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The Tower Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Main Road, Harwich CO12 3PJ, England
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Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Harwich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Richard B Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent hotel, very friendly and professional manager, great rooms and a dining room that comes straight out of a palace. easy walk into Harwich town center and Dovercourt sea front superb breakfast, would thoroughly recommend,

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Mistley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great meal here with friends and were able to book at short notice for New Years Eve before watching the Fireworks. The dining hall was very elegant and had been recently refurbished and food was good although we had to pre order and were not permitted to change our choices.

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Holland-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We booked for Valentines Day evening and what a good choice. The manager greeted us jovially and seated us at a table decorated for the occasion. The special menu had a good choice of starters and we opted for a sharing combo. This consisted of an ample choice of items, chicken, mushroom, garlic bread, onion rings and potato wedges. The... More 

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Harwich, England, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We visited for lunch. My husband enjoyed his BLT baguette and black coffee. I wasn't tempted by the menu so only ordered a pot of tea which was weak and tasted cheap. I was disappointed but hubby was happy with his food and drink. Décor needs updating. Condiments where in sachets and unbranded. The Rigby Bar looked tired with to... More 

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essex uk
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Food was a disgrace for a hotel , will not be returning . Over priced rubbish . Everything greasy & luke warm . Rooms need updating , they do not match the imposing building , such a let down. I would only give it a 2 star hotel.

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This is a hotel that is easily accessed by either car or train [10 minute walk] and is just outside the shopping area of Dovercourt so visits to sany of these causes no problems. Bedrooms are quite large, but if you need wifi not all them have this. There is, however, good access downstairs. The rooms at the back give... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed a superb turkey lunch at the Tower Hotel today, generous portions of both meat and vegetables, cooked to perfection and served by friendly courteous staff. Very good value, nice atmosphere, highly recommended. Ivan & Shirley

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Tower is an imposing building with a history going back many years. It served as an ideal stopover before going to a cruise ship. The room was a little old-fashioned in decor but was comfortable and warm

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

if you are in need of a resting place for the night and happen to be in harwich, this hotel is perfect. an classic villa type building in the middle of town, nice bar area and pleaant grounds. the price point is fair for what you get. comfortable bedrooms, tea and coffee facilities and a really friendly welcome from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Stayed in the Tower Hotel for the second time. Last time our navigation system had trouble finding it, but this time we realised we should enter the address and Dovercourt as place and not Harwich. And this time it went perfectly. The hotel is only a short ride from the port and therefore very convenient to catch the ferry to... More 

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