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a warm welcome, a nice room, small ensuite, good double bed, nice choice of breakfast, within walking distance of many restaurants and shops, able to park in front of the house, easy access to all roads ... Read more
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a warm welcome, a nice room, small ensuite, good double bed, nice choice of breakfast, within walking distance of many restaurants and shops, able to park in front of the house, easy access to all roads ... Read more
I was only in the hotel for one night for business. It was an excellent stay, very friendly owner, lovely room and great breakfast. Read more
A cold building, a rundown building, with insufficient lighting.
wifi was ok though Read more
overnight stay Read more
Once sorted out the parking problems it was good. The Castle View is so convenient for everthing. Read more
Very pleasant guest house, in a good location and it includes parking. Read more
Comfortable and very good value for money. Read more
2 night stay in July, in Alnwick double bedroom. Lovely large room, very comfortable bed. Great breakfast and very friendly, helpful owner. Read more
we stayed two nights, it was for a friends wedding, my daughter and myself had a twin room.
with a private bathroom. Read more
Very friendly staff but needs attention to detail and a major update. No full length mirror in the building. Old style tv that was difficult to see and hear. I expected better as we had a deluxe room. Breakfast was ok but could have been better. Read more
We booked an overnight stay prior to, and after, a coach trip departing from Morpeth Bus Station and Castle View was perfectly positioned for us. Nothing hugely fancy but comfortable and clean which is all we needed Read more
Wonderful. Read more
We were disappointed with our room. As we have been disappointed with other accommodation over the years we now ask for a twin room so we have more space, however this room was tiny and only just got the beds in. The rest of our stay was excellent but we couldn't have stayed more than 1 night in that room. Read more
One night stopover while on a short break. Read more
Room quite big. Was quite cold. Bedroom required some TLC. Vanity light didn't work. Wardrobe door broken. Read more
I needed a one-night base near to the bus station, so this was ideal. The accommodation was satisfactory - although the bathroom was not en-suite, I did have exclusive use of it (though I suspect the basin is leaking). It would have been good to have had instructions for the television: it took me 15 minutes to achieve a station! But breakfast was fresh and good. Read more
Gill was very welcoming, accommodating and kind throughout our short stay. The room was perfectly clean and breakfast was on time and very nice. Unfortunately, however, the plumbing is very loud (in our room, Alnwick, at least) which woke us up very early. Read more
Unfortunately we had to cancel the day before staying, due to my partner having pneumonia.
i spoke with the owner, who was very accommodating. Read more
I enjoyed my stay and would stay here again. There was a good choice of breakfast to suit all tastes including special diets which I appreciated. The rooms were spotlessly clean and I would recommend Castleview to others. Read more
We had a lovely overnight stay at Castle View. Very pleasant room and very clean. Jill was very friendly and made our stay very relaxed. Read more
Venue convenient for our visits to Newcastle, the coast, Alnwick and Keilder Forest. Read more
My husband and I stayed at Castle View for two nights while in Morpeth for a family funeral. Our room was clean although small and a little tired. The bed was comfortable but we would have preferred a lighter duvet. Gill was very friendly and cooked us a lovely breakfast. Read more
I needed a central place to stay for the night. I like 3/4 star accommadtion. This fitted the bill nicely Read more
10 days that were just wonderful. The room, though small, was well appointed and very clean. Bed was very comfortable. Free wifi was very useful! Read more
relaxing and confortable Read more
The room was comfortable and clean. Shower weak. TV used digi-box and could only get about ten channels, box hidden behind curtain so not easy to use. Breakfast - full English poor but poached eggs lovely although bread white and sliced. New owner was lovely and chatty without being intrusive - feel she has plans to improve, just needs time to do it. Read more
Spent 2 nights in the castle view couldnt have asked for more Gill was more than helpfull we will definatly be back Read more
We used Castleview as a base to visit family, living only 10 minutes walk from Castleview. Read more
Nice stay in interesting building, very close to lovely town centre. Read more
Unfortunately our visit was for a sad occasion. But we were very comfortable and had what we needed. Read more
Two nights close to area I was working in Read more
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It was enjoyable Read more
The room was small, but had everything I needed ~ tea-making facilities, television, a good strong reading light over the bed, and an extra blanket in the wardrobe. The en-suite was immaculate, squeaky-clean and with all the items I expected for the shower. The bed was just right, firm but very
comfortable. Read more
My room was very pleasant, the bed was comfortable and everything was extremely clean. Nothing was too much trouble for the owners. Read more
An enjoyable long weekend in Northumberland for a wedding reception and sightseeing in the north of England. Read more
Three nights whist attending a reunion in Morpeth. Read more
Stayed one night friendly greeting and very helpful, nice breakfast . Have told the office we should book this if in the area. Again Read more
We stayed a family - daughter in one room, parents in another, as a family catch up. We had a fabulous time and the relaxed friendly atmosphere in Castleview went down a treat! Read more
Thank you for your kind words, we have spoken to the plumber about the pipes but he has not given us a solution. Sorry if it spoilt your stay.
