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Best Western The Sea Hotel

AA rating

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 76%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 410 reviews

The team show genuine warmth and hospitality

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At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible

Dating from the 1930s, this long-established business hotel overlooks the boating lake and the Tyne estuary. Bedrooms are generally spacious and well equipped and include five annexe rooms with wheelchair access. A range of generously portioned meals is served in both the bar and restaurant.


  • En-suite rooms: 37
  • Family rooms: 5
  • Ground-floor rooms: 5
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Single room, minimum price: £49
  • Double room, minimum price: £65

Opening times

  • Open all year
  • Restricted opening: 26 December, Restaurant and bars closed


  • Night porter
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 70


  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Ironing facilities


  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate (£): 109
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 200
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 100
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 50

Getting here

A1(M), past Washington Services onto A194. Then A183 through town centre along Ocean Road. Hotel on seafront.

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