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Overview
Sea Road, South Shields NE33 2LD England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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4 Nov.5 Nov.
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All reviews no lift bit dated wedding reception amusement park course meal for sunday lunch full english staff were brilliant birthday party tea and coffee sandwiches comfortable room family room biscuits excellent value for money alan watson
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Negatives I have stayed at this hotel for quite a number of years for work. And have always been satisfied. Unfortunately not this time. My stay was over 7 nights. First 5 were on the second floor and right at the back of the hotel....More

Thank Leemar56
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location would suit a young family on Holiday, opposite the seaside entertainments of South Shields.The hotel itself is a little tired at the moment but undergoing refurbishment and should be a much nicer place to stay at the end of the work.Staff were helpful and...More

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Response from TheSeaHotel, General Manager at Best Western The Sea HotelResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks for taking the time to review the hotel. The hotels location has received lots of positive reviews over the years, I agree a young family on holiday would find the hotel to be a good location, but we also receive similar comments from...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So what makes a good hotel ? Location? Cleanliness ? Friendly reception ? Bedroom and bathroom with all amenities ? Good food ? Good service ? Good bar prices ? So....The Sea Hotel ticks all the boxes and makes it excellent value for money and...More

Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel would have had another star if it hadn't been for a lot of work going on but the noise was only through the day ,and also they couldn't find our booking at first.the facilities were good and staff excellent and very friendly,breakfast very...More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another wonderful celebration at the Sea Hotel, as usual the staff were fantastic, and so helpful, nothing was too much trouble. We booked the table with June the manager, who gave us a beautiful table on the extension and decorated it. From our friendly greeting...More

Thank Victoria G
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About
Description
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 More 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
37
Price range
USD 62 - USD 96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western South Shields
,
South Shields Best Western
,
Best Western Newcastle Upon Tyne
,
Best Western The Sea Hotel South Shields, England
Location
United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > South Shields
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
37
Price range
USD 62 - USD 96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western South Shields
,
South Shields Best Western
,
Best Western Newcastle Upon Tyne
,
Best Western The Sea Hotel South Shields, England
Location
United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > South Shields
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Room & Suite (54)
Dining (19)
Pool & Beach (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (9)
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Questions & Answers
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Mark B
21 November 2017|
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Response from Gary B | Reviewed this property |
No it has no pool, but you do have swimming baths almost next door, and if your daft enough the North sea opposite.
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alan b
14 October 2017|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
I don't know where you stayed but it certainly was not in a bad condition and is only the second hotel we have stayed at in 18 years that has an accessible family room
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julie m
21 April 2017|
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Response from Lewis B | Reviewed this property |
I think it was Stella 4%. but can't remember the price. Id guess its hotel prices
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Room Tips
"Number 111 at top of first flight of stairs and is a good size."
Q7777CEcarolh
1 week ago
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"room 118 was lovely nice and quiet"
lewi6
2 weeks ago
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"Book another hotel"
Powder1000
10 Jul. 2018
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"ask for one of the refurbished rooms on the 2nd floor."
SamyDaoud
22 Jan. 2018
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