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Heacham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Stumbled across The Rock Hotel whilst driving around Frinton on sea looking for somewhere to stay for the night. Lucky for us they had a vacancy! Stayed in Room 2 which was a very comfortable larger than average room with lovely sea views. Nothing was too much trouble for Jan the owner and chef Barry(not forgetting the adorable Ted!) After...

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Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

As the other reviewers have said this is an old fashioned hotel and the only hotel in Frinton. Although the decor is from decades gone by, the room was spotless and the bed comfy. Excellent breakfast too. We stayed one night and had a fantastic view of the sea and a dramatic storm during the night.

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1Thank 20OBW
Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Booked at the last minute and very helpful. Jan the owner is wonderful always on hand with great knowledge of the area. The hotel is great, a superb Victorian building with lots of original features. We loved it and it lovingly cared for by the owner and her staff. If you want minimalistic modern this is not for you. The...

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Thank FrancesandStuart
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

We were made very welcome from the moment we stepped in! The bedroom was beautifully set out for our lovely of 2 adults and 2 children. The beds were very nicely made with crisp white sheets. Breakfast was delicious and cooked to order, lovely selection of juices and an endless amount of toast offered with Tiptree jams and marmalades. Lovely,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We stayed a night and were very pleasantly surprised how much we enjoyed our stay. Certainly the surroundings are dated a mix of 70's and Victorian wood panelling but all rather welcoming and perfectly comfortable. Our room was certainly quite 70's but the bed was comfortable. the room was. clean with a marvellous sea view, nice comfortable chairs altogether very...

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1Thank pearl944
Bethesda
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We decided at the last minute to stay at the Rock Hotel. We could hardly believe our luck ! The views from all the windows are simply lovely. The two rooms we had, had very comfortable beds, and all the basic amenities we needed. This is not a super fancy, updated hotel - rather it is a charming throw back...

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2Thank BarbaraEK
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

So having decided to go down to the coast last minute we knew we were going to have a bit of trouble finding somewhere to stay overnight and to also squeeze 5 of us in one family room. As soon as I called Jan nothing was too much trouble she had a family room for us and was happy to...

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2Thank Pazmo75
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We went to a friends birthday bash and decided to stay overnight. There is only one hotel in frinton and I knew when I phoned up to book the owner Jan was quite a character. I read the reviews on here and thought it wasn't too terrible. I think the owner is so nice they don't want to hurt her...

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1Thank Wendy J
Higham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed at this gem of a hotel recently, and wish we had discovered it before. Lovely clean bedroom with masses of storage space and a large window for a great sea-view. The ensuite was a bit cramped, but fully functional so no problem. The manager is a delightful lady and very hospitable. Nothing is too much trouble either for...

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Thank Linda P
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Delightful family-run hotel with a very warm welcome. Delicious dinner and breakfast. Cosy lounge bar to relax. Beautiful seaviews and an unspoilt quiet seaside town. A real gem of a find! We will return!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Rock Hotel is situated on The Esplanade, at Frinton-on-Sea. It faces the greensward and commands uninterrupted views of the sea and sands of the Essex coastline. Owned by the Benmore family, you are certain of a warm welcome and a holiday to remember. Our superbly furnished lounge bar and dining room also offer you magnificent views, as do most of the well appointed bedrooms. The Rock Hotel features: - A licensed restaurant (open to non-residents from Wednesday to Saturday evening) - Free Wi-Fi available for guests - Ample car-parking available in the grounds of the hotel - Magnificent Sea Views Local Frinton-on-Sea attractions include: - Golf course - Tennis club - Connaught Avenue Shopping and Restaurants - Sandy beach - Located between Walton on the Naze and Clacton-on-Sea ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Rock Hotel

Address: 1 Third Avenue | Frinton on Sea, Frinton-On-Sea CO13 9EQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Frinton-On-Sea
Price Range: RM284 - RM853 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Rock Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Book Early”
 of 5 bubbles olderessexguy, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Huge rooms on the 1st floor”
 of 5 bubbles 399jennyk, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 is a large family room with great sea views.”
 of 5 bubbles AlexaK911, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I would choose a room looking over the sea and greensward”
 of 5 bubbles pearl944, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“I believe all the rooms have views out to the large green in front of the boardwalk. For sure, ask for this view.”
 of 5 bubbles BarbaraEK, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
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