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“FANDABIDOZEE” 5 of 5 stars
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Cabana Guest House
Ranked #4 of 18 Hotels in Clacton-on-Sea
Certificate of Excellence
Essex
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“FANDABIDOZEE”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Stayed here for one night, 14th December 2014 with son, his partner and 3 year old grandaughter. Was greeted by Mark when we arrived on the Saturday afternoon, helped with our bags, gave us our keys, no hassle. Mark even allowed my grandson who wasnt even staying at the hotel to use my room to wash and change (another story) - very accomodating. The rooms are spotless, comfortable, nicely decorated, with towels and toiletries, flat screen TV, Tea and coffee, and a smashing vew of the sea (room 4). My sons room was the family room, same quality but larger with extra bed. Breakfast was great, cereals, juice, full english, and our 3 year old was catered for too. All in all a very pleasant stay, in a great location, highly reccomended and will deffo stay here again. Thank u Mark and Cath x Not reccomended for lager louts, hen parties and inconsiderate people x This place is QUALITY x

Room Tip: All good but room 4 has a nice view
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
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1 Thank LeshartDagenham
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thestewarts49, Owner at Cabana Guest House, responded to this review, January 28, 2014
We pride ourselves on looking after all make up of parties from single women to families. Everyone is important to us, especially the company of your good selves. Best wishes.
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Kas, Turkey
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55 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We had four nights at this B&B and were very happy that we stayed there. It is less than a minute to the seaside and a pleasant walk into the town centre. The accommodation was clean and comfortable and the hosts pleasant and helpful. I would have no hesitation in recommending this place for a stay.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank Chris4th
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thestewarts49, Owner at Cabana Guest House, responded to this review, January 28, 2014
We spent sometime talking about Turkey and swapping stories like old friends. Thank you for your lovely words. We both wish well.
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Bobcaygeon, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

We spent just over two weeks with our hosts Mark and Cathy at the Cabana. It was a very difficult time for us, arranging my mother's funeral and attending to all the associated legal and financial matters. Our hosts could not have been more accommodating. They went far beyond the usual provision of a breakfast(excellent!) and a room(quiet and clean) in an attempt to ease our emotional and physical issues. It's a cliche but true that "we arrived as guests but left as friends".

We would recommend the Cabana guest house very highly to all wishing to spend a weekend or longer in Clacton. It proved to be a real home away from home !

Noreen and Brian

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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3 Thank Brian S
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thestewarts49, Owner at Cabana Guest House, responded to this review, January 28, 2014
What a fabulous couple, meeting people like you guys is one of the best perks this business offers. We wish you well.
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I stayed two nights at this B&B. Nice, clean and comfortable room. Private bathroom across the landing, but this caused me no problems. Good breakfast in the morning that Mark, the proprietor, was happy to provide early for me. The food was freshly cooked and tasted very good. This venue was also very reasonably priced and nice and warm. I am happy to recommend and I would certainly rebook if I work in Clacton again.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
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2 Thank Bill1357
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thestewarts49, Owner at Cabana Guest House, responded to this review, January 28, 2014
Lovely people pleasure to meet you and hope to you very soon.
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We stayed here for a night in order to attend a family function. We were made to feel very welcome, it was like visiting old friends! The room and facilities were just what you need for a comfortable stay and the breakfast was very enjoyable. It is ideally located to enjoy the area.

  • Stayed October 2013
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Thank RhondaB11
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thestewarts49, Owner at Cabana Guest House, responded to this review, January 28, 2014
Thank you guys comments like these make it all our hard work worth while.
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Cullen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Whilst visiting family in Clacton, we stayed at the Cabana for 4 nights. Couldn't find any fault with this lovely guest house .Rooms are spotless . Hot showers.Clean towels every day. The breakfasts are really good . The owners are very friendly and helpful. Looking forward to visiting again very soon, infact, have booked 5 nights in December.

Room Tip: We stayed in room7.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Thank lizharry
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thestewarts49, Owner at Cabana Guest House, responded to this review, January 28, 2014
Thank you for your kind words, glad all was well with your stay. Look forward to your next visit
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Shotley Gate, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Good friendly B&B with excellent breakfast and hosts. Only down side which has no reflection on the Cabana or its owners but I feel I must mention it as a warning for other car drivers. Do not park near the Bowling Green car park exit as we have now got a nice £350 bill for the repairs to our car where someone had swung out of the car park, hit our car and then driven off!!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank ShipwreckShotley
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thestewarts49, Owner at Cabana Guest House, responded to this review, August 30, 2013
Janet I have no words to express my horror at what happened. I wish you had said something as I can assure I would have called the police. I have been in touch with them direct but unless you lodge a complaint yourself, I as a third party can do nothing. Please contact me if you wish to take matters further. In 10 years we have never had this happen and it is particularly galling when you consider the calibre of people that are members there. I will make contact with the bowling club myself to express my disgust. Please contact me when you next pop into Clacton, you can have a free night on us.
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Property: Cabana Guest House
Address: 8 Collingwood Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1UL, England (Formerly Cabana Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Clacton-on-Sea
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Clacton-on-Sea
#2 Family Hotel in Clacton-on-Sea
#3 Romantic Hotel in Clacton-on-Sea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Cabana Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Catherine and Mark run a small family guest house, very close to superb beaches, the town centre and pier. We provide a first class service in a friendly manner with spotlessly clean accommodation. All rooms are en-suite/private bathroom, tea/coffee and LED flat screen TVS with FREEVIEW. WI-FI is available free of charge. Our first class breakfast is included within the price and we provide discounts for longer stays. There is plenty to do within the surrounding area, 2 theatres, beautiful gardens and walks. Amusements galore on the pier, which is being renovated to include a bowling alley, new rides for the adventurous and plenty to eat and drink. Why not come and join us our motto is "Come as a guest, leave as a friend." ... more   less 
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