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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Moorings for 1 night accompanying my brother who was working in Southend. It is only a small bed and breakfast with three rooms, we had 2 double rooms but there is also a twin room, all of which are of a good size. My room was at the front of the building with a lovely sea... More 

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Thank libertinelou
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We stayed here for a family event with our four year old daughter and it was excellent. The rooms (and everywhere) were spotless with the highest attention to detail. The breakfast was delicious with vegetarian catered for and Emma had even put out special gruffalo plate and dish for my daughter and whilst we packed the car entertained her by... More 

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Thank julia1000121
Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

This was my third visit, I will never stay anywhere else. I had the front room, lovely big bed, great mattress, lovely fresh linen, towels etc. It was warm and cosy. The shower room is small but it is perfectly functional. The breakfast is by far the cherry on the cake. I was the only one having breakfast, just me.... More 

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Thank Janey M
Bolton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Pretty b&b on the sea front but away from the crowds. Emma was friendly and cooked a delicious breakfast. The property has been made very attractive with a seaside theme, I would have liked to stay longer, and would love to return.

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Thank Sue d
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

A brilliant small b&b. Lovely, fresh, seaside-style decor with immaculate room and en-suite. I explained when I checked in that I would not be able to stay for breakfast and Emma (the owner) texted me later in the day and offered to have a bacon sandwich ready for me to take away when I left- a great bit of service.... More 

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Thank Glennjohnson
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Spent just the one night with my grandniece as a special treat to the seaside. Have to say that Emma (and her parents) were especially accommodating in letting us drop off our bag at midday. Lovely comfortable bed and a wonderful breakfast. Will definitely head back to The Moorings on our next visit to Southend. Thank you!

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Thank Tracey T
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Great place to stay. Emma was really friendly and cooks an amazing breakfast! The room was immaculately clean and great value for money. I will definitely stay here when visiting the area again and would thoroughly recommend to anyone.

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1 Thank CSirett
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Clean, friendly, tasty breakfast cooked by Emma!!! We were there for one night only, but we were very relaxed!!The room and en-suite was clean, complimentary tea, biscuits!! Would love to go back there!!!

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1 Thank ClaudiuOrian
Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Wonderful 4 night stay at the Moorings. Emma and John could not be nicer. Breakfast is delicious and Emma freshly prepares your cooked breakfast. Having been born in the area and returning regularly this is top of the list to stay at.

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1 Thank BloomFamily
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2014 via mobile

This is our third time staying at this lovely little family run B&B. Emma, who sorts out the bookings is always the height of friendliness and explains everything you need to know prior to your stay. The last time we stayed we had a problem with one of the keys and didn't have the wifi code. After an informal chat... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about The Moorings Bed and Breakfast

Address: 172 Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Southend-on-Sea
Hotel Class:3 star — The Moorings Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
The Moorings Hotel Southend-On-Sea
The Moorings b&b
The Moorings Bed And Breakfast Southend-On-Sea, Essex
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“The front room has sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles 923janeym, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“I would suggest the front king size en suite”
 of 5 bubbles 822traceyt, 25 Jun 2015 | Read review
“rooms are all street level .easy access for disabled”
 of 5 bubbles tonyh302, 14 Jul 2013 | Read review
“The front room is best.”
 of 5 bubbles annoymous16, 25 Sep 2012 | Read review
“The room at the front has a sea view which i imagine would be lovely to wake up to.”
 of 5 bubbles Dawny-B1980, 24 Jun 2012 | Read review
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