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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 5 key areas – cleanliness, hospitality, bedrooms, bathrooms and breakfast.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 402 reviews

Traditional seaside B&B, family run and family friendly

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At a glance

Family rooms
Accessible rooms

The Ilfracombe House lies in Southend's conservation area, just a short walk from the cliffs, gardens and the beach. The public rooms include a dining room, lounge and a cosy bar, and the well-equipped bedrooms include deluxe options and two four-poster rooms.


  • Rooms: 20
  • Family rooms: 4
  • Ground-floor rooms: 2

Room rates

  • Short breaks available
  • Credit cards accepted

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Afternoon tea served
  • Dinner served
  • Last orders for evening meals: 9pm


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Free satellite TV in rooms
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Other facilities: Mini-fridge
  • Self-catering available
  • Coach parties welcome


  • Accessible bedrooms: 1


  • Children welcome


  • Maximum number of delegates: 15

Getting here

500 yards west of town centre. Exit A13 at Cricketers pub into Milton Road, 3rd left into Cambridge Road, 4th right, car park in Alexandra Road.

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Nearest train station

Southend Central

Nearest motorway junction

M25 junction 29/30
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