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Hope Hotel

The Hope Hotel in Southend-on-Sea

If you are searching for an affordable hotel in Southend-on-Sea, The Hope Hotel in Southend is the perfect place for you.

Situated at the heart of the seafront in Southend and boasting panoramic views across the Thames Estuary, the Hope is set in an 18th Century Grade II listed Coaching Inn. 30 rooms offer our guests comfort and space, with satellite TV, in-room teas and coffee, free WIFI is available in public areas and in some rooms and full English breakfast as standard.

Facilities include a large traditional bar with live sports shown on four big-screen TVs, and an expansive beer garden. A furnished patio in front of the hotel provides an ideal spot to have a drink and watch the world go by. Our resident DJ plays the 60s through 80s classics Friday through Sunday year-round.

The Hotel is located 10 minutes from Southend Airport. Two railway stations within 5 minutes of the hotel allow our guests to be in the heart of London via high-speed train within an hour. Lakeside Shopping Centre, one of the largest of its kind in the UK with 245 branded shops and restaurants, is a mere 40 minutes door to door.

So, if you are looking for hotels in Southend-on-Sea, get in touch for more information. Or, you can use our online booking system.

There is a public car park behind the hotel which is free from 6:00 pm to 8:00 am. Full-day charges are £18.00 per day.


Originating in the 6th Century as a Saxon village, Southend came to the fore in Edwardian times as both a centre for shopping along its famous High Street and an ideal place for Londoners to come and enjoy the sun and sea. Today, Southend remains a thriving seaside town, and is, of course, famous for being the proud owner of the longest pier in the world!

Southend Attractions

An array of restaurants from around the world offer our guests an enormous choice, both in cuisine and budget. Two casinos are located within walking distance of the Hotel, with no membership requirements. Southend Pier is a minute’s walk from our front door. Sea Life Aquarium is three-minute walk along the seafront. Adventure Island, a free-admission Fun Park with more than 40 rides and attractions from rollercoasters to Ghost trains, is two minutes from the Hotel. Two theatres, the Palace and the Cliffs Pavilion, are five minutes away and host major touring plays and musicals, as well as top music acts. Old Leigh, with its cobbled streets, craft shops, pubs, fishing boats, wharfs and cockle sheds is only ten minutes away.

Travel Information

London Liverpool Street Station and London Fenchurch Street Station can be reached via train within one hour, with services running every 10 to 15 minutes. The route takes our guests through the idyllic Essex countryside, on into the world renowned London East End. A return ticket will generally cost approximately £20, however our staff can advise on travel cards and discounts before your trip.

Southend Airport is only ten minutes via taxi from the Hotel and the fare will cost under £15 for four people. Our staff will be happy to arrange both pickup and return with advanced notice.

Lakeside Shopping Centre is forty minutes via train from Southend and will cost between £14 and £20 for a return ticket.

We can arrange theatre tickets both for Southend and London’s famous West End by prior request.



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    34 Marine Parade
    SS1 2EJ.

    About Us

    Are you searching for affordable accommodation in Southend-on-Sea? A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at The Hope Hotel which is an 18th Century coaching hotel.


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    01702 467413


    34 Marine Parade
    SS1 2EJ.