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Old Rectory Howick

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, blackout curtains
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Individually decorated, individually furnished, blackout curtains
Individually decorated, individually furnished, blackout curtains

Overview of Old Rectory Howick

Old Rectory Howick

3.5 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Craster, Alnwick, England, NE66 3LE

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHowick Hall13 min walk
  • Popular LocationDunstanburgh Castle9 min drive
  • Popular LocationEmbleton Bay9 min drive
  • AirportNewcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.)50 min drive

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About this area

Alnwick

Located in Alnwick, Old Rectory Howick is in a rural area and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Alnwick Garden and Northumberland Coast, while Alnwick Castle and Bamburgh Castle are cultural highlights. Explore all the area has to offer with ecotours, hiking/biking trails and horse riding.

What's nearby

  • Howick Hall - 13 min walk
  • Embleton Tower - 7 min drive
  • Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Club - 8 min drive
  • Dunstanburgh Castle - 9 min drive
  • Embleton Bay - 9 min drive

Restaurants

  • Jolly Fisherman - 4 min drive
  • Shoreline Cafe - 4 min drive
  • The Greys Inn - 7 min drive
  • Coach Inn - 9 min drive
  • Joiners Arms - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Alnwick Alnmouth Station - 10 min drive
  • Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) - 50 min drive

About this property

Old Rectory Howick

Family-friendly country house with free breakfast and restaurant
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and free use of bicycles are available at this smoke-free country house. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a garden, barbecues and a picnic area are on-site. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and hairdryers. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with digital channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like fridges and coffee makers.
Old Rectory Howick offers 5 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and designer toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the country house include complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar/lounge

Things to do

  • Archery
  • Free bike hire
  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Baby bath
  • Children's books
  • Children's games
  • Children's dinnerware
  • Children's toys
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • High chair
  • Musical instruments
  • Playground
  • Fridge
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Well-lit path to entrance

More

  • Couples dining
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge

More

  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests will receive an email 5 days before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay for free
Dogs welcome
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 30.0 per day.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 100 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession, within the meaning of Article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Old Rectory Howick Alnwick
Old Rectory Howick Country House
Old Rectory Howick Country House Alnwick

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.8

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 15 out of 18 reviews
5 - Excellent 83%
Rating 4 - Good. 3 out of 18 reviews
4 - Good 17%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 18 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 18 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 18 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.9/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A smile from the owner would go along way !
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Midweek break
Excellent stay at the Old Rectory,parked outside the front door.Car essential if wanting to explore the Northumberland area.Breakfast was good with a good choice to set you up for the day and a good selection of beers and wines for evening payable via honesty box.Although we only had a couple of nights we managed to visit Alnwick,Craster,Dunstanburgh castle and Alnmouth to get a flavour of the area and will definitely stay for longer next time
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fantastic Weekend
Had a great weekend away staying at The old rectory in Howick. Owners were very friendly and made us feel at home . Facilities were excellent as well as food . Brilliant time .
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021