North East England Beach Hotels Guide

recommended beachfront hotels and other accommodation near the beach


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imposing 18th century mansion on the coast, a lavish make over has combined original features, striking design and excellent facilities

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an impressive Victorian building sitting prominently above Longsands Beach, it retains many period features and boasts panoramic views

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overlooking Roker Pier and the sandy beach, this chic, seafront hotel offers a great choice of dining options, comfy rooms and a stylish bar

York House Hotel

Whitley Bay

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this award-winning guest house boasts stylish decor, friendly staff and superb breakfasts with an easy walk to the town centre and sandy beach

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contemporary, seafront hotel, offers sea views from many of the comfortable rooms and has a popular pub serving hearty food

Little Haven Hotel

South Shields

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uniquely placed at the entrance to the mighty Tyne, this friendly, beach-side hotel provides an ideal base from which to explore the coast and city

The Sea Hotel

South Shields

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featuring stylish rooms, this modern hotel boasts a relaxing pub restaurant and is within sight of the sea, parks and miles of sandy beach

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boasting panoramic views along 20 miles of coastline, take your breakfast at your leisure in this chic, modern studio

Windsor Hotel

Whitley Bay

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within sight of the sea, this traditional hotel provides spacious rooms, a contemporary Brasserie, all within easy reach of the town centre

Altonlea Lodge

Seaton Carew

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a charming, listed house that is set around an Italian-style garden, the traditional rooms are set in 2 buildings that are connected by a loggia

Hotel 52

Whitley Bay

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a stylish hotel with contemporary decor, an Italian restaurant and en-suite rooms, close to the seafront, amidst South Terrace's lively bars

The Grotto

South Shields

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unique rooms, some with sea views views are offered at this legendary beach inn, built around a cave at the foot of a cliff on Marsden Beach

The Royal Hotel

Whitley Bay

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overlooking the seafront and sweeping bay, this traditional seaside hotel boasts refurbished, en-suite rooms and generous, cooked breakfasts

The Clifton

South Shields

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you can relax in the informal coffee shop at this stylish B&B, with high standards of decor throughout and situated close to the sandy beaches

Forest Guest House

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relax in the comfortable surroundings of this luxurious B&B, run by friendly and helpful owners who serve an excellent breakfast

The Waterford Arms

Seaton Sluice

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a grand, Victorian building, overlooking a picturesque estuary and the sea, this friendly inn provides bright rooms and a relaxing restaurant

Park Lodge Hotel

Whitley Bay

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overlooking Whitley Park and just a few metres from the seafront, this cosy B&B offers well-appointed rooms and generous, hearty breakfasts

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an exceptionally well-regarded B&B, offering a relaxing atmosphere in an ideal location, close to the beach, restaurants, bars and the Metro

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guests praise the comfortable beds and spacious rooms, and appreciate the shared kitchen in this friendly B&B, moments from the sea front

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comfortable and spacious rooms are afforded to guests at this traditional guest house that sits overlooking Seaburn Park toward the seafront

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