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

The 3-star Best Western The Sea Hotel is located on the wonderful beach. Built in 1934, the charming hotel was renovated in 2006.

Best Western The Sea Hotel enjoys ideal setting in the heart of South Shields and offers direct access to Stadium Of Light, PLAYHOUSE and Whitley Bay Links and Beach. Guests can get to South Shields city center, which is 1 km away.

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

Rooms

Best Western The Sea Hotel provides guestrooms appointed with free Wi-Fi, TV with satellite channels, coffee/tea makers, a dressing area and IDD telephone. The guestrooms offer a modern interior and carpet floor.

Eat & Drink

A hearty breakfast is served daily. Vegetarian dishes are served in the informal restaurant.

Services

A meeting room, a photocopier and a copier along with free parking, a designated smoking area and a safe deposit box are available for guests.

Relax

The on-site activities include boating and hiking.

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. 

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
    900 m
Airports
  • Bus stop
    12.7km
Restaurants
  • Sambuca (cuisine: Italian)
    70 m
  • Tale of the Whale (cuisine: Fish & Chips)
    30 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of rooms:
    37

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Twin bed or 1 Single bed
Size: 14m2
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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
      900 m
    Airports
    • Bus stop
      12.7km
    Restaurants
    • Sambuca (cuisine: Italian)
      70 m
    • Tale of the Whale (cuisine: Fish & Chips)
      30 m
    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 - 800 m

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 800 m

    Places of interest

    • Arbeia Roman Fort - 800 m
    • Brigham & Cowan Ltd - 900 m
    • English Heritage: Tynemouth Priory and Castle - 1.7km
    • Land of Green Ginger - 1.9km
    • Armstrong Hall Park View Social Club - 2.2km

    Convention centers

    • Customs House - 1.5km

    Amusement

    • Pier Amusements - 100 m
    • Quasar - 100 m
    • Buzzers Snookerhalls - 900 m
    • Majestic Bingo - 900 m
    • J D Leisure - 1.3km
    • South Shields Bowl Centre - 1.3km
    • Shield Snooker Centre Ltd - 1.6km
    • J F Leisure Ltd - 4.7km
    • Harry Swaddle Ltd - 4.8km
    • The Trojan Rooms - 4.9km

    Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

    • Blue Reef Aquarium - 2.9km

    Theaters

    • Westovian Theatre Society - 100 m

    Local Attractions

    • Volunteer Life Brigade Museum - 1.5km
      Spanish Battery, Tynemouth
    • Wet n' Wild - 2.8km
      Rotary Way, Royal Quays, North Shields
    • Roker Park Conservation Area - 9.3km
      Roker Park Road, Sunderland
    • Tynemouth Park - 1.7km
      TynemouthEngland
    • Marsden Beach - 3.0km
      Marsden, South Shields

    Near the hotelNear the hotel

    • Ocean Beach Pleasure Park - 110 m
      Sea Road, South Shields
    • South and North Marine Parks - 860 m
      South ShieldsEngland
    • South Shields Museum & Art Gallery - 540 m
      4 Ocean Road, South Shields

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Sambuca - 70 m

      Address: Sea Road
      Phone: 0191 456 1133

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

    • Marsden Rattler - 60 m

      Address: Sea Road
      Phone: 0191 455 6789

      Cuisine: Italian

    • Essys - 220 m

      Address: Pier Block Yard South Pier
      Phone: 01914554477

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

    • Tale of the Whale - 30 m

      Address: Sea road

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

    • Sundial - 220 m

      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

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    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
      900 m
    Airports
    • Bus stop
      12.7km
    Restaurants
    • Sambuca (cuisine: Italian)
      70 m
    • Tale of the Whale (cuisine: Fish & Chips)
      30 m
    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