Welcome to Ilfracombe House
The "Ilfracombe House" is a friendly family run 4-Star Guest House which combines spacious and comfortable accommodation with a prime location close to Cliffs Pavillion Theatre and Southend's Adventure Island Funfair Park.

Convenient Location

Being just above the Seafront, however, you are literally five minutes walk away from some of Southend’s finest restaurants, along with a number of beauty salons and other facilities like banks and late night shops.
The new Southend University, Cliffs Pavilion Theatre, Southend Pier, Adventure Island, Genting Casino and Southend High Street shops are all also within easy walking distance from the hotel
. Southend Airport is about 5-10 minutes drive from the hotel.

Places of Interest in Southend

    Main Attractions

  • Southend Pier - 10' walk
  • Adventure Island - 10' walk
  • Sealife Adventure - 10' walk
  • Kursaal - Bowling - 15' walk
  • Marine Acivities Centre - 5' drive
  • Central Museum & Planetarium
  • Hadleigh Castle - 15' drive
  • Royal Shopping Centre - 10' walk
  • Genting Casino 5' walk

    Entertainment & Nightlife

  • Cliffs Pavilion - Live Shows, Theatre, Concerts, Panto
  • Palace Theatre - Live Shows, Films, Concerts, Panto
  • Chinnerys - Live Music Venue
  • Riga Music Bar - Westcliff
  • Genting Casino - Every Frid & Sat Live Music & Dance
  • Rendezvous Casino - Every Frid & Sat Live Music & Dance
  • O'Neils - Live Music Venue

    Places for Families & Children

  • RollaCity (Rollerskating, indoor ring)
  • Kids Kingdom (soft play, indoors)
  • Adventure Island (FunFair)
  • Sealife Adventure (Aquarium)
  • Kursaal (Ten Pin Bowling)
  • Odeon 8 Screen Cinema
  • Rayleigh Indoor Go-Karting
  • Rayleigh Megazone - Laser Game Centre
  • Fun Factory Rochford - Play, Ice Skate, Climb

What our Guests say?

“Lovely old style hotel, well decorated, very clean and tidy. Good quality food at a very reasonable price. Staff very friendly and efficient, would definitely stay here again if in the area. Highly recommended hotel.” Clive Dutton, Read more Guest Reviews

Half Price Adventure Island Wristbands

- Book any accommodation with us, either hotel room or self-catering apartment and you will get half price wristbands to Adventure Island Fun Fair. See more.

- Offer is availble all throughout the year. Please check the Adventure Island Fun Fair website for opening times.


Hotel Front: Ilfracombe House Hotel, Southend
  • 20 en-suite Bedrooms & 6 fully serviced Apartment Suites
  • Walking distance to Cliffs Pavilion, Seafront & Town Centre
  • Free Car Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi & Lounge Guest PC
  • Free Full English Breakfast
  • SKY SPORTS in all Rooms & Bar
  • Fully Licensed Bar & Restaurant
  • Less than 10 minutes drive from the Southend Airport
  • Cheapest possible Rates for direct online bookings with us

Ilfracombe House Hotel has 6 Self-Catering Apartment Suites
Ilfracombe House Hotel has 6 Self-Catering Apartment Suites
Adventure Island Southend - Half Price Special Offer
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