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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Disgusting dirty place , rude staff, also house emergencies for local Colchester council to people who are Homeless. Felt like a drop in centre for teens and drop out dosers . Drugs being smoked and loud mouth teens. smackton in Clacton . Only stayed one night and left to go to another hotel. Couldn't sleep with the noise. This is... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

have stayed here quite a few times now . Decided to go back again. Room was clean and comfortable . Had an enjoyable breakfast both days , staff serving both days very polite . Good breakfast plenty of choice . Atmosphere over all was not quite the same though . This is in a good location as within 5 minutes... More 

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Thank jilly G
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

No lights in the room when we arrived (switched off at fuseboard) couldn't open bathroom door properly, busted door lock, ancient hairdryer, terrible view, waited 10 minutes to check out, shower and room smelt of faeces, dirty linen outside bedrooms (in evening as well) - would never recommend!

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Location is excellent, really close to the beach which was great for an evening stroll, and far enough from the bars and pubs so it's pretty quiet. When I arrived my reservation wasn't ready and there was a bit of confusion. Instead of sorting it, the guy was VERY RUDE and customer service was terrible. Room was very dated and... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Right on the seafront we had a great family room, no 3, where the kids room was completely separate from ours. Big bonus for young family! The refurbished bits were fab, v clean, new carpet and fittings. I guess not complete as bathroom window shoddy and bits n pieces need attention but nothing to affect our comfortable stay! Great big... More 

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1 Thank minball
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

We received Friendly service, evening food was ok but breakfast was lovely, hotel was clean but a little tatty round the edges but then it is an old building, parking in the hotel was impossible but we managed to park locally. It was a little noisey at night with people banging about but that's not the hotels fault, overall it... More 

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Thank alicehayden
Halstead, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

I had high hopes as the website states that it is newly refurbished. Unfortunately our room was very poor. No such decor to speak off. Frosted vinyl over the window, which turned out to be a blessing. I knew that it wouldn't be a sea view but the view was appalling!! Broken bits of cooker, wooden planks and rubbish. I... More 

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Thank Amanda H
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel on the sea front. V central. Friendly staff and a good breakfast. The rear rooms have frosted windows, which feel a bit strange. But the sea view rooms are lovely. V tight parking at rear. Overall, a good stay

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Thank Stephen A
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Firstly there is only parking for 5 cars at this hotel. The first thing we noticed was the shoddy décor. This was more like a house that was cheaply converted to bedsits. The staff were not friendly at all (except the girl doing breakfast who was great ) , in fact they were bordering on rude. Our bathroom was dirty... More 

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Great location room 12 on top floor fab views of sea and pier big room clean downside bed a little small but we are not small!!! no loo brush??? breakfast very good certain staff brilliant would I return yes if good value like this time as far Clacton goes we found people very friendly and helpful the bus service seemed... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A friendly, family run Seafront Hotel; Ideally located close to the Pier, Town Centre and all available attractions. 30 bedrooms, many with sea views. All rooms have en-suite facilities; colour Satellite TV, tea & coffee facilities, hair dryer and direct dial telephone. All telephones have sockets for laptops to connect to the internet. An attractive licensed bar and lounge. Open to non-residents although monitored for the convenience of our guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Esplanade Hotel

Address: 27-29 Marine Parade East, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1UU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Clacton-on-Sea
Price Range: $69 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Esplanade Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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