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The Seaton Lane Inn

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Seaton Lane, Seaham SR7 0LP, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have visited this inn several times but it has just been taken over by new owners and I am sorry I will not be back. Profit at the expense of the locals is the name of the game here. All of the regular beers,lagers and ciders have gone and been replaced by inferior brands(in my opinion) and the prices... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for Sunday Lunch, very short notice, 6 adults 2 toddlers. Gave us a table in the bar which was fine. Had to wait a while for 2 of our party to arrive, no problem. 2 high chairs supplied. Lunch was excellent, very good portions, well cooked, well presented. Staff were attentive. If I had to put down a... More 

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

What a lovely review - we're so pleased you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for troubling to leave a review. We hope to welcome you again very soon. Thank you for the five stars too! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not stay in the hotel but ate in the restaurant. This was one of the worst meals ever! Vegetables had obviously been microwaved several times and tasted of rancid butter. Chips had been reheated - definitely not as good as the chips usually served in the bar. The vegetables were replaced with a bowl of freshly cooked produce... More 

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

Your review is titled 'disappointing' however it has left us feeling quite appalled. We would always hold our hands up if we feel we have made an error, but in response to your review here we feel quite aggrieved. Cooking fish correctly is not an easy task. And you go on to state, sarcastically, who on earth does the taste... More 

Brighton, East Sussex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So I have reviewed this before, but stayed again whilst staying during a visit to the area for a family funeral. Despite new ownership, very little has changed, and it's still a fantastic stay, at a very reasonable price. Couple of things that surprised me, 1: hotel wanted payment for our room up front, quite unusual really, not an industry... More 

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

Hello on behalf of the new owners - and thank you so much for a great review and for taking the time to leave this. We are very proud to have the Seaton Lane Inn and to be working with its fantastic team of staff. We won't be making any changes at all to how it is run, managed and... More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The decor of the restraunt is very good with a good atmosphere. Real ale drinkers will not be disappointed. I went on a business dinner with a few managers from work to entertain a visiting leader from the US. The menu is quite varied. I ordered prawn cocktail which was pretty average followed by chicken milanase which was a dry... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

This was birthday treat from my husband and what a treat it was. Lovely rooms with one of the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in. The pub and restaurant are beautifully decorated and the staff are warm and welcoming. The food is the icing on the cake. Fresh produce cooked amazingly well. Can't fault this place.

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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We spent 3 nights here on our way back home from Scotland and what a superb choice it was.From the impressive bedrooms,cleanliness,quality of food to all the staff who were truly exceptional and couldn't have been more helpful and cheery.A special mention for Kate our waitress for a couple of meals who was naturally bright and bubbly even first thing... More 

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Lancaster
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We arrived on Saturday and were taken to our room as my husband has had an operation on his foot and was on a mobility scooter. We had booked the disabled room and it was lovely, very comfortable beds and super bathroom. We hadn't had any lunch and the receptionist suggested a sandwich and went for the menu, they don't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Stayed here for 5 nights on business. Lovely room (15). Massive bed. Very clean. The rooms are back behind the Inn away from the road. My room was quite, even with the window open. The restaurant food was very good for the evening meal and breakfast was also very nice. Quite a way from Sunderland (and public transport is limited... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We stayed here on a Saturday night as a break in a journey from Scotland. Discovered as a reasonable deal on LateRooms.com. On arrival I was a bit disappointed to see that it appeared to be just a pub. Once parked and inside we were very pleasantly surprised. The Reception is situated in the bar area and we were checked... More 

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