Contemporary Southend hotel with free WIFI excellent event facilities and a rooftop restaurant Holiday Inn® Southend hotel is a stone's throw from London Southend Airport and its surrounding businesses and business parks. It's a five-minute walk from Southend Airport railway station. From here you can catch a train into town or arrive at London's Liverpool Street station in under an hour. Buses link the hotel with Southend town centre less than two miles away. Southend's famous coastline with its casinos shops and iconic pier is 12 minutes' drive away or around 20 minutes away by bus. You can keep kids entertained on spinning rides at Adventure Island fun park beside the pier. Prittlewell Priory a former monastery and private house in Priory Park is now a museum and is six minutes by car from the hotel. Business guests can arrange conferences meetings and dinner dances in the hotel's naturally lit state-of-the-art events rooms. Leave your car while you travel with a Park Stay & Go package. Enjoy contemporary British fare and views of the airport runway and surrounding countryside in the stylish rooftop restaurant. Or grab a Starbucks coffee in the laid-back lounge and check emails using the free WIFI. After indulging at the restaurant work up a sweat and cool off with complimentary water in the air-conditioned mini gym. Kids stay and eat free.