The Schooner hotel

8 Northumberland StreetNE66 2RSAlnwickUnited Kingdom
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About The Schooner hotel

The Schooner hotel Hotel is a 17th-century coaching-inn, located in the coastal village of Alnmouth, Northumberland. The hotel is easily accessible from the A1 and is just 1.6 kilometres from Alnmouth’s East Coast Railway station. Newcastle is about a 40 minute drive.

Every room has a DVD player, TV and radio as well as a coffee and tea making facility. En-suite bathrooms are supplied with free toiletries.

The hotel offers room service, packed lunches, 24-hour front desk reception, luggage storage and free Wi-Fi in both the rooms and public areas.

The Schooner hotel offers two bars and an Indian restaurant. Special diets can be accommodated upon request.

The hotel offers a game room on-site. Hiking is popular and guests can rent bikes nearby. There is also a golf course within three kilometres. The local beach and castle are very popular destinations.


8 Northumberland Street, NE66 2RS, Alnwick, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1665)830216 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 13:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

The location is breath-taking.

Located next to a beach and hiking distance from the local castle, guests loved the ambiance of not only the inn but its location, which is visually stunning. The hotel garden is also well maintained and popular with guests. Rooms feature great views of t

The linens are lovely.

Many guests loved the provided linens, including good quality cotton sheets, and huge, fluffy towels in the bathrooms.

Great food and service.

Guests gave on-site catering high marks for every meal, and many gave thumbs up to the flexibility of the kitchen to accommodate to special needs diets. Guests also thought that the staff do a great job, are friendly, and go out of their way to help.

Negative Reviews

A bit on the expensive side.

Some guests thought the price a bit steep for what was provided, particularly in comparison to other local lodgings.

Facility needs an upgrade.

Many guests noted that the decor and facilities were in need of a facelift. Several reported broken or malfunctioning bathroom and room appliances and leaks throughout the hotel in both the public spaces and private rooms. Many reported that Wi-Fi coverag

A bit dusty.

A few guests found their rooms dusty, although this may be from the ongoing rehabilitation of the facility.

Rating Overview

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5.8 out of 10 based on 239 reviews