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Camelia Hotel

SS1 3AA, Southend-on-Sea, 178 Eastern Esplanade, Thorpe Bay

Located on the seafront at Southend-On-Sea, with views of The Thames Estuary, Camelia Hotel is just one mile from Southend on Sea. It has good food, free Wi-Fi and free parking. The train station is... read more

543 reviews 9.1

£ 75.92

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Park Inn by Radisson Palace

SS1 2AL, Southend-on-Sea, Church Road

In the centre of Southend-on-Sea, The Park Inn by Radisson Palace is opposite the vibrant Southend Pier and amusement park. It has modern rooms, a lively bar and grill and an on-site gym. This Park... read more

2759 reviews 7.8

£ 55.80

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The Oakland Hotel

CM3 5XF, Woodham Ferrers, 2-6 Reeves Way

The Oakland Hotel is a family-run budget hotel situated in the centre of the riverside town of South Woodham Ferrers, 15 miles from Southend-on-Sea. Close to the River Crouch, all rooms have private bathrooms. Rooms... read more

693 reviews 7.7

£ 48.40

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The Chichester Hotel

SS11 8UE, Wickford, Old London Road

Surrounded by farmland, this family-run hotel is situated between Basildon and Rayleigh. It has a lounge bar, a courtyard garden, and free private parking on site. Each room at The Chichester Hotel has farmland views,... read more

857 reviews 7.4

£ 70.00

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Holiday Inn Southend

SS2 6XG, Southend-on-Sea, 77 Eastwoodbury Crescent

Located at Southend Airport, Holiday Inn Southend features an on-site fitness suite and a sound-proofed rooftop bar and restaurant with panoramic views of the airport. An en suite bathroom with power shower, flat-screen TV and... read more

2162 reviews 8.8

£ 63.00

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The Oyster Smack

CM0 8HR, Burnham on Crouch, The Oyster smack inn

Just metres from the river in Burnham-on-Crouch, The Oyster Smack Inn has an on-site cocktail bar, free Wi-Fi and free parking. It dates back to the 1800s, and is known for its fantastic food. The... read more

266 reviews 8.5

£ 70.00

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Welbeck Hotel

SS0 7TA, Southend-on-Sea, 27 Palmerston Road

Situated in the seaside resort of Westcliff-on-Sea, the Welbeck Hotel offers free WiFi and free private parking. It is less than 300 metres from Westcliff Railway Station. The rooms include a Freeview TV and tea... read more

769 reviews 6.1

£ 30.00

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Malvern Lodge Guest House

SS0 7SN, Southend-on-Sea, 29 Seaforth Road

Malvern Lodge Guest House is a charming Victorian house situated in Essex seaside resort of Westcliff-on-Sea. Less than 3 minutes’ walk from the beach, it is children friendly and has free on-site parking. The rooms... read more

400 reviews 6

£ 29.00

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Southend Guest House

SS0 8EG, Southend-on-Sea, 21 Cobham Road

Located in Southend-on-Sea, the Southend Guest House offers free WiFi access and free on-site parking. London Southend Airport is just 13 minutes' drive away and the beach is within a 5-minute stroll. Each room includes... read more

290 reviews 7.1

£ 35.00

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Frasers Guest House

SS11 7RF, Battlesbridge, 5 Maltings Road

Frasers Guest House is situated in Battlesbridge, 14 km from Southend-on-Sea and 9 miles from Basildon. Free private parking is available on site. The rooms include a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Rooms come with... read more

212 reviews 8.7

£ 76.50

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Estuary House

SS0 8EX, Southend-on-Sea, 19 Whitefriars Crescent

Set in Southend-on-Sea, 2 km from Three Shells, Estuary House offers accommodation with a shared lounge, free private parking and a garden. The property is located 2.6 km from Adventure Island, 2.5 km from Southend... read more

185 reviews 7

£ 49.00

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Bay Tree Cottage

CM0 8DY, Burnham on Crouch, Queens road

Set in Burnham on Crouch in the Essex region, Bay Tree Cottage offers accommodation with free WiFi and is within walking distance to the train station, shops and restaurants. The cottage is fully equipped with... read more

1 reviews 0

£ 105.00

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Cherry Blossom Suites

SS4 2AF, Rochford, Stambridge Road Rochford

Located in Rochford, Cherry Blossom Suites features a bar, terrace and free WiFi. There is a restaurant serving British cuisine, and free private parking is available. All units are equipped with a flat-screen TV with... read more

16 reviews 8.7

£ 89.00

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Sea-Fa by Kish Apartments

SS1 2AQ, Southend-on-Sea, 79 Retort Close

Sea-Fa by Kish Apartments features lake views, free WiFi and free private parking, located in Southend-on-Sea, 1.3 km from Three Shells. Each unit is equipped with a balcony, a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave,... read more

9 reviews 8.9

£ 70.00

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Southend Southview

SS0 9QD, Westcliff On Sea, 108A Southview Drive Westcliff on Sea

Situated in Westcliff On Sea in the Essex region, Southend Southview has a balcony. Set 2.5 km from Three Shells, the property offers a garden and free private parking. A flat-screen TV is offered. The... read more

0 reviews 0

£ 100.00

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JH Lodges @ Seafront North

SS1 2RT, Southend-on-Sea, 4 Honiton Road Southend-on-Sea

Located in Southend-on-Sea, JH Lodges @ Seafront North offers accommodation with free WiFi and flat-screen TV, as well as a garden. Popular points of interest near the holiday home include Three Shells, Adventure Island and... read more

1 reviews 0

£ 41.31

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Why look for cheap hotels and b&bs ?

southend airport departureIf you’re travelling extensively, you know how important it is to be able to lay your head down in a nice, clean, spacious guest room that guarantees a good night’s rest. When you choose to book a cheap hotel or inexpensive B&B located near the Southend Airport, you make your life a whole lot easier, and you save time and money.

