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The Bottle Kiln, Harwich

The Bottle Kiln is situated in the beautiful seaside town of Dovercourt, neighbouring the younger (yet more widely known) town of Harwich.

Dovercourt boasts a thriving town centre, ample parking around town, regular markets and a gorgeous sandy beach.

Transport links flow directly into Clacton and Colchester, while the neighbouring town of Harwich boasts Harwich International Port.

From £67.50 per night


01255 245400


60 Kingsway, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3JR


Originally an old mill, the site has been converted into a spacious pub, with a large garden to the side, and a hotel with nine en suite bedrooms. Each room has a large flat-screen television and air-conditioning.

  • room_service24-hour reception
  • local_parkingChargeable parking
  • child_friendlyChildren welcome
  • waterComplimentary water
  • showerEn suite
  • more_timeExpress check-out
  • family_restroomFamily rooms
  • live_tvFreeview TV
  • ironIron and ironing board
  • elevatorLift
  • luggageLuggage storage
  • accessibleStep-free access
  • local_cafeTea and coffee facilities
  • wifiUnlimited free Wi-Fi
  • usbUSB ports
View of Dovercourt Beach in Essex

Local attractions

Dovercourt Beach – this blue-flag-rated sandy beach is a stone’s throw from the town centre. Harwich International Port is nearby, serving passenger travel directly to Holland.

Local transport

Buses run every 30 minutes to Clacton. Trains run every 30 minutes into Manningtree, with direct links to Colchester on the London line.


Pay-and-display car-parking is situated at the train station, only 300 metres away. There is also ample street parking on a majority of the surrounding roads.


From the train station – exit and cross over the road onto Kingsway; you will find us 300 metres down on your right-hand side.

From the bus station – exit onto Main Road and immediately turn onto Kingsway; you will find us 200 metres up on your left-hand side.

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Non-refundable advance purchase rates, available to book direct on the telephone, this website and our app.

Unwind at our authentic Wetherspoon pubs

Every hotel is also attached to a Wetherspoon pub, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, including club deals (such as Curry Club® and Steak Club®) and a range of hot, soft and alcoholic drinks, all conveniently located for hotel guests to enjoy during their stay with us.

Dining tables and seating, and bar at The Bottle Kiln pub

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