The Joiners Arms

Newton-by-the-SeaNE66 3EAEmbletonUnited Kingdom
Bed & Breakfast

About The Joiners Arms

The Joiners Arms is a gastro pub/hotel with upscale accommodations, set in a whitewashed building. It has a beautiful setting in Newton by the Sea, outside Alnwick.

There are five boutique-style rooms in bright hues that feature flat-screen TVs. Some rooms have four-poster beds, free standing baths, balconies, exposed stone walls and original beamed ceilings. All the rooms have garden views. Room service is available.

The Joiners Arms is a smoke-free property. It offers a romantic destination for weddings and parties, and there’s place for meetings and conferences as well. Pets are allowed for a fee.

The hotel has a five-star restaurant/pub serving contemporary British cuisine, homemade, award-winning dishes and a Sunday carvery prepared with locally sourced and organic products. There’s also a bar with a terrace. Breakfast is complimentary.

Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course is less than three miles from the hotel, while Bamburgh Castle is a 20-minute drive.


Newton-by-the-Sea, NE66 3EA, Embleton, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1665)576239 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Excellent food

Most of the guests liked being at the hotel because of the food here. It was simply amazing; the food, as well as the cocktails were delicious. All the guests specifically mentioned about fish and chips as well as ginger ice cream and said it was outstanding. Its aptly described as a gastro pub.

Friendly staff

Staff at the hotel is very friendly and helpful. They were always attentive and had a polite tone while conversing with the guests. The owners and staff were happy to help out with any guidance or direction required. The staff has received positive comments from most of the guests for their welcoming attitude.

Close to the beach, town centre

Location of the hotel is ideal for touring around and going for pleasant walks nearby. Beach is also a ten-minute walk from the hotel. There are good restaurants and pubs nearby. Moreover, there are easy and quick modes of transportation available from the hotel.

Negative Reviews

Long waiting time at restaurant

Many guests said that they had to wait for a long time for the food to be served at the table. Even during non-peak hours there was poor service at the restaurant. Some guests said that they had to ask for a particular thing many times, only then it was delivered.

No hot water and repetitive menu

Some guests mentioned that there was no hot water in the bathrooms. They had to call the staff and get it arranged, which was quite a task. Some guests also pointed that the menu at the restaurant was the same for many years.

Difficult parking

Some guests mentioned that parking the car is a big challenge. It's even more difficult to park the car when there are many cars around.

Rating Overview

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8.4 out of 10 based on 75 reviews