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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 #3 of 17 hotels in Southend-on-Sea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Reepham Norfolk Uk
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been on a road trip holiday with my two daughters aged 17 and 14. We have stayed in several B&B s but this one takes the crown. Its spacious, clean and comy. WIFI was available at no charge. Staff was very friendly. The restaurant has good quality food and there is something for everyone's tastes. Breakfast was lovely... More

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've never been a fan of the cookie box hotel and always try to find a nice boutique to visit when I'm traveling. A colleage lives in Thorpe Bay and recommended this as a nice base while there. A lovely sea view and within walking distance of the wharf. Not much to complain about there. Would certainly stay here again.

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Constanta, Romania
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just spent a week in what we consider to be the best hotel in Southend on Sea. Special thanks go to Jamie, Abbie, Laura, Doreen and the staff who made our stay spectacular. The accommodation is first class. Spotlessly clean and tidy, very well serviced room (number 23), the most wonderful breakfast you could imagine and the restaurant is beyond... More

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southend on sea
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this place is the first place I call when family come down from london..lovely rooms..great food...great bar and most of all fantastic staff...and the prices are very reasonable too considering the views and location. thankyou..j and family

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Camelia this weekend and was not disappointed! At reception was greeted by a lovely lady with blond hair who was very friendly and helpful. The room was of a perfect size and had an amazing view of the beach! I was also pleasantly surprised with the free wifi on offer as so many hotels these days charge... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I recently stayed at the hotel for our anniversary. We had a wonderful meal which was beautifully cooked and the staff were so polite and helpful. The room was clean and very tidy and we had a brilliant nights rest (something we don't often get with 2 children) We would like to thank the staff for making... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been visiting Southend to visit friends and family for many years (15+) and i can honestly say that the Camelia is the best hotel in town..This Boutique family run hotel is not only the best in Southend, its friendly staff, |Brilliant food, and excellent cleanliness and professionalism only excel its status. If anyone was ever looking for a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night here, we struggled to find a place to stay then came across this hotel online. Phoned up and lady was ever so polite, and remembered us when I called up for a room. Very helpful and friendly even gave us a choice of room. We made a good choice, think it was room 17. Room big and... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
20 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just a review of the restaurant...we decided to try for a meal on a Monday night, and were given the menu for a la carte, and fixed two or three course set menus. There were plenty of choices and unusual dishes for the set menus but we opted for the chefs dish of the day, which was swordfish... More

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London
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43 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night and it was a last minute booking. The booking was taken over the phone by a very pleasant man, although it cost us £20.00 more than the price quoted on their website it was still a bargain. Pleasantly surprised by the high standard of cleanliness, our room in the annex was fairly large, light and airy.... More

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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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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Southend-on-Sea
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