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You no longer have to wake up at ridiculous hours to avoid getting stuck in traffic while trying to catch your flight. On top of that, in August 2013 the Southend Airport was listed as the best UK-based airport by Which?, a prominent consumer group. The construction of the new terminal was completed in February 2012. At this point, this structure comprises duty-free stores, two elegant cafes, ATMs and a bar.

Also owned by Stobart Group, the grand Holiday Inn Hotel is a fantastic 4-star accommodation option featuring the one and only rooftop restaurant opened in Essex. Transportation is definitely not a problem. The airport is currently being serviced by busses managed by Arriva Southend.

Several cheap hotels and B&Bs are catalogued as excellent accommodation alternatives due to their high level of convenience and extra features such as free shuttle service or free car parking.

Places to Stay – Where Should You Stay ?

accommodationThere are many reasonably priced hotels that ensure shuttle transport services. Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea, Chelmsford Serviced Apartments, Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, Holiday Inn Rochester Chatham, Bridgewood Manor, Orsett Hall Hotel Grays, and Best Western Atlantic Hotel are only a few of the main sought-after hotels listed in this category, which may capture your attention at a first glance.

For pricing and additional details, check the transfer alternatives brought to you by your favourite accommodation. Ilfracombe House (2.2 mi from the airport), Holiday Inn Southend (0.1 mi from the airport), and Camelia Hotel (3 miles from the airport) all ensure free car parking and let you feel the holiday vibe and enjoy panoramic views that you wouldn’t be able to contemplate elsewhere.

In case you are trying to save some money while eating and sleeping well near the airport, don’t hesitate to analyse the most recent offers made by nearby B&Bs like Atlantis Guest House (10 rooms), the Waverly (9 rooms) or Roslin Beach Hotel (62 rooms). One thing’s certain: those who plan to stay at a classy cheap hotel near the airport can choose from several appealing options for transportation and shuttle transfer. Find your favourite one with just a little bit of help from us.

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International Airfield in Essex England UK

Name : London Southend Airport

At this point, it serves approximately 970,000 travellers on an annual basis. It was bought by Stobart Group in 2008. Since that point in time it has undergone a set of extensive, on-going developments.

Location : the terminal building is located between the town centres of Rochford and Southend in the county of Essex, approximately 36 miles or 58 km east of Central London UK.

Address : Southend on Sea, Essex SS2 6YF, England, United Kingdom (UK)


Main Airlines : mainly served by Aer Lingus Regional (operated by Aer Arann), EasyJet, Thomson Airways (operated by Volotea)

These airlines offer domestic services and scheduled flights to locations across the United Kingdom and Continental Europe.

Other major airports in the region offering international and domestic flights are Luton, London Gatwick (see hostels), Stansted Airport (see Hotels), London City Airport and Heathrow International Airport (see best accommodation).

Train Transport

Nearby Southend Airport railway station links SEN, via Stratford, with London Liverpool Street train station. It also serves Sutton, Essex and northern parts of Southend on Sea.

Bus Transport

SEN international is served by buses operated by Arriva Southend. Bus routes will take you to Southend (7, 8 and 9), Rochford (7 and 8), Ashingdon (7), Hawkwell (8), Hockley (7 and 8), Eastwood (9) and Rayleigh (7, 8 and 9). Coach route X30, operated by First Group, connects the terminal building with Chelmsford and Stansted Airport.

By Car

London Southend Intl. Airport is situated just off the A127 which provides easy access to the M25, A13, and A12.

Terminals : one passenger terminal.

Region : East of England

District : Rochford District

County : Essex

Tel. : +44 1702 538500

Nearest Hotels : in the towns and villages of Southend-on-Sea, Rayleigh, Wickford, Burnham on Crouch, Woodham Ferrers, and Basildon.

More information : AirportEasyjet HolidaysBorough Council

Things to do and see nearby

Rollacity (Purdeys Way, Rochford, England UK): Indoor rollerskating rink. Great way to spend a couple of hours.

Central Museum (Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6EW, England): old library made into a small local museum. A nice museum for a quick visit which displays collections of local and natural history and contains a planetarium constructed by astronomer Harry Ford in 1984.

Adventure Island (Sunken Garden, Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1EE, England): free-admission theme park located at the seafront with over 40 rides and attractions. Great for kids and families.

Old Leigh (High Street, Leigh-on Sea, SS9 2EP Essex, United Kingdom): old fishing village full of unique character and charm, narrow cobbled streets and old buildings. There is a variety of things to do and see.