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York, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was acceptable, the bed comfortable but storage space inadequate. The shower didn't work but there was plenty of hot water for the bath and we could control the temperature in the bedroom. Other guests were noisy and floorboards upstairs creaked like fireworks crackling - never heard anything like it. Breakfast was disappointing; plenty of food but poor quality... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the hotel staff were helpful and downstairs the hotel is clean and reasonably well presented, however the room was dated, the heating wasn't turned on and it takes an age for hot water to come through the shower head. not mentioning the smoke run to get from car park to hotel - not recommended

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was to be our 4th visit and I rate it 3 due to the unprofessional way booking was handled this year. We booked 22 rooms last November and this was confirmed by the hotel. We were initially unable to contact the manager but found out 3 weeks before the event that only 15 rooms had been reserved and 6... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant serves some fantastic dishes! The cheese burger and scampi are my two favourites! The service you get is top level and the staff are very friendly! The rooms... either a tiny tiny room or room that a family could stay in! A very dated hotel, but that doesn't make the stay anything less!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've had many good meals at the Sea Hotel over years, so it was an easy choice when thinking of where to go to celebrate Dads birthday. The 3 course lunch is always good we thought. But what a disappointment it was. 6 different starters & nobody was particularly happy, too cold, not enough, cheap white bread with pate..... Main... More 

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Stafford
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here earlier this year for one night on a business trip. In truth the hotels decoration could be improved in places, however it was great value for money. I have given it 5 stars because the staff were outstanding and seemed to genuinely enjoy working there.

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corby
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

We stayed in this hotel for two nights on a weekend trip to south shields, although the rooms are a little dated the room cost for the night compensated for this. It was clean and the staff were very good. The breakfast was excellent. Well done sea hotel

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

It was lovely to be back in South Shields after many years, for a family get together. We needed somewhere to stay with our dog, as well as somewhere to walk him. The Sea Hotel was in a perfect location, being near the beach and parks. Staff were great - from the receptionist when we arrived, the barman who looked... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal but found the staff lacking that friendly welcoming touch like it used to have, good menu, clean and tidy bar area right on the sea front lovely location. Sorry to have herd that one of the best staff they had left.

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Thank Karen Marie F
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

South Shields is a friendly seaside town in South Tyneside and well worth a visit. The Sea Hotel is located at the end of Ocean Road just opposite Marine Park. Ocean Road is well know for its selection of restaurants and pubs as well as the usual seaside attractions. The hotel itself has a relaxed, informal feel and offers great... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Flat screen television. Freeview and terrestrial channels. Free High Speed Wi-Fi Internet connection. Direct dial telephone. Hairdryer. Trouser press. Tea & coffee making facilities. All come as standard in Best Western - The Sea Hotel bedrooms. Our hotel annex provides five extra bedrooms for disabled customers. Secured private car park. Friendly Pub. Private restaurant. Bar. Conference & Event rooms. We have everything you need for a relaxing enjoyable stay at the Sea Hotel in South Shields. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN The Sea Hotel

Address: Sea Road, South Shields NE33 2LD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > South Shields
Price Range: £63 - £95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN The Sea Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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Best Western South Shields
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Best Western Newcastle Upon Tyne
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“make sure you get confirmation of your confirmation”
 of 5 bubbles 895keith, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the doors clash shut along the corridors - not sure if a quiet room exists.”
 of 5 bubbles ceb346, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sea view rooms on the second floor are good .”
 of 5 bubbles 142adelea, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for a sea view room, also some rooms are to hot get one where you can turn heating off”
 of 5 bubbles paulcrissy, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
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