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The Joiners Arms

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Dining (5)
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The Joiners Arms - the only luxury 5 star inn in Northumberland; a haven for lovers of fresh, locally sourced food served up with a contemporary flourish and drinkers of all tastes, from crazy cocktails to comforting real ales. Plus, we're big into families, so kids get to eat, rest and play with everyone else.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
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Stayed here for one snowy night. Fantastic room very tastefully decorated to a high standard, loved sitting in the bath watching TV while the Mrs used the cocktail making kit to make us both a lovely drink. Loads of extras and nice touches in the room make it that extra special
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A couple of weeks back we stayed in a holiday cottage in High Newton, a) because we wanted a cottage near Embleton Beach, and b) because The Ship at Low Newton has long been our favourite Northumberland pub. No week in Northumberland was complete without at least 3 or 4 visits
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Response from Venue M, Manager at The Joiners Arms
Responded 1 week ago
What an amazing review HumptyDumpty0 and what lovely words to describe your visit. I will pass onto the team what you have said and we are very happy to hear that we are your new champion Northumberland pub. We look forward to seeing you in November, where we can hopefully retain our championship title! Thank you again for your wonderful comments. The Joiners Arms Team.
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Everyone enjoyed the size and quality of three dishes. As a vegetarian I was a tiny bit disappointed with the choices available. Liv and Lindsey were super helpful! Dessert was delicious. Drinks menu great.
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Response from Venue M, Manager at The Joiners Arms
Responded 1 week ago
We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us Vacatiomner810113' I'll pass on your feedback regarding the vegetarian options to the kitchen and I will also let Liv and Lyndsey know about your kind words. Hope to see you again soon, The Joiners Arms Team.
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Stayed here at the beginning of January as a birthday treat from my husband. Beautiful room and the little touches added to the room were wonderful. Loved the cocktail mixing kit! We ate in the restaurant that night and the food was lovely. On returning to the room my husband
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Response from Venue M, Manager at The Joiners Arms
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello Navigate727967, Sounds like you had an amazing time with us. That is great to hear. What a lovely treat from your husband. And the added bonus of our romantic turn down service. Chocolates and fizz for your special day. Hope to see you again soon. The Joiners Arms Team.
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Nice original bar and dogs made welcome. A lovely menu with a few interesting meals for vegetarians. Were only having a snack . Not expensive and a good place to stay by the looks of the rooms, will probably go back and stay here. No water in bowls for dogs - but they had just
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Response from Venue M, Manager at The Joiners Arms
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your lovely review mumox10. We look forward to welcoming you back and we will make sure there is plenty to drink for our dog friends. Kind regards The Joiners Arms team.
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The complimentary cocktail kit - a lovey touch!!
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I thought the staff were and always have been very welcoming and friendly - always willing to accommodate any requests - we just thought on our last visit the food wasn’t as good as usual . It is a lovely place with good atmosphere and welcomes dogs. We had ordered the bread basket which was disappointing as it contained only sliced bread ! It’s a great place for children and the children’s menu is very good
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We will certainly be able to help you out. Just ask on the day of your stay, and we will be happy to help.
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Hello Phyll, We cannot recommend the Joiners Arms for various reasons. Their '5 *' rating is suspect as it's from a 'Gourmet Society'. and not from any recognised tourist authority. Their rooms are ludicrously overpriced and the food, which is hyped up to be the very best of 'home cooked' but, in fact is 'factory food'. We saw it being delivered the following morning. If 'The Joiners Arms' presented itself as a pub which has rooms and does food then it would be entirely acceptable but its pretentious claims and very expensive rooms are not!
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"Please note that my rating of the rooms was based on the comments made to us by guests who were actually staying at The Joiners Arms."
"Our room was at the front but the pub is not really in a noisy area."
"Not many available book early"
"only five rooms but done to a very high standard."
"No all the rooms are fantastic"
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PRICE RANGE
US$129 - US$218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandAlnwickNewton by the Sea
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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