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Esplanade Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   27-29 Marine Parade East, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1UU, England
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Ranked #12 of 17 hotels in Clacton-on-Sea
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Cath05fromcorby Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked a room here at the last minute although a bit sceptical of some of the online reviews, but what can I say the young pretty lady on reception, bar & everything else charli was unbelievably helpful, polite, accommodating & went out of her way to make our stay as comfortable as possible. A true asset to the hotel... More

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Neath, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

If you're looking for a reasonably priced room, central location, then this is it. We had a room overlooking the sea. Basic ammenities you'd expect. The hotel was being refurbished during our stay and our room had been done. I would say minimal, but comfortable. Breakfast was lovely. English breakfast with choice of cereals. Would stay here again at the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

We have just returned from the Esplanade Hotel, we found the Hotel a bit dated in places as are most hotels, our room was clean, with 2 arm chairs, new bed. The full breakfast was as good as any top hotel, I have stay lots of Hotels as I am a coach driver. And know that some people will alway... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We just wanted a room for the night as we were spending a couple of days with relatives nearby. The welcome was good, there was a grotty bit we had to pass on our way to our room but no big deal as they are in the middle of renovating. Our room was large, high ceilinged but sparsely furnished with... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We just stayed overnight and were given a very recently refurbished room with sea view. Everything was just fine, including the breakfast next morning. We only met two members of staff, both very pleasant and helpful. We would be pleased to stay again, and recommend this hotel.

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Boston, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

I’ve just finished a short business stay at this hotel & was pleasantly surprised. I stay in hotels all over the UK most weeks & because my company aren’t too generous have to consider the price. The result of that is I’ve stayed in some very bad hotels, so I know one when I see one. But my stay here... More

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

Arrived at our room at 1st glance it's very tired looking but soon found wallpaper hanging off the wall debris on the floor the bathroom was mouldy and dirty if that wasn't bad enough at 11pm the manager decided to start doing some banging out in the hall with a hammer and chisel this went on for at least 15mins... More

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Essex UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

We stayed on a short break at the Esplanade about eighteen months ago. The hotel was in need of a make over but this shortfall was overcome buy the friendly welcoming staff . The food offered represented fair value for money. We re-visited a couple of weeks ago to find that quite a few improvements were taking place.Our room had... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

This once Grand Dame of Clacton has fallen on hard times and now owes much of its existence to emulating Fawlty Towers. I cannot think why anyone would choose to use the hotel otherwise. Unfortunately I was on business and had no choice in the matter. Wrestling with a dirty shower curtain whilst fiddling the electric shower control in a... More

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11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Booked a room here, wanted a nice weekend by the sea and the weather held out, this is a prominent positioned hotel right opposite the sea & as you will see from previous reviews it is under-going a re-furb, to be honest this didn't really affect us we didn't encounter anything other than the rear entrance to the car park... More

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Also Known As:
Esplanade Hotel Clacton On Sea
Esplanade Hotel Clacton-On-Sea, Essex
Address: 27-29 Marine Parade East, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1UU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Clacton-on-Sea
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 17 hotels in Clacton-on-Sea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Esplanade Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A friendly, family run Seafront Hotel; Ideally located close to the Pier, Town Centre and all available attractions. 30 bedrooms, many with sea views. All rooms have en-suite facilities; colour Satellite TV, tea & coffee facilities, hair dryer and direct dial telephone. All telephones have sockets for laptops to connect to the internet. An attractive licensed bar and lounge. Open to non-residents although monitored for the convenience of our guests. ... more   less 
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