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The Cara Guesthouse

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Lovely staff, clean and tidy with a home from home feel. The seaside at the door and sea views from the bedroom was like seaside hotel experience in a guesthouse...excellent. Nothing was a problem to the staff so helpful. For me cleanliness and friendliness and...More

Thank otoolemicl
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I booked for 4 nights at The Cara before I had read all of the reviews. When I had read them I was a bit apprehensive because there are some bad ones. Then I thought it's only 4 nights so if I get the Fawlty...More

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 2 October 2016

My 72 year old father stayed here for just under a week while visiting me...Carol kept him right with her funny stories, great service and her down to earth ways! He had a lovely sea view single room, shared shower and was happy with the...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Comfortable bed and linen, very pleasant and friendly welcome. Nice sea-front location. Let down by dilapidated shared wc and showers, complete lack of parking even on surrounding streets and the English breakfast, which is cooked with old oil and should be avoided. No more than...More

Thank Shoonface
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I went to see Beyonce in Sunderland and it was a last minute decision to stop the night. I'm from the West Midlands so it would've been a heck of a journey to travel back at night. I literally felt at home when Carol welcomed...More

Thank Tish H
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I can never recommend this guest house while Carol Is there because she is so mercurial. One minute nice the next definitely not. Very Basil.,
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"~Soom rooms had a view of the sea."
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"All the rooms do not have a sea view but you do not go to Whitley Bay to look out of your window."
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"First floor has better facilities."
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"There are 2 family rooms on the ground floor ,one is en suite, the remainder are on other floors."
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