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The Tower Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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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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essex uk
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19 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Harwich, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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Rijswijk, The Netherlands
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Went for dinner Food was great and plenty of it services was good only thing it could do with is some background music as it was early there was only a few people eating and the room is quite big so it lacked atmosphere but other than this great place at a great prices

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16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

We had lunch on Saturday as a celebration for my in-laws diamond anniversary. The meal was good and cooked to order, everyone enjoyed it, especially the in-laws. It is ideal for this sort of event, personally its not somewhere I would choose for myself, but given the attendees it was the right choice. We were the only group in to... More 

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Bexley, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch with family & friends & was not disappointed .The staff are very welcoming & friendly with good service.The food is really good & the portions are very generous.Could not fault any thing at all & it was very good value for money too ! We definetly return when in the area.

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14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We stayed at this hotel the night before a cruise. The room was neat & tidy but a little tired. The dining room was of a high decorative standard & I had an excellent curry. We left our car at the hotel for the duration of the cruise which was great value for money. Breakfast was extra however it was... More 

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Address: Main Road, Harwich CO12 3PJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Harwich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Tower Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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