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Sir William Fox Hotel

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5 Westoe Village, South Shields NE33 3DZ, England
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Shanghai, China
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great historic boutique hotel in Westoe Village. Conveniently located within the well preserved village, you can almost feel what it would been like to live there 100 years ago. We had a large double room, overlooking the car park, adequate free car parking available. Management couldn't have been more helpful. We requested a mirror for hair drying and a lamp... More 

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York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very friendly place. Excellent value at £55 for a double . Nicely situated in Westoe and a pleasant, quirky, historic building. We enjoyed a great breakfast and the young lady who booked us in and served our meal was very efficient and cheerful. We'll certainly return to this hotel.

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Thank BeeksYork
Derby, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a single nights stay here between Christmas and New Year. We had the 'suite' which was a large comfortable room facing out on to the historic Westoe Village which was very pleasant. Room and en-suite bathroom clean and tidy. Good tea making facilities. Breakfast was a little chaotic. Supplies had run down and had to ask for a... More 

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Wilmington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had the fortune of staying at the William fox for a number of months while studying at South Tyneside Marine College. Yes, being that the building is so old it has its quirks (uneven floors, doors and the odd squeaky floor board) but I felt this all added to its character. The staff are what makes this hotel, they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

My husband & I have just had our 3rd stay here with our dog. Excellent value for the sum charged, friendly welcome & good breakfast. The last 2 rooms we've been allocated look to have been recently refurbished & were very clean, spacious with comfy king size bed. Will happily continue to book in here for our regular visits to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Was on duty over Christmas and decided to bring my Mum along. We had a lovely stay. Sandra really looked after us. The food was excellent with a wide choice of dishes. A bit chilly but no real cause to complain.

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Thank Steven H
Chorley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

As a frequent visitor to shields I normally stay in accommodation twice this price ..so bear that in mind please. There were problems ...***dealt with by a very honest courteous staff. Hope to stay again ( when the hotel isn't full) ..& get one of the upgraded rooms ! * blocked toilet * inadequately heated room not helped by drafts... More 

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Thank Philip C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Booked 2 rooms, the suite and room next door which was idea for 2 children. Set behind own door it felt secure and felt like we were joined yet private. Furniture and room lovely. Staff extremely welcoming. Breakfast tasty and well served, produce not the most expensive but was nice. Car park is a challenge to find. you come to... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here in the suite room for a work trip. Although I didn't necessary book the suite, I was pleasantly surprised to see such a spacious and yet cosy room. Lovely big windows looking down onto the outside street which was lined with big trees. The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly. Wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.

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Thank Daisy V
Antrim, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Hotel is lovely to look at from outside but a disappointing stay. We were in room 15, Windows bolted down so could not get any fresh air in the room. The occupants in suite next door & above spend most of the night walking around, coughing and we felt we were in room with them. Breakfast was ok, but stank... More 

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