This property is a 14-minute walk from the beach. This homey guest house is situated in the coastal town of South Shields in Tyne and Wear, which boasts 6 miles of coastline and a beautiful pier at the mouth of the Tyne.

Set within a large, double-fronted row house with a warm atmosphere, Athol House is just a short walk from the beach, parks, nightlife and restaurants. Furthermore, it is only a 5 minute walk away from the local metro station, which will take you to central Newcastle, the Metro Centre shopping complex and Newcastle International Airport.

Recently refurbished, this modern guest house provides large and spacious rooms with modern décor.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Athol House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 19, 2006

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan

FREE parking!


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4 reasons to choose Athol House

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Sandhaven Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    3,800 feet from property
  • Short Sands Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    1.7 miles from property
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum
    0.6 miles
  • Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
    0.7 miles
  • Tynemouth Castle and Priory
    1.6 miles
  • Segedunum Roman Fort
    4.1 miles
  • Hylton Castle
    4.9 miles
  • Stadium of Light
    5.7 miles
  • Victoria Tunnel
    6.6 miles
  • The Biscuit Factory
    6.8 miles
  • WWT Washington
    6.9 miles
Top attractions
  • Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
    6.9 miles
  • The Sage
    7.1 miles
  • Northumbria University
    7.2 miles
  • Theatre Royal
    7.4 miles
  • Newcastle Train Station
    7.7 miles
  • St. James' Park
    7.7 miles
  • Utilita Arena
    8 miles
  • MetroCentre
    9.8 miles
  • Lumley Castle
    10.9 miles
  • Beamish Museum
    12 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Sandhaven Beach
    3,800 feet
  • Short Sands Beach
    1.7 miles
  • Cullercoats Beach
    2.8 miles
  • Whitley Bay
    3.7 miles
  • Roker Beach
    5 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Park Lane Station
    6.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Newcastle International Airport
    11.5 miles
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport
    33.5 miles
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Amenities of Athol House
Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Hairdryer
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible).
Services
  • Laundry
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Soundproof
  • Carpeted
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Athol House takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
Free
2 - 11 years
Extra bed by request
Free
12+ years
Extra bed by request
£10 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Switch Athol House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Athol House

  • The prices at Athol House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Athol House is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Athol House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan

  • Athol House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Athol House is 1,950 feet from the center of South Shields.

    • The nearest beach is 0.7 miles from Athol House.

    • Room options at Athol House include:

      • Single
      • Twin
      • Double
      • Family

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Athol House by:

      • Subway/Metro 35min