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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Third Avenue, Frinton-On-Sea CO13 9EQ, England
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Essex
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

A brilliant hotel with great character where you are always made welcome. There is a personal touch which many chain hotels cannot cater for. The views are excellent and the location provides a number of restaurants just walking distance away. There is no local hotels like it- I would strongly suggest the Rock when visiting Frinton.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We had been invited by friends to Frinton Cricket Week. This is usually great fun and a somewhat boozey affair so we needed somewhere to stay overnight. We booked the four posted bed in the top room with glorious sea views. We arrived at about mid-day and parked up on the grass lawn car park in the blazing sun. On... More

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France
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

We agree that this hotel could do with some updating and with it would have achieved a very good rating. We were made very welcome indeed and enjoyed our night stop. The hotel is just a short walk into Frinton and our large room was very clean and the bed very comfortable. The full english breakfast was outstanding and the... More

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Romford
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

I booked this hotel for a evening stay , as my husband had just got over heart surgery, we had intentions of staying for longer, however I really can not understand the filth of the room, the family dog sitting in the bar area was a no go and we love dogs.. The guests that have written positive comments makes... More

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London
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41 reviews 41 reviews
37 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

We stayed at this hotel for one night on 28th July, whilst visiting friends in the area. At £125 for the 4 poster bedroom, this was absolute top dollar for a place that is firmly stuck in the 1970's. So much could be done to modernise this hotel and make it attractive, but I guess there is little appetite to... More

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012 via mobile

We stayed in one if the rooms overlooking the seafront and coming from London it was lovely to wake up to the views each day. A short walk to the golf club, tennis club and Connaught avenue it was a lovely long weekend and we were lucky with the weather so spent a lot of time walking along the beach.... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

would not recommend this hotel at all.very overpriced old a dirty. wasnt at all child friendly.Didnt like the fact that the owners dog was allowed the run around hotel which isnt ideal for children especially if you dont like dogs or are asmatic. Also, the fact of the dog running around the dinning area which is very unhygenic. No access... More

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Essex England
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

This Hotel is fantastic in everyway ! The views, the owner and the staff are all excellent.This is what English seaside hotels should be like still,good old fashioned service and comfort.Jan(the owner) is amazing and so funny.

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england
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

We stayed at the Rock as we were attending a function at the golf club. The only benefit was that it was 2 minutes walk from the hotel and that the hotel had a fantastic view. The owner Jan was a nice lady and was waiting for us when we arrived. However it went down hill from there. The hotel... More

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London
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

Not a boutique hotel by any means and lots of knick knacks - but a very warm welcome, clean rooms and good value.

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Address: 1 Third Avenue, Frinton-On-Sea CO13 9EQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Frinton-On-Sea
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Hotel Class:2 star — The Rock Hotel 2*

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