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2.0 stars2.0 stars2.0 stars2.0 stars2.0 stars (01. June 2014)

shafting
I have been a regular there for some time and agree with one of your reviews there are a lot of older guys get in some are pests they follow you about just old queens ive chased a few they ell not be told to go away it makes you uncomfortable I am old my self but I don't pester other people its a pity cos it could be a great place need more big tops to get in theres little privacy with these old queens following you about


******
3.0 stars3.0 stars3.0 stars3.0 stars3.0 stars (01. September 2012)

The Staff Need A Wake Up Call
I used to go to H20 last year until the Manager Chris left. From then it was downhill all the way, The standards of cleanliness were poor and the staff couldn't be bothered. I gave it a try a few days ago and the new Manager was half asleep, couldn't be bothered and the staff were lounging around talking rather than cleaning the place. It could be a really good venue if managed properly. The owners should take a leaf out of Number 52's book and employee friendly helpful staff and ensure there is a srtict cleaning regime.


******
4.0 stars4.0 stars4.0 stars4.0 stars4.0 stars (30. September 2011)

Good experience
Been a few times now and had a great time evrytime I have been.
The only bad point would be that there is too many older men, I was only really looking for 20-30's n had old men 60's coming on to me all the time.

Interested in meeting fit hung 20-30's for fun in h20 this sat 1/10/11 afternoon


******
4.0 stars4.0 stars4.0 stars4.0 stars4.0 stars (11. March 2011)

rem sauna
what can i say the place was clean the staff were friendly and free tea and coffee and some snacks. The hot tube with tv was fantastic. and maze was fun. the only bad points smoking area is outside in an alley with no fence so passers bye could see you in a towel. the private rooms down stairs are so dark you bump into things and the lockes were so small i was giffen two of them.


******
4.0 stars4.0 stars4.0 stars4.0 stars4.0 stars (26. November 2010)

ReviewPicture
refurbished to a very high standard
This sauna is just an easy walk away from the gay area. It was originally Top2Bottom which has been completely refurbished to a very high standard by it's owners, who also own the Basement in Manchester and the Rembrandt Bar.

The Reception, changing rooms, sauna, bar (with alcoholic drinks), TV lounge and various cabins are on the 1st Floor with the Sauna, maze (rather jokingly made out of perforated metal partitions), Jacuzzi, sling room and porno video room on the ground floor (No videos showing - see review for the Blue Corner). The lighting in most of the sex areas is far too bright and particularly so in the steam room. A few extra towel hooks dotted around would also not go amiss.

Due to only recently opening, the number of visitors was very low, but due to it's high quality facilities and spaciousness it should become popular, but at the time of my visit were middle aged and older. Membership necessary.

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Base Newcastle
(ex H2O Newcastle / ex REM Sauna)

Address
  Base Newcastle
Address 85-89 Blandford Street
NE1 3PZ Newcastle upon Tyne
North East, United Kingdom
Phone: 0191 2329772
Website: http://www.base-newcastle.com/
Languages of the website: English

Details of the Sauna
 No nudist restriction
Dry heat sauna
Steam bath
Jacuzzi / Whirlpool
Showers
Video room
Features:Internet access available (e.g. PCs or WIFI)
Adult movies on TV / Large screen
Air conditioning
Sufficient parking space available
Credit cards:VISA
Master Card
Maestro (EC-Card)

Operating Hours & Travel Connections
 
Travel connections: Bus station
Railway station
Further details: South of Science Museum, between new St. James Boulevard and George Street, leading to Redheugh Bridge. Opposite Pattersons Printers. St. James Bvd George St. H2o sauna is discreet hidden away from main roads. From Scotswood road and Life centre go up Churchill street this is between the yard bar and one bar passing the coach station to Blenheims Street cross by the traffic lights keep going up Churchill street first left opposite Bang on printers one minute walk from all the Gay scene. From the Train station is a five minute walk.Turn left out of the station keep walking pass the centre of life pass the first set of traffic lights pass powerhouse night club across the next set of traffic lights next left is Blandford street.

Clientele
Majority of guests: gays/men
 Trannies are most welcome
Access:only for men
Age:Mixed ages

Food & Drink
  Bar with extensive range of drinks
Small breakfast
Extensive menu available
Snacks available

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