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Oyster Fleet Hotel
Oyster Fleet Hotel

Knightswick Road, Canvey Island SS8 9PA

2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (173 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 …

£52
Pavilion Apartments
Pavilion Apartments

14e Palmerston Road, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 7TB

3.5 out of 5.0

Situated near the beach, this apartment is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Cliffs Pavilion and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Southend Pier. …

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The Landings @ 83
The Landings @ 83

83 Eastwoodbury Lane, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6UY

2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Southend-on-Sea, this guesthouse is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Rollacity and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Southend Pier. Palace …

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The Lodge Guest House
The Lodge Guest House

Chapel Road, Rochester ME3 0BZ

2.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (20 reviews)

Situated in Rochester, this bed & breakfast is within 12 mi (20 km) of Northward Hill Nature Reserve, St James' Church, and …

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Holiday Inn Basildon
Holiday Inn Basildon

Cranes Farm Road, Waterfront Walk, Basildon SS14 3DG

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (242 reviews)

Situated in Basildon, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Festival Leisure Park and Eastgate Shopping Centre. Wat Tyler Par …

£62
The Bell Inn
The Bell Inn

High Road, Stanford-le-Hope SS17 8LD

3.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (40 reviews)

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

£70
Anchor Hotel
Anchor Hotel

The Quay, Southminster CM0 8AT

3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (39 reviews)

Situated on the waterfront, this inn is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Mangapps Railway Museum and 11.5 mi (18.5 km) from St. …

£34
The Clarendon Royal Hotel
The Clarendon Royal Hotel

Royal Pier Road, Gravesend DA12 2BE

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (25 reviews)

Situated on a river, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Gravesend Town Pier and Pocahontas Statue. Gravesend Gurdwara an …

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The Harvard Inn
The Harvard Inn

High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9BJ

4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (16 reviews)

Located in Stock, this inn is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Norsey Woods and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Cater Museum. Hylands House and Park …

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Holiday Inn Rochester Chatham
Holiday Inn Rochester Chatham

Maidstone Road, Chatham ME5 9SF

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (255 reviews)

Situated in Chatham, this spa hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Buckmore Park Karting and 3.1 mi (5 km) from Rochester Cathedral. …

£51
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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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