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I have been fortunate to travel the world with my job and I have, consequently, stayed in 5 and 6 star hotels. The seaton lane inn ranks with the best. Their service is excellent and efficient without being overindulging. All requests are met quickly and without a fuss. The food is of the highest standard and reasonably priced. The rooms...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for work, staff were incredibly friendly and went out of their way to help me when I had a small car accident and had to get in touch with the AA. Rooms are comfy and clean, breakfast really good too. Would more than recommend.

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County Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Went here for a night out with my fiance my cousin and his partner.i had the chicken liver pate then breaded chicken it was lovely as were all the meals.Will return as the food and service was really good.our waitress was middle aged and she was very pleasant

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

Thank you very much for your review - we hope to welcome you back again soon.

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 9, 2016

Have stayed at this hotel on a number of occasions now. Excellent accommodation with super friendly staff. Food in the restaurant is tremendous. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. The best thing about this hotel though has to be the staff. You are guaranteed a warm and friendly welcome.

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PRO76, Front Office Manager at The Seaton Lane Inn, responded to this review

Always a pleasure to welcome you! Thank you very much for a great review and we hope to welcome you again soon.

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 4, 2016

My partner treated me to a night away to celebrate a special birthday landmark!!!! We were both delighted with our modern, spacious room close the bar and the restaurant. We had a tasty meal at night and listened to a local band performing that evening. Breakfast was very good and we had a good chat to the friendly staff before...

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

Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay - and a very happy birthday again! Be sure to come back again soon - we're the perfect place to stay pre and post match!

Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 27, 2016

I stayed here for one night and found the inn to be very welcomimg. The rooms are clean and have a modern decor,....overall I had a good nights sleep. The staff are friendly,....My only gripe is the questionable 80's pop music playing at breakfast time!

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

Thanks for your review! We always value feedback - and will pass on the breakfast music comment! Hope to welcome you back again soon.

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a business trip to our sunderland office and must admit its a corker. Food was fantastic quality and served impeccably. Staff were extremely helpful and friendly. Room was small but very well laid out and has everything you need.

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

Delighted to hear that Richard. Thank you for sharing this - we hope to welcome you back again soon.

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch, considering a party of 14 they coped amazingly well. Could not fault the meat or veg, Yorkshire pudding like a mountain, Harvey good too. Some may think portions small but with a starter (soup) it's more than adequate. Waiter service very professional etiquette. Visit again!

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

We look forward to it! Thank you very much for a lovely review.

Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Visited midweek, taking advantage of their Sun FM 'Discount Dining' Internet offer. The menu was quite extensive, the food really tasty, served piping hot and very well presented. Staff were really attentive and very friendly. The atmosphere was lovely & the decor nice. All in all a great place to have a special meal.

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

That is great to hear. Thank you very much indeed. Hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Went for a week on a business trip and enjoyed the stay, felt very welcome, room was very nice clean and well presented and food was perfect, I honestly can't think of anything bad to say Thank you for a time stay :)

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

We're delighted to hear it - thank you very much indeed - we hope to welcome you back again soon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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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
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Seaham
Price Range: $70 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Seaton Lane Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
The Seaton Lane Hotel Seaham
The Seaton Lane Inn Seaham, England
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