Very comfortable rooms, excellent breakfast, Read more
I stayed for 2 nights, and simply needed a nice B&B to come back to at the end of a couple of long days. This B&B fit the bill, with a warm welcome on arrival and nice, clean room at the end of the day. Useful extras like tea&coffee facilities in the room added to the convenience. Read more
I couldn't fault my stay at the Castle View B&B. The staff were friendly & helpful. The room was beautifully decorated, clean and very cosy. Read more
Great stay. Superior room was very spacious, nicely decorated, clean and comfortable. A friend stayed in a Classic room and this was considerably smaller though. Owners very friendly and helpful suggesting places to eat/visit. Maps/leaflets available. Breakfast excellent, good choice and high quality cooked items.
Location ideal on quiet road, 2 minute walk to centre. Parking on road outside. Permit issued by B&B - must be displayed at all times. Traffic wardens in area very keen - beware. Read more
Steve and Julie provide a truly lovely B&B experience in the heart of beautiful Morpeth. The room was spotlessly clean and very comfortable, with all creature comforts provided. Breakfast in the morning was delicious. Read more
Stayed for 3 nights whilst visiting friends and family. Chance to see Morpeth and the North East coast. Read more
We stayed at castle view for 1 night to attend a wedding. The owners were very accommodating as we needed to check in early. Read more
Stayed overnight rather than drive or take a taxi after a dinner. Read more
A pleasant short break in a very convenient location amongst very amicable & helpful hosts. Read more
Relaxed. Read more
The B&B is an easy walk into town for meals. With the bus station close by travel into Newcastle was easier than driving. Read more
I was returning my elderly parents to their home after a holiday Read more
The B&B was used as a base to sleep whilst visiting friends close by. As such, I left the B&B straight after breakfast, returning late evening to sleep. The bed was comfortable and the (small) en-suite shower room clean and modern. The breakfsat was excellent each day; a lovely fresh fruit salad with juice and cereals, followed by a cooked breakfast of your choice (full english; kippers etc.). Read more
we stayed for two nights and my partner was taken ill
during the first night with a severe asthma attack. The
hosts showed a lot of concern and were very helpful. My
partner recovered well after treatment at the local
hospital and we appreciated the support we were given. Read more
The place is so near the excellant bus station and fairly near train station that we didn't have to use the car! Lucky with the weather. People so friendly and restaurants reasonably priced. Never felt ripped off. Read more
We were on route to Scotland and thought Morpeth seemed to be a logical stop. The guest house was easy to find, the hosts very welcoming and the stay very comfortable. Read more
Lovely bb fantastic location very friendly owners Read more
We really enjoyed our stay, Steve and Julie are a really lovely genuine couple. The location is very central and their knowledge/passion for the local area is excellent,and they love to share it. They couldnt do enough for us to make our stay enjoyable,the room was very clean,and breakfast was very tasty! We parked right outside the door and Steve supplied us with a parking permit and they even let us keep it the next morning after we had checked out so we could have a look around the shops. Read more
Very Good Very Helpful and Friendly. Free Parking and Good Food. BIG Thank You. Read more
We wanted a few days break in Northumberland and chose to stay in Morpeth for the first time. Had one fine day so ventured north to Holy Island - lunch at the Barn at Beal was excellent. Next day was rainy so drove around and happened across Maritime Museum at Newbiggin and the Northumberland Museum at Woodhorn, both highly recommended. Read more
Excellent, clean, ideally located guest house.
Rooms very clean, as is the whole property.
Friendly owners, superb good quality breakfast. Read more
An overnight stay due to an annual business agreement.
Describe as above. Read more
Hosts were really friendly and helpful. Breakfast was great, freshly cooked and plenty of it. Location is perfect for the centre of Morpeth for restaurants etc. Read more
Thank you for your comments, we do appreciate any feed back. However, we do need to point out that Morpeth does not currently receive a digital signal and therefore Freeview is not available until September this year, so we have been told. Once we can receive a signal Freeview will be available in all rooms. Guests are more than welcome to use the dining room to work and they have access to free wi-fi and printer facilities.
