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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Cottages at Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel

3 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

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

Explore the area

    Popular LocationNenthead Mines6 min drive
    Popular LocationAllendale Forge Studios21 min drive
    Popular LocationMr. George's Museum of Time26 min drive
    AirportNewcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.)68 min drive

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Cottage, 4 Bedrooms (Colleton)

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Double Beds and 1 Single Bed

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms (Clifton)

  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 King Bed and 2 Double Beds

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms (Shieling)

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

About this area

Alston

Cottages at Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel is located in Alston. The Garden Station is a local attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Northumberland National Park and High Force.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Nenthead Mines - 6 min drive
  • Allendale Forge Studios - 21 min drive
  • High Force - 25 min drive
  • Mr. George's Museum of Time - 26 min drive
  • Vindolanda - 41 min drive

Getting around

  • Lazonby & Kirkoswald Station - 23 min drive
  • Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) - 67 min drive

Restaurants

  • Swans Head - 4 min drive
  • Ryder House B&B - 4 min drive
  • The Moody Baker - 4 min drive
  • The Moody Baker - 4 min drive
  • Victoria Inn - 4 min drive

About this property

Cottages at Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel

3-star hotel with free breakfast and restaurant
This hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and a meeting room. Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk and a garden are on-site. All 15 rooms provide in-room free WiFi, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs. Other amenities available to guests include hairdryers, ironing boards and desks.
Cottages at Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel offers 15 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

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

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

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 8 AM–9:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping

Business services

  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per night

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

You need to know

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 and rollaway/extra beds
This property accepts credit cards

Property is also known as

Lovelady Shield
Lovelady Shield Country House
Lovelady Shield Country House Alston
Cottages At Lovelady Shield
Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel Hotel Alston
Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel Alston
Lovelady Shield Country Alston
Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel Alston Cumbria
Lovelady Shield Country Hotel
Cottages at Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel Hotel
Cottages at Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel Alston
Cottages at Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel Hotel Alston

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3.9
Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 2 out of 7 reviews
5 - Excellent 29%
Rating 4 - Good. 2 out of 7 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 7 reviews
3 - Okay 43%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 7 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 7 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.0/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

3.5/5

Amenities

3.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
Thought the buildings and character were fab, facilities were actually good but it was all dragged down by a rather overwhelming smell in the cottage..... damp , slightly urine smell, musty needs a good deep clean. Such a shame because the quality of the cottage was otherwise good. Can’t really see how this scored a gold rating when the smell was soooo bad. The whole site is in desperate need of maintainence, everything falling to bits, rendering off walls , drive way so many holes that had to travel at incredibly low speed , nearly at stand still to try to avoid the holes, not good for our car. Staff were lovely, seemed pushed.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
2 day stay
Food is excellent as always and great regular staff look after you. 7 course taster menu is amazing! However place is getting really in need of some spend on the building and its decor before people are put off returning.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The kids loved the "secret garden" they found while exploring.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2019

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
If you like hot!
Beautiful accommodation and tucked away. We did not manage to sleep any night as the heating was overpowering which was a shame as it is a great place. Hopefully they will sort this so would be perfect
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2018

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely quiet place
Had a great weekend stay with some friends, stayed in one of the cottages. Really nice place and lovely surroundings. May well come back again.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2018