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The Ocean Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ideal location with good parking area. Very standard twin room up a lot of stairs. Very nice full English breakfast. Biggest let down was the very poor service from two female staff members. Their couldn't careless attitude and "I'm only here to fill in" comment was very disappointing. Hotel only had a few guests - not surprising when it had...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location opposite pier. All shops close by. Beautiful beach. Budget hotel but all comforts supplied. Rooms clean, beds comfy, decor cheery. Staff friendly and helpful. Good breakfast freshly cooked. Absolutely no complaints, everything you needed for a comfortable stay was there, will definitely stay again.

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Thank Dawn S
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say ok what a fantastic place the staff at this hotel cannot do enough for you. Good food and some great entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights. So you don't have to go far to have a great night. The rooms are comfortable. The only bad if you can call it that is we couldn't get on...

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Thank Josso1
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great stay. Visited via 2 day Buy-a-gift voucher. Hotel has fantastic central location on sea-front with free car parking - both of which were much appreciated. Hotel is directly opposite pavillion and pier, just a few yards from a very good Wetherspoons pub (Moon and Starfish or is it Starfish and Moon ?) and Prezzos Italian restaurant. On arrival, to...

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Thank supaken
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We have just spent a lovely weekend. Stayed in The Ocean Hotel Clacton and really enjoyed our stay. All the staff were friendly and happy. Room was spotless, teamaking facility was all good. We had never been to Clacton before but have booked another week. Breakfast was excellent and service excellent too. Good value for money. Loved it. Thank you...

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Thank magshun
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Stayed 2 nights with voucher received as gift. The hotel is centrally located, on the seafront opposite the pier and Pavilion, the Wetherspoons and Prezzo are just a few doors down. We stayed midweek so it was very quiet in the hotel and on the seafront. There is car parking available. We received a friendly welcome on arrival and offered...

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Thank Laura M
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Booked a 2 night stay via Buy a Gift. When we arrived, the staff were friendly, and we when to our room. Well, it was very small! The bedside cabinets each side of the bed stood 10" away from the wall because they didn't fit! On top of one was the kettle etc which made it tight and to be...

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Thank Claddersmum
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for 4 nights rooms are clean not bad for what you pay breakfast is good and staff are pleasant,shower ok. The hotel is on the sea front and good location for town and other bar's would stay again

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Thank David R
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This perfectly located family run hotel right on the sea-front proved to be the perfect base for our two night stay. Offering comfortable accommodation, extremely friendly hospitality and excellent food (really good breakfast!), we experienced only one problem during our stay and that was when the heating didn't come on in our room. Immediately on reporting the problem though and...

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Thank Richard B
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This was our second stay at " the ocean " and we will be returning next year at some point.. very friendly staff and the breakfast was amazing .. live entertainment in the bar area if you want to bop and sing.. only downside was a very noisy club around the corner on the Saturday night .. but obviously this...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You are assured a warm welcome at The Ocean Hotel, where the focus is on customer service. This family run Hotel is ideally situated on Clacton seafront just 100 yards from award winning sandy beaches and the town’s Victorian pier. The main shopping areas of Clacton are also just a short stroll away. The Hotel provides 17 comfortable en-suite bedrooms, as well as first class dining facilities in The Ocean Restaurant and a friendly bar area, with plenty of outside seating space and live music every Friday night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ocean Hotel

Address: 5 Marine Parade East, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1PS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Clacton-on-Sea
Price Range: £40 - £110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
The Ocean Hotel Clacton-On-Sea, Essex
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Clacton-on-Sea
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“Our room was out the back and quieter than the larger, brighter rooms around the front.”
keno824, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Pay bit extra and get a seaview room.”
supaken, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“It's worth paying the extra for a sea-view room”
  • View of lovely sunset from the room
  • View of Clacton Pier from the room
richardbC5442YF, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ones to avoid: see above (#4) and other reviews, e.g. #6”
HJPinBeds, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea view or side view and not top floor.”
gillw576, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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