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The Seaton Lane Inn

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Stayed at The Seaton Lane Inn last week for a few days on business. The food was excellent and the choice for breakfast was amazing. All the staff were really friendly and polite. The room I had was just as good and the pillows were lovely, something I never seem to have in any of the hotels I've stayed at,...

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PRO76, Public Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

What a great review - thank you very much for leaving this and for your lovely comments. Ask us when booking about the best areas for mobile phone coverage depending on your network. We hope to be welcoming you back again soon! Thank you for the five stars too!

Reviewed 28 April 2016

What friendly staff had a very pleasant stay food was excellent would stay there again when next in the North East. was perfectly located to access the A19 for good travelling would stay there again great facility

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PRO76, Public Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much indeed - and for the five stars too. We look forward to welcoming you back, Mike.

Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Every bit of our stay was really good. Lovely room, spotlessly clean and well appointed. Great food, we enjoyed the evening meal and the breakfast was amazing. The staff are very friendly and helpful, nothing is too much to ask. We would certainly stay here again. Seaham is a great place and near to so many beautiful places to visit....

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PRO76, Public Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

That's fantastic to hear! We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and that you would recommend us too. The five stars are much appreciated as well - thank you.

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Good food, great staff and service. The menu is large and the food we had was well cooked, substantial and tasted great. There is a small but exciting menu of "craft" beers, can highly recommend the Lawn Mower.

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PRO76, Public Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

The Lawn Mower is great! Glad you enjoyed it! Thank you for a lovely review - we hope o welcome you back again soon .

Broom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We had 2 rooms here at the end of March, 2 couples for a break, really nice stay in comfortable rooms Food was excellent we could'nt fault it,the lamb and steaks were lovely ! The manager and staff were really good hosts,as we stay in a lot of hotel/pubs we thought this is a really good value place to stay,not...

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PRO76, Public Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

Excellent to hear! Thank you so much for taking time to leave a review and for our five stars as well! We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited The Seaton Lane Inn's restaurant yesterday for Sunday lunch. When we arrived, we had a little wait because our table wasn't ready. No big issue! However, every couple who came in after us got seated immediately. After we were seated, we waited twenty minutes before I had to approach a waiter to ask whether we...

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PRO76, Public Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

Oh no - we're sorry to read that. We do apologise and genuinely hope you will return again for a five-star-worthy, hiccup free review.

Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Was a bit underwhelmed when we checked in. Not a welcoming greeting by the manager, who said sign here, asked me to pay the bill, and then gave us a keycard, said Room 1, out the door, turn left. But the room was so advantageously located, was so spacious, with a disabled-friendly bathroom, that all was forgiven. We spent 2...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed on a Sunday night mid March. Staff amazing especially Adrianne. A lovely friendly, smiling face to brighten up any evening. Great atmosphere throughout. Really tasty dinner menu. Proper home cooked food with very reasonable prices Breakfast was also a treat. Quite simply a lovely boutique hotel with well appointed, cosy rooms and great staff Have stayed many times before...

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PRO76, Public Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

You are most welcome Richard - thank you for a lovely review and five stars too. We hope to be able to welcome you back again soon.

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2016

just called in today after driving back from Bishop Auckland on the off chance they were still cooking, turns out they didn't start till 3'oclock and we arrived at 4. we both ordered the steak and ale pie, it was far and away the best pub/inn or hotel pie we have ever tasted, it was filled with lovely tender beef...

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PRO76, Guest Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we are so pleased you enjoyed your meal and drinks. We hope to be able to welcome you back again soon.

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Stayed here in mid March for one night on their winter break offer of £44.95 per person, which included bed, breakfast and a two course evening meal - what a bargain! The Inn has a very warm and welcoming atmosphere and we found all of the staff to be extremely friendly, helpful and courteous. Our room (room 16) was very...

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PRO76, Public Relations Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

And what a fantastic review. We really appreciate this - and the five stars - but are equally delighted you enjoyed your stay with us so much, Mary. We hope to welcome you back again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
\Imagine you find your ideal country pub, enjoy a fine meal and a few drinks – why move on? Well, now you don’t have to because the Seaton Lane Inn will provide you with somewhere luxurious to lay your sleepy head – at a price you can afford. The roadside inn has been extended with an 18-bedroom hotel which is attached to the main building and overlooks a paved, outdoor area. It is well sheltered from the prevailing winds and surrounded by colourful plants – including a herb garden. At night, the paved area twinkles with sunken lights and you won’t feel cold – the powerful heat lamps do their job. The hotel’s boutique-style bedrooms have been tastefully furnished by a top quality interior design team, decorated in different styles to a high standard and equipped with plasma TV, WiFi and king-size and super king-size beds. En suite shower rooms are of a high standard and hair dryers and tea and coffee making facilities are provided. There is also luxury, ground floor accommodation for disabled guests. Door entry is by card key and guests can take their choice of visiting other North East attractions – or spend a relaxing evening enjoying the culinary delights and friendly atmosphere of the Seaton Lane Inn’s restaurant, lounge and bar. Comfort, pleasant surroundings and a choice of locally sourced food and drinks to tempt the most discerning of palates – what more could you desire? For a start, you may be looking for an ideal base to savour the best of all the North East of England has to offer. That place is the newly extended and tastefully renovated Seaton Lane Inn boutique hotel. Situated by a country road through a village, it is only a few hundred yards from the A19 – making is less than 30 minutes to Newcastle upon Tyne and equally convenient for Durham City. Sunderland is just minutes away. The Seaton Lane Inn has come a long way from its early incarnation as a blacksmith’s forge; it now incorporates a stylish lounge/dining area, traditional bar and a new two-story hotel attached to the original building. The pub/hotel is run by owners who head a talented team. Their purpose is to make your stay at the Seaton Lane Inn a memorable one – for all the right reasons. These include the friendliness of the staff, the affable type of clientele you meet in a country inn, a tempting and varied menu (try the seafood) and wide range of beers, including excellent cask conditioned ales served from the hand pump, wines and spirits. You can relax in the comfort of the lounge, which has Sky TV, or join the regulars in the adjacent bar. The new hotel has 18 en suite double rooms which are tastefully furnished and have all modern conveniences including TV and radio, wireless internet access, toiletries and tea and coffee making facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Seaton Lane Inn

Address: Seaton Lane, Seaham SR7 0LP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Seaham
Price Range: $130 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Seaton Lane Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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“We usually have room 1 , but we're allocated room 3 which we've been in before, there is only the noise of guests returning .”
Tamar2676, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sunday lunch only, didn't stay”
VivE187, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms I have stayed in have been equally good”
rachelwD9398BR, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Car park side may be quieter as shielded from A19 but only a hum in the background”
612jonathan, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“easy to fine, just off the A19”
Lenderson, 29 May 2016 | Read review
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