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Cliff Hotel

Marine Parade, Harwich CO12 3RE, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my partner stayed 2 nights at the cliff. Food was lovely. Staff service was excellent. Views are incredible. The hotel is tired and needs a refurbishment but all in good value. Would stay again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has bags of character, the room we stayed in was light, airy and spacious. lovely high ceilings, big bay window and a beautiful view of the sea. It may need a lick of paint and a new carpet but the bedding and bathroom was clean and for the price we have no complaint. rather stay in this hotel... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent one night in a big room with sea views. The hotel is old-fashioned but charming. It's really nice that someone has not modernised everything. The reception staff were very helpful and friendly. We left before breakfast so cannot comment on that. The beds were not fantastic but good enough for a night's sleep. The bathroom was absolutely fine... More 

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St.ives, Cambs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is not the Ritz, but is nice clean friendly hotel to stay in, with decent food at any time. The location is one of the best that you will find in any seaside town. The hotel is on an elevated possition from the sea front. A walk in any direction is great. For history buffs just turn left... More 

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

No it's not the Ritz but nor are the prices. Yes, it could do with a lick of paint. Yes, the fixtures & fittings seem to be from the mid-80's. But you get what you pay for and for a cheap stop-over near the ferry terminal it was ideal. Everything was clean, the linen was fresh, the TV worked and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In June my company booked me into the Cliff. I read several reviews before hand and was not too impressed. I checked in and upon viewing my room realised that the reviews were far to kind. The wallpaper in the bathroom was peeling off, the bath side was coming away and the tiles were missing round the toilet and the... More 

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folkestone
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The young staff were helpful, but up against it as the facilities are so poor. Room had a lovely view, but when I arrived in my room, the door wouldn't lock. It was quickly fixed. On my second day the bed was unmade and the bins were not emptied, then the next morning I was unable to shower or bath... More 

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Me and my friend needed a cheap accommodation to sleep over before continuing our trip. And so we booked this hotel with a bit of worry as the Tripadvisor didn't have too amazing reviews. We were surprised to come into a lovely twin room with a view over the sea with a bath, all clean, spacious and tidy. To be... More 

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Essex, UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Things went quite nicely in the early stages. Pleasant staff, simple but tasty meals, nice sea view worth the extra cost. Disappointed at the lack of a shower, but I could sit in the bath and use the hose attachment. However, once the evening arrived it all turned a bit pear-shaped. The hotel had hired out the basement bar to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had a lovely stay at the Cliff Hotel love to come back there every year. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was spacious and lovely we had a great four poster bed. The view from our from around Dovercourt Bay was so lovely almost like being on the beach. We had a evening meal there it... More 

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