Located just seconds from the beach in Whitley Bay, Hotel 52 is a modern hotel with boutique rooms. It's also just a 20-minute drive from Newcastle upon Tyne.
All the rooms have been furnished in a contemporary design, with neutral and monochrome furnishings. All mod-cons, like flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, are provided.
Hotel 52 endeavours to make its guests comfortable with conveniences like free, on-site parking and a 24-hour front desk.
A full English breakfast is included in the room rate, while in the evening, guests can dine in Verdina restaurant, which serves Italian cuisine, or Loca, a Latin American themed restaurant adjacent to the hotel for an alternative evening meal and cocktails.
Hotel 52 is located right on the promenade and the town's Playhouse theatre is only half a mile away.
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South Parade, NE26 2RQ, Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
A lot of seaside hotels have an air of slow decay about them, but not the Newquay Lodge. With design-conscious decor, it's kept up with the times, giving it a fresh, youthful atmosphere. Guests also seem to have a comfortable stay.
Super seafront location.
Guests love the location of this hotel, and it's easy to see why. You can just step out of the front door and onto the beach in the morning, or put on your glad rags and sashay down the promenade at night.
Staff can't do enough to help.
From a friendly welcome when you arrive, to service with a smile in the restaurant, the staff here go out of their way to make you feel at home. Guests report they also respond swiftly to sort any problems.
In an area of noisy clubs and bars.
If you're looking for a quiet night, a hotel that advertises itself to stag parties is always one to be wary of. The hotel is surrounded by bars and nightclubs, which pump out music until 2 a.m. Rooms at the front suffer the most.
Limited onsite parking.
Parking spaces are limited, and some guests report some difficulties in finding a space nearby. However, there is free on-road parking near the hotel, so for most people, it's not a major problem.
The Wi-Fi is unreliable.
Many guests have reported that the Wi-Fi is often weak or non-existent For some, it isn't a major problem, but if you're expecting to be able to connect, it might be quite annoying.
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Free WiFi (public areas)
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South Parade , NE26 2RQ , Whitley Bay , United Kingdom Telephone: +44(191)2532211 | Official Homepage