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Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea

Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea

Church Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2AL

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (637 reviews)

Situated by the sea, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Adventure Island and Southend Pier. New Empire …

£45
Roslin Beach Hotel

Roslin Beach Hotel

10-12 Thorpe Esplande, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3BG

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (391 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this spa hotel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Southend Sea Life Centre and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Southend Pier …

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Hamiltons Boutique Accommodation

Hamiltons Boutique Accommodation

6 Royal Terrace, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1DY

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (123 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this bed & breakfast is within a 5-minute walk of New Empire Theatre and Southend Pier. Adventure …

£58
Oyster Fleet Hotel

Oyster Fleet Hotel

Knightswick Road, Canvey Island SS8 9PA

2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (207 reviews)

Situated in Canvey Island, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Castle Point Transport Museum and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Dutch …

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Orsett Hall Hotel

Orsett Hall Hotel

Prince Charles Avenue, Grays RM16 3HS

4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (78 reviews)

Located in Thurrock, this spa hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Coalhouse Fort, Lakeside Shopping Centre, and Tilbury Fort. …

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Greystones B&B

Greystones B&B

25 Watts Avenue, Rochester ME1 1RX

2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Rochester, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Restoration House, Rochester Cathedral, and …

£54
Ship & Trades

Ship & Trades

Maritime Way, Chatham ME4 3ER

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (224 reviews)

Situated on a river, this inn is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Historic Dockyard Chatham and within 3 mi (5 km) of Rochester Cathedral …

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The Bell Inn

The Bell Inn

High Road, Stanford-le-Hope SS17 8LD

3.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (66 reviews)

These inn rooms are located throughout the area in Horndon-on-the-Hill.

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Skylark Hotel

Skylark Hotel

Aviation Way, Southend-on-sea SS2 6UN

3.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (177 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Palace Theatre, Belfairs Public Golf Course, and …

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The Beaches Guest house - Adults Only

The Beaches Guest house - Adults Only

192 Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3AA

3.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (30 reviews)

Situated in Southend-on-Sea, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Southend Sea Life Centre and Southend Pier. Adventure …

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Pocket Guide: Canvey Island Castle Point Transport Museum Hotels

Castle Point Transport Museum is located on Canvey Island in Essex and is a fascinating repository of historic vehicles, displaying vintage buses, coaches, cars and all sorts of transporting paraphernalia. Keeping with the theme, the museum is housed in an old bus depot that was first built in 1934. In 1979, Castle Point Transport Museum was opened to the public and remains one of the region's top attractions; well worth the visit if you're staying in a nearby Essex hotel.

Explore the History of Transport from Your Hotels in Essex

Today, Castle Point Transport Museum is run entirely by volunteers and opening hours are limited to the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month between April and October and every Sunday during August, so if you're staying in a nearby Essex hotel you should time your visit accordingly. Once inside, you can explore a fascinating collection of transport and memorabilia from the 1940s through to the 1990s, including vintage ticket machines, historic uniforms as well as all manner of classic vehicles. Every October the museum runs an open day, where the buses come alive and you and your family can enjoy rides around the island, refreshments, and a fun festival atmosphere.

In Easy Reach of Essex Hotels

There are many quality Essex Hotels in easy reach of Canvey Island and Castle Point Transport Museum, including Hamilton's Boutique Accommodation and Roslin Reach Hotel, both top-notch hotels located in nearby Southend-on-Sea. Wherever you're staying in Essex, the drive to Canvey Island is certainly worth it, not least to learn about how people used to get around at the Transport Museum.

If you're heading to Castle Point Transport Museum, you'll be amazed by Canvey Island itself - which is a reclaimed island in the Thames Estuary and is surrounded by giant sea walls. This popular tourist destination has lots to keep families occupied, from retail outlets to seafront eateries such as Labworth Café. You can explore the history of this unique seaside locale at the Heritage Centre on Canvey Road. Canvey Island and the Museum is easily reached by car and the nearest train station is Benfleet Railway, which is roughly two miles away.

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