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Camelia Hotel

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3.0 of 5
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176-178 Eastern Esplanade | Thorpe Bay, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3AA, England
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Ranked #3 of 17 Hotels in Southend-on-Sea
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thank you for a lovely stay, nice clean room with a nice sea view. Bathroom was spot on, food was lovely and fresh with good service and nice seating. A warm welcome from a family run hotel.very near to bus stop into town on the number 9 bus were there is a good shopping centre and the longest pier in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having stayed at the Camelia when working in the area I was impressed by the quality of the meals and choice on the menu, the staff are fantastic and nothing is too much trouble, the house keeping is great, rooms are very clean and I would definitely recommend the Camelia.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently stayed in this hotel on a weekend away from Tunbridge wells, kent. We arrived around 8pm and the staff made us very welcome indeed. The book in was quick and easy. The room we stayed in was beautiful and had everything we needed in it, including tea and coffee. The room was very clean and... More 

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

Honestly I couldn't expect a better romantic night away, me and my boyfriend had a fantastic stay the food in the restaurant was amazing. This is a lovely little hotel very modern rooms and a lovely atmosphere. What made the stay so amazing to us is the brilliant customer service provided by each member of staff I couldn't recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic hotel the rooms were clean and modern with excellent service breakfast was good our room had a great sea view nothing was to much trouble we had a great stay and would definitely stay here again .

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After seeing the state of The Pavillion Hotel we decided to book elsewhere. I am so glad we booked here, it was amazing!!!! Upon arrival we were greeted by Jenny who was lovely. Checking in process was made easy. She told us if we decided that we wanted breakfasts we could just come down in the morning and eat. And... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted by a very friendly member of staff on reception (sorry I cannot remember her name) who said that they had seen my request for a more modern room if available (was surprised anyone read them). She promptly upgraded us to a lovely suite that had a balcony overlooking the sea. It was very clean and comfortable. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is on the sea front and there is a lane at the side of the hotel leading to a car park at the rear which is large and open but be careful underfoot as its a bit rough. The car park also services other properties around and their garages. The hotel has steps and a ramp at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my husband fans a night away by the sea front on a nice b & b so I decide to book the camelia. ..what a fantastic place....spotless,fantastic helpful staff amazing food and wine (the waiter was soooo lovely and friendly but sorry I forgot his name :-( ..)...really nice little hotel right on the sea front. ..great breakfasts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My husband and I stayed here two nights for a belated wedding anniversary treat. First time to Southend too. The room was immaculate and the sea view was stunning. Breakfast great. Would recommend this to anyone and much prefer a family run hotel to a large chain. Would definately come back.

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