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“Very comfortable”
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Links Hotel
Ranked #13 of 25 Seahouses B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
146 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Very comfortable”
Reviewed December 30, 2013

We've just stayed in this hotel in-between Christmas and New Year. We had the family room which consisted of 2 rooms connected by a corridor. These were behind another door which could be locked for safety. Our room had everything that you need: T.V, coffee making facilities, complimentary toiletries etc. Bed was comfortable and room and bathroom very clean too. The bathroom was a bit on the small side but it was adequate. The other room had 2 single beds with a sink: the children had to use our bathroom. Breakfast was between 8 and 9 am and there was a choice of a full cooked breakfast or kippers or various other choices. There was plenty or toast, coffee, tea and fruit juices. This is a very friendly place to stay and the room we had is ideal when visiting with older children as the interconnecting room offer some privacy. The location is great being 5 minutes walk away from a fantastic beach. It is also within driving distance of famous castles such as Alnwick, Bamburgh and Dunstanburgh.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 26, 2013

Visited Seahouses in August we try the Links for an evening meal. the staff were very polite and attentive, the menu selection was good I ordered steak my wife a paste dish both were excellent, and I must say large portions for the big eaters.
We went back the following night, but decided to have a bar meal hoping the portion might be smaller we order one pizza which was lovely (still left a bit) are experience over the two nights was very enjoyable and would recommend to eat there. Back in Seahouses in June next year with Family and the Links is on our list of must visit

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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newcastle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2013

Stayed on the hotels winter special, £39.50pppn dinner bed breakfast, room was cosey with en-suite and an extremly powerful show, dinner from a good choice off the specials list but could choose off the normal menu for a supplement, food is presented very well and portion sizes excellent, breakfast is also a good size full english with various other options, staff are attentive and responsive, the hotel is clean and cheerful and we will use the facilitys again the next time we are in Seahouses, Mention to the waiter in the resturant for first class service ( guy with glasses as i didnt get his name )

Room Tip: rooms at back of hotel dont get road traffic noise
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Peebles, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed October 20, 2013

Aware when we booked that Hotel very busy.No space in Restaurant but happy to take table offered in Bar.Service was good -staff attentive.Unfortunately our table was opposite the gents toilet which was in continuous use !! The smell of disinfectant was overpowering.
Four of our party ordered burgers which were absolutely fine as were the chips which accompanied them.I ordered a Links Sirloin steak which came with dauphinoise potato and red wine "jus".Imagine my horror when I was presented with my steak (perfectly cooked ) but submerged in what could only be called thick "gravy" The cream in the potatoes had already started to "curdle" -it looked very unappetising.
The waiter asked if aynthing was wrong and when I explained he took my plate away.He returned with the same food on another plate explaining that kitchen was closing.
My family were mortified that I was complaining so I made no more fuss and ate what I could.It was very disappointing that no-one then came near us and we just paid the bill and left.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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Co Durham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2013

A group of 5 of us stayed for one night in October, as we were attending a party in the area. The hotel was lovely, though first impressions it was a little dated. However, the cleanliness was superb, bathrooms spotless and the bed was the most comfortable I've slept in, bar my own!! Whilst we didn't dine in the evening we did have a drink in the bar which was very busy as the football was on the tv. The atmosphere was great and everyone really friendly. We couldn't get a taxi to the party so one of the staff offered to drop us off, which took two journeys! This was way above and beyond expecations and we gratefully accepted. The breakfast was amazing, without doubt a class above your usual hotel standard. A lovely walk to the harbour to walk it off and all in all a very pleasant visit. We will definitely be back.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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Gateshead,England
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2013

The Links is a busy pub/hotel and the number of people dining here is testimony to the great food on offer.
A small group of us stayed overnight recently and although one of our members is particularly 'discerning' - we all agreed it was a comfortable and well staffed venue. The rooms are clean and amply kitted out for a short stay. We stayed in the annexe - just across the car park. There was hardly any noise to disturb us and we got a good night's sleep. The food was cooked to order, nicely presented, reasonably priced (we added £15 a head onto the b and b rate and it was worth all of it) and served by friendly staff in a reasonable time. Cooked breakfasts were also cooked to order and served piping hot.

The staff are worth a second mention - a little harassed at times but very helpful, friendly and keen to please.

Overall, this hotel offers better value than the nearby alternatives in Bamburgh.

Room Tip: Rooms in the annexe are probably all equally peaceful - but stairs could be a challenge for some. Th...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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North yorkshire
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2013

We stayed in the Links Hotel for an xtra long weekend. We had two rooms in the annex which was nice and quiet as the main block had a bar.A little strange going accross a car park for breakfest but no problem to us. The price we paid was perfect for our budget this year the meals were excellent and more than enough to eat. Our daughter and family joined on the Sunday for a proper lunch what portions it got the better of my wife and son in law. This hotel I would ceratinly recomend this hotel.

Room Tip: Stay in the annex only four rooms so no noise from others
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Links Hotel
Address: 8 King Street, Seahouses NE68 7XP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Seahouses
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 25 B&Bs / Inns in Seahouses
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Links Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Links Hotel is a 2 star rated hotel in the peaceful setting of Seahouses on the Northumbrian Coast. The hotel offers superb ensuite accommodation with its own lounge bar and restaurant. The hotel is only two minutes from the bustling fishing harbour , where boat trips to the bird and seal sanctuaries can be taken. The 18 hole Seahouses golf course is only 500 yards from our door and is playable most of the year.The hotel is situated close to centre of Seahouses and a short walk to the bustling harbour where you can take a boat trip to the Farne Islands. Seahouses itself is blessed with beautiful beaches and scenery all within easy reach. Seahouses lies on the Northumbrian coastal route which is peppered with historic castles, the closest being Bamburgh Castle just 2 miles away. The market town of Alnwick with its Harry Potter famous castle is just 12 miles away. There are a wealth of activities nearby such as horse riding, walking cycling, bird watching and golfing. The Links hotel is ideally placed for a golfing break with the 18 hole Seahouses golf course within walking distance and numerous other golf courses near by.The Links Restaurant with its varied menus, freshly prepared by our resident chef, using wherever possible local produce, is an ideal place to spend an evening. An exciting range of fish, meat and poultry dishes, some traditional and others more exotic are available to suit all palates. Enhanced by our carefully selected wine list you are sure to find something to your taste. ... more   less 
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