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Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a weekend while going out in Newcastle. A good basic hotel, nothing to write home about but at the end of the day we weren't in the hotel much, we were out most of the time. The hotel staff were friendly it is well situated for going in the short taxi ride to Newcastle, however we did...

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Thank Lee P
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Came here recently and what a dirty place, the building was run down, inside was trashed and felt really unhygienic, the rooms had dirty bedding on, full of dust and the bath had mould all over it. I complained at the front desk but basically got told if I didnt like it to go somewhere else, appalling customer service too....

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2Thank Bobby C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2013

So I booked the cheapest place I could find that was not too far from the Playhouse Theatre where I was going to see a show. I am quite glad I booked the cheapest one, because there are loads of other b&bs in that street and considering the number of bars as well, I am sure the noise is the...

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1Thank Sandy H
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 26 November 2013

I could highlight the many problems with this place but the other reviews cover it. I can simply summarise it as this: After waiting for an hour in the reception, we were not greeted by anyone. Having called the two numbers given to us, there was no response. Between the kicked-in doors and the constant smell of weed, it was...

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2Thank Leeton19
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2013 via mobile

Check in by telephone to be told key is in the room. Opened the broken kicked in door and found an empty room with 2 beds and a kettle. no cups ,no tv ,no toilet, roll ,no towels, no curtains. Ripped carpet, ripped wallpaper. As john says below im sure a prison cell would be nicer and far more hygeinic....

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1Thank Hotspur1982
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Booked in for a one night stay at this hotel on a Saturday night. Turned up to find no one at reception with a sign explaining to go to hush lounge to check in . However hush lounge was closed . Phoned a number and roughly 20 minutes later a young man appeared and took us to our room ....

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Thank John S
Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Good location and if it's just a bed for the night it's basic but ideal bedding was clean and young guy running it was very helpful x if you summit cheap and handy for pubs go for it x only £5 taxi fare to tynemouth x

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Thank Julie F
Reviewed 29 September 2013 via mobile

I stayed her for one night a few weeks ago whilest I was having my home refurbished, whilst you would expect for the price a five star hotel for the price it was very good. £15 pppn and also a free pint. We did have issues with some rather intoxicated people in the next room we had asked then to...

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Thank Stuarm100
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2013

Where do I start. The road in which the hotel is on seems to be all shut down. On going into the entrance, which is the not the entrance it advertises on the website you go upstairs through a dark grubby corridor to an even grubbier reception. My friend and myself had only booked the hotel as we were doing...

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Thank Sarah3095
Grantham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2013

We booked this hotel via links to hotels from the Great North Run 2013 site. For 4 people (two of which were children) they wanted to charge £40 pppn for the night. On arrival it was very clear that this was not a hotel that warrented a £40 price tag and the guy on reception looked surprised by this and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Under new ownership and management. We have recently had a full refurbishment and the hotel is a different hotel. Ocean Inn is located in the heart of this busy seaside resort, close to all amenities and local nightlife. We provide a warm friendly service to all our guests. We have our very own bar hush lounge on the main street of Whitley Bay hosting resident DJs and many other fun events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Inn

Address: 20-24 South Parade, Whitley Bay NE26 2RG, England (Formerly Bay Hotel/Banana Joe's)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > Whitley Bay
Price Range: ₹ 1,298 - ₹ 3,028 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Ocean Hotel Whitley Bay
Banana Jos Whitley Bay
Ocean Inn Whitley Bay, Tyne And Wear
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“Don't bother.”
 of 5 bubbles Leeton19, 25 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Just don't stay there”
 of 5 bubbles Sarah3095, 16 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Go to another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles robbieshark, 16 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Not to stay here unless you like the smell of damp.”
 of 5 bubbles HLS277, 25 Aug 2013 | Read review
“This hotel and those in the surrounding area cater purely for stag/hen parties where the revellers are intent on drinking and partying the night away. If this is not your intention stay away not only from this accommodation but the entire area of Whitley Bay”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherD318, 14 Aug 2013 | Read review
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