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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2013

The hotel's webpage makes it sound and look great. BUT BEWARE. We thought long and hard to find one positive thing about this hotel. Well, the television in the room was new but everything else was disgusting. The room decor was poor with bumpy badly repaired walls and torn wallpaper. The mattress was very old with bumps and hollows. There...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2013

I stayed here for 1 night at the end of July. I found the staff very accommodating. I was travelling with my husband and daughter, the hotel didn't have any family rooms available, but managed to put up an extra bed in one of their superior double bedrooms, with sea view at the bargain price of £65. Yes the hotel...

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Thank Lindsey J
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2013

on arrival the hotel looks ok once inside you travel back to the 60s i now know why you have to pay on entry because you would never stay the room was clean although there was damp on the walls wires hanging out of trunking the tv and hair dryer pat test are 2 years out of date there is...

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1Thank 417vanessa
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed at this hotel from Saturday till Monday. We paid for 2 nights £170 and had breakfast included. Location is great but the hotel itself was shocking. We had a "superior" room. The room wasn't too bad even though the furniture's were quite old, the bathroom looked like it was from the 80's!! Terrible condition of...

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2Thank Natalia L
Barnet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2013

This hotel is in a great location, and the family running it friendly, but.... £85 a night a room was very over priced for the room standards, although you can see they have tried to spend a little on modernising the room decor, the furniture is tired, not sure the yellowing hair dryer would pass the electric tests & the...

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Thank DLT39
Bangkok
Reviewed 23 August 2013

I was here for a wedding and it served its purpose. No more than that. Like another reviewer said, I was also here for two nights and the room wasn't cleaned or the towels replaced on the second day. The shower had very little water pressure so it had to be hand held to get any flow. The wifi was...

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1Thank KirkbyBlue
Steeple Claydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2013

We booked for a night in a budget hotel at a budget price. This hotel has had some very mixed reviews and it it not a luxury hotel. We found our room generally clean, basic, no frills and the staff very helpful and pleasant. Having arranged to use the carpark to assist my disabled wife we were indeed able to...

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Thank julian s
Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Charged £95.00 for "superior" room through booking.com, hate to think what an "inferior" room would be like! Hotel tariff in reception shows room to be £85.00 and £95.00 only applied to "family" room which this definitely was not. Damp on walls Door to balcony (which joined others so no security) only held by cheap small bolt at top, main lock...

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2013

great location on the front at Clacton, staff lovely and cheerfull . Had a family room but it was upstairs no lift ! so had to make several journeys to put stuff in our room not so good when you have got a baby. One of the factors we booked this hotel was because there was a car park so...

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Thank Sally J
Rochford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Situated on the cliff top along Clacton's Esplanade East, this elegant building offers all the cosmetics and little of the substance of a quality hotel. Entering, you observe a tired establishment crying out for some care and attention, an interior that is quaint at best, dark and meandering at worst. The room in which we stayed (room 7), whilst overlooking...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A friendly, family run Seafront Hotel; Ideally located close to the Pier, Town Centre and all available attractions. 30 bedrooms, many with sea views. All rooms have en-suite facilities; colour Satellite TV, tea & coffee facilities, hair dryer and direct dial telephone. All telephones have sockets for laptops to connect to the internet. An attractive licensed bar and lounge. Open to non-residents although monitored for the convenience of our guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Esplanade Hotel

Address: 27-29 Marine Parade East, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1UU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Clacton-on-Sea
Price Range: $86 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Esplanade Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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