Best Western The Sea Hotel - South Shields

Sea Road, South Shields, United Kingdom, NE33 2LD  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western The Sea Hotel - South Shields

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Laundry
Elevator
Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

The refined 3-star Best Western The Sea Hotel offers 24-hour reception, ironing service and newspaper service. Renovated in 2006, the hotel features Roman architecture.

The prime location gives quick access to Durham Cathedral, Beamish Open Air Museum and The Gate. The property is set within 1 km distance from the city center.

The hotel is situated near a museum and a castle.

Best Western The Sea Hotel is within a 20-minute drive to Newcastle airport.

Rooms

This property comprises 37 annex guestrooms featuring complimentary wireless internet, a safe, coffee/tea makers, TV and a dressing room. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms featuring a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

There is a restaurant for guests to enjoy their meal. Residents can try dishes of vegetarian cuisine at the restaurant. Serving both food and drinks, Sambuca and Tale of the Whale are situated around 50 meters from the property.

Services

Best Western The Sea Hotel offers a meeting room and a copier for business guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of rooms:   32.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking

Services

  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Sea Road, South Shields, United Kingdom, NE33 2LD

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City Center
  • South Shields
    3000 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    7.9 mi
Restaurants
  • Sambuca (cuisine: Italian)
    300 ft
  • Tale of the Whale
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of rooms:
    32

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

Best Western The Sea Hotel photos Room
Standard Twin Room
  • Room size:

    155 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Our standard twin bedded rooms are furnished to a high standard, with cozy beds, free Internet, flat screen TV, tea and coffee facilities and complimentary toiletries as a minimum, we are sure you will want to stay!

Best Western The Sea Hotel photos Room
Family Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Our family double bedded rooms are furnished to a high standard, with one double and one single bed, this larger room includes; free Internet, flat screen TV, tea and coffee facilities and complimentary toiletries as a minimum, we are sure you will want to stay!

Best Western The Sea Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • South Shields Museum & Art Gallery2700 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center2700 ft

Places of interest

  • Arbeia Roman Fort2700 ft
  • Brigham & Cowan Ltd3000 ft
  • English Heritage: Tynemouth Priory and Castle1.1 mi
  • Land of Green Ginger1.2 mi
  • Armstrong Hall Park View Social Club1.4 mi

Convention centers

  • Customs House5000 ft

Amusement

  • Pier Amusements400 ft
  • Quasar400 ft
  • Buzzers Snookerhalls3000 ft
  • Majestic Bingo3000 ft
  • J D Leisure4300 ft
  • South Shields Bowl Centre4300 ft
  • Shield Snooker Centre Ltd1.0 mi

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Blue Reef Aquarium1.8 mi

Theaters

  • Westovian Theatre Society400 ft

Local attractions

  • Volunteer Life Brigade Museum5000 ft
    Spanish Battery, Tynemouth
  • Wet n' Wild1.7 mi
    Rotary Way, Royal Quays, North Shields
  • Roker Park Conservation Area5.8 mi
    Roker Park Road, Sunderland
  • Tynemouth Park1.0 mi
    TynemouthEngland
  • Marsden Beach1.9 mi
    Marsden, South Shields

Near the hotel

  • Ocean Beach Pleasure Park400 ft
    Sea Road, South Shields
  • South and North Marine Parks2900 ft
    South ShieldsEngland
  • South Shields Museum & Art Gallery1800 ft
    4 Ocean Road, South Shields

Restaurants nearby

  • Sambuca300 ft

    Address: Sea Road
    Phone: 0191 456 1133

    60% likes this, based on 194 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Marsden Rattler200 ft

    Address: Sea Road
    Phone: 0191 455 6789

    Cuisine: Italian

  • Essys800 ft

    Address: Pier Block Yard South Pier
    Phone: 01914554477

    67% likes this, based on 30 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Tale of the Whale100 ft

    Address: Sea road

    70% likes this, based on 28 reviews

  • Sundial800 ft

    Address: Sea Road

    Cuisine: British

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of rooms:
    32

Hotel Awards

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Best Western The Sea Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western The Sea Hotel

