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Sir William Fox Hotel

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

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 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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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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