Westcliff Hotel - Southend-on-Sea

18-20 Westcliff Parade, Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom, SS0 TQW  show map
 3 stars
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Westcliff Hotel - Southend-on-Sea

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Off-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Spa & wellness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The 3-star Westcliff Hotel lies within 1.8 km from Buckmore Park, BMI Southend Private Hospital and Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation. The charming hotel, built in 1891, is renowned for its empire architecture.

The city center is 20 minute walking distance from the hotel. A college, a theater and an art gallery lie a short distance away.

Bars, restaurants and a theme park are set close to the property.

Westcliff Hotel can be reached in 5 minutes by car from London Southend airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 55 rooms. They are fitted with Wi-Fi, a sitting area, LCD flat-screen TV, coffee/tea makers and satellite TV. There are rooms with a beautiful view of the sea. They provide bathrooms with a spa bathtub, a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

The renowned restaurant offers fine international meals. Rossi's Parlour and Dino's are located within 200 meters away.

Services

Guests can make use of a baggage storage, a car park and a designated smoking area on site.

Relax

The on-site spa facilities include a wellness center and a Jacuzzi.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   55.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Off-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Fireplace

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's menu
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of GBP 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of GBP 5 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

18-20 Westcliff Parade, Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom, SS0 TQW

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City Center
  • Southend-on-Sea
    3700 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Lamplights Brasserie (cuisine: English)
    100 ft
  • Toulouse Restaurant (cuisine: European)
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    55

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    Bed type: 1 Single bed
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      Classic Family Room
      Size: 205 sq. feet
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      Bed type: Double bed
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Westcliff Hotel - Southend-on-Sea Southend-on-Sea location
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      Hotel Address:

      18-20 Westcliff Parade, Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom, SS0 TQW

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Southend-on-Sea
        3700 ft
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        700 ft
      Restaurants
      • Lamplights Brasserie (cuisine: English)
        100 ft
      • Toulouse Restaurant (cuisine: European)
        700 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of floors:
        4
      • Number of rooms:
        55

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSouthend-on-SeaWestcliff Hotel

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Beecroft Art Gallery - 400 ft
      • Arora Gallery - 3300 ft

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 3300 ft

      Places of interest

      • Southend Pier - 1400 ft
      • South Essex College - 2300 ft
      • Southend Central Library - 2700 ft
      • Southend Conservative Club - 2700 ft
      • Southend-On-Sea Probation Service - 3700 ft
      • Southend Magistrate Court - 3700 ft
      • Southend Crown Court - 3700 ft
      • Southend-on-Sea Borough Council - 4000 ft
      • Sea Life Adventure - 4600 ft
      • Royal British Legion - 5000 ft

      Amusement

      • Adventure Island - 2000 ft
      • Captain Jimis Amusements - 2000 ft
      • Rileys Pool Snooker & Poker Club - 2300 ft
      • Rileys Westcliff - 2700 ft
      • Odeon Cinema - 3000 ft
      • Route 66 - 3000 ft
      • Deluxe Bingo - 3300 ft
      • Deluxe Bingo Club - 3300 ft
      • Electric Avenue - 4300 ft
      • Pockets Snooker Club - 4300 ft
      • Kursaal - 1.0 mi

      Museums

      • Central Museum - 3700 ft

      Parks

      • Chalkwell Park - 1700 ft

      Theaters

      • cliffs pavillion - 700 ft
      • palace theatre - 1.0 mi

      Local attractions

      • Thorpe Bay Beach - 2.3 mi
        Thorpe Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea
      • Waterfront - 8.0 mi
        High Road, Burnham-on-Crouch
      • Minster Abbey Gatehouse Museum - 9.1 mi
        Union Rd, Sheerness
      • Canvey Island Seafront - 4.8 mi
        Eastern Esplanade
      • Wat Tyler Country Park - 8.4 mi
        Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon

      Restaurants nearby

      • Lamplights Brasserie - 100 ft

        Address: 18-20 Westcliff Parade
        Phone: 01702 345247

        86% likes this, based on 25 reviews
        Cuisine: English

      • The beach hut - 700 ft

        Address: Western Esplanade
        Phone: 441702335728

        52% likes this, based on 78 reviews

      • Pier West - 700 ft

        Address: Esplanade

        76% likes this, based on 33 reviews
        Cuisine: English

      • Toulouse Restaurant - 700 ft

        Address: Western Esplanade
        Phone: 01702 333731

        73% likes this, based on 308 reviews
        Cuisine: European

      • Rossi's Parlour - 700 ft

        Address: Western Esplanade
        Phone: 01702 467532

        72% likes this, based on 59 reviews
        Cuisine: British

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of floors:
        4
      • Number of rooms:
        55

      Hotel Awards

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      Westcliff Hotel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Westcliff Hotel

      Average guest rating

      7.6out of 10
      Fabulous
      Based on 551 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Rooms
      8.0
      Service
      10.0

      Guest reviews

      • Couple
        10.0

        This is a lovely hotel, very clean and staff are very friendly. It overlooks the sea and is only a short 5 minute walk to local bars and resturants and the theatre is just along the road.

