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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I booked the last room for 24th, 35th and 26th December through Bookings.com and received confirmation from the hotel. The next afternoon I received a phone call from a marketing organisation in Sheffield to say my booking had been rejected as the hotel was full. The hotel manager didn't return my phone call. So obviously someone with no cajones. However... More 

Thank Supertaff101
Retford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights, very friendly greeting on arrival. Room was quite large and adequate for our needs, a bit basic but clean, warm, nice en suite shower which looked fairly new, comfy bed, tv and tea/coffee making facilities in the room. No wardrobe but a large clothes rail and plenty of drawers. Our room was at the back of... More 

Thank JenniferO34
Exhall, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice, big, clean rooms. Decent size bathroom and a shower you have room to move in. Rooms warm and beds really comfortable. Excellent, big breakfast, with lots of choice. Staff friendly. Would stay here again.

Thank 21amanda1970
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fantastic stay , my husband and i were very comfortable in our room , plenty of space , breakfast was really tasty and plenty of it , staff friendly and very welcoming . will gladly stay at esplanade again .

Thank Tracey J
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
26 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Unfortunately for us we could not book again at the Kingscliff as they were fully booked when we decided to stay another night. This hotel was so dirty there was even chewing gum in 3 places on the carpet in the room. The TV did not work. The floor in the bar area was sticky it was so dirty. The... More 

Thank FZ7

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The rooms we had were very spacious and comfortable. The breakfast was excellent with good choices.. All the staff were friendly and helpful. The only downside was it could do with a some re decorating

Thank telcil
Norwich, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

First impressions on arriving was that the outside needed some TLC.Inside was better with some upgrading work having taken place.Room 2 had recently been refurbished with decorations and new carpets.shower room was spacious and clean but very little pressure in shower.Satisfied with room but view was over a rubbish filled yard.Bit of noise from room above. breakfast was basic but... More 

Thank Peter F
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The showers are pointless they are so powerless, plus no hot water in the mornings. Our television was broken + they couldn't find a spare one, when we mentioned all of this, I was told the manager would call me. 5 days later after I had left 3 messages I spoke to him, where he was the rudest, most unprofessional... More 

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Well considering the reviews we were not expecting much but actually it was lovely. What we liked: * It WAS very clean * Staff were so so nice and very accommodating * Bed was comfortable and the sea view was lovely * Breakfast was knotting to shout about, again staff were lovely It is a shame as the outside with... More 

Thank KiwiB34
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

It is a great location to stay in, especially if your looking for attractions. The room is missing paint 🎨 and needs decoration. It was clean and relaxing when going to sleep. On the first night 🌃 people opposite (children) where laughing and swearing at 3 in the morning and soon after seagulls chirped in. Overall a nice stay. Breakfast... More 

Thank awesomeguy12321

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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
  • 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: ₹ 3,961 - ₹ 5,511 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Esplanade Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Don't do it.”
 of 5 bubbles FZ7, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“some rooms with lovely sea view”
 of 5 bubbles telcil, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for seaview, avoid rooms to the rear”
 of 5 bubbles peterfE6124JK, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose a sea view (ideally rm 25)”
 of 5 bubbles KiwiB34, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Would select sea view also there is no lift so there are quite a few stairs . We stayed in Room 15”
 of 5 bubbles 93jillyg, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
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