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The Rochford Hotel
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Rochford
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scotland
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52 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Great Value”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2014

Stayed for a couple of nights, nice rooms thought noise from other rooms was a bit of a pain. Breakfast was really good but the one member of staff on duty for both morning was rushed of their feet, constantly running out of coffee,butter,milk, did not help. Would stay again as price is good.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2014

The hotel is very central for the railway into Southend Airport or Southend itself and is in a quaint market town or Rochford. Quite near a main road, but not too noisy. The rooms are basic and the quilt alittle thin with no extra blanket or pillows in the room. You do get noise from the other rooms, hairdryer, TV but not too bad. The staff are great, although seem to be run off there feet at busy times, as when I stayed and we filled the hotel with wedding guests. Breakfast time was too busy and with only one member of staff they were stressed. we kept running out of bowls, coffee,( which was not that hot), juice etc. The cooked breakfast is outstanding, so stay just for that, you will not be disappointed. The room facilities where ok, carpet a bit threadbare, and the milk in the carton things tasted awful, like sterilised milk!! Our towels smelt of bleach, which was not a good thing either, and having sensitive skin, I had to buy one . But overall, excellent value for money, and would recommend it.

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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Ettalong Beach, Australia
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

Found this place by accident, it's a gem. Reasonable priced breakfast was included. The Staff are friendly, they can't do enough for you. Food was all home made, the room was large, clean & modern, with free wifi. We didn't want to leave. Highly recommend.

Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2014

This hotel is VERY cheap for what you get. A double room with wi-fi and breakfast is only £58. The room is lovely (the bathroom is a little dated) and there is even a coffee machine and biscuits available. have stayed many times great hotel!! Would highly recommend

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Bude, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights. Staff were great, very helpful and friendly. It's in a good position right in the middle of Rochford with free parking. Room was great, clean, warm, very comfortable. Tea making facilities in room but it would have been helpful to have a plug socket for the kettle by the table where the tea things were. The bathroom needed another mirror and we felt that a different shower head would be better as there was very high water pressure and it was a bit savage. Fantastic breakfast but they coffee was cold on both mornings. Overall, good value and highly recommended.

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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2014

Stayed here on business fir a week, never have before be surely will going forward, nothing too much trouble for the staff, looked after me really well, food lovely and delivered promptly by room service....I travel all over the country and this has to be by far best service..for a small friendly hotel..lovely room also,exceptionally clean and well equipped

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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for one night in the Rochford Hotel in order to catch a flight the next day. Very handy for the airport. Rooms were great, very clean and of a good size. Breakfast was lovely, cooked to order fry up and other choices of cereal and yoghurt etc. Staff were very helpful, our toilet did not flush and he problem was sorted within 5 mins. Would not hesitate to recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: The Rochford Hotel
Address: Bradley Way, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea SS4 1BU, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Southend-on-Sea > Rochford
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Rochford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Rochford Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Whether you come alone or bring your family with you, stay for a night or for several days, stay here while on a business trip or at a conference our hotel is waiting to welcome you.The Rochford Hotel offers the comfort and intimacy of a guesthouse with the service and quality of a hotel. For accommodation in the Rochford/Southend area, look no further than The Rochford Hotel. ... more   less 
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