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Travelodge Southend on Sea
Ranked #14 of 19 Hotels in Southend-on-Sea
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

So after booking prior to reading the reviews and then reading them the night before, we headed off to the Travelodge in Southend with much trepidation, it was far too late to book anywhere else and the reviews where all saying this travelodge is horrible, dirty, noisy and generally uncomfortable. I had received an email from travelodge saying they would be decorating during our stay but I was still worried. It turns out that decorating meant a complete refit, our room had clearly just been done, it had a great new comfy mattress and 4, yes 4 large pillows, and it was very clean. There was a new flat screen tv and 2 chairs. It was still noisy, as there is a pub virtually underneath and a nightclub around the corner, but things settled around midnight when the pub shut. I can't comment on the breakfast as we never bother with them, they are over priced for what you get, there is a rather lovely cafe just down the road instead. so if your not too bothered about some noise, and this was only a problem on fri and sat night, sunday was very quiet, then its worth giving it another look, they are clearly trying to make it better.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

Just stayed here on Friday 20th-Sunday 22nd September with my boyfriend
for a weekend away.

Not sure why the reviews say travel lodge was dirty as our room was very clean and so was the hotel its self. It had just been refurbished so not sure if this is why its different now? bed was very comfortable nice thick quilt and mattress
had two thick pillows new decor was great two chairs in room with flat screen telly
plenty of hangers tea coffee milk kettle and just asked at reception for iron and iron board had it in our room the whole stay. Went out Saturday morning came back in afternoon had all new towels and bed made nicely

Travel lodge is in perfect location 5 -10 min walk to the seafront/adventure island/arcades
and just a road behind the high street shop lots of bars and restaurants near
I am a very light sleeper was only woken once during the nights I was there but that was outside noise so not the travel lodges fault I fell back to sleep quickly so wasn't an Issue
It does state on the booking that the hotel is central and some noise could be heard
so was expected. But we also slept with our windows open so this wouldn't of helped with the outside noise as room was front of hotel
this brings me to the only bad point of the stay It can get very hot in the rooms whilst getting ready or waiting around. I did not find it hard to sleep due to this but did wake up in mornings with very dry throat due to the heat This isn't helped by the fact you can only open the windows a certain amount but again this cant be helped as I understand the hotel rooms are not on the ground floor so Its for safety reasons this wouldn't put me off staying here again as its one of
the nicest travel lodges I have stayed in and will be defiantly coming back to stay here and explore south end again in the next few months!!

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Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Travelodge Southend on Sea
Address: Chichester Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2JY, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Southend-on-Sea
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Wheelchair access
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Ranked #14 of 19 Hotels in Southend-on-Sea
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Hotel Class:2 star — Travelodge Southend on Sea 2*
Number of rooms: 56
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