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The County Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The room was small and very hot, looking out onto a small wooden roof within the hotel. Noise if Windows open adding to the heat. The restaurant manager, when approached for dinner was rushed and not attentive, I had to ask for a drink order and he left before my wife could order, dinner was enjoyable but the flicking light...

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HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

What more could you ask for? Great price, Friendly staff awesome location. Shoutout to Paul who looked after us. See you again soon. We were performing locally and needed a place to stay at last minute.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely room, loads of space. Large and comfortable bed. Clean. Very good breakfast. Good location and plenty of parking. Helpful staff. Negatives? No milk in the room and no fresh fruit (as advertised). However these are minor points. Would stay there again.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location is ideal. Well connected to the bus station, railway station, city centre and churches of the Methodists, Jehovah's Witnesses and bus stops. Good parking place and excellent services.Good room services too. Relaxing atmosphere.Walking distance to the Chelms River and the lovely park, so large that we can get a good sight of the swans, ducks etc. and the...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We went to this hotel for a colleague's celebratory afternoon tea. The food was lovely and fresh and there was plenty of it. Everything was delicious and they catered for fussy eaters too. It was a Saturday afternoon and the decor and dining room was a lovely calm area. We were not rushed and everybody had a lovely time. Better...

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked direct with the hotel way back in January for a double overnight and paid a non refundable deposit. Price was on par for the area and reviews seemed ok. Our room stunk of cooking from the nearby kitchen vent, so we had to have the courtyard facing window closed so there was no ventilation on quite a warm...

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have stayed here several times while visiting family in Chelmsford. Our last stay was in April for 10 days. Our room was a "premium" room, very nice which appeared to be upgraded, comfortable king size bed, and clean. We had a huge bathroom which was nicely tiled with a huge shower and tub. I stayed here a couple of...

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yesterday, around 50 guests came to my 70th afternoon tea party, held in the Crystal ballroom at this hotel. The whole afternoon, from start to finish absolutely surpassed all my hopes and expectations. The room looked beautiful (partly thanks to Lacey's Event Services) and the food was delicious. The staff, particularly Duty manager Sandeep and waitress Emily were superb, and...

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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have used this hotel on a number of occasions and each time it has been a real pleasure. From the comfortable and stylish rooms to the quality of food and friendliness of staff, it is truly a wonderful place to stay. My nights sleep was second to none and the breakfast in the morning capped off another superb stay....

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Khartoum, Sudan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is some old time charm in this place as compared to the modern box type hotels. We liked the long winding corridors, and I guess every room must be a bit different. The place was clean and tidy, and the room was warm. They also had plenty of (very!) hot water for a good bath! The place was very...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The County Hotel is conveniently located near the heart of Chelmsford City centre with a 2 minute walk from Chelmsford train station and just 35 minutes train journey to London Liverpool Street. This warm, friendly hotel is an ideal location from which to explore Chelmsford city, The Essex countryside or even a quick trip into London. We have 50 luxury rooms and all are stylish with contemporary features, consisting of standard, premium and suites. When you visit Chelmsford for business or leisure, we can offer you a perfect stay and pride ourselves on making your visit a memorable experience, whether it is for one night or more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The County Hotel

Address: 29 Rainsford Road | Essex, Chelmsford CM1 2PZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Chelmsford
Price Range: $132 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The County Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
County Hotel Chelmsford
The County Hotel Chelmsford, UK - Essex
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#1 Green Hotel in Chelmsford
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