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Roslin Beach Hotel

SS13BG, Southend-on-Sea, 10-12 Thorpe Esplanade

With lovely views of the Thames Estuary, this Southend-on-Sea hotel offers free Wi-Fi, treatment rooms, and free parking. The Restaurant offers seafood specialities and classic British dishes with a contemporary twist. Guests can dine in... read more

1786 reviews 9.3

£ 72.65

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The Gleneagles Guesthouse

SS1 1DP, Southend-on-Sea, 5 Clifftown Parade

The Gleneagles Guesthouse offers 4-star rooms with free fibre-optic broadband and panoramic sea views. The guest house overlooks the Cliff Gardens, and is only a 5-minute walk from Southend Pier. The bright and spacious bedrooms... read more

698 reviews 9.2

£ 60.00

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Muthu Westcliff Hotel (Near London Southend Airport)

SS0 7QW, Southend-on-Sea, 18-20 Westcliff Parade

Dating back to 1891, this magnificent Victorian hotel is close to the seafront with spectacular views over the Thames Estuary. It has a high, clifftop location and provides individually decorated rooms, free Wi-Fi, and a... read more

2194 reviews 7.5

£ 52.00

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Ilfracombe House

SS1 1HG, Southend-on-Sea, 9-13 Wilson Rd

Just metres from the Southend seafront, Illfracombe House is set in central Southend, offering free car parking and free Wi-Fi. Rooms come with a flat screen TV with digital channels and there is an all-you-can-eat... read more

689 reviews 8.9

£ 70.00

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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

531 reviews 9

£ 67.20

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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

804 reviews 7.7

£ 50.00

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The Waverley

SS1 3AA, Southend-on-Sea, 191 Eastern Esplanade

Situated on Eastern Esplanade, overlooking the Thames Estuary, The Waverley offers free parking and free Wi-Fi. With sea views . The hotel has bedrooms with flat-screen TVs. The cosy bedrooms at The Waverley are individually... read more

539 reviews 8.2

£ 45.00

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Skylark Hotel

SS2 6UN, Southend-on-Sea, Aviation Way

Just 1 mile from London Southend Airport and its rail station, this hotel offers free private parking. Leigh-on-Sea’s old high street with its quaint seaside pubs is only 15 minutes’ drive away. London Liverpool Street... read more

849 reviews 7.4

£ 55.00

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Holiday Inn Southend, an IHG Hotel

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

Holiday Inn Southend features an on-site fitness suite and a sound-proofed rooftop bar and restaurant. An en suite bathroom with power shower, flat-screen TV and tea/coffee making facilities are featured in each room at Holiday... read more

2292 reviews 8.6

£ 50.38

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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 bar, free Wi-Fi and free parking. It dates back to the 1800s, and is known for its fantastic food. The restaurant’s... read more

308 reviews 8.6

£ 40.00

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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

796 reviews 5.9

£ 35.00

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Southend Inn Hotel

SS0 8EG, Southend-on-Sea, 25 Cobham Road, Westcliff on Sea

Located in Southend-on-Sea, 1.9 km from Three Shells, Southend Inn Hotel provides accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. The property is around 2.6 km from Adventure Island, 2.5 km from Southend Pier and... read more

368 reviews 6.3

£ 35.00

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Southend Airport Bed & Breakfast

SS4 1HQ, Rochford, 86 Southend Road

Featuring runway views of Southend Airport, Southend Airport Bed & Breakfast is situated in Rochford. This bed and breakfast offers free WiFi. All rooms in the bed and breakfast are fitted with a kettle. There... read more

406 reviews 9.2

£ 1.00

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OYO Devine Beach Hotel

SS0 7SR, Southend-on-Sea, Manor Road 21-23

Situated in Southend-on-Sea, 2.6 km from Adventure Island, OYO Devine Beach Hotel features accommodation with free WiFi and limited free private parking. The property is around 2.5 km from Southend Pier, 3.1 km from Kursaal... read more

