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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 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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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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London
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103 reviews 103 reviews
25 hotel reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm sat in my room (no. 25) typing this review with blue fingers because the heating has gone off again! We booked this hotel as it coincided with an event taking place here. We booked a superior room, setting us back at £190 for 2 nights. The room is large but the space is under utilised. The bed is a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was due to go to Barcelona, however, car failed MOT requiring a re-think for a surprise few nights away from home for wife's birthday. Luckily as it was a surprise she knows no different, so keep it under your hat ok. Found this hotel on the Internet and booked on the basis that it had a car park... it does,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Rooms clean and basic female staff polite and courteous gentleman who works the bar should work on his customer service skills. Good position on the seafront but limited parking short walk to limited attractions

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Lovely large spacious room telly was big enough !!! very clean and warm with lovely sea view bathroom clean and shower lovely and hot breakfast was lovely and very filling with good selection to choose from will be back soon

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cambridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I visited this hotel with work, and to be fair I was expecting it to be like faulty towers by the reviews....it is far from that ! The hotel is going through a huge refurbishment plan and it shows, the rooms are nice, clean with brand new bathrooms, the staff are polite and efficient especially the older lady on reception... More 

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We're do I start ! 1. The pillows were like lying on cardboard . 2. The TV was like a postage stamp 3. No telephone signal or wifi 4 ignorant man on the desk 5.ignorant night porter , who ignored me after coming back from work I stud at the door for 25 minutes while he was asleep in the... More 

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St Ives
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We spent the weekend at this hotel. We had read the bad reviews and decided to take a gamble. We are so glad we did. On arrival the owner was friendly and welcoming. The room was very spacious with a large balcony overlooking the sea. The bed was very comfortable. The hotel is conveniently located nearby the centre but far... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

There was nothing seriously wrong with the Esplanade Hotel, the staff helpful, it was clean, breakfast good but overall the hotel was shabby. The parking at the rear was a small area that also housed the bins and a pile of scrap timber, the access door to the hotel was locked at 6pm so we ended up carrying our bags... More 

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