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ROOMS FROM JUST £48
* When booked direct with us
ROOMS FROM JUST £48
* When booked direct with us
ROOMS FROM JUST £48
* When booked direct with us
ROOMS FROM JUST £48
* When booked direct with us

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OUR HARWICH GUESTHOUSE

The Goodlife Guesthouse offers an ideal location for the onward traveler or someone who just wants to have a few days break. We are situated in the center of town next to many shops and restaurants, with the mainline train station just 100 meters away.

We overlook a beautiful park that rolls down to the award winning Dovercourt beach and the sea 150 meters away. From most rooms you can ship-watch the European Ferries and Cruise Ships coming into port 3 km down the road. (5 mins by car) Stanstead International airport is just over an hour by car from the Goodlife.

The historic town of Colchester being a mere 30 mins away. Central London by train can be reached in approx. 90 mins.

The Harwich Redoubt

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This modern day museum is full of rich history. This massive structure was constructed between 1808-1810 in an effort to provide the Harwich port with protection against a Napoleonic invasion. Harwich Redoubt was but one part of a massive plan involving almost 30 Martello Towers. Homes and large trees were demolished, allowing a free view

Half Penny Pier

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Half Penny Pier got its name from the half penny that it originally cost to enjoy the pier. Construction on this popular attraction began in 1852, and it was ready for all to enjoy in July of 1853. The pier remained a popular attraction for paddle steams until the World War I came to an

Harwich Electric Palace Cinema

The Electric Palace Cinema

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The Electric Palace cinema located in Harwich is one of the oldest specially built theatres to survive. The cinema has been beautiful restored and still has its original silent screen, original projection room and original ornamental frontage. The Electric Palace is a landmark of Harwich and a great place to visit while you’re staying at

Within easy reach of Harwich!

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Discover the history with a trip to Audley End House, one of England’s greatest stately homes and explore the historic stables, complete with horses and a Victorian groom. Kid’s tales come to life in the nursery suite with its original Victorian toys. Explore the coal hole with its smells and sounds of 19th-century innovation Get

Frinton and Harwich – Nice places to visit

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Frinton, with its wide sandy beach, has gone out of its way to stay as un commercialised as possible and maintain its reputation as a quiet family place. Somewhat in contrast to its neighbour, Clacton or Walton has a sense of beauty and has been awarded for that for its superb cleanliness with a Blue

Explore The Essex Coastline – The Discovery Coast

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Curling and meandering for more than 570km along golden beaches, switchback creeks and ragged coves, the Essex coast is the by far longest of any English county, aswell as one of the most beautiful and different. Despite its closeness to The City of London, Essex’s Discovery Coast is a truly a national treasure. Best known

Places to visit in Essex

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Paper Mill Lock North Hill, Little Baddow, CM3 4BS Tel: 01245 225520 Email: info@papermilllock.co.uk Web: www.papermilllock.co.uk Take a cruise along the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation from Paper Mill Lock or enjoy tea and cakes or a light lunch in the tea room. Open daily from 10 am throughout the year. Barge hire available for groups.

Enjoy fun attractions in Great Yarmouth

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Enjoy and Relax a huge range of fun attractions and places of interest in Great Yarmouth – it’s filled with things to see and do aswell as places to go whatever the climate on the day. The Pleasure Beach at Great Yarmouth itself is one of the East of England’s top tourist attractions, combining modern

Francos Restaurant Clacton

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Having opened in July 2008 in the Essex seaside town of Clacton On Sea is proud to have Franco’s near the beach in Colne Road, located next to the Royal Hotel. They offer a full menu with pasta, fresh sea food, shell fish, Scottish beef and vegetarian dishes as well as duck dishes, chicken dishes

Chelmsford Shopping

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Whatever you are looking for a special gift for someone, treating yourself or would just like to while away a pleasant afternoon – for retail therapy, look no further than Chelmsford. With a huge range of shopping facilities from High Street to boutique, there is something to suit everyone’s taste and pocket. Filled with the

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We had pleasure of staying at The Good Life Hotel. Everything from the service to the rooms were wonderful! The outstanding breakfast started our day. We hope to be back soon!
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