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Grim up North
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were dropping off the in-laws for their Baltic Cruise and my father in law got it in his head the ship was leaving from South Shields. While we rather like the town of Tynemouth we decided to spend the night the south side of the river at South Shields. Of course when the paperwork was checked they were actually... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed there with my wife for one night. Lovely late 16 century building with delightful staff, we got a lovely welcome from a lovely lady and were given a suite upgrade. Room was fine with a spacious enough bathroom. Breakfast was superb. Not wanting to be indelicate, but the toilet flush was week and there was no toilet brush. So... More 

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Thank IvorD1954
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed for 1 night recently. We normally stay elsewhere but needed a change and chose this hotel because it seemed different to other options. It is in a very pleasant area of the town. We had a little difficulty getting into the hotel as the doors were locked but once we got in the welcome was... More 

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Thank PickyYorkshire
Brussels
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Birthplace of William Fox, three times prime minister of New Zealand, this small hotel has a certain charm. We were attending a wedding in The Hedworth Hall and this hotel is a short walk away. The staff are pleasant and helpful (our bedside lights were not working and were swiftly fixed when we notified staff). The room was clean... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We had a two night stay. First room offered was on the ground floor with an integral corridor with a low ceiling with non-operating lights to the bathroom. We had the room changed to an upper floor one. This was adequate but having stayed several times previously the room not anything special, which disappointing. Good tea making facilities. Breakfast was... More 

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Haverigg, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

reasonable prices and good accommodation, but it is very hard to find, You will need to familiarise your self with the street maps as the road it is on is only accessible from the middle. each end is blocked off.

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Northamptonshire
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75 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Stayed for just the one night with a friend. Perfect delight if a little old and needing a tlc. But lets face it, if your'e that old, don't we all. PARKING. All the photos of the hotel show the front door which is in the lovely Westoe Village, the car park and reception entrance is actually the other side of... More 

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Enjoyed a comfortable five night stay for a college course so prime location. Lovely clean room with all required facilities. Breakfast was good every day and friendly service. Have recommended to friends and family.

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Thank fallfan67
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Just once a year, over the past few years I stay here as I do an annual job nearby. Every year I get more and more disappointed at how much this hotel is slipping away. Many years ago it was a lovely beautique hotel and now it is more like student accommodation ( please no disrespect meant) I book a... More 

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Thank Karri P
Northampton, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We booked under a special offer. The bed was comfortable but the room smelled musty. The breakfast was adequate but the dining room was overcrowded and it was difficult to get in and out. Overall, it could be better and I would not book there again.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Sir William Fox Hotel

Address: 5 Westoe Village, South Shields NE33 3DZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > South Shields
Price Range: $51 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sir William Fox Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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