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4.5/5 Wonderful
38 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Breakfast Available

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Explore the area

Popular LocationWet 'n' Wild Water Park14 min drive
Popular LocationStadium of Light26 min drive
Popular LocationPort Of Tyne30 min drive
AirportNewcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.)48 min drive

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  • Comfort Double Room, Ensuite, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 43 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsComfort Double Room, Ensuite, Sea View
  • Standard Twin Room, Ensuite, Sea View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 43 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Twin Room, Ensuite, Sea View
  • Double Room, Ensuite, Sea View (Family Room)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 54 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Single Bed and 1 King Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Ensuite, Sea View (Family Room)
  • Premier Double Room, Ensuite, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 54 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsPremier Double Room, Ensuite, Sea View
  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite (Cave Room)

    Room amenities

    • 43 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room, Ensuite (Cave Room)
  • Luxury Double Room, Ensuite, Sea View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 54 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsLuxury Double Room, Ensuite, Sea View
  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite, Sea View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 75 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room, Ensuite, Sea View
  • Premier Double Room, Ensuite, Sea View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsPremier Double Room, Ensuite, Sea View
  • Standard Twin Room, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Twin Room, Sea View
  • Double Room, Ensuite (Cave Room)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Ensuite (Cave Room)
  • Double Room, Ensuite, Sea View (Compact Double )

    Room amenities

    • 86 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Ensuite, Sea View (Compact Double )
  • Double Room, Ensuite, Sea View (Room 9)

    Room amenities

    • 108 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Ensuite, Sea View (Room 9)
  • Premier Double Room, Ensuite, Sea View (Room 10)

    Room amenities

    • 129 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsPremier Double Room, Ensuite, Sea View (Room 10)

About this area

South Shields

The Grotto is located in South Shields. Newcastle-upon-Tyne Theatre Royal and Metro Radio Arena are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Port Of Tyne and Quayside. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at St. James' Park or Stadium of Light. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including birdwatching.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Wet 'n' Wild Water Park - 14 min drive
  • Stadium of Light - 26 min drive
  • Sunderland Museum - 27 min drive
  • University of Sunderland - 29 min drive
  • Port Of Tyne - 30 min drive

Getting around

  • Fellgate Station - 11 min drive
  • Heworth Station - 13 min drive
  • Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) - 48 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Marsden Grotto - 2 min walk
  • Quarry Lane Tandoori - 19 min walk
  • Piccolo - 3 min drive
  • The Fountain - 3 min drive
  • The New Crown - 3 min drive

About this property

The Grotto

3.5-star guesthouse in South Shields
This smoke-free guesthouse features wedding services. This guesthouse has 10 rooms. Housekeeping is not available.
The Grotto offers 10 forms of accommodation.

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee

Conveniences

  • Lift

Guest services

  • No housekeeping
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

More

  • Smoke-free property

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Property is also known as

The Grotto Guesthouse
The Grotto South Shields
The Grotto Guesthouse South Shields

Frequently asked questions

Is The Grotto pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much does it cost to stay at The Grotto?
As of 9 Aug 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Grotto on 14 Aug 2020 start from £89, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What time is check-in at The Grotto?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
What time is check-out at this guest house?
Checkout is at 10:30 AM.
Where is The Grotto located?
Situated in South Shields, this guesthouse is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Souter Point Lighthouse and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Whitburn Sands. Stadium of Light and Arbeia Roman Fort are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for The Grotto

4.5
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
23
4 - Good
12
3 - Okay
2
2 - Mediocre
1
1 - Poor
0
4.6
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Room 1

    Great location lovely room the outside could do with a bit of tlc but apart from that very good

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Excellent apart from when we left no.one availiable to pay yur bill

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Hidden gem

    A wonderful hidden gem. I can’t remember staying anywhere in England where I could hear the sea from the room. The staff were really lovely and so friendly.

    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020