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Old Rectory Howick

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

A warm welcome awaits you at the Old Rectory in Howick. Rooms are generous in size and very comfortable. Wide range of breakfast choices. Gluten free guests very well catered for. Excellent location for exploring the wonderful coastline of Northumerland

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Leicester, England
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable 4 night stay in this lovely house. From our arrival, when we were greeted with tea and homemade chocolate cake, we were made to feel welcome by this delightful couple. We stayed in Jill which was spacious with sofas to relax in after long days on the nearby coastal path. Breakfasts are varied, beautifully cooked...

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JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

Thank you so much. We'll pass your compliments on.

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely time here. Very comfortable room that included sofa and armchair, and an extra bed, though we didn't need this. Breakfast was varied and plenty of choice and high quality. Very friendly hosts. A very peaceful place. We walked to Robsons fish restaurant in Craster on two evenings, using the incredibly beautiful coastal path. Great food, but...

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JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the walks along the Coastal Path. Bit late in the year now, but wonderful in the Summer.

Reviewed 1 August 2016

We stayed in Jill which suited us completely. Your hosts are there when you need them, along with Linda who serves the breakfasts. I think it's fair to say that they, and the people we met in the area, were some of most friendly we've met in the world. Not an exaggeration, they really were. Local information is offered freely...

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JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

What a lovely compliment! We loved having you and hope you'll come back.

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Amazing breakfast, luxurious bedroom, coastal cycles paths and plenty to do. What could be better? castles, gardens, sea life, island trips, bird life, book shops and peace and quiet thrown in. All local food. Amazing.

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JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

Yes, there's lots to do. We are so lucky to live in such a lovely place.

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2016

A lovely country house hotel in a beautiful quiet setting, with lots off little extra touches to make our stay enjoyable. The breakfasts were amazing catering for every taste to keep you going till dinner. David and Christine gave us a warm welcome and gave us helpful advice on places to visit.

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JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

Lovely to have you and we are so pleased you liked it.

Iwerne Minster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Christine and David run a superb B&B right in the middle of an AONB. Great breakfasts and a warm welcome combine to make The Old Rectory a top place to stay for both the Northumberland coast and its hinterland.

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JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Sorry it has taken us so long to respond - it doesn't mean we don't appreciate it!

Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We stayed at the guesthouse for 3 nights in late June. The welcome was warm and friendly. Our room, Rise was at the front of the building over the garden and car larking area. The house does not permit Dogs to stay. Our dog was happy to sleep in our van. She was given fresh water every day and she...

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JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words. We loved having you and your lovely dog. No need to book early to have exclusive use of the bathroom - you get that anyway! But you're right - the one for Rose is along the corridor. Booking early usually guarantees an en suite.

Scotland
Reviewed 5 October 2015

This was our 3rd visit to the Old Rectory and we hope there will be many more. It is very homely. The owners David and Christine and breakfast lady Linda are all very friendly and welcoming. Lovely breakfast - cooked to order. With very fresh eggs from their own hens! Spacious, comfortable rooms - this time we were in Holly...

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JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

Thanks Liz. Lovely to have you both back again. Hope the house move went smoothly and you have your new 4-legged friend. We are still waiting patiently for our BT Superfast Broadband! Hope to see you again soon.

Penrith, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

What a beautiful B&B! What a great find by my husband on our trip to the area. We had Holly room, which was a great size, very comfy bed, lovely settee to watch television in the evening. Little touches like cold milk, selection of tea and coffee, biscuits etc. The breakfast room was laid up each morning with an amazing...

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JDAVIDJ253, Owner at Old Rectory Howick, responded to this review

Many thanks! Couldn't have put it better ourselves!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking to stay in peaceful surroundings in a comfortable atmosphere with a country house feel, come to the Old Rectory Howick, Craster, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 3LE.We can offer spacious comfortable rooms, a friendly welcome and good food using local produce, including Robson's smoked salmon and Craster kippers. 5 star Silver Award luxury B&B, Bed and Breakfast accommodation set in its own secluded grounds surrounded by fields and woods near Craster, Howick Hall and Alnwick Gardens, Alnwick Castle, on the Northumberland Heritage Coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Rectory Howick

Address: Old Rectory Old Rectory | Northumberland, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3LE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Alnwick > Craster
Price Range: $67 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Old Rectory Howick 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Jill is a lovely spacious room”
 of 5 bubbles Deborahski, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They are all lovely. Holly has handy day bed as well as king size bed.”
 of 5 bubbles ShereHazel, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Our room was at the front and had lovely views over the fields.”
 of 5 bubbles Ellie1921, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Lots of good rooms particularly the one on the east side facing the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles dorsetnadins, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Choose Rose if you want to have use of a bath”
 of 5 bubbles Y5592TYvincentd, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
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