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Hamiltons Boutique Hotel - Southend-on-Sea - Living room
Hamiltons Boutique Hotel
9.1 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi
Roslin Beach Hotel - Southend-on-Sea - Bedroom
Roslin Beach Hotel
9.2 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Camelia Hotel
8.6 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
The Rochford Hotel
7.8 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Holiday Inn Southend
8.3 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Seven Hotel
8.1 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning

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Top tips for finding Southend-on-Sea hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Southend-on-Sea, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Southend-on-Sea in January and October.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Southend-on-Sea if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 47 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Southend-on-Sea hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Southend-on-Sea found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £50, while the most expensive was £156.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Southend-on-Sea for 1 day.
  • For travellers who prefer style, Suenos Guesthouse is a hotel created by travellers. You can choose from 5 rooms offering exquisite views with luxury features such as free-standing bathtubs and Egyptian cotton bed sheets. Take a short walk to Thorpe Bay or rent a bicycle for the day and go exploring.
  • Only a 20 minute walk from most main attractions and train stations, The Chase Apartment is great for self-caterers. Equipped with a full kitchen and washing machine, accompanied by trendy décor and with towels and a hairdryer included, this is a home from home.
  • Settled on the seafront, The Hope Hotel boasts great views. Home to their own restaurant, they offer a cooked breakfast and all day menu. Rooms include free Wi-fi and a TV along with a garden and terrace. Only a 5 minute walk from the High Street, you have easy access to shops, bars and restaurants.
  • If you’re looking for high-end hotels in Southend, consider choosing the beachfront Roslin Beach Hotel, which has 62 unique rooms and suites -- some even have balconies and sea views. It’s a mere minute’s walk from Thorpe Bay beach and offers a spa, an outdoor terrace, a first-rate afternoon tea and an award-winning restaurant serving British food, including locally caught fish and free-range meats.
  • For travellers who would like to stay close to Southend’s key attractions, opt for a room at the Park Inn by Radisson Palace, Southend-on-Sea which is a 6-minute walk from Adventure Island and Southend Pier. Amenities include free Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs, an on-site casino, a restaurant and a fitness centre.
  • If you need to be close to the airport, stay at the Holiday Inn Southend, which is located at Southend Airport. Southend Airport Railway Station is just a 10-minute walk away. All rooms have air conditioning, blackout curtains, power showers and flat screen TVs, and the hotel’s restaurant has panoramic views of the airport -- and there’s also a soundproofed bar.
  • For a budget hotel in Southend, you might want to choose the Premier Inn Southend on Sea Eastern Esplanade. All rooms have free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee-making facilities and blackout curtains. It’s one minute’s walk from the sea and a 15-minute walk to Adventure Island and Southend Pier.
  • If you’re in Southend on business, stay at The Seven Hotel, a luxurious hotel that has an events room suitable for business or board meetings. The elegant suite offers high-speed internet as well as video conferencing technology, and full secretarial and IT support are available as well. The hotel is 4 km from the airport and a 7-minute walk from Southend Central railway station.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Southend-on-Sea

  • Which hotels are good for romantic getaways?

    For a romantic getaway, consider Hamilton Hotel – a boutique hotel located just on the boardwalk. With an in-house restaurant and luxury décor, Hamilton hotel houses 6 rooms in total. You can walk around 15 minutes to main attractions such as Sealife Adventure Centre and Adventure Island.

  • What are the best Southend-on-Sea hotels located outside the centre?

    Located closer to the airport, Skylark Hotel sits outside the centre. Packed with useful amenities from free Wi-fi, air-conditioned rooms and safety deposit boxes, the hotel also has a restaurant and bar. Cherry Orchard Jubilee park is mere a 15 minute walk and the city is around 30 minutes by car.

  • Which hotels offer free parking?

    If you’re travelling with the car, Ambleside Southshore are warm and bright apartments offering free self-parking. Around an 11 minute walk to Southchurch Park, you can enjoy 12 hectares of gardens. The apartments each offer 2 bedrooms and a sofa bed, a full kitchen and bathroom, dining table, free Wi-fi and a comfy lounge area.

  • Which hotels in Southend are closest to Southend Central and Southend Victoria railway stations?

    If you need a hotel close to the railway stations, check out the two-star Travelodge Southend on Sea; it is a 5-minute walk away from both Southend Central and Southend Victoria stations. Basic rooms have coffee and tea-making facilities and limited free Wi-Fi. Guests especially love the hotel’s convenient location, which is adjacent to the town’s shops and eateries.

  • Are there any boutique hotels in Southend?

    Travellers looking for a boutique hotel can choose Camelia Hotel, a modern hotel overlooking Thorpe Bay beach. Bedrooms are all en-suite with flat screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, and upgraded suites have sea views and private lounges. A complimentary breakfast is provided, and there’s also a highly-rated restaurant and bar on site.

  • Which hotels in Southend offer disabled access?

    For hotels with disabled access, you can opt for a stay at the three-star Skylark Hotel, most of which is on the ground floor level and is wheelchair accessible. Accessible bedrooms feature grab rails and wheel-in showers. The hotel is a 5-minute drive to Southend Airport, and it has an on-site restaurant and bar.

  • Which hotels in Southend are best for families with children?

    If you’re looking for hotels in Southend that are family friendly, one option is the Premier Inn Southend-on-Sea (Thorpe Bay). It has family rooms, luggage storage facilities and free parking. It’s 1.2 km from Southend Sea Life Centre, and just under 2 km from Southend Pier and Adventure Island.

  • What are the best hotels near Southend Pier?

    Travellers who like staying near Southend Pier recommend Park Inn Palace, Southend-on-Sea, Hamiltons Boutique Hotel and Seven Hotel.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Southend-on-Sea?

    The average price of a double room in Southend-on-Sea is £114 per night. In the last 3 days, KAYAK found great deals as cheap as £42 per night.

  • How much is a hotel in Southend-on-Sea for tonight?

    The best deal for a 3-star hotel room in Southend-on-Sea found by KAYAK users in the last 3 hours was £50, while a 4-star hotel room the lowest price was £51. The cheapest room found overall was for £42.

  • How much is a hotel in Southend-on-Sea for this weekend?

    In the last 72 hours, users have found Southend-on-Sea hotels for this weekend for as low as £55 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from £55 and 4-star hotels from £62.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Southend-on-Sea?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Southend-on-Sea districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Southend-on-Sea city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Southend-on-Sea hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Southend-on-Sea that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Roslin Beach Hotel, The Ilfracombe House Hotel - near Cliffs Pavilion and Camelia Hotel.

Where to stay in Southend-on-Sea?

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