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The Seaton Lane Inn

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\Imagine you find your ideal country pub, enjoy a fine meal and a few drinks – why move on? Well, now you don’t have to because the Seaton Lane Inn will provide you with somewhere luxurious to lay your sleepy head – at a price you can afford. The roadside inn has been extended with an 18-bedroom hotel which is attached to the main building and overlooks a paved, outdoor area. It is well sheltered from the prevailing winds and surrounded by colourful plants – including a herb garden. At night, the paved area twinkles with sunken lights and you won’t feel cold – the powerful heat lamps do their job. The hotel’s boutique-style bedrooms have been tastefully furnished by a top quality interior design team, decorated in different styles to a high standard and equipped with plasma TV, WiFi and king-size and super king-size beds. En suite shower rooms are of a high standard and hair dryers and tea and coffee making facilities are provided. There is also luxury, ground floor accommodation for disabled guests. Door entry is by card key and guests can take their choice of visiting other North East attractions – or spend a relaxing evening enjoying the culinary delights and friendly atmosphere of the Seaton Lane Inn’s restaurant, lounge and bar. Comfort, pleasant surroundings and a choice of locally sourced food and drinks to tempt the most discerning of palates – what more could you desire? For a start, you may be looking for an ideal base to savour the best of all the North East of England has to offer. That place is the newly extended and tastefully renovated Seaton Lane Inn boutique hotel. Situated by a country road through a village, it is only a few hundred yards from the A19 – making is less than 30 minutes to Newcastle upon Tyne and equally convenient for Durham City. Sunderland is just minutes away. The Seaton Lane Inn has come a long way from its early incarnation as a blacksmith’s forge; it now incorporates a stylish lounge/dining area, traditional bar and a new two-story hotel attached to the original building. The pub/hotel is run by owners who head a talented team. Their purpose is to make your stay at the Seaton Lane Inn a memorable one – for all the right reasons. These include the friendliness of the staff, the affable type of clientele you meet in a country inn, a tempting and varied menu (try the seafood) and wide range of beers, including excellent cask conditioned ales served from the hand pump, wines and spirits. You can relax in the comfort of the lounge, which has Sky TV, or join the regulars in the adjacent bar. The new hotel has 18 en suite double rooms which are tastefully furnished and have all modern conveniences including TV and radio, wireless internet access, toiletries and tea and coffee making facilities.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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We stayed for one night on 14 January as part of a birthday short trip. Our room was No 6 which is on the ground floor with a view out to the carpark and it was a very nice room with no noise to disturb us. My wife and I had dinner in the bar area. Sea Bass & Whitby Scampi. The
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Popped in for a quick bite to eat around 6:30 had a lovely meal. I ordered a pizza which by the way was delicious! Staff where extremely friendly. Place was very clean and tidy. Will definitely recommend and visit again in the near future.
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Visited here for a family meal on New Year's Eve,we had to wait 1hour and 20 minutes from being seated to be served our main course,the staff were very friendly that is the good point.The steak I was served was the worst one that I have ever attempted to eat!,it was dry and very
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We had a family gathering and I was impressed in the changes made to the layout and decor of the pub much better than it used to be. The pub has a spacious airy feel to it I especially liked the conservatory area. The new owners have put a lot of thought into the layout &
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6 of us ate here last night, We all just opted for main meals but what a choice ,we all chose different and we were all very happy with the food service was great , we will definitely go back again. service at bar was really good as well.
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Response from HonourW1, Guest Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn
Responded 1 week ago
Ah, thank you for leaving this great review and for your kind words regarding service! I am so pleased you all enjoyed your meals with us and we do hope to see you again soon!
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Is the inn within walking distance of Seaton Rail Station?
No, it's a good way to station
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Is the Inn within walking distance from Seaham Rail Station?
If you are fit and healthy no probs, if not let a taxi take the strain.
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Hello and thank you for leaving this question. Please phone the Inn direct on 0191 581 2038 to get PLENTY of information about the surroundings. They have leaflets with activities you can do and sites you can visit. Thank you, Honour.
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How far is it from the Harbour please.
Hello, It's approximately 5 - 10 minute's drive. Hope this helps you! You also contact The Seaton Lane Inn direct on 0191 581 2038.
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"Rooms facing the field is quieter other side is car park."
"I had a room on 1st floor, can't vouch for the others but mine was lovely"
"You would have to book if you were disabled, as the one disabled room is often booked in advance"
"We usually have room 1 , but we're allocated room 3 which we've been in before, there is only the noise of guests returning ."
"Sunday lunch only, didn't stay"
US$74 - US$164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the seaton lane hotel seaham
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