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Elizabeth Guest House
Ranked #18 of 25 Southend-on-Sea B&B and Inns
Bedford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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“Not at all bad!”
Reviewed 21 September 2013

This is a tired guest house like many up and down the uk coast. The pictures on the walls are faded and it's generally a tired old guest house. But for a budget price, you get a bed not too far from the sea and many of the main attractions, a good english breakfast along with choice of drinks and cereals, and a comfy bed in a room with all the basics. Tea making, tele, en suite etc.....
Not at all bad, but not a palace!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Chatham
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Reviewed 25 August 2013

Stayed for a couple of nights with a friend and we were pleasantly surprised. The location is fantastic ( 2mins to beach, 2 mins to bus station/ town centre). Pat and Felicia were friendly hosts and the accomodation was good value for money.Rooms have tv, coffee/tea making facilities and beds are comfy and very clean.Cant comment on breakfast because I didnt get up in time(!) but Felicia made me a sarnie for later which I appreciated. I would happily stay here again and would recommend to friends.

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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2013

whatever you do, DO NOT pay by credit card at this hotel. On getting my credit card statement found extra charges had gone through without my knowledge and even though I have disputed this they have got away with it, because with them being a hotel they just told the company it was extra chagres they needed to put through and I had no proof otherwise, other that the fact that I had no knowledge of these charges, and had most definately NOT authorised any extra charges to be put through.

PAY BT CREDIT CARD AT YOUR OWN RISK WITH THESE PEOPLE

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled solo
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Surrey uk
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Reviewed 11 May 2013

Very pleasant stay, lovely breakfast. Great location and parking. The owner was very friendly and helpful. It is outdated and in need of some repairs but we, as a family could not fault its value for money.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 28 April 2013 via mobile

Extremely outdated but the breakfast was nice the owner was very nice and the value was great just needs to be newer it needs more furnishing. I couldn't say anything about the owner she is very nice and also the tv was great I wouldn't expect it to have sky sports but that was great.

  • Stayed April 2013
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Reviewed 26 February 2013

Working in the area on a budget, advertised as £22.50 with breakfast - when we called he tried charging £25 but agreed on the advertised price.
On arrival it seemed 'ok' so we agreed to stay - but again he changed his mind and told us, "£22.50 won't be with breakfast" - as it was late we had no choice.
Rooms looked like it had a double bed but on closer inspection it was two singles pushed together both double bedclothes - mattresses were in a real bad way - springs protruding, bedclothes were ripped and holy. En-suite was filthy and was never going to be used on this stay, television is mounted on an angle due to the lead resembling a piano string and virtually being pulled from the plug top. Room was like an ice box which meant sleeping with a beanie hat on all night - toyed with the idea of getting undressed to get into bed but as it was not the cleanest I slept in my clothes.
Doors banging for half the night meant not the greatest sleep, in fact I couldn't wait to leave the following morning.

I know you may think what do you expect for £22.50 but surely there should be a standard !

  • Stayed February 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 September 2012

Pat & Felice are very good hosts, ideal position for shops and seafront area, rooms are clean and tidy,the breakfast was lovely and really filling. Value for money, definitely go back next year. As the guest house is two houses converted into one there plent of room,

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Elizabeth Guest House

Property: Elizabeth Guest House
Address: 1-3 Herbert Grove, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2AT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Southend-on-Sea
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Restaurant
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Ranked #18 of 25 B&Bs / Inns in Southend-on-Sea
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Elizabeth Guest House Hotel Southend-On-Sea
Elizabeth Guest House Southend-On-Sea, Essex

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