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Top Southend-on-Sea Beach Resorts & Hotels

Holiday Inn Southend
4 out of 5
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The price is £58 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (711 reviews)

"Modern and clean, efficient staff, good location"…"

Reviewed on 27 Aug 2020

Holiday Inn Southend
The Beaches Guest House
3 out of 5
192 Eastern Esplanade, Thorpe Bay, Southend-on-Sea, England
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4.7/5Exceptional! (126 reviews)

"Lovely room, friendly owners and very covid aware. Continental breakfast whilst covid restrictions are in place was very good."…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug 2020

The Beaches Guest House
Gleneagles Guesthouse
3.5 out of 5
5-6 Clifftown Parade, Southend-on-Sea, England
The price is £95 per night from 21 Sep to 22 Sep
4.6/5Exceptional! (67 reviews)
Great hotel, great location, great hosts

"Very friendly hosts, easy check in, clean and very nice room, great breakfast , also can offer parking permit for only £2.50 a day which was a massive saving than using the parking meter, great location on the front and easy walking distance to town, pier, pavilion, will recommend staying here to ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2020

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Hamiltons Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
6 Royal Terrace, Southend-on-Sea, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £70 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
4.6/5Wonderful! (336 reviews)

"Lovely hotel in a great location. Easy parking outside. Room was very clean and the breakfast was great. Will stay again"…"

Reviewed on 24 Aug 2020

Hamiltons Boutique Hotel
Camelia Hotel
3 out of 5
178 Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, England
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The price is £110 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep
4.6/5Wonderful! (155 reviews)
The Camelia was idealia for us.

"My wife and I were away for our anniversary and wanted to visit the Pier at Southend (we know how to live lol) and the Camelia was just a short walk away, so ideally placed. The service was friendly and personable. We had dinner and breakfast during our stay, dinner was excellent! I would not hesitate ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Camelia Hotel
The Ilfracombe House
4 out of 5
9-13 Wilson Road, Southend-on-Sea, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £77 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
4.4/5Wonderful! (252 reviews)

"What a find, great place to stay, room 6 was spacious, bed comfortable, great shower, breakfast was excellent. Staff very friendly Would definitely be back."…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2020

The Ilfracombe House
Waverley Guest House
4 out of 5
191 Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, England
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4/5Very Good! (84 reviews)

"Ignoring that illness prevented cooking of breakfast the alternative arrangement was excellent; things happen and we do not downgrade for this."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2018

Waverley Guest House
Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £59 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
3.9/5Good! (970 reviews)

"Been to this hotel Several times, first time was Just after opening, have to say that it’s starting to look a bit neglected, badly chipped woodwork, heavily stained carpets and getting a bit tatty. Location is perfect and the staff really helpful."…"

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2020

Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea
Skylark Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £65 per night from 23 Sep to 24 Sep
3.7/5Good! (371 reviews)

"Great stay, we needed one night to break up a long journey and this was clean and tidy and just what we needed"…"

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2020

Skylark Hotel
The Terrace Guest House
8 Royal Terrace, Southend-on-Sea, England
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3.1/5 (18 reviews)
Great location and very helpful staff.

"Lovely Georgian terraced building but maybe the dated interior will not be to everyone's taste. Location could not be better, overlooking the seafront and very central. Nice full English breakfast. Very good service."…"

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2012

The Terrace Guest House
Tower Executive Apartments
3.5 out of 5
ALEXANDRA ROAD, 146, Southend-on-Sea, ENG
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Beach Hotels in Southend-on-Sea

Known for its beaches and island views, Southend-on-Sea offers a lot for the traveller booking a beach holiday. This seaside destination has 12 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.

As you search for a place to stay by the water in Southend-on-Sea, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with high ratings from Expedia travellers.

Holiday Inn Southend - 4-star eco-friendly hotel near Chalkwell Beach. It features a restaurant, free WiFi and a bar. Guests love the great location and overall value.

The Terrace Guest House - Guesthouse near Chalkwell Beach. This guesthouse boasts in-room coffee makers.

Gleneagles Guesthouse - 3.5-star guesthouse near Chalkwell Beach. Guest reviews highlight the walkable location and breakfast.

Tower Executive Apartments - 3.5-star apartment on the beach.

The Beaches Guest house - Adults Only - 3-star guesthouse, 3-minute walk from Thorpe Bay Beach. Our travellers recommend its great location and breakfast. This guesthouse boasts free continental breakfast, free WiFi and flat-screen TVs.

Planning Your Trip to Southend-on-Sea

If weather is an important factor for your holiday, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates.

  • Hottest months: August, July, June and September, with an average temperature of 21°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Driest months: May, April, March and August, with an average rainfall of 1.50 inches
  • Rainiest months: December, September, November and October, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Southend-on-Sea

After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Thorpe Bay Beach or Shoebury East Beach. Discover the area's island views and bars, and make time for local attractions like Southend Pier and New Empire Theatre. You can also pay a visit to Adventure Island or Southend-on-Sea City Hall for more to see and do. Visitors also enjoy Southend-on-Sea for its:
  • Golfing
  • Gardens
  • Forests
  • Boating

Getting around Southend-on-Sea

To get to Southend-on-Sea, you can fly into Southend-on-Sea (SEN-Southend Municipal), the closest major airport, which is located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the city centre. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Southend-on-Sea Southend Central Station, Southend Victoria Station or Southend East Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Southend-on-Sea like for travellers who love the beach?
Known for its beaches and island views, Southend-on-Sea offers a lot for the traveller booking a beach holiday.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Southend-on-Sea?
Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea is a top 3-star beach hotel offering a restaurant and free WiFi, located within a short 6-minute walk of Southend Beach . Other good options for your beach trip include Hamiltons Boutique Hotel and The Ilfracombe House.
How many beach hotels can I expect to find in Southend-on-Sea?
Expedia has 11 beach hotels in Southend-on-Sea that are great for your beachside getaway.
When's the best time for a beach holiday in Southend-on-Sea?
You can plan your beach trip with this snapshot of year-round temperatures in Southend-on-Sea: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 16°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 5°C. Average annual precipitation for Southend-on-Sea is 697 inches.
What is there to see and do around Southend-on-Sea?
After getting settled at your accommodation of choice, you’ll likely want to venture out and explore. If you’re excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Shoebury East Beach or Three Shells Beach. Discover the area’s island views and bars, and make time for local attractions such as Adventure Island and Southend Pier. You can also pay a visit to New Empire Theatre or Rendezvous Southend Casino for more to see and do.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Southend-on-Sea?
Here’s some information to help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Southend-on-Sea more easily: To get to Southend-on-Sea, book a flight to London (LCY-London City), the closest major airport, which is located 28.6 mi (46.1 km) from the city centre. If you want to travel outside the city, take a train from Southend-on-Sea Southend Central Station, Southend Victoria Station or Southend East Station.

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