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Camelia Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   176-178 Eastern Esplanade | Thorpe Bay, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3AA, England
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Ranked #2 of 17 hotels in Southend-on-Sea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
wsfromlincolnshire Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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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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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have stayed here on a few occasions, consistent very high standard of service. Would highly recommend this hotel you will not be disappointed. Nothing is too much trouble for the owner and the staff. The Ws from lincolnshire

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed a few times and good food, helpfull friendly staff, comfortable rooms. 4 Poster bed and wall mounted TV a problem as the post of the bed makes it split screen :( All in all absolutely fine for shot stay. Might request a different room if staying longer but I am sure they would oblige.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travel a lot with work so have experienced many hotels of varying quality. I am totally genuine when I say this has to be the quietest room I have ever had, the hotel is intimate yet private, I only had to take 10 steps from my room to the breakfast area. I only had dinner at the hotel on... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are good but food is over rated restricted in choice and very expensive drinks too, if you are a fussy eater find another hotel. I have worked all over the uk and by far this is the most expensive for food and drinks

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rcammidge, Owner at Camelia Hotel, responded to this review

We are sorry that you were not entirely satisfied with your recent stay at the Camelia. Our bar tariff is price-matched to other comparable establishments in the immediate vicinity. As well as the a la carte menu, we serve Deck and Bar Snack menus and have a daily set menu and daily Specials board, providing a competitively priced, wide variety... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having stayed at the Camelia numerous times on business trips I thought it was about time I left a review. The rooms are spacious, tastefully decorated & spotlessly clean. Rooms at the front of the hotel also provide great views of the sea. The staff are extremely helpful & friendly & nothing is too much trouble. The restaurant menu is... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice, clean and well looked after. Staff really helpful, about 20 mins walk from centre of town, went to a gig so it was a nice night walk back. Would Recommend to all couples wanting a bit of a quite stay, nice breakfast included in the price.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I stayed Friday night, didn’t book till about 1800 and arrived hour and half later (drove from Cambridge), and just wanted to say we had a lovely time . The staff that greeted us Friday night and also the breakfast staff were really good. Siting out on the front with sun and smell of ozone was brilliant... More

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Kings Lynn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in the ground floor king size suite in annex. Better definition king size one bedroom apartment. Front door direct from the Esplanade straight into kitchen (not expected) / dining/lounge. pleasantly decorated in neutral colours, dining table and 4 chairs in bay window facing the beach. 2 seater settee, armchair and large screen tv. Hall gave access to attractive bathroom,... More

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leighton buzzard
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have just returned from a two night B&B stay at the Camelia. We had a lovely sea view room that was comfortable and well maintained and furnished to a high standard. Staff were wonderfully polite and helpful - nothing was too much trouble to make our stay enjoyable. Breakfast was very good indeed. Very good value... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My family & I enjoyed a lovely meal as part of the Gourmet Club membership. We enjoyed the set menu, which was varied, & the food was cooked to perfection. I can highly recommend this hotel if you are looking for somewhere nice to eat. An added bonus is the sea view which the hotel overlooks.

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Address: 176-178 Eastern Esplanade | Thorpe Bay, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3AA, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Southend-on-Sea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Camelia Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Southend-on-Sea
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