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25 Kings Head Street, Harwich CO12 3EE England
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#1 of 7 hotels in Harwich
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Guests at the Alma are provided with superbly comfortable double beds, luxury cotton linen, flat screen TVs, Nespresso machines, stunningly equipped power showers, fluffy towels, lovely Liberty & Green toiletries, free Wi-Fi and a certain amount of ‘Je ne sais quoi’. All situated above the finest pub in the Eastern Angles.
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Property amenities
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Evening entertainment
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Baggage storage
Bar / lounge
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Board games / puzzles
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Soundproof rooms
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Dutch, German and 1 more
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clifford16thomas wrote a review Jul 2021
Huntingdon, United Kingdom29 contributions51 helpful votes
Visited Harwich on the off-chance and decided to try the Alma Inn. Not too imposing from the outside but we had a super welcome and were offered the chance to sit as a family outside in the courtyard. We chose the seafood buffet which included a large lobster, oysters, prawns, herring - rhingrave we hoped for. The buffet ws more tah enough for 3 people and was excellent.
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Date of stay: July 2021
Lbp58 wrote a review May 2021
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom34 contributions16 helpful votes
Top of our list for places to visit once we were allowed to stay away from home, we couldn’t wait to get back to the Alma. We’ve stayed quite a few times now & we got the most wonderful welcome. They’re sticking to all the rules but they’ve managed to keep the special atmosphere & buzz very much alive. It was so nice to see the place packed on Friday night and even with every seat in the house taken the service was excellent. My other half had the best oysters he’s ever had followed by Dover Sole with jersey Royals and asparagus & I had Skate wing served with remoulade, kimchi & really good chips. All delicious but sadly no room for pudding. Make sure you bring your appetite with you - portions are large - but not at the expense of quality. If you’re staying you can expect spotless, and genuinely different rooms & bathrooms. We had a super comfy bed, crisp white bedding & fluffy white towels. Also a damn fine full English breakfast & if you’re lucky enough to stay when there are supplies of Helen’s homemade marmalade as we were, it feels like you won the breakfast lottery! The family (who introduced us to the Alma) joined us for lunch and loved the food, the welcome & the service plus I got to have pudding - the almond tart - which was yummy. The Alma offers all round quality & value for money all wrapped up in a bit of a unique package, delivered by a team of very special people. We can’t recommend it highly enough. After a tough year for the hospitality business it was sooo good to see people rushing back to enjoy the delights of this very special place. We can’t wait for our next visit.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Mel S wrote a review Nov 2020
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom16 contributions27 helpful votes
Love this place - sneaked away for a cheeky lunch before lockdown, food amazing and cosy inside or out, with a huge warm welcome, in very odd times. Thanks for some normal guys - keep going and we will see you soon 😋 thank you !
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Date of stay: November 2020
HayleyGirardier wrote a review Oct 2020
Derbyshire uk381 contributions143 helpful votes
Totally loved our Saturday night stay here with our little dog , had an amazing meal “ beef in red wine pie 🥧sooo delicious. We loved it that much we brought rest of family back the next day for Sunday lunch , again the food was enjoyed by all of us. Wonderful friendly service always smiling despite being very busy, we will definitely be back before Christmas.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Rachel S wrote a review Sep 2020
2 contributions
Just enjoyed a a great overnight stay at the Alma. As usual the food was delicious, a real treat. The staff are friendly and helpful and the room was beautiful. I may not need any lunch though after that tasty breakfast! They are handling social distancing and hygiene really well and we felt completely safe at all times. Can't wait to visit again. Thank you to all at the Alma
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$132 - US$143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandEssexHarwich
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Frequently Asked Questions about Alma Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Alma Inn?
Nearby attractions include Halfpenny Pier (0.07 km), Electric Palace (0.2 km), and Lightvessel LV18 (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Alma Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Alma Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Alma Inn?
Yes, street parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Alma Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Thai Up At The Quay, The Alma Inn and Dining Rooms, and The Cafe on the Pier.
Are pets allowed at Alma Inn?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Alma Inn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Italian, and Dutch.
Are there any historical sites close to Alma Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Beacon Hill Fort (0.9 km), Felixstowe Pier (4.2 km), and Radar Tower (0.9 km).