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Oyster Fleet Hotel

Oyster Fleet Hotel

Knightswick Road, Canvey Island
2.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (245 reviews)
Lovely 2 night stayLovely greeting by hotel staff Nice big clean room
  31 Dec 2017

£43

£43
Holiday Inn Express Colchester

Holiday Inn Express Colchester

Birchwood Road, Colchester
3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (711 reviews)
Very modern and up to dateVery comfortable bed...big flat screen...nice walk in shower.
  18 Jan 2018

£30

£30
Roslin Beach Hotel

Roslin Beach Hotel

10-12 Thorpe Esplande, Southend-on-Sea
4.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (430 reviews)
Christmas party night Room was spacious and comfortable and the staff were excellent, I would definitely stay again
  20 Dec 2017

£66

£66
Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel

Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel

Old Shire Lane, Waltham Abbey
4.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (316 reviews)
Room for improvementHere is why Never remove a bottle of mineral water I left in my room and paid for. Very annoyed but happy to receive another foc. Stop adding service charge to food bills . You earn tips they are not automatic. I did not see you added it and subsequently paid it twice and the staff were aware as ...
  15 Jan 2018

£59

£59
Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted Airport

Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted Airport

Waltham Close Stansted Airport, Bishop's Stortford
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (3,429 reviews)
a night outAn Excellent hotel as always. well worth the money
  18 Jan 2018

£81

£81
Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes

Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes

Colchester Road, Maldon
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (325 reviews)
Relatively modern and well-equipped. Efficient check in, but I was staying in a different part of the hotel that was a long walk - approximately 250 metres. Doesn't sound like much but I had a lot of bags. Other than that, it was perfectly okay.
  15 Dec 2017

£56

£56
Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea

Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea

Church Road, Southend-on-Sea
3.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (677 reviews)
Very nice and comfortable breakHotel is situated in great place on seafront and in the city center, It is waking distance to most of attractions. The hotel is very comfortable, we had very big and nice room. Restaurant and bar has good choice of food and drinks. Breakfast was usual and not like amazingly testy, but for launch ...
  3 Jan 2018

£50

£50
The Royal Albion

The Royal Albion

The Parade, Walton on the Naze
3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (96 reviews)
Lovely family room with fridge, bathroom separateVery nice one night stay with helpful staff, fridge and breakfast food and equipment provided (a nice surprise). Personal bathroom allocated to the room is just along the corridor.
  25 Aug 2017

£58

£58
Holiday Inn Express Harlow

Holiday Inn Express Harlow

Crown Gate, Harlow
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (368 reviews)
Business trip Great location for local businesses and great value for money.
  12 Oct 2017

£39

£39
Days Inn London Stansted Airport

Days Inn London Stansted Airport

Welcome Break Service Area, Bishop's Stortford
3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (705 reviews)
roomy hotel near airportit was very close to the airport and the room was humongous.
  12 Dec 2017

£40

£40
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Pocket Guide: Family-Friendly Hotelss in Essex

When you're taking a break with the family, it's important to know that the hotel has everything you need to cater for your little ones. With beautiful beaches, plenty of family attractions and wide open spaces, Essex has continued to assert itself as a firm favourite amongst those looking for a family staycation. As a result, you'll find a god selection of family-friendly hotels in the county, from comfortable boltholes from which to explore the area, to swish, upmarket hotels that promise a bit of pampering to parents and children alike.

Family-Friendly Hotels in Essex

Historic Colchester is popular with those who want to enjoy a great family holiday. Packed with family-friendly attractions such as Colchester Zoo, the Mercury Theatre and the East Anglian Railway Museum, there's plenty to keep youngsters engaged and adults interested. The Best Western Marks Tey Hotel is a cost-effective solution to travelling in a group, offering smart and comfortable accommodation, at great rates. With on-site tennis courts, beautifully landscaped grounds and easy access to Marks Tey train station, you can choose to explore the area or catch a train to London.

Glorious Greenery and Historic Landmarks

The Waltham Abbey Marriot Hotel in Waltham Abbey puts you within easy reach of some of Essex's most glorious greenery, in the form of Fishers Green and Cobbins Brook, alongside historic landmarks, including Waltham Abbey Church and Waltham Abbey Royal Gunpowder Mills. The hotel itself is spacious and contemporary and its on-site restaurant has a dedicated children's menu. However, if tiny taste-buds aren't tantalised by what's on offer, there are a number of family-friendly restaurants nearby.

Deals for Families with Children

Some family-friendly hotels offer package deals for those travelling with little ones. The Hilton London Stansted Airport Hotel is a luxurious hotel, with plenty of little extras for families including a children's menu, cribs for babies and high-chairs for toddlers. You'll also find that the Hilton London Stansted offers a Family Fun package, which includes a superb breakfast and free use of the hotel's Wi-Fi; ideal for sharing photos of your days out.

Family-friendly hotels can take the headache out of holiday accommodation. Book a room in a family-friendly hotel in Essex and make the most of your downtime together.