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Sir William Fox Hotel

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5 Westoe Village, South Shields NE33 3DZ, England
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  • Location
    4 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Darlington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked the hotel several months early to attend a wedding nearby. on the morning of our stay we were phoned to inform us that our room was not available. and we were offered two singles rooms in place of our twin. when we said this was not acceptable and planned to book elsewhere we were told that we would be... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for several nights in June 2015 and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We had the 'crash pad' single rooms, quite modern with more space than the online photos suggest, but the best feature for us was the breakfast/evening restaurant; the staff were more than obliging when it came to bizarre requests (When you get over 60 you have... More 

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Shropshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for just one night in room 21, on the top floor. It was a spacious room but very dark as there was only one dormer window and two walls are painted black. Only one comfortable chair was provided which was surprising as there was plenty of room to include two. The bathroom is integral to the room and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Good greeting on arrival pleasant quirky hotel with lots of character. Receptionist was very informative and we were happy with the room and amenities for the price we paid you couldn't possibly grumble. Breakfast (included) in the price was excellent and plentiful. Would I stay here again MOST definitely

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Hotel was a good budget hotel, bit shabby in parts. Booked this hotel as a last minute the day before, as I was travelling around the UK. Arrived at the front only told that the car park was around the back and was given another postcode, as it was not easily to find it Once checked in, the room was... More 

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Frome, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A fantastic place to stay with staff who really care about the guests, a great friendly gang who try to help any way they can.a good selection for breakfast after a good comfy nights sleep.evening meals are to die for.anyone who stays here are in for a treat.my wife and I have stayed here several times and enjoy coming back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Had a great stay here when over seeing family, its a lovely hotel nice and cosy, food was beautiful, staff were very friendly. Rooms were spotless would definitely recommend it, walking distance from the metro and bus stop right outside.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Staying here today 21 June 2015 this is our second day arrived yesterday girl who checked us in not very welcoming not even did you have a nice trip same girl at breakfast not even a good morning room on the top floor very spacious and clean only gripe bathroom light on a sensor so in the middle of the... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

No security or manning of reception on the night I stayed. If you are a single female don't stay here even if it's the last option you have. Go get a room elsewhere! don't be fooled by the name and location!

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

We didn't get a warm welcome and there was no visitors lounge, it had been turned into an extra bedroom. The room was a good size with plenty of tea/coffee supplies but a bit tired. Access to the car park was difficult too.

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