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Hotel

About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 77%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 743 reviews

Great hospitality from a friendly and helpful team

AA Inspector

At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Wi-Fi
Lift
Civil weddings
Outdoor parking

This modern hotel offers stunning views of the coastline. Well-equipped bedrooms come in a variety of sizes, several have feature bathrooms. Functions, conferences and weddings are all well catered for with a variety of rooms and spaces available. The late-opening Poetic License Bar serves real ales from a local micro-brewery. The Italian Farmhouse Ristorante also provides lunch and dinner, while Let There Be Crumbs is a wonderful teashop operation overlooking the seafront.

Rooms

  • En-suite rooms: 43
  • Family rooms: 4
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Single room, minimum price: £70
  • Double room, minimum price: £90

Opening times

  • Open all year

Facilities

  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 150

Accessibility

  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
  • Walk-in showers

Children

  • Children welcome

Leisure

  • Weekly entertainment
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme

Conference

  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate (£): 119
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 300
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 150
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 100

Weddings

  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 350

Getting here

Follow A1231 from A9, east to Sunderland, then A1290 to Church Street north. Left onto A183 for 0.9 mile. Hotel is located left, coast to the right.

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Nearest airport

Newcastle

Nearest train station

Sunderland

Nearest motorway junction

A1(M) junction 62
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