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Sir William Fox Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
5 Westoe Village, South Shields NE33 3DZ, England
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Sir William Fox Hotel
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Ranked #4 of 7 Hotels in South Shields
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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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Kent England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

After reading some previous reviews I wasn't sure what to expect but we were very pleasantly surprised. We had rooms 15 and 21 which were both well decorated with modern bathrooms so this may have changed since other reviews were written. Very comfortable bed and quiet room with no outside noise even on Friday night. We ate at Colman's fish... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Parking at the back of the hotel which is as hard to find as other reviewers say. Small hotel not far from town. Price is reasonable. Room was ok but small and the bathroom small and smelly. Shower small. Staff could be better and their service more efficient. Wifi unreliable for me. Food ok at breakfast but not too good... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

My single room ( named a crash pad I thiink)was tiny and right at the top and far end of the building. No wifi was available in my room but elsewhere in the hotel it was. Water was hot and plentiful. Shower was fine if cramped. Staff were cheerful and competent on the whole. Hotel was clean. Food very plain.... More 

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Edinburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

For the price, you'd be hard-pressed to find anything close to as good as this. Clean, cosy and comfortable rooms, nicely decorated, great breakfast and I would have given it the five star rating if certain members of staff had been a bit more friendly and accommodating. Still, I can't really complain, given the ridiculously low price we paid for... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

For the price its ok -but.... generally shabby and tired very small room with a short bed to fit the available space (I am 5ft 11 and even my feet hung over the end!) Bathroom pitifully small Shower started ok but quickly slowed and then stopped before starting again with cold water (not the nicest wakeup!) Food - a limited... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I stayed here from 15-20th Feb. I stayed in room 2 on the ground floor which was a big room. It was always cleaned everyday. This hotel is always warm. The staff are friendly. Breakfast was good but the night time food was limited. I found it better to eat out at night. There is plenty of places around. The... More 

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