503 reviews 7.7

£ 80.09

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Seven Hotel

SS1 1DT, Southend-on-Sea, 7-9 Clifton Terrace

Located in Southend-on-Sea, 100 metres from Three Shells, Seven Hotel provides air-conditioned rooms and a bar. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free... read more

1185 reviews 8.3

£ 1.00

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Bensons Guesthouse

SS1 2HS, Southend-on-Sea, Hartington Road 8-10

Bensons Guesthouse is set on the beachfront in Southend-on-Sea, 500 metres from Three Shells and 400 metres from Adventure Island. Located around 300 metres from Southend Pier, the guest house with free WiFi is also... read more

43 reviews 5.7

£ 1.00

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Compass Point

SS1 3AD, Southend-on-Sea, Eastern Esplanade

Featuring sea views, Compass Point offers accommodation with a balcony and a kettle, around 2.1 km from Three Shells. Free WiFi is available in this apartment, set 2 km from Adventure Island and 1.7 km... read more

19 reviews 7.7

£ 1.00

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Southend Central Hotel

SS0 7PQ, Southend-on-Sea, 11 Park Road

Located within an 11-minute walk of Adventure Island, Southend Central Hotel in Southend-on-Sea offers a garden, as well as free WiFi. Around a 12-minute walk from Southend Pier, the property is also close to Kursaal.... read more

945 reviews 7.6

£ 1.00

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AC Lounge 1

SS4 1HX, Rochford, 125A Southend Road

Located in Rochford in the Essex region, AC Lounge 1 provides accommodation with free WiFi. Each unit comes with a fully equipped kitchen with a dining table, a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a... read more

163 reviews 8.4

£ 1.00

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Blue Suede Shoes

SS0 7LL, Southend-on-Sea, Saint John's Road

Blue Suede Shoes in Southend-on-Sea features accommodation with free WiFi, 1.4 km from Three Shells, 3.3 km from Adventure Island and 3.1 km from Kursaal. This apartment is 3.2 km from Southend Pier and 8... read more

59 reviews 7.8

£ 73.60

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AC Hideout

SS4 1HX, Rochford, 119b Southend Road

AC Hideout is situated in Rochford and offers accommodation with free WiFi and air-conditioning. The accommodation is 5 km from Southend-on-Sea. The fully equipped apartment features a work space with a laptop and a TV... read more

143 reviews 8.1

£ 51.75

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Southshore Apartments

SS1 2UP, Southend-on-Sea, 107a Ambleside Drive, S.E. Court, Southend-on-Sea

Set in Southend-on-Sea in the Essex region, with Three Shells and Adventure Island nearby, Southshore Apartments offers accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. All units here feature a flat-screen TV, a living room... read more

109 reviews 8.2

£ 103.96

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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

65 reviews 9

£ 89.00

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Nirvana - 2 Bedroom Apartment

SS0 7JZ, Southend-on-Sea, Saint John's Road

Offering free WiFi and free private parking, Nirvana - 2 Bedroom Apartment is located in Southend-on-Sea, within just 1.4 km of Three Shells. The property is 3.3 km from Adventure Island and 2.1 km from... read more

24 reviews 8.1

£ 119.00

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Ye Olde White Harte Hotel

CM0 8AS, Burnham on Crouch, The Quay

Situated in Burnham on Crouch, Ye Olde White Harte Hotel has a restaurant, bar and free WiFi. Boasting luggage storage space, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. Guests at the hotel can... read more

57 reviews 7.3

£ 53.00

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Preston Mews - 3 Bedroom House with Hot Tub

SS0 7LP, Southend-on-Sea, Hamlet Court Road

Situated within 1.6 km of Adventure Island in Southend-on-Sea, Preston Mews features accommodation with a flat-screen TV. All units include a fully equipped kitchen, allowing guests to prepare their own meals. Southend Pier is 1.7... read more

2 reviews 7.5

£ 1.00

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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.