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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I just returned from an 11 night British Isles cruise, and spent the night pre-cruise at the Tower Hotel in Harwich Port. This is a very small town (no taxis waiting for you when you get off the train, so be prepared with a phone number to call for a ride!), and the hotel choices are limited. I was really... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only stayed 1 night with my wife and son the night before our 11 nights cruise Used the parking facilities only £3.50 per day, half the price of the cruise terminal Very helpful and friendly staff very good evening meal, only have the light breakfast if you are going on a cruise, big well decorated comfortable rooms will stay longer... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the Tower Hotel in Harwich for one night in early August as we awaited our cruise ship the following day. We checked in at 8 pm and had already had dinner so can't really comment on the restaurant. The check-in was quick and friendly and we were shown to our room on the first floor. I'm glad... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed just one night after flying in from Houston to board a cruise ship the next day. Desk staff was so helpful and had our room ready early as requested. That was so nice after the long flight and ride to Harwich. The restaurant is amazing. What friendly staff everywhere you go. Allowed a late check out and arranged... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We just wanted a Saturday night away and to be honest The Tower wouldn't have been out first choice but our preferred option was fully booked. That turned out to be to our advantage as The Tower was a real gem. Our room - the Patrick suite - was spacious, very clean and nicely decorated, with a wonderful bathroom. Lovely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Stayed at the Tower Hotel after getting off ten day cruise, what a wonderful treat it was. I knew it was nice from the pics and the tripadvisor reviews but it blew us away. The garden area is just gorgeous, grand fountain, lovely pots of beautiful flowers everywhere, and planted along the one wall. Just a wonderful respite from being... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stumbled upon the Tower Hotel whilst visiting family staying in another hotel and The Tower restaurant was simply excellent. Superb food, too cheap in my opinion and excellent service. All 6 of us had excellent food and we will definitely be back, to stay next time as well. Thank you for an excellent luncheon!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We were skeptical when we saw the prices (they're LOW!) and we were completely blown away. Granted, Harwich is not a happening tourist hot spot. There's not a lot going on here at all, but it was an overnight stop before a cruise for us, and it far surpassed our expectations and requirements. We stayed in the Jones Suite, which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

What a lovely place to relax after a 7 hour drive, stayed over then going on cruise, could even park car for duration of cruise, staff great rooms and resturant just perfect .. would recommend staying here to anyone. steve&lesley atkinson

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Gaylord, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Booked two suites, the Nelson and Jones. Jones was really nice and included a jacuzzi. Hotel is beautiful. Staff could not have been more accommodating. Harwich is a very interesting town rich in history. Come in the day before the cruise and enjoy it.

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Address: Main Road, Harwich CO12 3PJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Harwich
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Tower Hotel 3*
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