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Camelia Hotel

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Family owned and run Boutique hotel situated right on the seafront
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Dry Cleaning
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Public Wifi
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Charming
Great View
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Special Deal:Free breakfast with your stay
Location
Full view
66Somewhat walkable
Grade: 66 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
2Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
Contact
176-178 Eastern Esplanade Thorpe Bay, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3AA England
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Getting there
Southend Municipal Airport3 mi
London City Airport30 mi
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The beds are very comfortable, although the double was a little on the small side for us, the rooms were kept beautifully clean as was the bathroom. The restaurant had a varied menu and the food was of excellent quality and served hot. They were able to help with particular dieta
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Response from rcammidge, Owner at Camelia Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you for your review Ann. We are pleased that you enjoyed your experience at the Camelia and appreciate the efforts of our team. We look forward to welcoming you again, when the weather is kinder. Please remember to book direct with us for the best rooms and rates available. It may be worth booking a Superior room next time instead of Standard as this will guarantee a King size bed instead of a standard double.
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Great hotel lovely staff could not have been more helpful and accommodating- highly recommended - we will be returning - super friendly - rooms lovely decorated and clean and super furnished - I think there is one member of staff that doesn’t sleep 😂 thank you for a lovely stay
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Response from rcammidge, Owner at Camelia Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. The whole team appreciate your comments and look forward to welcoming you back
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Very impressed by this hotel which we stayed in for one night on a theatre trip. Very friendly staff, well appointed room with modern bathroom, really nice restaurant with good quality food and choice for dinner and excellent breakfasts with no cheap bacons and sausages but prope
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Response from rcammidge, Owner at Camelia Hotel
Responded Nov 8, 2018
Thank you for your review following your recent trip. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are also happy that you appreciated our award- winning breakfast! Hopefully we will be able to welcome you back if you are ever in the area again. Please remember to book with us direct for the best rooms/rates available.
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We stayed at this hotel for a couple of nights recently to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary and attend a theatre show.

Firstly, all the positives. A great seafront location with no traffic noise at night, a good sized free parking area to the rear, a very clean hotel with
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Response from rcammidge, Owner at Camelia Hotel
Responded Nov 6, 2018
Thank you for taking the time to post your review Graham, following your recent stay with your wife at the Camelia. We are pleased that there were many positives to come from your visit. With regard to your concerns during your dinner, we apologise if you felt that not enough was done to make the evening special for you. We had reserved the window table for you as you had advised that you were spending your Wedding Anniversary with us. There is a television in the bar, on which our many other guests enjoy watching sporting events. The doors to the Bar and Restaurant were closed as far as it is possible to, on request. Had you advised that you were still unhappy, we would have been able to move you to another table in a quieter part of the restaurant. As far as menu choices are concerned, Salmon was not on our menu on that particular evening, but fresh Hake, Cod and Mackerel were available on our Specials board. In addition to the Specials board, we have a Set and a la carte menus, both offering a variety of different dishes. On a final note, we are happy that our award-winning breakfast was enjoyed and the efforts of our team recognised and we hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future.
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On a day trip to Thorpe Bay, stopped off for a coffee and sat in the sunshine. I loved the squares of chocolate brownie to accompany it and the friendly service. Would definitely recommend and would definitely return if/when next down that way.
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Response from rcammidge, Owner at Camelia Hotel
Responded Oct 30, 2018
Thank you so much for your positive review. We are really pleased that you would recommend us to others and look forward to welcoming you back if you ever return to the area.
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Does this hotel have a fitness room? If so what are the opening times?
Does this hotel have a fitness room? If so what are the opening times?
Thank you for your enquiry - unfortunately we do not have these facilities on-site. There is a public gym approximately 1 mile away which is open until 10 pm. If you require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01702 587917
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Good evening does the Camelia hotel take booking for Christmas day in the resturant ?
Hi Sarah, Sorry I am unable to answer this question for you. Best to get in touch with them. Thank you, Daniel
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Do you take small dogs
I believe the hotel do accept dogs as we saw some guests with their dogs.
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do the rooms have a mini fridge
No, It needed one though.
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"Rooms 1-6 and 7-11on back of hotel therefore quiet, and 8,9 and 10 sea view. Some rooms are bigger than others ."
"Room in main building above the bar and restaurant, was bigger than the previous room we had stayed in which was in the adjacent building."
"Did not stay, just ate!!"
"A great benefit is the free car part at the rear of the hotel. As for rooms, I assume 'sea view' would be best"
"Room on ground floor at the rear was quiet"
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PRICE RANGE
$78 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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camelia hotel southend on sea
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandSouthend-on-Sea
NUMBER OF ROOMS
34
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