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Bristol, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time in Frinton. We were given a warm, friendly welcome (although a strong smell of cooking (curry) hit us as we entered). We were shown to our room and given a registration form and forms to pre-order breakfast. The room was a good size, and clean, as was the en-suite, but the decor was pretty underwhelming. On the...

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Having stayed at Uplands on a few other occasions and found it welcoming and comfortable. Was rather surprised to find it had changed hands. On arrival it took three rings on the door bell a phone call that was cut off and another door bell ring before the door was opened. It was clean and beds ok. but on returning...

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UplandsGuestHouse, Manager at Uplands Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your response, breakfast provided was clrealy mentioned whatever we offer, we offer rooms and complimentory breakfast and nothing to do with the management race, it would be better to write about the services that guest receive, not the race or ethinicity of staff.

Stevenage
Reviewed 29 August 2016

very friendly welcome. Family room clean & tidy, although some paint work needs touching up! have to order breakfast the night before, but no bacon or pork products served due to religious beliefs. Good position for Frinton shops, restaurants and beach. Free parking at the hotel.

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UplandsGuestHouse, Manager at Uplands Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review,hope to see you again if you ever visit to frinton.

Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I will Highly recommend uplands guest house as the service was great, room was nicely prepared, very lovely sea view, will definitely visit again with family and will definitely refer to my friends as well.

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1Thank Hanan S
Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We spent 2 nights here whilst attending a wedding in the area. Firstly I must say that from the last few reviews I must disagree with the 1*. I feel that they have taken on board some of the comments. Yes it isn't a 5* place but the beds are comfy, the food is adequate and it is reasonable clean...

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UplandsGuestHouse, Manager at Uplands Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, i really appreciate the comments and specially for the suggestions and points you have raised here to improve the service, and i assure you that i will do some possible changes that you have highlighted here. we have already got smoke detectors and fire alarms system so nobody is allowed to smoke in...

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Really really disappointing on so many levels. Breakfast was not English and I think it should be somethings they tell you in order to make an informed decision. shower awful-tap too big to turn and fixed shower head in a small cubicle so not easy, very dusty flowers and ornaments, family who run/own it were VERY noisy

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1Thank Karen V
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Not brilliant. Towels and linen dirty as was room. Breakfast not really edible and we got food we didn't even order. Not good value for money and would not stay again. Chap was friendly enough. Very noisy in the evening.

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1Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 22 July 2016

My Mum booked for us to stay overnight at Uplands Guest House as we were there to see a play at the Frinton Fringe Festival. Having never been to the area and having been assured from the website and previous reviews on Trip Advisor, my Mum and I were confident it would be a nice stay. How wrong we were!...

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2Thank Leonie C
Tiptree, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Very basic but was only for one night. Twin bedded room and beds were comfortable but very poor shower. Breakfast could have been better if our eggs had not been overlooked. A bit of attention needed to front garden as very overgrown and this is the first impression on arrival - not good.

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Loughton
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Just stayed one night. Arrived in the evening and the heating wasn't on, apparently an oversight. The room was very dated and the bedding was clean, but had seen a lot of guests. The shower needed descaling as the water sprayed in several directions, and was not very powerful. The staff were very friendly and helpful and served a good...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An attractive Edwardian house, Uplands is situated in the quiet, timeless resort of Frinton-on-Sea. The town is renowned for its wide sandy beaches, attractive greensward and old world charm. Connaught Avenue, the main shopping street, was once known as "the Bond Street of East Anglia" and still boasts a fine array of individual shops, delicatessens, cafes and restaurants. Frinton Golf, Cricket and Tennis Clubs are nearby, all three hosting important championships. There is also the immensely popular and long established Summer Theatre, running for a six week season each summer since 1930. For those arriving by train, Frinton station is but a few minutes walk away. The towns of Clacton and Walton are both within easy reach, offering the livelier pursuits of pier and amusements. Nature lovers will enjoy the huge variety of wildlife in the surrounding countryside and backwaters, and the Roman town of Colchester - complete with a Roman castle, leisure centre and a variety of shops - is just a short train ride away! Centrally situated and close to all of these amenities, Uplands makes an ideal base from which to enjoy this peaceful spot and explore the surrounding area. Rooms are comfortable and well maintained with Televisions, radio alarm clocks and tea/coffee making facilities. We have one standard single, two single en-suites, one twin en-suite, one double en-suite and a family room en-suite. A choice of breakfasts is offered free of charge and special diets can be catered for. Children are welcome. There is ample off street parking for guests arriving by car. Free Wi-fi facilities are available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Uplands Guest House

Address: 41 Hadleigh Road, Frinton-On-Sea CO13 9HQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Frinton-On-Sea
Price Range: $97 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Uplands Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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