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Sir William Fox Hotel

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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“one way system”(11 reviews)
“car park”(28 reviews)
“sitting room”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsone way systemcar parksitting roomtop floorquiet locationbooked this hotelchoice of cerealsbiscuitssouth tynesidedecent hotelpleasant staylovely hoteltea coffeespacious roomfull englishstayed here for two nightsshort stay
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Stayed here whilst attending a Course at the maritime school. Don't expect any luxury here, you get a bed a tv and a very tiny bathroom ( in a single room), however the price is excellent value for money and good decent breakfast as well....More

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Gaining entrance to the carpark was not a huge problem as I am originally from Shields, though I can imaging it could be problematic. Again as others have stated ring reception from your mobile to gain access. The room we were given was cold, this...More

Thank R S
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We booked as a late getaway for New Year, arriving on the 30th for 2 nights. Yes, we had to ring reception to get access, but no hardship there. The car park is at the back of the building, access via a one way system,...More

Thank DentonBoy
Reviewed 28 December 2017

The building is a lovely Georgian town house in a cul de sac. Have your mobile phone ready - you have to phone to alert reception to gain entry. Street parking outside the hotel is time limited - to find the car park put in...More

Thank ElaineRy
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

3rd visit to the William Fox, stayed in a different room each time, all rooms I stayed in have been very spacious, good breakfast, friendly staff,, 10min walk to metro station, The County pub has good food, 15min walk to South Shields centre, thanks for...More

Thank hazie45
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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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USD 66 - USD 131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 66 - USD 131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Pat C
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Response from karamenga | Reviewed this property |
The cruise terminal is in North Shields the William Fox is in South Shields. However a short taxi drive via the tyne tunnel the terminal is very close to the tunnel. The hotel is comfy and the staff friendly. Did you know... More
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"Unfortunately there is no lift, so be prepared to climb stairs to the 2nd floor."
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"Our room was first floor on the front - facing quiet street."
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"Ground floor seemed quite spacious."
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"Choose a different hotel."
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