The Holiday Inn Southend on Sea provides guests with a great base to explore all of the traditional seaside pleasures along the seven glorious miles of seafront; but you won't find a Pleasure Pier like this anywhere else. Thrill-seekers rejoice with our vast range of water sports, at the Marine Activities Centre – ride the roller coasters at Adventure Island or discover a world of watery wonder at the Sea-Life Adventure Aquarium, all a short distance from the hotel. All of this, just an hour's train ride from London with Southend Airport train station just a few steps from the hotel. Major road links offer easy access by car. Planning to stay over prior to your flight? We offer parking inclusive rates for 4, 8 & 15 days. With the airport just a short walk from the hotel, there is no need to rush, so you can make a relaxed start to your holiday or business trip Holiday Inn Southend is suitable for small meetings and conferences up to 175 at our dedicated Laker Suite conference floor. We can provide a high quality experience with consistent professionalism for all your conferences, meetings and events. The 1935 Rooftop Restaurant & Bar is the only rooftop restaurant and bar in Essex. 1935 offers traditional food with a modern twist, experience panoramic views of London Southend airport and the surrounding Essex countryside.