We stayed for two nights for a wedding. Read more
Ideal base for attending a two day wedding function and convenient for visiting the coast.
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Thank you Stewart for your kind comments
We stayed here for 2 nights in May 2012 for a wedding. Read more
Thank you Sasha for your kind remarks, it makes the job of running a B & B more pleasureable
Arrived Saturday evening, departed Tuesday morning. We wanted for nothing during our stay and found Morpeth to be a great center to stay in and travel out from. Plenty to see and do in the area and overall we had a really good time. Read more
We came to the area to visit Hadriens Wall, and Lindisfarne Castle and Abbey. Morpeth provided the perfect location to reach all the sites we wished to visit and more. A lively village! Read more
Thanks guys, we thoroughly enjoyed having you to stay, it really does make our job a lot easier when we have such lovely guests and hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Britain
We came to Morpeth to attend a funeral. Castle view was recommended. Read more
Booked at the last minute for an overnight stay. The building itself is stunning and quirky, and the cleanliness of the rooms great, with comfy beds. Overall it was good, but the place lacked any character and you could have been in a reasonable hotel rather than a B&B, which was a shame given the potential character of the building. Read more
Enjoyable and comfortable. We were made to feel very welcome and our boys felf right at home(sorry if they took all the sweets from the landing jar - I found a few in some pockets when we got home! )Our room was comfortable and the food was excellent. Read more
Perfectly adequate for my needs Read more
Thank you for your feedback it is always welcome. Your comment regarding the sachets of milk has us a little baffled as we use a box of 100 stix every 3 weeks and they have quite a long shelf life from the manufactures. We are disappointed that you did not bring this to our attention, which would have enabled us to rectify the issue or even supplied you with fresh milk.
One night stop-over to attend a evening wedding reception at Longhirst Hall Read more
The proprietors of Castle View certainly made my stay a very comfortable inviting one with a warm friendly welcome into their home on arrival. The room I occupied was warm spacious very clean and tastefully decorated to a high spec as was the bathroom. I opted for a full English Breakfast and I wasn't disappointed - my compliments to the chef! Out of all the B n B's on my travels this year Castle View is rated top of the list.
I highly recommend this B n B to anyone reading this. Read more
Thank you Yvonne, your kind review is much appreciated and makes all our hard work worth while. We hope to see you again in the future.
Morpeth was a good location for exploring the north east. Owners made our stay a very pleasant break. Read more
Lovely, homely guest house. Would definitely recommend to others. Read more
Very welcoming from the point of arriving to the presentation of the room. Read more
Clean & friendly. Good location. Read more
pleasant Read more
Nice Read more
Very good Read more
We arrived to a warm welcome from Steve. Our rooms were ready and everything was as expected. I just wish I'd found this place years ago. Read more
Our room had a window that looked out onto the supermarket car park.We didnt sleep very well as the room was very warm all through the night Read more
Location is excellent to walk around Morpeth. Hosts are welcoming and go over and above the call of duty to make stay pleasant for guests. Lovely old house with character in central location. Quiet for sleeping. Read more
Generally a very nice place to stay. Very friendly, great location. Read more
Perfect short stay, always welcoming and comfortable with an excellent breakfast Read more
We stayed for 2 nights and were very impressed with how friendly and relaxed it was Read more
Hosts were very friendly. Room was spacious, clean and overall very good. Car parking was perfect as it was right outside and we were given a permit to park for the duration. Breakfast was excellent with a good choice and all freshly prepared for you. If we are in the area again we would stay here for certain. Read more
Friendly hosts, great location in small friendly town, great pub nearby. Highly recommend! One of the nicest places we stayed on our visit to Britain. Read more
Beautiful room,clean and well decorated.The owners were very friendly and welcoming. Read more
Central location, 2 minutes walk from shops, bars and restaurants but still quiet enough to get a good night's sleep!!! Julie and Steve are lovely hosts - very welcoming, friendly and good sense of humour!!!! Nothing is too much trouble. Excellent breakdfast too.
