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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Took a kids rugby tour to South Shields. Had a few extra bookings, they put us up, made us feel welcome and even laundered the kids shirts so they were clean for the second day. Incredible hospitality

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Needed a bed for a couple of nights when I moved out of one flat before my new flat was ready. I'm a Shields lad and didn't want to stay on Ocean Road near the 'curry mile'. Opted for this place as it was recommended by a friend. I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. It's out of the...

Thank WarrenR1966
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I've just stayed here with my daughter and have to say the b & b is fantastic, very clean and fresh. The owner was very friendly and welcoming to us, made us what we wanted for breakfast as I have a fussy child. Couldn't fault anything about our stay. We shall definitely stay here again. My daughter would like to...

Thank bananas37
Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

We have visited this guest house for the last few years as a group of blokes watching football in the region. This provides basic functional accommodation (mostly sharing)and a decent breakfast. It this is what you need this ticks all the boxes at a fair price.

Thank Tony C
Crieff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 1 night and was very impressed; especially for the price, good WiFi, comfy bed, clean room. Duncan the owner couldn't have been more helpful and even ironed my shirt; as was on my way to an exam. Would recommend.

Thank ross3152
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is an ok place. It's a bit tatty, but cheap and cheerful. The owner was very friendly, and had a good chat over breakfast. It's a perfectly nice place to stay if you're in South Shields. Can't believe anyone would describe it as "superb" though.

Thank AJK29
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Needed to stay in south shields as was viewing flats to move. When booking the room me and my friend changed our mines on the type of room we wanted, when we arrived at athol house duncan was brilliant with the confussion. He eventually gave us each a three person room with our own shared bathroom. Both rooms are clean...

Thank Abbi C
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Fantastic Duncan the owner very friendly can't fault it!!! clean and tidy and a great selection for breakfast 10 min walk to the college & 5 min walk to the town great room rates 5 stars from me would recommend to anyone looking to stay in South Shields.

1Thank Rwatsham
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Very nice place to stay. A lot of space in the room, very friendly owner. Good position in the town. You have a fridge in the room, as a TV. Very good WiFi. Unfortunately, hob is not on due insurance policies. The only inconvenience - it doesn't have separate car park, but you can par for free in the streets...

1Thank Linxmas
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Super, clean warm friendly, very reasonably priced. Food very good and the proprietor is very hospitable. I've stayed here a couple of times now, it isn't sea front so don't expect coastal views as its right in the centre of Shields on a bus route but everything else makes up and at the price Duncan charges for an excellent reception...

Thank C1098

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Athol House

Address: 21 Westoe Road, South Shields NE33 4LS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > South Shields
Price Range: $50 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Athol House 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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Athol Hotel South Shields
Athol House South Shields, UK - England
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“I'd rather choose a room facing back of the building due possible street noise”
Linxmas, 26 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Call Duncan, hes very hospitable and will accommodate to meet requirements where practicable.”
C1098, 18 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We had room 3. Was canny.”
lou_7NorthYorks, 30 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Rooms upstairs may be quieter as we could hear people in the morning around 7am”
Preedy1992, 24 Jun 2013 | Read review
“All rooms are big enough.”
allseas1, 18 Sep 2012 | Read review
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