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Esplanade Hotel

27-29 Marine Parade East, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1UU, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has had more than its fair share of mixed reviews, I stayed at the Esplanade hotel for a few days & was exceptionally pleased with everything from the very warm welcome from Charlotte the assistant manager upon check-in to the breakfast which was superb & really tasty. The hotel bar was pleasant enough although the gentleman serving could... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

From outside seems like a nice hotel,near restaurants,high street, right by the pier and beach ,so good location.We stayed one night in June. The hotel had parking and we entered from the back of the hotel. Initially first impressions the decor was grim with dark brown lino,but the stairs and room had nice new carpet, the rooms were modern we... More 

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The Esplanade is in excellent location on the beachfront. Friends shared 2 family rooms with sea views. Very clean, great breakfast, friendly and helpful staff. Highly recommend and we'll be back! Thank you.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

we had a back room bedroom very clean tidy as well as the shower room the hotel is close to the pier and beach and not very far from the town centre the only dissappoint was parking only a few spaces where you take a chance

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Northampton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Don't be misled by your initial impression! Reception staff quickly booked us in and directed us to our room. Lots of stairs and the corridor could perhaps benefit from a bit of redecoration. Everything was clean and tidy and the room was very spacious with a sea view. Beds were very comfortable and linen crisp and clean. The usual courtesy... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The premier in was full over the Bank Holiday and this was a reasonable alternative. The single room I had wasn't much more than a box with a bathroom and didn't compare well with the Premier Inn I stayed in the previous night, but it was less 60% of the price and had a great full breakfast as well. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

the hotel is situated on the see front, we choose a sea front view room and although the weather was not very favourable the view was beautiful. The bed was very comfortable with clean fresh bedding. The ensuite was of a good size even for the bigger person such as I, The only down point was the hot water for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

I haven't stayed at the Esplanade. As I live 5 minutes away. I keep seeing the sign for Sunday lunch. So me n hubby just dropped in. No need to book.. The staff are friendly and helpful. Lunch was delicious n hot. Similar to Toby but without children running around. The atmosphere was lovely n quiet with music playing in... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

ESPLANADE HOTEL, CLACTON, ESSEX I didn't think I would enjoy Clacton as many had warned me of its 'flippant' holiday pierside nature. But I needed to visit friends nearby. I was pleasantly surprised. Sensible renovation of a well-placed hotel [still in progress but did not disturb the peaceful atmosphere] in quiet part of Esplanade, comfortable and well-managed. All anticipated good... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

my friend and i booked a twin room to attend an event that was there. the room was so cold I had to wear a jumper to bed. I complained to the owner he looked at me as if I was mad and explained he had to keep the heating off because downstairs would get too hot. imagine my amazement... More 

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