      • Single
        7.4

        Stayed for two nights whilst running a conference. Staff were at all times friendly, approachable and efficient. Lunches were better than breakfasts - breakfast was not poor, but not inspiring - everything looked and felt (and on the first morning, tasted) a little tired. Evening meal was very, lounge and bar facilities excellent.

        Internet access is poor - maybe not an issue for many guests, but it was for myself and colleagues. The staff did everything in their power to be able to help and improve this during our stay, including going out to purchase some new equipment but it it still remained slow and unreliable.

      • Older travelers
        6.6

        Go to the theatre for which the location of the hotel was excellent.

        Would ask for top floor on next visit as it was very noisy from the people above.

      • Group of friends
        7.8

        The 24 hour staffed reception was very useful as we arrived at the hotel late on our first night, and they were happy to check us in. Cooked breakfast took the form of a buffet, but it was well stocked and staff were happy to help with special requests, and there were plentyful supplies of cerial and toast for those not wanting a full breakfast. Our rooms were neat and tidy, both room had an ensuite bath, and staff were friendly and helpful throughout the stay.

      • Single
        5.4

        The view.

        Presently undergoing re-furbishment so some areas are quite pleasant whereas others are very tired.

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        Very nice bar area and views from front of hotel (although not our room as we faced the roof)

        We only stayed one night and have no complaints.

      • Family with children
        5.8

        Food was excellent, view of the beaches pleasant, water was hot. Beds were clean and neat.

        Mattress/pillows were hard. Rooms were very hot and stuffy - noisey room with people walking overhead and halls. As a familly room - much too small. Room service non existent. Dirty cups/towels not removed, tea bags etc. not replaced. Lift too small for person with cases.

      • Family with children
        7.0

        the views of the sea were fantastic from our room and a jacussi bath was a suprise.

        the lift is tiny i only just squeezed my buggy in with difficulty,being on the 4th floor it was an inconvienience.

      • Couple
        6.6

        The breakfast was lovely and the hotels location was fantastic - amazing sea views

        Unfortunately we did not receive very good service from the front desk staff who were quite rude and in no rush to serve you which us a shame because all other staff we had contact with were very pleasant

      • Family with children
        8.2

        We had a pleasant stay. The hotel staff were approachable, friendly and helpful. The food was good. The room was clean and comfortable. The room at the back of the hotel was noisy as it was over the function room, loud music could be heard until the early hours.

      • Group of friends
        7.0

        A group of us stayed here one night. All very comfortable. Didn't use restaurant or bars. Hot/cold buffet breakfast was good. The building is a bit of a warren - lots of odd stairways and firedoors into more corridors, but then it is victorian. It claims to be Southend's finest hotel and I could believe that, although it's not exactly luxury, it's very pleasant. Well situated in Westcliff (the posh bit of Southend) but only 10-15 mins walk into the centre.

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        The location was fantastic the resort was clean and tidy, there was a lot of work going on in Southend and we would like to come back next year to see it all finished

        The hotel room was a little dated and could do with re-decoration, and I was unable to use the lift as it was so small and I am claustrophopic. However using the stairs was good exercise!

      • Older travelers
        6.6

        Having stayed at westcliff hotel for our honymoon back in 1967 first time we been back quite a few time since than manly becouse of its location and value for mony.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        the staff were friendly and helpful the food was lovely, well cooked, well presented and a good choice.our room was pleasant with the sea view we asked for

        although the room was good there was only 1 bedside table which was a bit of a bother and when we arrived the room was cold but there was a plug in heater we could use

      • Family with children
        8.8

        The staff were polite, helpful and very nice. The view from our window at the front of the hotel was amazing. The room was clean and modern even though it's an old building, and we even had a jacuzzi in our bath. The breakfast was nice and you get to choose from hot trays exactly what you want which is good, also you have lots to choose from, from cereal to a cooked breakfast, pastries, fruit. We booked our stay at the last minute, so it was on offer, but we would be quite happy to pay full price next time to stay there.

        The evening meals weren't great, but the 2 courses for £10 is a good offer, if the food was better.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Westcliff Hotel - Southend-on-Sea Southend-on-Sea location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      18-20 Westcliff Parade, Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom, SS0 TQW

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Southend-on-Sea
        3700 ft
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        700 ft
      Restaurants
      • Lamplights Brasserie (cuisine: English)
        100 ft
      • Toulouse Restaurant (cuisine: European)
        700 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of floors:
        4
      • Number of rooms:
        55

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSouthend-on-SeaWestcliff Hotel

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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