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Forest Guest House

Visit England
117 Ocean Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 2JL, United Kingdom


4.9/5 from 141 Reviews

100 % Would Recommend


  • Wi-fi
  • Parking
  • Room service
  • Children's books, videos, games
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Forest Guest House

(141 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.7
  • Value 4.7
  • Friendliness 4.9
  • Cleanliness 4.9
  • Facilities 4.7
  • Service 4.9
  • Location 4.7

Review Overall Rating

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  • 4.9

Forest Guest House Information


Welcome to the Forest Guest House, An Award winning & one of the highest rated guest house in South Shields Rated 4 Star Silver Award with Visit England and 4 starwith the AA. Visit England breakfast Award Consistently rated as one of the best Guest houses in South shields by 3Rated Winner of the Best Town House Guest house 2019 by Lux The Forest Guest House is warm and friendly with emphasis on hospitality, cleanliness, comfort and at a price comparable with other guest houses. We offer our guests well equipped stylish & individually decorated rooms of 4 star silver standards. Modern en-suites and most importantly comfortable beds, a luxury hospitality tray including speciality Teas, Cafetierre coffee, Hot chocolate, biscuits, Freshly filtered Water & Fresh Milk All rooms offer hairdryer, safe (free), Fridge, flat screen TV/DVD. We provide luxury Duck Island shower products, handwash/ lotion Egyptian Cotton Linens and 650gsm bathsheets, bath towels and hand towels Our Extensive breakfast menu is locally sourced and cooked to order in our open plan dining room in comfortable surroundings on linen set tables with Denby Crockery Special diets catered for please just mention at booking or on arrival Broadband internet is available throughout the property at no extra charge Forest Guest House is situated within easy walking distance of Parks, Beach, Town Centre and Metro system.

Cleaning and safety

  • Disinfected between stays
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing
  • Staff protective clothing
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • High-touch surfaces disinfected
  • Linens washed above 60°C/140°F
  • Mattress and pillow protectors
  • Washable duvet covers
  • Staggered check-in
  • Reduced occupancy
  • No shared stationery
  • Request no staff entry to room
  • First aid kit
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Socially distanced dining
  • Staggered time slots for dining
  • Sanitized tableware


  • Baggage store
  • Books, DVD, games
  • Free high speed internet
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Room service
  • Wakeup call
  • Bike lock-up
  • Laundry
  • High speed internet
  • WiFi internet
  • Meet & greet service
  • Plug adapters
  • Breakfast lounge
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Express check in
  • Express check out
  • Safe deposit box
  • Hypoallergenic rooms/units
  • Designated smoking area
  • Gift/news stand
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Pet(s) live on property
  • Breakfast in the room/unit
  • Library


  • Free parking

Children's Facilities

  • Children's books, videos, games

Business Facilities

  • Desk working station
  • Photocopying
  • Printing


  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Free breakfast
  • English/Irish breakfast
  • Healthy breakfast
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Vegetarian options
  • Vegan options
  • Gluten-free options
  • To-go breakfast

Activities and Experiences

  • Billiards / pool / snooker
  • Boating
  • Bowling alley
  • Fine dining
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golf - miniature
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Nightclubs
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping
  • Antiques & fairs
  • Skating rink
  • Snorkeling
  • Theater
  • Walking
  • Water activities
  • Casino, arcades
  • Cinema
  • Concerts, music
  • History/science museums
  • Pub crawl
  • Wild life


  • Check in
    2:00 PM 10:30 PM
    Early check-in available on request
  • Check out
    11:00 AM
    Late check-out available on request
  • Child Policy
    Children welcome
  • Smoking Policy
    No smoking
  • Pets
    No pets
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  • Train from Newcastle Airport (14.0 miles)
    Direct link from Airport to South Shields. Approx 8mins walk from south shields Metro to Guest House on Ocean Road or approx £2 via Taxi situated at rear of metro.
  • Road from A1M / A19 (4.0 miles)
    From both A19 & A1M follow the A194 all the way through to south Shields Town Hall, at the traffic lights turn left and follow the road around to your right keeping the town hall on your right, at the next roundabout turn left, the Voyager public house on your right, pass next roundabout, at next roundabout turn right onto Ocean Road, Forest Guest House is the last block on your left opposite the marine public house.

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