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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Thank Caswell19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hotel with excellent staff. We see the offer on groupon and decided to treat ourselves with a night away from the kids. Staff were so friendly and helpful and even gave us late check out free of charge. Nice cooked breakfast in the morning,plenty of bars restaurants and things to do nearby. Room was clean with everything we needed....

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Thank Charlotte O
Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel earlier this year for an anniversary weekend with a voucher. We had not visited Clacton before and were pleasantly surprised. The hotel is relatively basic but has everything needed and the rooms are clean and with good quality linen etc. The breakfasts are good, food in the dining area was fresh and enjoyable - my...

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Thank susan157b
Stotfold, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here on a Groupon voucher, great value, but off-season. Not a problem, as we were not here for the seaside entertainment, if which there is plenty - the hotel is just opposite the pier. There are parts of this hotel, which are great - super breakfast, friendly staff, central location, own parking. But our room (#4) left much...

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Thank HJPinBeds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was given a birthday buyagift token ,so checked online,and found out this is the only "hotel" in clacton on Sea that takes the voucher! After we checked in,the door to a narrow stairwell and corridor greeted us! We then got into our room and started to unpack our clothes! This is when I noticed all the cobwebs on the wardrobe....

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Thank nightstalker1966
Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

room was poor bedding had stains marks on carpets windows dirty mould in the shower noisy and smelly toilet hot water coming out the cold tap breakfast ok and very very noisy at night would never stay again could not wait to get home

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Thank Samantha R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

just come back from a 1 night stay using a groupon voucher had a lovely stay breakfast was lovely and friendly staff in a great location right by the beach and shops room lovely and clean a bit dated but

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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely hotel although a little tired. Friendly staff and very comfortable. Breakfast was delicious, cereal followed by Full English with Toast. You get what you pay for, the two days we had here was excellent value for money. Thank you!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • 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: €47 - €130 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“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
 of 5 bubbles richardbC5442YF, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ones to avoid: see above (#4) and other reviews, e.g. #6”
 of 5 bubbles HJPinBeds, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea view or side view and not top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles gillw576, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter but you will miss the view !”
 of 5 bubbles 823lindab823, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Best place if you want to be near everything and have a good sea view at the front.”
 of 5 bubbles melanieb58, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
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