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Best Western Roker Hotel.

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
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6266*


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

Dinner: 17:00 - 22:00
Weekend times may vary

Poetic License

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 Tracey Dixon on 01915 671786

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type SR6 9ND

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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


  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 645 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 234
Rating: 4 184
Rating: 3 89
Rating: 2 54
Rating: 1 84

Lovely views

22/05/2016 pat572015, Sunderland, United Kingdom

Often visit the Roker hotel especially when the weather is nice. The outside area was recently rebuilt, and offers lovely views looking out to see. Dogs are also welcome. Worth a visit if you are out ... more


Best western Roker a definite yes

18/05/2016 Sharon S,

Excellent service at the reception in the bar and in the tea rooms. The bar has a great atmosphere and is very welcoming. We had breakfast in the tea room, the staff were very attentative. The breakf... more

Owner Response
Manager184, Management Team at BEST WESTERN Roker Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Guest Your feedback is greatly appreciated and so are your positive comments on the BEST WESTERN Roker Hotel and we are naturally grateful for your recognition. We look forward to seeing you again as we promise to continue our efforts to improve. Yours sincerely Management Team


17/05/2016 Amanda D,

Really nice hotel. Friendly welcome. Great rooms. Abit of a trek to get to the room up & down the stairs. There was no one at the desk when we got back to the hotel to get back in when we had been ou... more

Owner Response
Manager184, Management Team at BEST WESTERN Roker Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Guest Thank you for taking time to post a review and I would also like to thank you for the positive feedback and are pleased that we were able to impress you and would also like to confirm that the hotel does have staff available 24 hours and can only apologise for your wait when you arrived back at the hotel. We look forward to your next visit and hopefully impress you once more. Yours sincerely Management Team

Pretty amazing

17/05/2016 flowerfan1, Sunderland, United Kingdom

Had a lovely stay here for my 50th birthday with family and friends we were made to feel really special rooms were lovely, fantastic food especially the breakfast the sea front is just divine so much... more

Owner Response
Manager184, Management Team at BEST WESTERN Roker Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Guest Thank you for your kind works and it is good to know that the teams hard work is appreciated. We do work tirelessly and listen to our guests to improve our services and it is fantastic to have your recognition. Yours comments are the best reward our team can wish for. We look forward to your next visit and hopefully impress you once more. Yours sincerely Management Team

No just no

13/05/2016 chilliexx, Birkenhead, United Kingdom

I am writing this at midnight on night one of two. Am wishing it was one night of one. First good points. Clean room ermmmm and that's it. Room dingy and pokey (but clean). i can hear people upstairs... more

Owner Response
Manager184, Management Team at BEST WESTERN Roker Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Guest Firstly please accept our sincere apologies for not meeting your expectations whilst staying at our hotel. And please accept sincerest appreciation for bringing your views to us for it’s only by comments from our guests that I am able to monitor and rectify when necessary any shortfalls in the business I operate. Regards Management Team