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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for the weekend and the staff were pleasent and helpful , the room was nice and clean floor was very uneven but did not bother us , very nice ensuite shower room , breakfast was excellent overall very happy and will return

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31 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stayed there for a couple of nights while attending a wedding in the area. The hotel is in dire need of the refurbishment that they say will be happening. The best thing was the breakfast but the room was old, the bed was not comfortable, the bathroom is in urgent need of replacement, the water dribbled out of the... More

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Essex, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This is a lovely place to stay, the new owners are really trying to turn this hotel around from the bad reputation from the last owners. Room with a sea view and balcony was very pleasing, recently refurbished, clean,tidy and always had the bed made,fresh towels and the tea,coffee facilities always topped up. Breakfast was lovely, plenty of choices ranging... More

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Don't know why this is called a hotel, it should be called a b&b as they only serve breakfast. On arrival there is a very small carpark so had to find a space on the seafront. The woman on reception didn't seem bothered when checking me in. The room was cold and being cold weather in early May there was... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We booked into the Esplanade as the reviews weren't too bad by comparison to other hotels in the area. One single room and one double. The "hotel" and I say that with my tongue in cheek, it is a run down old building on the sea front (which is the only nice bit about it), but it is just a... More

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Wokingham, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We had a clean, tidy, spacious bedroom with a nice seaview and a balcony, the shower room was a little cramped though, tea and coffee and flat screen TV also provided. Our room had been refurbished and every effort had been made to make sure it was clean and tidy. All the staff were extremely pleasant and helpful. Breakfast menu... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Stayed here for one night via Laterooms.com. Had room 29, it was completely refurb'd with a full sea view. It is almost in the roof! and so there are lots of stairs to be tackled but it was a great room with tea/coffee, beautiful ensuite and toiletries in the bathroom. Prompt friendly service in all I encountered. The hotel is... More

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Guildford surrey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Nice little place, right on the sea front rooms are nice, very clean and tidy staff very helpful. Breakfast was cereals, fruit juice and full English : sausage, bacon, beans, tomato, hash brown , mushrooms, egg, toast or fried slice. All very nice... Only complaint was the coffee, a pot of incredibly strong instant! Go for tea! Overall, very good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We stayed at the Esplanade this bank holiday weekend and had a lovely time.... our room had not yet been refurbished, however it was clean and tidy with nice clean white sheets, fluffy white towels and a fabulous sea view. The staff were very nice and very helpful. This was my first time in Clacton and when I go back... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The hotel is well positioned in a prime location at the sea front but is currently undergoing refurbishments. My advise would be to ask for an already refurbished room. Room 5 which has not yet ben updated was very shabby with poor decoration, uncomfortable beds and poor shower / bathroom facilities. Parking is a nightmare, with no spaces marked, so... More

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Address: 27-29 Marine Parade East, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1UU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Clacton-on-Sea
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Hotel Class:3 star — Esplanade Hotel 3*
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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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