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Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Was a bit underwhelmed when we checked in. Not a welcoming greeting by the manager, who said sign here, asked me to pay the bill, and then gave us a keycard, said Room 1, out the door, turn left. But the room was so advantageously located, was so spacious, with a disabled-friendly bathroom, that all was forgiven. We spent 2...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed on a Sunday night mid March. Staff amazing especially Adrianne. A lovely friendly, smiling face to brighten up any evening. Great atmosphere throughout. Really tasty dinner menu. Proper home cooked food with very reasonable prices Breakfast was also a treat. Quite simply a lovely boutique hotel with well appointed, cosy rooms and great staff Have stayed many times before...

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PRO76, Public Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

You are most welcome Richard - thank you for a lovely review and five stars too. We hope to be able to welcome you back again soon.

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2016

just called in today after driving back from Bishop Auckland on the off chance they were still cooking, turns out they didn't start till 3'oclock and we arrived at 4. we both ordered the steak and ale pie, it was far and away the best pub/inn or hotel pie we have ever tasted, it was filled with lovely tender beef...

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PRO76, Guest Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we are so pleased you enjoyed your meal and drinks. We hope to be able to welcome you back again soon.

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Stayed here in mid March for one night on their winter break offer of £44.95 per person, which included bed, breakfast and a two course evening meal - what a bargain! The Inn has a very warm and welcoming atmosphere and we found all of the staff to be extremely friendly, helpful and courteous. Our room (room 16) was very...

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PRO76, Public Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

And what a fantastic review. We really appreciate this - and the five stars - but are equally delighted you enjoyed your stay with us so much, Mary. We hope to welcome you back again.

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Free parking, friendly staff, comfortable restaurant, good choice of food on the menu, great tasting food. Good value, prices very reasonable at approx £10 for steak and ale pie, £10 for chicken cooked in a sauce, fish dishes about £12 and steaks a bit more. Desserts for about £5. Definitely worth a visit. It's going to be my new regular...

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PRO76, Public Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

That's great to hear! We are so glad you enjoyed your meal will us - we do hope to welcome you back again as our new regular! Thank you very much for the five stars too.

yorkshire
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We pre booked a table for two and after taking a Sunday morning drive we arrived a little early , but that was no problem and we were seated in a pleasant dining room which was split on two levels, The Inn is niicely located just outside Seaham and has a welcoming atmosphere.. We had a Sunday Roast dinner each...

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PRO76, Public Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for troubling to leave a review and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2016

The bedroom was fine, clean and well maintained and the wifi worked well. The bar and dining staff were friendly and helpful and the food was plain and unadventurous. Dinner, bed and breakfast was provided simply and efficiently and we'll be back.

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PRO76, Public Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

We'e delighted to hear that you'll be back. We do try to have a wide range of dishes on the menu and specials board, ranging from traditional pub classics to ones with more of a modern twist so we can cater for everyone's tastes. Thank you again and looking forward to seeing you soon!

Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

My Hubby and I decided to take up a the deal for the 2 course evening meal and bed and breakfast. Staff couldn't have been more friendly or welcoming, manager was absolutely spot on. Room was spacious and clean, good range of hot drinks and a very comfortable bed. Although we were within a stones throw of the A19 (major...

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PRO76, Public Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

There's nothing better than a cheeky Friday night treat! We're delighted you and your husband enjoyed your stay with us - come back again soon! Thank you for the five stars as well!

New Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal in the Seaton Lane, very quaint pub very homely, we didn't stay just ate. I had the prawns & the gamon! The prawns were pricey for the amount but the gamon was a big portion. Was staying for business would visit again if in the area.

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PRO76, Public Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving your review - we do hope you will return to visit next time you are in the area. We value feedback and have passed on your comments about the prawn portions. Thank you.

Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Quite by chance we came across this hotel, what a lovely place this is to stay if you want to explore Seaham! The hotel is clean comfortable and more than adequate! However, what made it exceptional is the staff, starting with the chef, congratulations, your food is without fault. Followed by Addrianna, and her sea cadet colleague, they tended the...

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PRO76, Public Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

And what a joy to read your review. Thank you so much for this and for our five stars. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us - and lovely to read such nice words about our brilliant staff. We hope to welcome you again soon!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
\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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Seaton Lane Inn

Address: Seaton Lane, Seaham SR7 0LP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Seaham
Price Range: $118 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Seaton Lane Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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“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 .”
 of 5 bubbles Tamar2676, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sunday lunch only, didn't stay”
 of 5 bubbles VivE187, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms I have stayed in have been equally good”
 of 5 bubbles rachelwD9398BR, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Car park side may be quieter as shielded from A19 but only a hum in the background”
 of 5 bubbles 612jonathan, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“easy to fine, just off the A19”
 of 5 bubbles Lenderson, 29 May 2016 | Read review
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