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Park Inn Palace, Southend-on-Sea
Top Business Hotel

Church Road, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 2AL, United Kingdom
+44 170 245 5100

£66+

Overall guest ratings

8.1/10 Excellent
Based on 2,716 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.5
  • 8.3
  • 5.3
  • 5.0

Good to know

  • Spacious rooms
  • Great view

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    About

    The Park Inn Palace, Southend-on-Sea offers guests a stylish and exciting base from which to explore this beautiful seaside resort in the East of England. Southend-on-Sea, home of the longest pleasure pier in the world and seven miles of award-winning beaches, is the perfect city for a business meeting as well as a leisure weekend out. Located along Southend's Western Esplanade, overlooking the mouth of the River Thames, this hotel will provide excellent modern amenities and welcomes both leisure and business travellers. The Park Inn Palace is only a stroll away from a wide variety of shops, pubs and restaurants as well as museums, shops, theatres and casinos. Southend-on-Sea is easy to reach by rail, car and airplane. Two mayor railway lines from London, two main A-Roads as well as a close location to London's main airports make Southend-on-Sea ideal for efficient business meetings. The hotel features 137 comfortable and well-equipped guestrooms, including inter-connecting rooms for families and accessible rooms. Many rooms have stunning sea views and balconies. All rooms are equipped with LCD flat screen televisions with pay-per-view movies, climate control and high-speed wireless internet access. Guests enjoy a gymnasium with cardiovascular and free weight training free of charge. NCP parking at a discounted price is available for guests across the hotel. The RBG Bar & Grill welcomes guests for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving best gourmet burgers, light bites and a great range of local specialities. This stylish restaurant can seat up to 80 people offering a fantastic sea view to all guests. The contemporary RBG bar provides a range of drinks and beverages, such as selected wines and classic cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere. Make sure to not miss out the spectacular view on the longest pleasure pier in the world during day or night, for example during the Sunday Lunch or one of the famous Jazz Nights. The Park Inn Palace will be the perfect location for your next meeting or event, offering superior meeting rooms at a cost effective price. The 7 function rooms, including a large ballroom (250m2), all feature natural daylight, high-speed wireless internet access and latest audiovisual equipment. Most of the function rooms face the Thames estuary with breath-taking views for all guests. The hotel caters 20 delegates in a boardroom as well as up to 280 people in the large ballroom. The historic ballroom will also be the perfect location for your wedding or dinner dance as the Park Inn Palace is a licensed venue for the solemnisation of marriages and civil partnerships.

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    Amenities

    • Parking
    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Business centre
    • Internet
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Express check out
    • Pets not allowed
    • Wedding services
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 2,716 reviews
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      7.3 "73% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.8 "78% said the reception staff was great."
      7.1 "71% thought the service was very professional."
      7.5 "Hotel security was great, thought 75%."
    • 6.5 "Rooms are ok."
      6.0 "Beds were acceptable for 60%."
      6.9 "Only 69% said the rooms were modern."
      5.5 "55% thought the minibar was ok."
    • 5.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.3 "Bar is ok."
      5.0 "Alcoholic drinks were not bad, according to 50%."
    • 5.3 "Food is average."
    • 5.0 "Internet is average."
    • 4.8 "Not very clean."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
      1.8 "82% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.3 "Unclean dining area, according to 67%."
    • 4.5 "Value below average."
      3.2 "68% said the breakfast was too expensive."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 1,548 reviews
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.9 "79% said the reception staff was great."
      7.1 "71% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.1 "Location is great."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 6.4 "Rooms are ok."
      6.1 "Beds were acceptable for 61%."
      5.4 "54% thought the minibar was ok."
    • 6.0 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.5 "Food is average."
    • 5.0 "Bar is ok."
      3.8 "Bar service was unacceptable, according to 62%."
    • 4.8 "Not very clean."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were dirty."
      5.0 "50% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
      1.8 "82% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.6 "Internet is poor."
      3.4 "66% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.2 "Value below average."
      3.5 "65% said the breakfast was too expensive."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 841 reviews
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 7.6 "Good service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.4 "74% said the reception staff was great."
    • 6.8 "Rooms are ok."
      5.6 "Beds were acceptable for 56%."
      5.7 "57% thought the minibar was ok."
      6.7 "Only 67% said the rooms were modern."
    • 5.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.9 "Disappointing food."
      4.6 "54% did not like what was on the menu."
      3.1 "For 69%, the dining experience was not enjoyable."
    • 4.9 "Internet is poor."
      3.5 "65% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.7 "Not very clean."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
      4.8 "52% thought it was rather dirty."
      2.0 "80% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.4 "Value below average."
      3.3 "67% said the breakfast was too expensive."
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    Overall rating

    6.9 Good
    Based on 27 reviews
    • 8.3 "Location is great."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
    • 6.5 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.3 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.6 "Value below average."

    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 298 reviews
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.1 "Average comfort."
      5.7 "Beds were acceptable for 57%."
    • 5.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      5.7 "Beds were acceptable for 57%."
    • 5.2 "Food is average."
    • 5.0 "Internet is average."
    • 4.9 "Bar is not good."
    • 4.4 "Value below average."
    • 4.4 "Not very clean."
      4.3 "57% said rooms were dirty."
      1.5 "85% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.7 "53% thought it was rather dirty."
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    Business Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
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    Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
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    "Spacious rooms"
    "Great view"
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