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The Cara Guesthouse

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   9 The Links, Whitley Bay NE26 1PS, England
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Ranked #8 of 23 Whitley Bay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014
S-talski Reading, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I had even more than I expected. It was like a family visit. The Guest House Host was very friendly and exceptionally helpful. I traveled with my dog and he was the same welcomed as me (which is not usual at all), and with no extra charge. Thank you Cara Guesthouse! I will definitely visit you again, whenever visiting Whitley... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The manager was awesome, the rooms were clean.... I felt like i was at home... Thank you really good value for money... Nothing was too much trouble!!! Carol cares about her guests , no questions were un answered

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

We stayed over a bank holiday weekend and The Cara was extremely good value. Exactly what we were looking for. Comfortable beds, ability to come and go as we pleased, decent full English breakfast. Yes we had to share a bathroom but what more do you want for £25 per person over the May bank holiday?!? Great value, will be... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

If you are looking for a comfortable place to stay at a reasonable price with great sea views, this is the place for you. I stayed here recently to visit friends who stay in the area. Its not the most luxurious of accommodation. The rooms are quite small and in need of a bit of re-decoration but they are clean... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Worst bed and breakfast I've ever stayed in. The room we we're put into was a pokey attic room, the window didn't close properly. One towel between two people. Breakfast was disgusting consisted of cheap bacon which was more fat than bacon, cheap sausages beans and egg!!!! And that was classed a full English!!!! Parking, you had to pay for... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

If you are looking for a great location to explore Whitley Bay and surrounding areas, the Cara guesthouse is perfect. It's not the most luxurious choice of accommodation, but if you are looking for convenience and atmosphere, as well as very friendly customer service, this is the place for you!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Was here with my soon to be wife and we found our stay fantastic. Every request was met by the staff working. We were welcomed warmly by the owner mariea who ensured us we would have a fantastic stay. Needless to say she was 100% correct and my partner accepted my marraige proposal in the beautiful room we were given.... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

I needed somewhere last minute and this suited my needs. Was met by the owner very friendly American lady. I had a single room on the first floor. Whilst it wasn't ensuite it did have a sink. Room was clean but I didn't do a white gloved inspection. Some of the reviews I've read have been very unkind. Breakfast was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

Me, my husband and 3 children stayed in The Cara guest house family room for 3 nights. The room was a great size with 4 very comfy beds. The room was spacious with a nice big tv and a beautiful view from the front window. We met the owner while we stayed and I can honestly say she couldn't do... More

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Berlin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Amazing location, stunning views, great breakfast and impeccably clean rooms! Met the lovely owner a few times and someone was always there for any query. I'd stay here again in a heartbeat! I've stayed at other places in Whitley Bay when visiting my family and the Cara Guesthouse is my new favourite by far! I'll be back. Thanks again.

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Address: 9 The Links, Whitley Bay NE26 1PS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > Whitley Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cara Guesthouse 3*
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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
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The Cara is located on the sea front in Whitley Bay. We offer friendly, high quality accommodation. The English tourist board has awarded our guesthouse a three star rating, and our standard of service has also been recognised with a quality award. Whatever the reason for your stay at our Bed and Breakfast B&B, you will not only be warmly welcomed, you will be perfectly located. The town centre of Whitley Bay and all its amenities are a few minutes walk away. The town boasts a sea front promenade, cafes, restaurants, great shopping, bars and clubs. The Cara Guesthouse also offers a large car park, and free WIFI. ... more   less 
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