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The Cliff Hotel Gorleston-on-Sea

Accommodation in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Overlooking the award-winning Gorleston beach is The Cliff Hotel, a unique hotel in a picturesque setting, separating Gorleston from Great Yarmouth. You will find a different world, positioned on the cliffs overlooking beautiful golden beaches, greatly loved by both locals and visitors alike. We offer a luxurious experience for you all year round. Our Terrace makes for a wonderful vantage point to enjoy the exquisite views of the surrounding area and adjoining the restaurant is the beautiful Cliff Hotel Garden, a perfect place to relax in the sun or take a leisurely stroll. 

Gorleston-on-Sea Beach Crowned UK’s Best Beach

Gorleston Beach was crowned the UK’s best beach by Tripadvisor in their Traveller’s Choice Awards 2023. A Tripadvisor spokesperson said of Gorleston Beach: “A stunning bay with a huge, wide curving, sandy beach with ramp access plus model yacht pond and children’s splashpad. With adjoining shops, cafes, amusements and amenity areas, everything you need is close by.” Read the article HERE.

Unwind in our Comfortable Guestrooms

Leave your stresses behind and enjoy a peaceful stay in our wonderful setting. Whether you are looking for a romantic weekend away, a business trip, getaway with friends or a fun family break, The Cliff Hotel is the ideal choice for you. Unwind in our luxurious bedrooms which are designed with comfort and convenience in mind. Our comfortable beds are topped with crisp white linen and soft pillows to ensure that you have the best quality sleep. Each of our rooms have hot beverage making facilities, HD TV, free WiFi access, an en-suite with either a bath/shower or a bath, hairdryer and complimentary bottled water. Room service is also available during your stay and a number of extra items can be brought to your room by request such as an iron and ironing board, a travel cot or extra feather pillows.

Dining at The Cliff Hotel

Here at The Cliff Hotel, we are known for our friendly service and we offer a wide range of dining options to suit all tastes. All of our chefs use locally sourced ingredients and can prepare foods to any dietary requirements. Choose from The Cliff Bar, or The Terrace & Garden where you will enjoy delicious food in a relaxed atmostphere with the option of enjoying fantastic views of Gorleston's beach.


The Cliff Hotel is the ideal base from which to explore the town of Gorleston and the stunning county of Norfolk. Glorious Gorleston beach is on our doorstep and is a hugely popular spot. Gorleston boasts a range of amenities such as shops, cafes and amusements and the town centre is just five minutes away from us here at The Cliff Hotel. From the countryside of Norfolk which is full of beauty to the 90 miles of stunning coastline and breath-taking scenery along the way, there is so much to experience while staying at our hotel in Gorleston. Our friendly reception team here at The Cliff Hotel will be more than happy to offer you advice or give suggestions on where to visit during your stay with us.

The Cliff Hotel - Key Information

Check-In from 3 pm - Check-Out by 11 am.

Parking: The Cliff Hotel has it’s own free car park but we cannot guarantee availability. There is no charge during your stay. Our car park is monitored by a 3rd party parking scheme, all guests must ensure their vehicle registration is registered with reception. A £100.00 penalty fine can apply if you do not register your vehicle. 

 The Cliff Hotel does not allow pets, with the exception of on The Terrace. The Hotel welcomes guide dogs.

Please note that all our rooms are located on the 1st and 2nd floor with no lift accessibility.

Free Wi-Fi in all areas of the Hotel.