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The Rochford Hotel

SS4 1BU, Southend-on-Sea, Bradley Way

This hotel is situated in the picturesque Essex village town of Rochford, less than a mile from the airport and 200 yards from the mainline railway station. Rooms at The Rochford Hotel each have a... read more

650 reviews 8.3

£ 52.80

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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

1644 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

648 reviews 9.2

£ 74.00

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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

624 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

474 reviews 9.1

£ 67.20

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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

3269 reviews 7.6

£ 62.10

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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

694 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

485 reviews 8.3

£ 45.00

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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

765 reviews 7.3

£ 50.00

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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

2082 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

268 reviews 8.5

£ 90.00

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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

717 reviews 6

£ 35.00

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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

344 reviews 5.8

£ 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

315 reviews 6.6

£ 35.00

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Airport Reach

SS2 5HA, Southend-on-Sea, 54 Ruskin Avenue

Airport Reach has a terrace and is located in Southend-on-Sea, within just 1.4 km of Priory Park and 2.3 km of Southend Pier. This holiday home also features free WiFi. Offering a patio and garden... read more

19 reviews 9.7

£ 103.50

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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

392 reviews 7.9

£ 80.09

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West Street Studios

SS0 7AB, Southend-on-Sea, 277 North Road

Situated 1.3 km from Southend University Hospital, West Street Studios provides accommodation in Southend-on-Sea. Southend town centre and beach is 2 km away. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property and limited private parking is... read more

416 reviews 7.2

£ 53.36

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Californication - 2 Bed Apartment

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

Offering free WiFi and free private parking, Californication - 2 Bed Apartment is situated in Southend-on-Sea, just 1.2 km from Three Shells. The property is 3.1 km from Adventure Island and 2.9 km from Kursaal.... read more

24 reviews 8.3

£ 119.00

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Exhale - 2 Bed Apartment

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

Offering free WiFi and free private parking, Exhale - 2 Bed Apartment is located in Southend-on-Sea, within just 1.3 km of Three Shells. This apartment is 3.1 km from Adventure Island and 2.9 km from... read more

33 reviews 8.7

£ 119.00

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Kenway Serviced Apartment

SS2 5DX, Southend-on-Sea, 27 Galleries Court Kenway Road

Offering garden views, Kenway Serviced Apartment is an accommodation located in Southend-on-Sea, 1.7 km from Three Shells and 2.9 km from Adventure Island. This property offers access to a patio, free private parking and free... read more

91 reviews 8.5

£ 75.00

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SS0 7PN, Southend-on-Sea, 15a Avenue Road

Woodgrange, a property with a garden, is located in Southend-on-Sea, less than 1 km from Three Shells, 2.3 km from Adventure Island, as well as 2.2 km from Southend Pier. This beachfront property offers access... read more

58 reviews 9.3

£ 95.25

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The Moorings B&B

SS1 3AA, Southend-on-Sea, 172 Eastern Esplanade

Located in Southend-on-Sea, 2 km from Three Shells and 1.8 km from Adventure Island, The Moorings B&B provides sea views and free WiFi. Guests at the bed and breakfast can enjoy a Full English/Irish breakfast.... read more

150 reviews 9.4

£ 45.00

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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

13 reviews 8

£ 123.00

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The Regency

SS1 1DU, Southend-on-Sea, 18 Royal Terrace

Set in Southend-on-Sea, The Regency offers sea views and free WiFi, 100 metres from Three Shells and 1.4 km from Adventure Island. Each unit is fitted with a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, a... read more

39 reviews 7.4

£ 69.00

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SS1 2HJ, Southend-on-Sea, 66 Pleasant Road

Featuring a garden and free WiFi, SixtySix features accommodation ideally set in Southend-on-Sea, within a short distance of Three Shells, Adventure Island and Kursaal. The accommodation comes with a TV and a private bathroom with... read more

63 reviews 7.9

£ 63.00

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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.