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Family-Friendly Hotels in Southend-on-Sea, England

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Featured Southend-on-Sea Family-Friendly Hotels

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4 out of 5
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6 Oct-7 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (634 reviews)

"I had a lovely bedroom overlooking the sea. It was well decorated and I spent two great nights relaxing."…"

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2019

Roslin Beach Hotel
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3 out of 5
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6 Oct-7 Oct
3.9/5Very Good! (945 reviews)

"Excellent location and good sized rooms. There was a problem with the booking, and having booked two rooms they had only allocated one, but they resolved this issue without too much trouble."…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2019

Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea
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4 out of 5
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6 Oct-7 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (585 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel right next to the Airport. Enjoyed a reasonably price dinner and a few drinks while overlooking the airport on the top floor. Very very nice, what a wonderful way to unwind a long day travelling!"…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2019

Holiday Inn Southend
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3 out of 5
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13 Oct-14 Oct
3.7/5Good! (321 reviews)

"Nice hotel, quite basic but you get what you pay for. Very friendly and welcoming staff. Room we’re clean, and tidy and we had a family room which was a huge room with lots of space."…"

Reviewed on 7 Sep 2019

Skylark Hotel
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22 Sep-23 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (204 reviews)

"Our 2 night stay was very comfortable as we were upgraded to a 3 bed apartment for the family of three. The staff were very friendly and helpful.We loved the breakfast as well.The amenities were all nearby. Fantastic location.We really enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2019

The Ilfracombe House
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3 out of 5
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22 Sep-23 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (124 reviews)

"Fabulous hotel directly on the sea front. We were upgraded during our stay which gave us the privilege of waking up to an incredible view of the sea. Thank you so much for the hospitality, would definitely recommend and look forward to staying here again!"…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2019

Camelia Hotel
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4 out of 5
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22 Sep-23 Sep
4.6/5Wonderful! (274 reviews)

"Great location, beautiful room, lovely decoration would definitely recommend and re visit"…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2019

Hamiltons Boutique Accommodation
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Where should we stay in Southend-on-Sea?

The welcoming destination of Southend-on-Sea is a good choice if you've been considering a getaway with your children. The boating, beaches and island setting are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Fly into London (SEN-Southend), which is the closest airport, or London (LCY-London City), which is located 28.6 mi (46.1 km) from the city centre. Southend-on-Sea offers 8 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you want to stay.

Families on holiday have good things to say about these types of accommodation:

Roslin Beach Hotel: Offers a restaurant, free parking and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort at this 4-star hotel.

Holiday Inn Southend – Features a restaurant, free WiFi and free cots. This 4-star hotel is popular with guests for its central location.

Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea – Offers a restaurant, laundry facilities and free WiFi. Guests like the helpful staff at this 3-star hotel.

When should we visit Southend-on-Sea?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family holiday. Use these tips to plan when to grab the children and head to Southend-on-Sea.

  • 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

What should we see and do in Southend-on-Sea?

Southend Pier, New Empire Theatre and Adventure Island are interesting attractions that you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Southend-on-Sea. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Rochester Cathedral and Rochester Castle.

Southend-on-Sea is also well-known for its:
  • Beaches
  • Golfing
  • Gardens
  • Forests
  • Boating

Getting around Southend-on-Sea

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. Southend-on-Sea might not have as many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

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