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Staincliffe Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Seaton Carew, Hartlepool TS25 1AB, England
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Ranked #8 of 9 hotels in Hartlepool
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This hotel is beautifully located at the coast. Within 10 steps you're at the beach. Therefore, it's quiet and peaceful - definitely a plus. I slept really good for 3 nights. However, I've never ever seen such a small hotel room in my life. I almost couldn't turn around. There was no space between window-bed-wall. It smelled like fish and... More

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Yarm, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Irene family wedding 1 august 2014. Had a great day .no problems at all .food for wedding reception and evening buffet was very good. Staff very friendly and gave excellent service.stayed the night in a sea view room , had a lovely breakfast which was delicious .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Booked a sea view room which was situated at the end of the accommodation and therefore quiet. A good basic room with no frills but the sea view provided a good all round vista of the Bay. Breakfast was cooked to order and was delicious just like home cooked exceedingly good value

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

On arrival I was pleased to see a large, seafront hotel but I was soon a little dissapointed when entering the reception area via a tatty front door step. There is a smell in the lobby area which is a little off-putting but you soon get used to it! Biggest issue we had with the hotel was the stifling heat... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

A hotel that needs a little TLC. In need of a lick of paint and a little run down inside. Was once obviously a very mod art deco Hotel, but very tired décor now. Very friendly staff excellent value for money o the bar food. Dissappointed In the cleanliness of the grill bar. Burgers could do with more seasoning, Ribs... More

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Wallasey, England, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Stayed overnight for my nephew's wedding. On arrival there was no one at the desk which to be honest did not look like a reception desk. We got a drink and went back later to book in. Had to pay up front for our room and breakfast, but we did receive a discount as part of wedding party. Breakfast was... More

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Burton upon Trent
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

You can't miss the Staincliffe, just look for the row of tattered and tangled flags as you approach. Surprised that the hotel fails to provide any blue badge parking, the surprise increases as you enter - there's a smell, a sort of bad cabbage and blocked drains. It's not heavy, and by the time that you've registered you get used... More

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Staff friendly & attentive,meal etc good value BUT the premises need refurbishing,tired& grubby,shame as the building is an old landmark in the area,owners need to invest. We visited mid-week and it was very busy which in the current climate is amazing,assume this is down to the chef & catering staffs good efforts

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Went for afternoon tea with family, very good value. Couldn't fault sandwiches, scones when we had them changed were fine had to ask for jam , then not in a pot we were given little plastic portions. Cakes were a none starter 3 small packet cakes cut into quarters, even my granddaughter didn't want them. Service only so so .... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Room 18 nowhere near as bad as folk make out. It's a three star hotel for goodness sake. Views breathtaking very clean but Bed far too small it's only a double Toilet a problem on different floor Dinner supposed to be fine dining but no Chardonnay or Sauvignon blanc or our first two choices of red not available Wine they... More

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Address: Seaton Carew, Hartlepool TS25 1AB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Hartlepool
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Staincliffe Hotel 4*
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Situated on the seafront with breathtaking views across the North East coastline the Staincliffe Hotel has 20 luxury boutique bedrooms. This Victorian hotel also boasts a fine dining restaurant, cocktail and champagne bar, public bar, Grill Room steak restaurant, Function Suite, the Grand Ballroom and private walled gardens. After undergoing a massive refurbishment programme during winter 2009/2010 the Staincliffe Hotel is without doubt one of the northeast's premier venues! ... more   less 
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