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Ilfracombe House Hotel

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Reviewed 23 June 2015

I've never visited this hotel with my husband, but it is magically romantic. I so wish he was with me when I visit this place. It is beautiful, clean, quaint and the owners go above and beyond. The breakfast is amazing too. It is located atop a hill overlooking the sea yet close enough to the high street to shop,...

2Thank Joliet
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Good location. Exceptionally friendly team running the hotel. The bar is competitively priced but the service is quite exceptional. It is so relaxing, it becomes a home from home. Like most hotels, the breakfast buffet sits under hot lights. Consequently, breakfast it is not a memorable feature of the hotel. But it all works and they are infectiously friendly which...

Thank MeMonster
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Well on arrival we was checked in and the guy was helpful and we were shown to our room ( 12 ) on top floor. I need the exercise. 😫. We arrived quite late ...........Room is of a large size with a Single bed and a double bed....... Of course I took the double bed as I worked the hardest....

Thank Andyshee1979
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2015

This is a well run hotel and we were made to feel very welcome by the owners and their staff. The location is ideal being a short walk to the shops, the theatre, good restaurants and of course the seafront and its attractions. There are many stylish touches added to make the stay a bit special. A proper white table...

Thank Vernon_18
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2015

The hotel is located in a quiet road, we heard absolutely no traffic noise and only very occasional noise from other guests (doors closing) so we had a great nights sleep. It was dated but clean, welcoming and friendly. The breakfast was self service buffet, hot and cold. Small car park round the back. Would return. Oh and half price...

Thank candy_cat_SROD
Reviewed 18 May 2015

A cosy hotel away from the seafront so it is quiet but only 5 minutes to walk there. Very handy for the Cliffs Pavilion - 5 mins walk. The staff are all friendly and helpful. Breakfast is adequate although food is left out in heated containers, and there are no pastries. A small selection of fruit is available. We enjoyed...

Thank travellerkMidlands
Reviewed 10 May 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights for our wedding anniversary.Really comfortable.well equipped, warm room. Wonderful hot, huge shower! Both evening meal and breakfasts 'spot on' couldn't wish for more. All staff very friendly, helpful and extremely caring..I am sure we will stay here again and highly recommend to others.

2Thank whibig
Reviewed 20 April 2015

My husband and I stayed there for 2 nights. We arrived slightly late however they were very accommodating. The bathroom is not very modern however both room and bathroom are spotless clean. The breakfast was very nice and the staff are very friendly. They do have parking but limited only for few cars however parking on the road is free...

3Thank ShelAnni
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2015

This is now the seventh or eighth time I've stayed there over the past 5 or 6 years. I travel down from Aberdeen, for a Skinhead meet every Easter weekend and I've been a couple of time with my wife and daughter too. This has to be the friendliest hotel I've ever stayed in, any where. Bertie, Ben and all...

2Thank Brash D
Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2015

was at southend for football match so made a weekend of it couldn't fault anything about the hotel in fact we have never been in one as friendly from bertie the owner and the family ben in the bar had a meal on the Friday and was lovely and tasty room 6 was a four poster room even a view...

2Thank snork1e

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An 'AA' Rated 4-Star Guest House which combines spacious and comfortable accommodation with a prime location close to Cliffs Pavilion Theatre and Southend's Adventure Island Funfair Park. • 20 en-suite Bedrooms & 6 fully serviced Apartment Suites • Walking distance to High Street, Cliffs Pavilion & Seafront • Free Car Parking • Free Wi-Fi • Free Full English Breakfast • SKY SPORTS in all Rooms & Bar • Fully Licensed Bar & Restaurant • Less than 7 minutes drive from Southend Airport • 1/2 Price Wristbands to Adventure Island Park ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ilfracombe House Hotel

Address: 9-13 Wilson Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1HG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Southend-on-Sea
Price Range: RM359 - RM532 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ilfracombe House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Ilfracombe Hotel Southend On Sea
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Southend-on-Sea
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