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3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   122 Park Avenue, Whitley Bay NE26 1AY, England
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Sandsides Guest House
Ranked #4 of 24 Whitley Bay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at Sandsides with my 6 yr old son who has special needs re his behaviour. Barbara and Alan were very kind and tolerant and even gave him £1 when his first tooth fell out. It is perfectly situated across the road from the play park and water park which operates all evening in the summer. Also it... More

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Harleston, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A home from home in Whitley Bay. Excellent B & B accommodation & a superb breakfast. We were all well looked after as usual, and look forward to staying there again next year, four our annual outing to the Great North Run.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stayed at Sandsides when visiting relatives in the area and were not disappointed. Barbara and Alan were so welcoming that we felt at home straight away. The room was well appointed with a big TV and comfortable bed, and the en suite bathroom was fresh and clean. In fact the whole place was spotless! And Alan's breakfast was delicious.... More

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Erkrath, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

On returning from Scotland we stopped by in Whitley Bay because we didn't want to stay in Newcastle. When looking for B&B, we walked past Barbara and Alan who were sitting in their front garden. They welcomed us friendly, and we stayed with them for 2 nights, which we didn't regret. The room was very clean (modern ensuite facilities), the... More

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Dundee, Scotland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We booked this Guest House as we couldn't get a room for love nor money in Newcastle for the match, and are so glad we did! We didn't get to meet Barbara but Alan was so welcoming and helpful. The room was very clean and the breakfast was just right. We're planning on a few trips to see Newcastle United... More

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barbara5190932, Manager at Sandsides Guest House, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Sandsides. I was disappointed I did'nt get to say hello, Yes Alan is wonderful and he enjoyed your company very much. also he was delighted you enjoyed your breakfast. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon. Our best wishes to you both. Barbara and Alan More

Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Returned for a second stay at this very homely guest house and was welcomed as a long lost friend by the owners Alan and Barbara. I received the same personal attention and was very satisfied with the cleanliness of the house and the brilliant breakfast. I will be back! Syd H.

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barbara5190932, Owner at Sandsides Guest House, responded to this review

It was great seeing you again, You were a very charming gentleman and very easy to please. We will look forward to your return visit. Thank you again for your very kind reveiw. Barbara and Alan More

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I stayed just before Christmas last year and apologise for my late review - I have a very hectic schedule. I have to say that I have stayed there on numerous occasions and always come away feeling totally refreshed and relaxed having been made to feel so welcome. The accommodation is always emaculate with all the facilities you need. Breakfast... More

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barbara5190932, Owner at Sandsides Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taken the time to write a wonderful reveiw. It was a lovely surprise as I know you have a very busy life, that makes this reveiw so rewarding to know you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you again. Barbara and Alan More

Bridlington, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Another lovely warm welcome on my return visit to see family having stayed several times over the last 3 years. Great breakfast with good choice and alternatives. Stayed in every room in every season, 2 with en suite, of high standards and very comfortable, slept really well. I have also stayed in both twin rooms, as well as cosy single... More

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barbara5190932, Owner at Sandsides Guest House, responded to this review

We are delighted you had a lovely stay with us and you are happy staying with us. You are a lovely guest and we so enjoy having you stay here with us. This is the best part of having a Guest House is meeting lovely Guest like you who we look forward to seeing again and again. Yes our location... More

Bridlington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

Lovely place to stay, beds very comfy, whole place lovely and clean. Staff extremely friendly and helpful, breakfast was great with a good variety. There is a beach within a 5 minute walk away and is very clean and tidy. There are also plenty of shops nearby.

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barbara5190932, Manager at Sandsides Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taken the time in writing a review. We are delighted you had a lovely stay and we look forward to your next visit to Sandsides Guest House. it is always a pleasure for us meeting new people and we get great pleasure from running our Guest House. Many thanks again and we look forward to seeing you... More

Bolton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I stayed here on 2 occasions and was not disappointed, the room was big with a big Flat Screen TV. The en-suite was adequate for its use the shower needed some getting used to when setting the temperature. However, once got it to the correct temperature it was not a problem every other day. The bed was very comfortable and... More

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barbara5190932, Manager at Sandsides Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Rob for your kind review. It was a pleasure looking after you. We were sorry we could not accomodate you for a longer period. Once again many thanks. Barbara and Alan More

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Additional Information about Sandsides Guest House

Address: 122 Park Avenue, Whitley Bay NE26 1AY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > Whitley Bay
Hotel Class:3 star — Sandsides Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 5

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