Average guest rating

7.0out of 10
Very good
Based on 61 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
3.8
Service
5.3
Value
4.0
Location
6.7

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    3.2

    location

    I booked a room for my sons first wedding anniversary on line, weeks prior to him coming home from dubai i went down to pay on the day of arrival only to find the room was not booked, i was then given another room having been told this was on par with the one booked, as could not see the other rooms i could not compare. The room was at the back of the hotel with one small window, the toilet and bathroom were not very clean mainly the toilet, i said to my son you should of complained he said he didnt want any fuss he did not tell me this until after he and his wife had checked out otherwise as i had paid the bill i would of complained on their behalf.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Thanks for a good nights stay and an excellent meall in the resturant.The Full English Bfast was reaslly good. The staff were both helpful and very nice.We will stay there again Thanks

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    very clean freindly and comfortable surroundings

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    We arrived at the hotel on the Friday, the following day we discovered a leak in the ceiling, the rain had been extremely heavy. We reported this to reception twice and nothing was done. However on reporting a third time to a different receptionist we were offered a change of room and a discount on the bill.Apart from this incident we were very happy with staff and facillities, the hotel could do with a bit of updating but it is clean, comfortable and an ideal location. The dining room is very nice, food good and service very good.

    When we discovered our room had a leak from the ceiling the receptionist on duty did nothing to help, when I am staying in a hotel I expect to feel valued. However when we reported it a third time to a different receptionist she was very helpful and did everything I would have expected, she offered us a change of room and a discount for the third night. We did not change rooms as the weather had improved and the leak cleared up but it was good to have the option.

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    Staff and people of South Shields were very helpful and polite, also the hotel was very warm which was great to return to on the evening.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    Clean and comfortable

    Had changed my booking to a double but was still booked for a single

  • Couple
    8.2

    Reasonable hotel, easy access to the Newcastle city centre by Metro. Beach on the door step. But, a bit of a min Blackpool if that's what you want.The staff were excellent, friendly and helpful.

  • Single
    9.2

    The frendliness of the staff and when we had a problem with the cold water tap it was resolved within half an hour

  • Couple
    7.4

    hotel staff very helpful and friendly. great views of the beach from room. great location if have small children as amusement promenade across the road, as well as a park with nice pond in other direction.

  • Single
    9.2

    One of the best three star hotels I have ever stayed in; nothing to fault. Staff very helpful, and meal service (and breakfast) was all one could wish for.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    Staff were very helpful and polite.Traveling to & from the hotel were good.

    The hotel needs refurbishing, its on a very busy road/round-about,

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    Location to needs of our weekend

    Bathroom of room 105 could do with some decoration/upkeep

  • Single
    5.8

    Convenient location as I was meeting friends to eat in Ocean Road. Free car parking.

    General run down feel, uncomfortable bed and particularly poor pillows. About the worst scrambled eggs I've ever had, I suspect not cooked to order but made in a huge batch early on and kept warm (and thus dried out).

  • Couple
    6.6

    Clean and tidy, facilities were good, access to the room was ok not endless corridors and stairs.

    No tv remote, requested one at approx 4pm did not receive it until nearly midnight when we were going to sleep.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    The location of the hotel has many advantages, being adjacent to the beach, beach-side fair & amusement park, and the very commendable South Marine Park just across the road. It is also within a short distance of the South Shields town centre for the shopaholics!!

    Although the outside temperature was below freezing during our stay, the temperature of the room was far too high & could not be reduced, so that we had to have the windows open - what a waste of energy!

How to reach hotel

hotel Best Western The Sea Hotel - South Shields South Shields location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Sea Road, South Shields, United Kingdom, NE33 2LD

Get directions
City Center
  • South Shields
    3000 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    7.9 mi
Restaurants
  • Sambuca (cuisine: Italian)
    300 ft
  • Tale of the Whale
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of rooms:
    32

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSouth ShieldsBest Western The Sea Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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