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The Anchor Inn

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed with my sister in castles room, lovely and clean, cosy and quiet. We had dinner here both nights and it was very good, even catering for vegans with no problems. Loved the area and this was a great place to stay whilst we explored, thanks

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Thank mandylochness
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently stayed here for a long weekend. This is a great find beautifully situated in the middle of the stunning Northumberland countryside. We arrived late but the kitchen was still open so we were able to eat a delicious meal. The next morning the breakfast was tasty with lots of choice. A great start to the day. The atmosphere... More 

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Thank jacquelineknox
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at The Anchor Inn for a wedding reception.there was a fantastic atmosphere,lovely location and rooms were fabulous. Could not fault the staff,a great nights sleep and very clean. Highly recommend the beautiful breakfast.

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Thank Beetlebug3368
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

A very welcoming and pleasant hotel with very comfortable rooms and amenities. The owners were very friendly and engaging and the bar staff in particular were very accommodating of our large group. This accommodation was recommended to us and we were very glad to stop over in this idyllic spot. The breakfasts were hearty and tasty too.

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Thank Rod-Orby
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here during a golf break at Slayley Hall (just a 10 minute drive). Immediately impressed as soon as we walked in....the decor is fantastic and very inviting. The rooms were newly decorated and very clean and comfortable. The best part was the food....fantastic quality and varied menu to suit all tastes. The breakfast was also extremely good! Will definitely... More 

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Thank macandjudy
Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Had a really relaxing two night stay.Really friendly hotel/pub with great service. Supper was excellent and a choice to suit all. Breakfast really set us up for the day ahead. Rooms really comfortable, spotless and great views over countryside. Ask in the bar for taxis if required as really great local firm available.

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Thank Al W
Durham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Visited last night as a spur of the moment for a family tea ... Pleasantly surprised at how nice it was ! Looks small from outside but inside its massive.. It has bar tables and also restaurant tables if your going for a nice meal with friends. The menu was a brilliant mix of British with the odd American, Mexican... More 

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Thank Donnab20142014
Management response:

Hi Donna Thank you for your review it is much appreciated but just to let you know that we have always served homemade chips however just this week we have invested in a bigger chip cutter which has greatly improved the chips!! so please feel free to call again and try the new chunkier chips. Once againthaks for your review More 

London
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39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A lovely hotel/Inn in a super spot with great views over the countryside. A warm welcome, lovely rooms too. We had dinner and it was really lovely, great service and the portions were massive. We will definitely be back.

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Thank Bigdave1227
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We stayed here for our niece's wedding. I am disabled and find it difficult climbing stairs, but there were no ground floor rooms and no lift. The food was nothing to write home about when you got it. My husband ordered our meals, mine was quite a simple meal, Scampi and chips with NO salad and NO peas. They brought... More 

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2 Thank Dawn R
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Had a family meal here, was the worst meal I think we've all eaten.... Almost £18 for pork lion dish, that was revolting... Another family members order was wrong, waited for almost half an hour for the replacement dish, by which time everyone else had eaten. The drinks prices were ridicules (cheaper at the hotel we stayed at) & the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Originally built as a coach house in the 1700's, this splendid Inn and acclaimed restaurant offers two well-stocked bars along with traditional inn-style dining. The Anchor Inn is located in the village of Whittonstall, bordering the counties of Northumberland and Durham. Fantastic value reception packages from £19.95 per head Night-time Buffets from £6.95 per head Free Room Hire & Dance floor Each wedding is individually catered to your requirements. Our restaurant can comfortably hold up to 60 people for afternoon receptions & up to 80 using the lounge. Night-time receptions can be up to 120 people with dance floor Perfect for any occasion from Engagements to Christenings Birthdays to Anniversaries All of our rooms have been individually furnished to the highest of standards and feature super king beds which can be used for double, twin or single occupancy. All rooms have solid oak furniture, wall mounted flat screen TVs (with free view TV), luxury linens, hospitality trays, toiletries and fluffy bath robes. Twin/Super-king£80 per room per night Single rate £65 per room per night ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Anchor Inn

Address: Whittonstall DH8 9JN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Whittonstall
Price Range: $135 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Anchor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All the rooms are decorated beautifully with tea and coffee making facilities”
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“Ask for the room with the super king size bed :)”
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“all the rooms are excellent!”
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