, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Seaview room”
 of 5 bubbles haylesbeth, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Suite 3 is a good room to have. Great view.”
 of 5 bubbles 944rogera, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
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