The Ilfracombe House

9-13 Wilson Road



Based on 473 reviews
  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds
  • This property accepts major credit cards, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and cash
  • This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
  • Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Check-in Special Instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification. Any other arrangements must be coordinated with the property prior to arrival. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in.

Minimum Age


You need to know

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.
  • A shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: GBP 12.00 per room (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.


General description

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 Sky Sports 1 and there is an all-you-can-eat hot buffet breakfast.Featuring a mini fridge and free tea and coffee each well-equipped room at the guest house also has a tiled private bathroom. Some rooms have a separate seating area and a large bay window.Along with the hot breakfast buffet a variety of cereals fruits breads and mixed jams are also on offer. Guests can also choose from fresh coffee a selection of teas and hot chocolate.With crystal chandelier lighting and Sky HD TV guests can relax in the spacious Chesterfield-style lounge. A full evening menu is available from 18:00 until 21:00.Guests can purchase Adventure Island Wristbands at a reduced rate from the reception desk.The Cliffs Pavilion Theatre is just a 2-minute walk away. Southend Airport is 2.5 miles from Illfracombe House and there are several golf courses within a 10-minute drive.


A stay at The Ilfracombe House places you in the heart of Southend-on-Sea, within a 10-minute walk of Genting Club and Westcliff Gardens. This 4-star guesthouse is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Cliffs Pavilion and 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Beecroft Art Gallery.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Genting Club - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Westcliff Gardens - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Cliffs Pavilion - 0.6 km / 0.3 mi
Beecroft Art Gallery - 0.6 km / 0.3 mi
New Empire Theatre - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Southend Pier - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Three Shells Beach - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Adventure Island - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Southend Beach - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Rendezvous Southend Casino - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Southend Sea Life Centre - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Roots Hall Stadium - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Chalkwell Beach - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Palace Theatre - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Southend-on-Sea City Hall - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi

The nearest airports are:
London (SEN-Southend) - 4.6 km / 2.9 mi
London City Airport (LCY) - 59.2 km / 36.8 mi
Stansted Airport (STN) - 63.5 km / 39.4 mi

The preferred airport for The Ilfracombe House is London (SEN-Southend).


Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the guesthouse's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary full breakfast is served daily from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM.


Make yourself at home in one of the 20 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and DVD players. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and complimentary newspapers.


Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a television in a common area.

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Southend-on-Sea? This guesthouse has facilities measuring 140 square feet (13 square meters), including a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and limited parking is available onsite.


The property is closed between August 21 and August 21.

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Express check-in/check-out

  • Front desk

  • Smoking area

  • Non-smoking hotel

  • Concierge

  • Laundry service

  • Conference room

  • Restaurant

  • Dry cleaning service

  • Parking


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
Front desk services
  • Concierge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Front desk
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Business centre
  • Conference room
  • Non-smoking hotel
  • Smoking area
  • Roll-in shower
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Does The Ilfracombe House offer free breakfast?

    No, The Ilfracombe House does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does The Ilfracombe House have non-smoking rooms

    No, The Ilfracombe House doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does The Ilfracombe House provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does The Ilfracombe House have a swimming pool?

    No, The Ilfracombe House does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does The Ilfracombe House have free Wi-Fi?

    No, The Ilfracombe House does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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