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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 (168 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
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
4.1 out of 5 (597 reviews)

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

£47
Holiday Inn Southend
Holiday Inn Southend

77 Eastwoodbury Crescent, Southend-on-sea SS2 6XG

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (297 reviews)

This family-friendly Southend-on-Sea hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of Rollacity, Prittlewell Priory …

£61
Roslin Beach Hotel
Roslin Beach Hotel

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

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4.5 out of 5 (340 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this spa hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Thorpe Bay Beach and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Southend Pier. …

£79
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 (25 reviews)

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

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The Chichester Hotel
The Chichester Hotel

Old London Rd, Wickford SS11 8UE

3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (41 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Battlesbridge Antiques and Craft Centre and within 6 mi (10 km) …

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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 (240 reviews)

Situated in Basildon, this hotel is steps from Festival Wakeboard Park and Festival Leisure Park. Hollywood Bowl, Basildon an …

£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 (39 reviews)

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

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Anchor Hotel
Anchor Hotel

The Quay, Southminster CM0 8AT

3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (38 reviews)

Situated on the waterfront, this inn is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Mangapps Railway Museum and within 12 mi (20 km) of Rileys …

£40
YHA Medway - Hostel
YHA Medway - Hostel

351 Capstone Road, Gillingham ME7 3JE

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (10 reviews)

Situated in Gillingham, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Capstone Farm Country Park and Chatham Ski and Snowboard …

£29
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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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