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“Lovely Stay”
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The Hog's Head Inn
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Alnwick
Certificate of Excellence
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Lovely Stay”
Reviewed 15 August 2012

I have stayed at this hotel on two occasions. On both occasions my husband and I had a lovely stay.

The rooms are large, spotless, with large comfortable beds (so much so we slept in!)

We had two evening meals here and the food was very tasty- love the crab and prawn starter and the seabass. The puddings were very tasty.

In particular, we were very happy with the service we received. The staff were friendly and always happy to help and we felt they could not have done more for us.

An asset to Alnwick and a great base to explore Northumberland.

Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thorb1976, Public Relations Manager at The Hog's Head Inn, responded to this review, 11 June 2013
And this review is an asset! Many thanks and hope to welcome you again. We appreciate the five stars too.
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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 August 2012

Don't get me wrong the look of this place is fantastic, the staff were friendly & they have san miguel on draft. That aside i would say i was very disappointed, the menu, where do i start? Well first of all if your not a pork lover(which i'm not) there is not a lot to choose from. I found the kids menu a little strange too, a goats cheese tart?? Their lunch menu i would have to say isn't great either. Anyway we ordered in the end two kids meals and a burger which took an amazing 45mins & it wasn't busy & i would have at least expected the food to be hot on arrival not warm! Our coleslaw was warm, my chips had been reheated and the taglailette was very bland to say the least. There was at least 5 tables around where we were sitting that needed cleared but staff walked past and our table only got cleared when my son wanted to order dessert, One word= disappointing

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
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Thorb1976, Public Relations Manager at The Hog's Head Inn, responded to this review, 11 June 2013
We do like to think we have plenty of non porky dishes - all we can say though, is please come back and give us another try?
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Property: The Hog's Head Inn
Address: Hawfinch Drive, Alnwick NE66 2BF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Alnwick
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Alnwick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — The Hog's Head Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 53
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