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The Britannia Guest House

56 Julian Ave., South Shields NE33 2EW, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We had an unexpected and sad reaspn tp visit the guest house and it helped massively to be in the care of Ellen and Catherine room stunning clean and stylish and breakfast was superb. The Britainia deserves 10stars

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Hetton le Hole, county durham.United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Beautiful guest house,lovely room and spotless,lovely comfy bed and had 3 good nights sleep,the staff were very polite and helpful especially Ellen who was lovely.the breakfast were fantastic everyday and to die for.comfy and homely feel and stayed an extra night,def be coming back in the near future,thank you

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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I stayed here during an Earthwatch expedition and would definitely recommend this guesthouse. It is located about 3 minutes from the Arbeia Roman fort, a few minutes from the beach and a couple of minutes away from pubs and restaurants. The town centre is about a 10 minute walk. It is a quiet place, and with the comfortable beds, you... More 

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Friendly relaxing atmosphere close to town centre,Clean comfortable bed with all the extras ie tea & coffee tv fridge on sweet shower and a super full english in the morning, Perfect stay would highly recommend.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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81 reviews 81 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We spend a single night here, after taking the boat from the Netherlands to Newcastle. This is a very quiet guesthouse, in a nice area close to the sea. We had a nice, clean, big room. The owners were friendly, and tried to help us on our holidays. The breakfast was a good English breakfast.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Most friendliest place I have stopped and hope I will be stopping again soon comfy bed great hosts and breakfast can't ask for no more highly recommended and less than five minute walk from the sea front in a quiet location and ample parking

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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Great 3 day stay with Chris and Gill whilst attending AIS training facility over in North Shields (20 min drive £1.60 in the tunnel) Really nice place, friendly hosts, clean, comfortable bed and amazing breakfast, not sure what else you can expect from a great B&B to be honest! Plenty of choice for eating in the area, local shop a... More 

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Very quiet and very clean. Short walk from the main street.The breakfast included was made to order and delicious. The hosts incredibly friendly and accommodating. The beds comfortable. The rooms are a bit small but it is a house converted into a hotel and in England everything is smaller so I'm OK with that. The hotel is on a hill... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

It's a few years since we stayed at The Britannia but it's still a great place to stay. It's the perfect antidote to chain hotels. It has a friendly atmosphere, lovely rooms and the breakfasts are delicious. It's not far from the town centre but is nice and quiet. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We have just stayed... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

Weekend away visiting my home town and we stayed at the Britannia. Very friendly and welcoming nothing is too much trouble . Britannia is ideally situated the only downside is Julian Ave is situated near the top of a couple of steep streets. However to get into the town centre you can walk along Julian Ave to the end where... More 

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