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“Birthday afternoon Tea”
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Roslin Beach Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Thorpe Bay
Certificate of Excellence
UK
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31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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“Birthday afternoon Tea”
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Lovely afternoon tea today. Place was packed out with people being turned away, which is a very good sign for January. Staff were very friendly and attentive. Nice outdoor area to view the sunset. Food was very fresh and tasty - have booked again for my mums birthday in March.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 January 2014

This was my first experience of lunching at the Roslin and I was disappointed. I met up with two friends of mine and we shown to our seats by a friendly and professional waitress. It was a beautifully laid table with a lovely view. The food and deserts were excellent. A thoroughly lovely couple of hours.... Would definately recommend to my other friends.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 January 2014

The weather may have been horrible but everything else about our two-day stay at The Roslin over New Year was wonderful. The biggest asset this hotel has is its staff - friendly, professional, helpful and going that extra mile to ensure that guests have a great time.

The New Year's Eve Gala Dinner was not only well organised but thoroughly enjoyable from the champagne reception, through a superb four course meal (and as someone else commented - the tastiest fillet steak I have eaten) to great entertainment. It was one evening that we didn't want to end - everyone )staff and guests) really entered the spirit of the occasion.

Not a cheap stay but you get what you pay for - so highly recommended.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 January 2014

We recently stayed at the Roslin Beach Hotel for 4 nights after myself and my family were left homeless after a fire at our family home. The Roslin staff did everything possible to make us feel comfortable and relaxed. Jackie (the manageress) and her team were first class in their approach , nothing being too much trouble. We were upgraded on arrival , and our smoke damaged clothes were dealt with immediately. The food was first class and we left for our new property totally relaxed and rested as a family. Thankyou so much! Alex and Sam K and Family.

  • Stayed January 2014
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jh123Southend, Manager at Roslin Beach Hotel, responded to this review, 21 January 2014
Dear Alex , sincere thanks for taking the time to leave a review on your recent stay. I am so glad that we could help you even if only in a small way to get over the devastation of your house fire . We always try to go the extra mile and exceed our guests expectations. On behalf of my entire team we wish both you and your family well and hope some normality can return soon
Kind Regards Jacqui Harris Managing Director
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Clacton-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

Stayed for a Sunday special, it excelled our expectations. We got upgraded to a executive room at no extra cost, which was lovely. Sunday lunch and breakfast were delicious and plentiful, room was large and clean. The staff were very helpful and attentive. Would recommend The Roslin Hotel in Southend to anyone.

Room Tip: Book a room facing the sea, lovely views, make sure you book for Sunday lunch it gets very busy.
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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jh123Southend, Manager at Roslin Beach Hotel, responded to this review, 21 January 2014
Many thanks for leaving a review regarding your recent stay with us. Our Sunday Specials have proved so popular as the represent such fantastic value for money. I am so glad that had such a good time and enjoyed both the food and the accommodation at The Roslin.
I look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future
Kind Regards Jacqui Harris Managing Director
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Rainham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 January 2014 via mobile

My partner and I turned up ad hoc at the Roslin yesterday.
The receptionist, Lyndsey, was so welcoming and helpful it made the stress of a long rainy journey fade away very quickly.
The room had a great sea view and a balcony, and it was fantastic to watch the crazy weather of a windy January day from the comfort of a luxurious huge bed.
Room service was fast and the cod and chunky chips (we loved that it was served with traditional chip shop sides) couldn't have been better!
Unfortunately we have 24 hour stressful jobs and were called away to work so missed the breakfast we were so looking forward to.
I would highly recommend a stay here and Steve and I will be back, we promised ourselves the treat!!!!!

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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jh123Southend, Manager at Roslin Beach Hotel, responded to this review, 21 January 2014
Sincere thanks for taking the time to write such a glowing review. Lyndsey along with the rest of my team are passionate about The Roslin and the service we provide. I am so glad you loved your executive room and hope that next time you visit you will be able to enjoy the balcony in some sunshine and hopefully stay long enough to enjoy the breakfast.
Kind Regards Jacqui Harris Managing Director
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Portsmouth, UK
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Reviewed 6 January 2014

Due to work commitments at a nearby Governmental Site, myself three engineers from Japan and one, sometimes two additional UK engineers arranged staying at the Roslin Hotel - couldn't have arranged a better hotel and the staff were very good - amending my own hotel reservation almost each week (sorry girls) due to other work arrangements.

The breakfasts were universally acknowledged to be in a class of their own and just what we need each morning, before we struggled to the outside - pity the weather wasn't better in October/November but the view from "our" breakfast table over the Estuary was a real wake-up each day, especially when the sun shone through!

Just booked again for three days in late January, now where's the Factor 25 sun cream?

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled on business
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jh123Southend, Manager at Roslin Beach Hotel, responded to this review, 21 January 2014
Dear Edward, I would like to thank you for writing such a lovely review regarding you long stay with us. On behalf of the entire team I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and were thoroughly impressed with our services.
we look forward to welcoming you back at the end of January
Kind Regards Jacqui Harris Managing Director
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Property: Roslin Beach Hotel
Address: Thorpe Esplanade, Thorpe Bay, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3BG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Southend-on-Sea > Thorpe Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Thorpe Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Roslin Beach Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 62
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With lovely views of the Thames Estuary, this Southend-on-Sea hotel offers free Wi-Fi and free parking. The hotel also has beautiful treatment rooms offering Elemis treatments and an OPI nail bar . The Roslin Beach Hotel is set opposite a sandy beach, just over a mile from shops and an amusement park on the vibrant seafront. Southend also boasts one of the best records for sunshine in the UK. The light, airy rooms each have a flat-screen TV, telephone, hairdryer, tea/coffee facilities and free toiletries. Some of the Roslin's rooms have a balcony and great sea views. Tides Restaurant offers seafood specialities and classic British dishes with a contemporary twist. Guests can dine in the restaurant's conservatory or on the outdoor terrace, overlooking the estuary. ... more   less 
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