Thanks very much. Read more
No complaints, very friendly hosts and particularly liked having biscuits with the tea/coffee facilities. Breakfasts were great and we liked the fact that we were only round the corner to the bus station. Read more
We were made to feel very welcome and the owners were very friendly and helpful. Read more
Stayed 2 nights in family room with grandchildren. Read more
the room was adequate for what we required Read more
We had a comfortable stay with friendly staff Read more
We stayed in Castle View for two nights to attend a wedding nearby. We had a double, en-suite room. The room was of a high standard and very clean. The breakfasts were great and the owners were very pleasant. Read more
A lovley B&B with a great central location within walking distance of shops/restaurants.
The owners were very friendly with a good knowledge of the area and the B&B was clean, comfortable and a great breakfast. Read more
2 days . Kind friendly generous excellent. Will stay again Read more
For those of us who have the benefit of Free Bus Travel, this B&B is ideal. Within one minutes walk of the Bus Station, for buses all over the North East. Just park up, stay and travel here and there the next day or days. Also I would suggest ideal to get to by bus if you are thinking of doing a tour by local buses using your Government sponsored passes. Read more
Very pleasant. Morpeth is a nicely kept town as one can see from a very short stayover. Read more
Last minute booking to visit son and his girlfriend for a couple of days, who were staying locally with her mum. Read more
Overnight stop for business Read more
perfect Read more
A good stop while cycling from Scotland back to Newcastle Read more
Arrived early,bags taken and placed in room. On return bottle of bubbly and card in room, very nice. Decent breakfast. Overall a very pleasant overnight stay. Read more
I was only there for a short while but was very happy with my room and the breakfast. Read more
Overnight business stay Read more
Over night visiting friends Read more
Excellent location, only 2 mins walk to Morpeth. Read more
A pleasent stay away from home, Really good food and conversation with the owners. Read more
We were visiting friends in Morpeth so booked a B&B close to their home - Owners were really friendly and a key was provided for both the room and for the external door. Everything was explained thoroughly, which proved useful as our evening out didn't end until quite late on and we knew not to let the doors slam on our way back in at 1:30am (they had heavy springs to satisfy fire regulations.) Breakfast at 9am was very tasty/pleasant. Read more
We appreciate all comments. However, we would like to point out that unfortunately Morpeth has not yet been switched on to receive digital TV. Once this is available all TV's will have freeview. This is something out of our control.
Great people, great rooms, incredibly clean. Tailor breakfast exactly to what you want! Plus free wifi, and within walking distance of the town center, bus station, and train station. Owners went out of their way to make sure I knew where to eat, what to visit, and how to get there. Definitely recommend it. Read more
We stayed for 2 nights under sad circumstances, to attend my fathers funeral. Steve and Julie were very welcoming and would take our 6 month old daughter off our hands to let us eat our breakfast which was wonderful. Giving residents the choice of time for breakfast meant that the food was freshly made and therefore hot and the dining room not crowded, in fact both mornings we were alone in the dining room. The room was huge and very comfortable.Will definately use them again! Read more
Stayed for a friends wedding, which was just around the corner so location perfect. Rooms were clean but a bit small in size however really nice welcome and breakfast was spot on! Read more
We were on route to Scotland, short stay but friendly atmosphere, clean rooms and good food. Read more
excellent Read more
very enjoyable Read more
I was staying here for a few days whilst visiting my mother. I had one of the de luxe rooms and it was lovely. The room and linen are immaculate and the hosts friendly and helpful. I arrived tired after an early flight and they worked hard to let me in early. Read more
there was nobody there when we arrived (before 7pm) and we had difficulty getting hold of them. We had to wait around for 15-20 minutes. Breakfast was continental only. We did not feel welcomed into a family home as we have with most other B&B establishments. Room refreshment facilities were limited, the shower was second rate and the bathroom cramped. We felt it did not really merit 4 stars. Read more
This booking was made on line. We therefore telephoned the guest to inform him that on this occasion we could only offer a continental breakfast, which he accepted. We do accept that we were delayed and they did have a 10 minute wait for which we apologised profusely and they were given a discount for their inconvenience. Prior to entering our home he mentioned that he may put a poor review on line, which of course dampened any good will we had.
We had a very enjoyable stay at the Castle View B+B. Great location in a beautiful small town. Very friendly and helpful staff Read more
overnight stay visiting friends Read more
What a lovely place, very clean, inviting and extremely friendly. Felt very welcome. Was given great info on where to go and places to eat. Read more
business Read more
Stayed 3 nights, and found Castleview ideal as a base to explore Northumberland.
