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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I am a firm believer on you get what you pay for - and this fits the case with the Hogs Head Inn. We stayed here for 2 nights over our wedding. It was a good deal with breakfast and dinner thrown in. The positives - the room was large, clean and had all the facilities we needed for our stay. Dinner was good, as was the breakfast (albeit not much cooked choice for vegetarians). Late checkout wasn't a problem. Negatives - One room key for a room of 4. This was a problem as one of our guests was in the room ( which needed the key for the electricity), so the rest of us had to get others to allow us entry into the accomodation area.There was no remote control. Once mentioned to reception a new one arrived an hour later. The main one for us however was the customer service. We stayed here the night before and the night of our wedding. Although things were sorted, eventually once brought to the hotels attention, there never seemed to be an urgency. My wife was alone at breakfast on wedding morning carrying a 6 month old and with 3 year old, carrying breakfasts and hot drinks to her table baby in arms. Not once did any of the staff around offer to help. The morning of the wedding, it was raining heavily my wife came down in her wedding dress ready to leave and it took her hair and makeup friends to request the staff opened a door closer to the car - which was eventually done. As I said before I believe in you get what you pay for, while the basics were done ok, simple straightforward things could have made it so much more better, and easier for my wife. Hence the average rating.

  • Stayed: March 2018, travelled with family
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

My husband and I visited this pub on a Saturday afternoon. The decor is warm and welcoming. Everything was very clean and the staff friendly. There was a great selection on the menu but it was just a little expensive. You could argue though that the quality of the food was excellent so this justified the cost. We both ordered something from the sandwich menu and were pleased with our choices and particularly the home-made chunky ships.

Stayed: March 2018, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Caroline W
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Honour W, Guest Relations Manager at The Hog's Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thank you very much for leaving this review, I am so pleased to hear you had enjoyed your sandwiches and we do hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Purpose built hotel just off the A1, on the edge of town overlooking fields and a business park. Well managed with good staff. Spacious room and bathroom, nicely decorated and well equipped (tea making, safe and iron) with quality towels.
Dining is casual, pub style with reasonable choice and large portions (the menu would perhaps benefit from some lighter options and salads).
Good for a stop over when heading north/south and a perfect base for touring this lovely area.
Only criticism is that the mattress seemed to be reaching the end of its useful life, which will no doubt have been remedied by our next visit!

  • Stayed: March 2018, travelled as a couple
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Honour W, Guest Relations Manager at The Hog's Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you for leaving this review, so pleased you have enjoyed your time with us!
You must come try our exciting new Spring Menu!
We do hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Stayed here 20 golfers in march.No problem with rooms,food was ok.Was shocked to find a pint of the nigerian larger ( guinness ) was £4.55p wow that was expensive the dearest price i have ever paid ! The hotel is out of Alnwick next to the A1 staff were young but not well trained in front of house welcomes.Would not put anyone off stopping here i think we will be back next year.

Room Tip: One without a spring mattress.
  • Stayed: March 2018, travelled with friends
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Honour W, Guest Relations Manager at The Hog's Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you for leaving this review.
I am sorry you feel this way about our drinks prices, the prices reflect the premium drinks on offer and our award winning cellar management so we can ensure you receive the highest standard.
We do hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

The room was great, had everything that we needed and was very comfortable. The food was really great. The staff were very helpful and nothing was too much trouble. I would definitely recommend. It is easy to find and close to the town.

Stayed: March 2018, travelled as a couple
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Honour W, Guest Relations Manager at The Hog's Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Ah, thank you very much for leaving this great review!
So pleased you enjoyed your Inn Collection Group experience with us and we do hope to see you again soon!

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