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Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for the weekend and could not praise this guest house any higher. Very welcoming and the breakfasts were excellent. Nothing was too much trouble. Janet is also a mine of information on the local area. Would definitely stay there again

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

First visit to the Forest Guest House and it was a lovely experience. Only stayed one night as I was attending a course at the maritime college. In a easy to find location, free parking right outside the house. Local to shops, bars and restaurants with the college just up the road. Was given a warm welcome by Janet into...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a weekend and had a fantastic stay. We all felt welcome the second we stepped through the door, the rooms were immaculate, the breakfast was one of the best I've had, and the location is just a few minutes walk from the beautiful beach and town (which has good metro links to Newcastle).

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2Thank Christian H
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Really loved it here. Great b&b, Janet was a great host and would thoroughly recommend. Great value, lovely quiet rooms - we stayed overlooking the street and didn't hear a thing. Amazing breakfast( plenty of choice for veggie and meat eaters alike). A great location a few mins walk to the the beach and town centre/metro.

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1Thank James C
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 12 October 2016

To copy the review I left on Travelocity ... Being from the states and never having been to the UK before I didn't want to stay in a chain hotel. I wanted a more direct experience of the people and culture. Staying here for the week I was in South Shields this past September was absolutely the best choice I...

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Excellently situated guest house, gorgeous room, superb breakfast, & very lovely, friendly & helpful landlady/landlord, Peter & Janet. Would highly recommend this guest house. It has everything you need.

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed here for four nights over the weekend and had a lovely stay. The room was very spacious with a comfortable double bed and a lovely bathroom with a huge shower. The room came with lots of complementary teas, bottles of waters, cafeteria coffee and a box of Lindt chocolates. Janet and Pete, who run the B&B, made a...

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I was really impressed with the reviews for this guest house, but even then it more than met the expectations that I had of it. Firstly, although I booked a twin room, I had only booked 1 person into it, so when the two of us turned up, they sorted it out in a moment. When they found out I...

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1Thank Tess B
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The forest guest house is an excellent guest house, taking the best elements of a quality hotel and shrinking them to fit a guest house. Attention to detail is what has happened here, the owners have certainly got a keen eye for design and thoughtful touches. A friendly welcome and great conversation.

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moraira
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in room 1 for 2 nights, what a great experience. This guest house rates much higher than many of the hotels we have stayed in. The room was huge, the bed was vast, and the bathroom exceedingly spacious. Nothing for the comfort of guests was forgotten, including a cafetière in the room to make proper coffee and complimentary...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
FOREST GUEST HOUSE. We are a 4 star silver accolade guest house and cater to those who like Quality, Comfort, Relaxed atmosphere and Hospitality at an affordable price in relation to all other guest houses in South Shields. All rooms have en-suite, well stocked hospitality tray, flat screen TV, sky, DVD library, hair dryer, safe, fridge. Arrive as a guest and leave as a friend. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forest Guest House

Address: 117 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > South Shields
Price Range: $101 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Forest Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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