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Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Embleton
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 25 June 2014

We chose the hotel because of its geographic location and were more than pleasantly surprised at its quality. The hotel was very clean and comfortable and the staff very friendly and helpful. We will definitely return, though we may go for longer and stay in the beautiful separate cottages.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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EmbletonHotelier, Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2014

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We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon.
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

Accommodation, staff and service all excellent. Food first class, good menu choice, friendly atmosphere. Children well catered for and all of us were made very welcome. We chose to stay in one of the cottages which gave us greater freedom but no need to self-cater, best of both worlds.

Room Tip: Stayed in one of the cottages on a B&B basis - well appointed, very comfortable but with freedom...
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Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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EmbletonHotelier, Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2014

Dear Pat D

We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon.
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

Our third visit to this hotel was just as good as ever. The Staff are excellent - very friendly and very efficient. The food is very good and the room a very high standard. This hotel is well placed to cover all parts of Northumberland, especially the magnificent beaches.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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EmbletonHotelier, Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2014

Dear Adrian C

We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon.
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

Not a vegetarian restaurant but a full vegetarian menu. The food was excellent, good portions and good value with great service. We had carrot & coriander soup followed by butternut squash & sweet potato curry and 3 bean veg chilli. Highly recommended.

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EmbletonHotelier, Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2014

Dear Kevin G

We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon.
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

We have just had a 4 night break at the Dunsterburgh Castle hotel and greatly enjoyed our visit. The hotel was comfortable and friendly. The food was excellent (although we did only have one dinner at the hotel as we wanted to visit some of the other pubs and eating places in the area). It was nice having the 2 lounges where we could sit, check e mails, play cards etc. the hotel was ideally positioned for visiting all the coastal attractions of the area. We went by boat to Lindisfarne, had a tr to the Farne Islands - the birds were amazing, and went to Alnwick gardens. We would recommend this hotel to anyone.

Room Tip: We didn't have any sort of view from our room, but we did book at the last minute. We were woke...
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Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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EmbletonHotelier, Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2014

Dear Justretireds

We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon.
Michael Townsend - Manager - Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel

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Reviewed 23 June 2014

We had a great long weekend here in May. This hotel is fantastically positioned for the wonderful beaches and attractions of Northumbria. It also has the benefit of over the road, but separate, cottage accomodation that can be self- catering and/or make use the full dining facilities of the hotel, including the excellent breakfasts to send you out for your day. Lunches/dinners also generous and well cooked and strongly favour local produce. Those cottages are very clean and have fireplaces if you need a cosy bolt-hole. They are well equipped and you could fend for yourself food-wise if you wished, but we prefer to mainly eat over the road in the hotel or occasionally pop out. The cottages are dog-friendly, which is great if you want a holiday for your pets too. Very friendly and helpful staff and we look forward to an early return......

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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EmbletonHotelier, Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2014

Dear Christopher B

We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon.
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

The welcome was warm and the room was fairly big with a nice high ceiling.Very clean with a good sized bathroom.
The breakfast was very good with kippers on offer and the full English was superb.
Porridge available for starters with a good range of cereals and fruit.One bad thing,you got the impression that the loose cereal had been out all night,it was a bit stale.
Waiting staff very friendly and obliging..lots of tea and coffee on offer and endless piles of toast!
We slept very well indeed considering we were overlooking the road (which wasn't very busy at all)The bed was very spacious and comfortable.
There's a couple of good pubs walking distance away which was showing the football!

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EmbletonHotelier, Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2014

Dear Bugsy1955

We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon.
Michael Townsend - Manager - Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel

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Address: Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3UN, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Alnwick > Embleton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Embleton
Price Range: £96 - £184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
You can find us in Embleton, a lovely quiet coastal village 5 minutes from the fabulous Northumberland Coastline. Great walks from the hotel will take you to fabulous sandy bays, castles and cosy pubs. ... more   less 
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Dunstanburgh Castle Alnwick
Hotel Dunstanburgh Castle
Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel Embleton, Northumberland

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