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Barn -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Otterburn, Northumberland, England

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Piccassi
1 review
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“Mr”
Reviewed 13 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016
1
person found this review helpful

It is a wonderful place to relax and chill so clean katy the owner is a really nice lady really helpful will definately return in the near future

Date of stay: October 2016
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Hootie196...
Manchester, United Kingdom
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315 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed 10 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Just got home after 3 nights at The Hemmel.
Accommodation is lovely, absolutely everything you could need is in the house.
Clean & modern.
We even had home made scones left for us on arrival.
Absolutely idyllic spot with outstanding views from the living area. Great spot to explore the Northumberland coast.
Absolutely zero criticism for the accommodation, faultless from the minute we arrived.
Highly recommended.

Date of stay: October 2016
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Management Response
11 Oct 2016
Thanks Darrell. So glad you all enjoyed your weekend . Was a pleasure having you stay and hope you get back to Northumberland soon. Great guests!
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Dee E
Preston, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Absolutely Perfect”
Reviewed 20 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

On arrival at the Barn the overwhelming feeling is one of Luxury. From the minute you step in to the wonderful beamed open-plan kitchen, dining and living room, bathed in sunshine from 2 patio doors on either side. The bathroom is very high quality , and the bedrooms are large and spacious. Kate the owner could not do enough for us, giving good advise on walks and eating out in the area. Nothing was too much trouble for her.We have been staying in holiday cottages for over 20 years, but Kate and her cottages take the number one position. It was the only time we have genuinely not wanted to leave and our dog refused to get in the car when we were leaving he wanted to stay as well. Lucky for us we are going back again later this year, and can relax again in this beautiful barn, with magnificent views.

Date of stay: September 2016
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Liked best: Every aspect of the property and it's location
Liked least: Having to come home.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
22 Sep 2016
Thank you so much for your kind review. It was an absolute pleasure having you to stay and I really look forward to your return. Best wishes to you both and a large woof to Linus!
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Retired19...
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
“Relaxed, peaceful whilst at the centre of so much to do”
Reviewed 22 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We stayed for week at the Hemmel. Kate was a fabulous host and would answer any questions that we had. The accommodation was great; very modern and warm with lovely rooms with fabulous views where ever you looked.

The area is amazing; quiet unspoilt countryside for great walking in the hills and by the rivers. Interesting villages, great National Trust properties, good arts scene and the Kielder observatory experience. We also managed a local yoga class, a guided walk around Hexham and a night at the open air opera. Something for everyone. It couldn't have been bettered.

Date of stay: July 2016
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Liked best: The property, the countryside and the people we met
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
23 Jul 2016
thank you so much, it was lovely having you stay with us and we hope to meet you again sometime for another yoga session and to discover the rest of Northumberland !
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Flansbury
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Exceptional Country Cottage”
Reviewed 14 May 2016 for a stay in April 2016
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed in The Hemmel for 2 nights for a wedding in April. In advance Kate was always quick to respond and extremely helpful in arranging our booking.

On arrival Kate was there to meet us and show us around, the cottage was pristine and very inviting. There were 7 of us in total, 4 adults and 3 small children. Kate was fantastic and couldn't have been more helpful providing highchairs and travel cots and anything else we needed. She even left us cupcakes which were wolfed down once spotted by my 3 year old Niece!
The cottage itself is fabulously refurbished and decorated. The open plan kitchen and living space is fabulous for entertaining and socialising (we had a few family over the night before and day after the wedding). The bedrooms are simply and beautifully decorated and there is plenty of space for travel cots or even beds on the floor. The bathroom is fantastic, large and spacious with a superb shower.
Not only is the cottage stunning, it is superb for young families like ours. The kids had plenty of space to play inside and outside and we could easily keep an eye on them from the kitchen and living room. There are also plenty of books and games if the mood takes you.
Kate has provided absolutely everything you could need in the cottage there is a collection of foodstuffs which are extremely handy for putting together any meals. Plus there are all sorts of cooking implements and dishware so we had no trouble finding what we needed in order to put together some meals. The surrounding farming area is lovely for a short walk and the view are spectacular!

I would highly recommend the The Hemmel for anyone thinking of staying for a wedding at Otterburn Castle, walking trips or even a quiet getaway. We will definitely be back.

Date of stay: April 2016
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Liked best: The beautiful interior
Liked least: That we had to leave
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 25-34
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mcam73
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Amazing all round !!!1”
Reviewed 7 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Spent the weekend at the Hemmel, and had a great time. When we got there we were greeted by the owner, who showed us what was what.

The property was clean, for our arrival, as well as being modern as well kitted out with everything we could need. The owner even had the fire stove going for our arrival, making us feel at home at once. She even left us some home made cakes, which for the record were really nice.

If your looking for a chilled weekend, with amazing views, Then book here.

Also if the skies are clear at night, get out side and check out the stars. They were amazing in the dark skies. Only a shame we didnt take a telescope to enjoy them more.

Overall, a very good weekend for me and my family. Would be more than happy to recommend.

Date of stay: March 2016
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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J8854SYri...
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Home from home”
Reviewed 29 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

A fantastic plush barn conversion. Very much home from home, a perfect retreat for family, friends or a combination. Everything you require here.

And most of all, dog friendly! We have 2 large dogs, so it can be difficult to find self catering property but Kate was more than accommodating to us and the hounds!

A very relaxing location, fantastic views and the property is of a very high standard.
Will definitely be returning, a lovely part of the country. Highly recommended.

Date of stay: February 2016
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Liked best: Everything!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Families with young children People with pets
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