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Sir William Fox Town House Hotel 3 stars

5 Westoe Village, NE33 3DZ South Shields

Score from 454 reviews   8/10 8

A jewel in the heart of South Tyneside, this hotel was formally the home of Sir William Fox who was 3 times prime minister of New Zealand.

Situated in a conservation area in the historic village of Westoe, the hotel is well-positioned for enjoying this oasis of peace and tranquility. The hotel has been tastefully furnished to reflect an age of literature and romance.

Located about 10 miles east of central Newcastle, the hotel is convenient for shopping and sightseeing in the bustling city.

Rooms: 6

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The most recent booking for this hotel was made on Jun 25 at 06:51 from United Kingdom.

Facilities of Sir William Fox Town House Hotel

Food & Drink

  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Packed lunches
  • Kids' meals

Front Desk Services

  • Baggage storage
  • Private check-in/out
  • Lockers

Common Areas

  • Shared lounge/TV area

Cleaning Services

  • Laundry
  • Ironing service
  • Daily housekeeping


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family rooms
  • Honeymoon suite
  • Heating
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Smoke-free property
  • Designated smoking area


WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.


Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).

Policies of Sir William Fox Town House Hotel

These are general hotel policies for Sir William Fox Town House Hotel. As they may vary per room type, please also check the room conditions.


14:00 - 23:00 hours


Until 11:00 hours

Cancellation / Prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type.

Children and Extra Beds

One child under 6 years is charged GBP 10 per night when using existing beds.

There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.

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


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Accepted credit cards

  • American Express
  • Visa
  • Euro/Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • Switch

The property reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival.

Hotel information

The hotel was built in the late 1700's and has kept most of its traditional features.

Renowned for its hospitality, you will feel most welcome at the Sir William Fox. A good British food menu has been introduced, delivering hearty dishes, all home-cooked, right down to the fries.

Room information

Rooms are decorated in a warm and relaxing style with private bathrooms and free internet access.
Ironing and laundry facilities are available upon request.

Area information

Close to the buzzing city and nightlife of Newcastle, South Tyneside is also blessed with beautiful, award-winning sandy beaches that stretch from the mouth of the Tyne at South Shields to Trow Rocks, more than a mile away.

Discover Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum, built in the AD 160. The Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site stood guard at the mouth of the Tyne River and controlled the main port of entry to the Roman Empire in Britain.

Alternatively, explore Souter Lighthouse, operating since 1871 and at its time the most advanced in the world. Explore the lighthouse, its engine rooms and the family living quarters in the Victorian keepers’ cottages. After your tour of the lighthouse, climb the 76 steps to the tower to enjoy the views of the coastline, from the mouth of the Tyne to the Tees.

Travel information

By Car:
From the A1 Service Area:
- At Junction 56, continue forward onto the A1.
- Keep in right-hand lane at junction 65, then join the A194 motorway (signposted A194M Tyne Tunnel / South Shields).
- At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto the A194 (signposted South Shields).
- Entering Hebburn on the A194, continue onto Leam Lane.
- Enter Jarrow.
- At the Arches roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto the A194 (signposted South Shields / town centre).
- Follow signs for the town centre.
- At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A194.
- At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A194.
- At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Barnes Road.
- Turn left onto Dean Road
- At the Dean Road roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto the B1301 (signposted Marsden, The Coast, Sunderland A1018).
- Continue forward onto Dean Road - B1301.
- At Westoe Fountain roundabout, take the 1st exit left, into Imeary Street, and then take an immediate right.
- Take the next immediate right into Ada Street. Continue straight up and over the one-way system straight into the hotel car park.

Important Information

The car park for the hotel is at the rear. The postcode for the car park is NE33 3PS.


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