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Seaside charm in Sunderland.

The BEST WESTERN Roker Hotel overlooks the dramatic North Sea from its enviable Sunderland vantage point. Roker Pier & Lighthouse are clearly visible from the hotel too, while the city centre is just 5 minutes drive away.

If you're following your team away from home, Sunderland FCs Stadium of Light is also within easy reach of the hotel.

Thanks to our seaside location, we can offer guests the best of both worlds. Shop til you drop, or stretch your legs on a coastal walk the choice is yours here in Sunderland!

Maintaining high brand standards and excellence in quality is second nature to the BEST WESTERN Roker Hotel in Sunderland. We have proven that going that extra mile during our annual BEST WESTERN quality assurance assessments really does pay off. Our hard work and dedication to cleanliness and quality of both guest rooms and public areas has gained us the BEST WESTERN International Quality Award. A global recognition of excellence given to only a few selected hotels throughout the world, this award shows that we take pride in offering high levels of excellence in quality and brand standards our guests expect.

Congratulations to the hotel on achieving our 12th International Quality Award at their assessment this week 978 on GRPA. GRPA ranked at 17th position.

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Roker Terrace
Tyne And Wear


Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to some floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
15:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars


Italian Farmhouse

Our Tavistock Italia benefits from an innovative design which incorporates plenty of style and comfort. Our interior walls are covered with memorabilia from an array of famous icons, including Madonna, Michael Jackson, Sir Elton John and Frank Sinatra.

Opening hours

Lunch: 12:00 - 14:30
Dinner: 17:00 - 22:00
Weekend times may vary

Hotel Bar (R Bar)

In keeping with our sports bar theme, the R Bar boasts memorabilia from an array of sports stars. In a traditional pub style, the bar is finished with brass features, has 2 pool tables and 4 games machines. Food served daily, while free WiFi is available so you can surf as you watch the surf!

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary



Course information

Course Type: Inland Link Course
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 5000 Yards
No handicap required


3 miles away in Sunderland


Driving range
Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes £19.00
18 holes £26.00
Trolley hire £2.00
Buggy hire £15.00
Tuition £25.00
Driving Range Yes


From the first enquiry to the last dance, you'll be looked after by the same Wedding Coordinator. That means we can focus on every last detail, and offer a truly personal service. You'll have your own Master of Ceremonies, while a red carpet, cake stand & knife are all included too!


Wedding service and reception venue

We have various entertainment options for you to choose from, so whether you want to dance to a DJ and or let your hair down to a live band, your night will be as unforgettable as the day itself.


As the happy couple, you'll have the option of choosing one of our seasonal package menus or tailor making your own from the numerous dishes available. Whatever you go for, you can enjoy silver service with a smile!


Registry office:
Sunderland City Council
Civic Centre Sunderland
0191 5205509

Get in touch...

For any enquiries please call Helena Ganley on 01915 671786

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type SR69ND

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Nearest motorway: A1(M), J62, 12.00 miles
Nearest train station: Sunderland, 1.00 miles
Nearest airport: Newcastle, 20.00 miles
Free parking on site (120 spaces)
On site disabled parking (4 spaces)

Roker Terrace
Tyne And Wear

What's nearby?


  • Sunderland AFC - Stadium of Light (2 miles)

  • Newcastle Utd - St James Park (10 miles)

  • Middlesbrough FC - Riverside Stadium (40 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Stadium of Light (2 miles)

  • National Glass Centre (1 miles)

  • Empire Theatre (2 miles)


  • Bridges Shopping Centre (1.5 miles)

  • Metro Centre (15 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events


Our ballroom holds up to 350 people, so there's more than enough room for your big events!

Available room set ups


Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Grand Room 350 180 0 90 330
Pier Lounge 60 30 0 30 45
Boardroom 10 6 0 10 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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29/09/2015 Stephen180, Bridgend, United Kingdom

No mention of renovation until you get in the lift, how hard is it to update your webpage these days? Had we known we would have stayed in the Marriott further down the seafront. Excellent location an... more


Afternoon tea

25/09/2015 Sarah R, Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom

Just had a lovely afternoon tea at The Roker Hotel. They have their very own patisserie style tea rooms where we were told the chef bakes the cakes that very morning. The scones we received were still... more


Something doesn`t add up...

23/09/2015 mrgeorgeawilson, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Having been a semi regular visitor earlier this year i had not stayed until recently and was surprised at the negative comments from previous guests. Clearly that is their experience and I cannot beg... more


Best avoided

21/09/2015 JR1812, Carmarthen, United Kingdom

Had I not paid upfront I would have refused payment! This hotel is VERY noisy and for some obscure reason family rooms are above the bar area! The layout of rooms is quite bizarre - some of the first ... more


what disabled access

18/09/2015 mrsjanenic,

My husband and I had been invited to a wedding as evening guests. I called prior to the hotel to find out what disabled access they had. I was told to call around the back of the hotel to find a smal... more