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“Awful, expensive, dated dump”
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Seabank Hotel
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Porthcawl
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Awful, expensive, dated dump”
Reviewed 1 April 2008

This hotel is well situated and has a fairly large, decent bar, but that's as far as the positives go. The entire interior of the hotel is extremely dated and everything in our room looked as though it hadn't been touched since the 1970's. The bathroom was a disgrace, with a rotting window frame, leaky bath/sink and dirty walls/floors. The beds weren't very comfortable at all and all night we were disturbed by the slamming of the fire door on our floor AND the floors above and below.

For £80/night anybody can expect ALOT better. I've stayed in $40 motels that were nicer than this place.

  • Liked — the fact that they sold beer
  • Disliked — everything else
  • Stayed February 2007
    • Location
    • Check-in / front desk
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
    • Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Property: Seabank Hotel
Address: Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3LU, Wales
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Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Vale of Glamorgan > Porthcawl
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Porthcawl
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Seabank Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 89
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Seabank Hotel - Porthcawl (3 Alpha & AA 3-Star). Porthcawl's most prominent building is situated on a headland, a short walk from the Grand Pavilion and John Street shops. There are spectacular views of the Bristol Channel and South Wales coast from the bar, restaurant and most bedrooms. All 89 bedrooms are centrally heated and have bath or shower and WC, hair dryer, TV, internal telephones and tea/coffee making facilities. Extensive public areas include the Smuggler's Bar, Garden Restaurant and large function room with entertainment most evenings. The lift serves all floors. Extensive car parking. ... more   less 
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