Oh I do like to be beside the seaside
Is there anything better than taking a stroll down the seven glorious miles of Southend seafront, enjoying the longest pleasure pier in the world? Where you can visit the end-of-the-pier cafe where Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty filmed their amazing show Friday Night Feast. Or take advantage of the marine activity centre where you can learn sailing, windsurfing and much more. Or why not take a walk on the wild side and try all the rides at Adventure Island?

You can stay with us year round. We have 100s of modern en-suite rooms available.

Groups that stay with us will benefit from:
Bed and breakfast or self-catering (Other catering options may be available – please enquire)
Competitive tariffs and group discounts
Modern en-suite accommodation (complete with full bedding, bed linen and towels and complimentary toiletries)
High street parking (charges apply)
Close sports facilities
High Street location, close to banks, shops, restaurants and bars

Only a stone's throw from Southend High Street we are in the perfect location for discovering all there is in this beautiful English seaside town.
Why not stay with us and pay a visit to:
Southend Pier
Adventure Island
Sea Life Adventure Aquarium
The Kursaal
Focal Point Gallery

Now all you need to do is just add ice-cream.

Campus accommodation within modern single en-suite rooms available year round to suit all budgets and needs.

Guide Prices

From £40 per night



  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • Children welcome


  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality


  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Southend is just half an hour from the M25 and there is town centre parking close to our Campus.
To reach the Campus by car, follow signs from the A13 or A127 for the Town Centre. A map of the Southend Campus is available online. The closest car parks to the Campus are the underground car parks at South Essex college or University Square student accommodation.

Accessible by Public Transport: Southend Central station is 0 miles away.

University of Essex: Southend Accommodation

Type:Group Travel Accommodation

University of Essex: Southend Campus, University of Essex Southend Campus, Elmer Approach, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1LW
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