Clean room, good facilities and a lovely breakfast.Hostess recommended good dining establishments in the town. Read more
Friendly staff, clean room, homely atmosphere, restful sleep, great food Read more
Our expectations were met in full. A four star rating is spot on for this B&B. Our stay was very enjoyable. Julie and Steve are fantastic hosts;very personable yet allow for privacy and were helpful should we need assistance in anything. Read more
Short but very pleasant Read more
The whole family really enjoyed our stay and the room was beautifully presented. Read more
We are a family group, my mother and 2-year-old daughter staying in the family room. The room was beautiful altough an extra chair or two, or table/bench to place bags, would be useful.
We had an accident whilst staying, and the owners were very helpful directing us to the nearest hospital. Read more
Stop off enroute to Edinburgh from Surrey ...
Simple 1 night's stay ... bed and nice breakfast (kippers were appreciated as a choice). Read more
Very pleasant, excellent food, no problems whatsoever. Read more
We stayed at the Castle View bed and for 2 nights to attend a wedding in Newcastle. We booked a deluxe double en-suite and were put in the Alnwick room, which was spacious and comfortable. We were warmly greeted by Steve and Julie, who were both very helpful when it came to offering advice about where to eat, where to park, how to use the free broadband etc. The breakfasts were the most impressive part of the stay - a great variety of choice and really well cooked. Would definitely recommend Read more
A pleasant weekend break. Read more
My stay at Castle View is one that will remain a favourite for years. Read more
Stayed here recently and it was really good, so chose to stay again on this visit to Morpeth as it is very close to town centre but quiet and relaxed. Read more
Excellent location,friendly welcome and very clean Read more
The room was badly heated with no heating on at first then the heating came on and went off in the middle of the night. There was condensation on the window The bath had a hair in it - not mine There was no lounge to sit in the whole place felt a bit tatty not worth high priceper night Read more
All comments are welcome. Firstly, this lady arrived 2 hours prior to check in time without prior arrangement. She walked in the house without introducing herself and wheeled a dirty suitcase along the carpet. The heating comes on an hour before guests check in or sooner if the weather is particularly cold. She gave me the impression she was not staying so therefore I did not override the heating system. The chocolates are from Manzils, they give us a box as advertising for themselves.
A warm welcome, very comfortable and right in the town Read more
The owners are very kind, supporting, provide nice rooms and a superb breakfast.
The B & B is centrally located. The city is just cross the road. Public transport is only one minute away. Read more
This is a really nice B&B really close in to the centre of Morpeth but very quiet. Julie was really friendly and I was made to feel very welcome. Julie mentioned a couple of local restaurants that were good and the Italian one "Marabini's" was so good, I went there both nights, excellent food and service and full of local people on Mon\Tues nights ! Read more
Friendly service, clean rooms, well located. Read more
We thought the Castle View was very good value for money. Our room was nice, service was good and friendly, and the breakfasts were very nice. Read more
Convenient location for walking into central Morpeth. We had booked 2 rooms one standard and one larger superior and both were of excellent quality with own facilities, tv and dvd. No separate parking but town council parking permits provided by B & B for on street parking in a relatively quiet side road. Super breakfasts offering everything from full english to local Craster smoked kippers! Read more
clean,rooms with character,floors that are not level,but charming. Read more
The facilities provided by this B&B are at least at the standard you would expect of an English B&B but in addition the hosts are very friendly and informative but without been intrusive. The breakfasts a great you order what you want the night before and the time you want it and that is what you get. Best breakfasts I had the whole time I was in the UK and for me a great plus was free WiFi. Read more
Julie and Steve Lum have recently acquired 6 Dacre Street in Morpeth, and have transformed the accommodation into a place that you want to stay in - a home from home. Castle View is a quiet, family run B&B based in Morpeth, Northumberland, in the heart of North East England. A notch up from the typical rural B&B, Castle View combines the advantages of being located just off the main A1, close to Newcastle with beauty and splendour of Northumberland’s breathtaking scenery on our doorstep. The Local Area Our bed & breakfast is ideally suited for use as a base to explore and discover the many attractions of Northumberland. We are in easy driving distance of Warkworth, Chillingham, Bamburgh castles, Hadrian’s Wall and of course the famous Alnwick castle and gardens. Alternatively our accommodation would suit the business traveller who is visiting the area. We offer affordable, discrete accommodation including business facilities. Newcastle and the Metro Centre are only 30 minutes from Castle View by car. We are in walking distance from the local bus & train station. For Bank Holiday Weekends there is a minimum stay of 2 nights. If you are planning on exploring the North East this season, then make Castle View your home.