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Roslin Beach Hotel

Roslin Beach Hotel

10-12 Thorpe Esplande, Southend-on-Sea
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (414 reviews)
Just Gawgous Had a fantastic two days here, rooms Gawgous, beds really comfy & staff just couldn’t do enough for you. Highly recommended as a must place to stay if you want a bit of luxury, good food and a friendly family atmosphere 😊
  23 Oct 2017

£66

£66
Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea

Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea

Church Road, Southend-on-Sea
3.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (661 reviews)
Brilliant positioned hotelCheck in was excellent, very helpful receptionist. We got upgraded to a balcony room which was good. Bathroom let down the room as it was tired round the edges, and the windows definitely needed a clean but all in all a nice quiet, comfortable room. Breakfast was good with a good choice of food. ...
  11 Nov 2017

£46

£46
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 (3,376 reviews)
Short and sweet, but most satisfactory.An excellent and most convenient hotel when working in and around Essex . Competitively priced, good parking, clean spacious rooms, good bar and decent restaurant. Great breakfast,. Hotel of choice for me
  6 Nov 2017

£82

£82
Holiday Inn Express Colchester

Holiday Inn Express Colchester

Birchwood Road, Colchester
2.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (700 reviews)
Conveniently placed for visiting my sister.Everything was of a high standard. The room was comfortable and well designed. It was good to have tea making facilities. A good shower and towels, a comfy bed. Breakfast offered a good choice of food. It was definitely the best hotel of its type that I have stayed in...Ibis, Mercure, Premier Inn ...
  18 Nov 2017

£32

£32
Oyster Fleet Hotel

Oyster Fleet Hotel

Knightswick Road, Canvey Island
2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (226 reviews)
Hotel booked to see fireworks displayTop quality service and wonderful hotel.thoughly enjoyed our stay would recommend to anyone.
  10 Nov 2017

£43

£43
Holiday Inn Express Braintree

Holiday Inn Express Braintree

Panners Roundabout Notley Cross, Braintree
3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (337 reviews)
Excellent valueSpacious clean warm room with a very comfortable bed, crisp & clean beddings. Very clean bathroom with clean white towels. Excellent shower cubicle except for the shower head which either needs desacaling or replaced.
  14 Nov 2017

£37

£37
Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel

Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel

Old Shire Lane, Waltham Abbey
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (304 reviews)
Warm swimming pool, great breakfastHad a nice family stay. Room with two double beds, nice but shower could be better. Soft towels. Really enjoyed warm swimming pool, towels provided. They need to fix spinner in women's changing room
  6 Nov 2017

£59

£59
Manor of Groves

Manor of Groves

High Wych, Sawbridgeworth
3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (85 reviews)
Good locationNice hotel, well located for the M11 and other transport links. Good food and comfortable rooms.
  14 Nov 2017

£48

£48
Best Western Marks Tey Hotel

Best Western Marks Tey Hotel

London Road, Colchester
4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (419 reviews)
Marks Tey Hotel was lovely.The hotel was really nice. The room was very comfortable with hot tea and coffee available. The shower was lovely. The staff at the hotel was pleasant and very accommodating. Loved swimming in the pool and the use of the sauna and steam room. Would gladly stay there again.
  15 Oct 2017

£42

£42
Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes

Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes

Colchester Road, Maldon
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (318 reviews)
Weekend breakPleasant hotel with large comfortable bedroom.Interesting bathroom products.Badly organised bar as clean glasses etc noisily rattle through public areas.Typical golf hotel as nowhere interesting for non golfers to walk..General decor needs a refresh.Plenty of free car parking.
  23 Oct 2017

£52

£52
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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.