visitors guide

Where to Stay

Somewhere to lay your head...

See below just some of the accommodation the north east has to offer, some of which have special offers available for the concerts in 2015 - before, during and afterwards so you can extend your stay.

Take a look at a comprehensive list of accommodation throughout Sunderland.

Marriott Sunderland
Sunderland's only four star hotel located on the seafront overlooking the sandy beaches at Seaburn two miles north of the city centre with easy access to The Stadium of Light and the City Centre. All bedrooms have en-suite facilities - many enjoying sea views. The hotel also boasts three luxurious suites complete with a glazed rotunda overlooking the sea. The Sunderland Marriott Hotel features banqueting and conference facilities, cocktail bar, fine dining restaurant, free on site car parking and superb leisure facilities. Marriott Sunderland

Lemonfield Hotel
This boutique style hotel was refurbished in spring 2015; many of the rooms boast beautiful sea views. Situated on the sea front it is a few metres away from the many seafront restaurants and beaches of Seaburn. Offering a very high standard of accommodation with excellent customer service, in a very friendly atmosphere.

A 15 minute walk or a 4 minute taxi ride from Sunderland Stadium of Light makes Lemonfield Hotel the ideal choice for visitors to football matches or concerts.

Holiday Inn – Washington
The Holiday Inn has 136 welcoming bedrooms, including family and executive rooms.  Just off the A1(M) north and south bound making the hotel an ideal location, and only 20 minute drive from the Stadium of Light.

University of Sunderland
The university provides accommodation for visitors to the City for a nightly rate of £23 in a single room (shared communal facilities) including internet access.

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