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

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Hiking

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Best Western The Sea Hotel is a 3-star refined guesthouse, located on the beach. The building was renovated in 2006.

The prime location gives quick access to Stadium Of Light, PLAYHOUSE and Whitley Bay Links and Beach. The property is about 10 minutes' walk of South and North Marine Parks, Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum and South Shields Museum & Art Gallery.

Best Western The Sea Hotel is within about 10 minutes' walk of the center of South Shields. The hotel is ideally located within easy reach of Newcastle airport.

Rooms

All 37 contemporary rooms at Best Western The Sea Hotel feature free Wi-Fi, TV with satellite channels, coffee/tea makers, a dressing area and IDD telephone. Guests can make use of en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

A hearty breakfast is served daily. A fine selection of vegetarian dishes is served at the informal restaurant.

Services

Guests will make use of free parking, a designated smoking area and a safe deposit box as well as a meeting room and a copy machine.

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:   37.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor parking
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • 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

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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 (cuisine: Fish & Chips)
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of rooms:
    37

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSouth ShieldsBest Western The Sea Hotel

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Twin bed or 1 Single bed
Size: 155 sq. feet
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Best Western The Sea Hotel - South Shields South Shields location
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    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 (cuisine: Fish & Chips)
      100 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2006
    • Number of rooms:
      37

    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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    Best Western The Sea Hotel Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • South Shields Museum & Art Gallery - 2700 ft

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 2700 ft

    Places of interest

    • Arbeia Roman Fort - 2700 ft
    • Brigham & Cowan Ltd - 3000 ft
    • English Heritage: Tynemouth Priory and Castle - 1.1 mi
    • Land of Green Ginger - 1.2 mi
    • Armstrong Hall Park View Social Club - 1.4 mi

    Convention centers

    • Customs House - 5000 ft

    Amusement

    • Pier Amusements - 400 ft
    • Quasar - 400 ft
    • Buzzers Snookerhalls - 3000 ft
    • Majestic Bingo - 3000 ft
    • J D Leisure - 4300 ft
    • South Shields Bowl Centre - 4300 ft
    • Shield Snooker Centre Ltd - 1.0 mi
    • J F Leisure Ltd - 2.9 mi
    • Harry Swaddle Ltd - 3.0 mi
    • The Trojan Rooms - 3.0 mi

    Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

    • Blue Reef Aquarium - 1.8 mi

    Theaters

    • Westovian Theatre Society - 400 ft

    Local Attractions

    • Volunteer Life Brigade Museum - 5000 ft
      Spanish Battery, Tynemouth
    • Wet n' Wild - 1.7 mi
      Rotary Way, Royal Quays, North Shields
    • Roker Park Conservation Area - 5.8 mi
      Roker Park Road, Sunderland
    • Tynemouth Park - 1.0 mi
      TynemouthEngland
    • Marsden Beach - 1.9 mi
      Marsden, South Shields

    Near the hotelNear the hotel

    • Ocean Beach Pleasure Park - 400 ft
      Sea Road, South Shields
    • South and North Marine Parks - 2900 ft
      South ShieldsEngland
    • South Shields Museum & Art Gallery - 1800 ft
      4 Ocean Road, South Shields

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Sambuca - 300 ft

      Address: Sea Road
      Phone: 0191 456 1133

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

    • Marsden Rattler - 200 ft

      Address: Sea Road
      Phone: 0191 455 6789

      Cuisine: Italian

    • Essys - 800 ft

      Address: Pier Block Yard South Pier
      Phone: 01914554477

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

    • Tale of the Whale - 100 ft

      Address: Sea road

      70% likes this, based on 28 reviews
      Cuisine: Fish & Chips

    • Sundial - 800 ft

      Address: Sea Road

      Cuisine: British

    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2006
    • Number of rooms:
      37

    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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    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

    Individual 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 (cuisine: Fish & Chips)
      100 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2006
    • Number of rooms:
      37

    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

    Use Badge