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Channels Lodge

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed the night after an evening at the Chelmsford Racecourse. Lovely venue, the room was excellent, very high quality and the Brasserie next door (part of Channels) was also great. Will go again, very impressed.

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Thank Kevin R
1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

Following this splendid review and promise to return we can assure our guests that, unlike an evening at the races, a warm welcome at Channels Lodge is a sure thing whatever the going. Simon Larner

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here the night of our wedding in the Oak/honeymoon suite. The room was quite plush and the bathroom was huge! The receptionist lady was very nice and welcoming, she even put my wife's overnight bag in the room for her. There was a lot of choice for breakfast and we thought it was very good (and included in...

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

Acknowledging this very good review gives me an opportunity, on behalf of all the team at Channels Lodge, to wish the happy couple every happiness in the years ahead. Simon Larner

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On arrival we were informed of ongoing inprovement work have to say we never heard our were disturbted once during our stay the setting is really beautifull plenty of free car parking lodge itself is very pretty from outside and inside it is decorated to very high standard sky tv amazing bed and great big bathroom meals are served in...

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

Entitled 'Pleasure to stay' this very kind review was certainly a pleasure to read in particular the glowing reference to the younger members of our team. At Channels Lodge we have long recognised that while congenial surroundings can make for a enjoyable stay it is the atmosphere created by our people that make for a memorable one. Simon Larner

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a regular business traveller and I love it when I find a place like this, the mid week prices are very reasonable for a business traveller. They have beautiful rooms, great size and facilities - its in a lovely setting and breakfast is good too. If they could have a take away option for the business customers in...

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

A favourable review from an experienced business traveller is praise indeed and is very much appreciated. As to the suggestion that a 'take away' breakfast should be provided for those wishing to make an early start, I am happy to say that, given prior notice, this facility is already available. Simon Larner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a brilliant venue & hotel. The rooms were spacious, beds are massive and very comfy! Lovely shower and very friendly staff. Stayed for 2 nights for a wedding and was very impressed with the beautiful venue, spacious rooms and friendly staff. Thank you - I would definitely recommend.

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

I have often thought that a good review, such as the one posted by Sophie, is akin to a 'thank you' letter following a stay with friends and, like all such communications, it is very much appreciated. Simon Larner

Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have to say, the accommodation here is beautiful, rooms are clean and comfy and staff are exceptionally friendly. My mum did have a fall getting out of the shower, the bath mat slipped from under her so may need to think about something a little more permanent. Only other down side is that we were not notified that dinner stopped...

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

Although this very kind review is headed 'Perfect accommodation' I was equally encouraged by the reference to our team as exceptionally friendly. I am sorry about the fall in the bathroom and we will look again to see how this can be prevented in future. As to orders for food finishing at 4pm on Sunday's, I feel that this is...

Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited Channels Lodge after I booked a one night stay as a birthday surprise for my partner using the groupon deal and we absolutely LOVED it here. We stayed n the maple room which was bright and cosy, and even though a smaller room was sill comfortable and spacious for us 2. I will say now that if...

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

I read this excellent and very detailed review with both pleasure and concern. Pleasure at the recommendation and kind things that were said about us but concern that an email sent on 10th April, setting out arrival instructions in the event that the reception desk is unmanned, was not received. I, nevertheless, take consolation from the fact that a future...

Benfleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a 1 night stay at Channels Lodge using a Groupon offer. With a stay in one of the lovely lodge executive rooms we stayed in Holly room. Included in our offer was dinner. We went for the roast and both agreed it was the best roast dinner we ever had, a drink with the meal was also...

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

I shall let this five star review speak for itself since to do otherwise might seem immodest. I can, however, assure our guests that their thanks have been passed to the members of our team who join with me in hoping that a return visit may not be too long delayed. Simon Larner

Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was beautifully appointed with a comfortable bed and great attention to detail. It was easy to get work done with a good desk. The people I met were all frendly and helpful. The food was excellent and also great value. The location is very quiet & restfull. I will stay here again as long as the value remains...

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

At a time when budgets are under increasing pressure, to read a review which highlights value for money is very encouraging. And, since I can assure our guest that this is a policy which we will continue to follow commensurate with the high standard to which he also refers, I hope that we may soon have the pleasure of again...

Twyford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place, my hotel room was spacious and very nicely done. Gorgeous location, lovely dinner in the bar. It has definitely gone on my favourites list for a future visit. It's so comfortable ...... I may not leave 😃

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

Although 'jackpot' is a word normally associated with gambling I am happy to say that this very gracious review points to the fact that at Channels Lodge we do our best to ensure that nothing is left to chance. Simon Larner

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Channels Lodge is one of the finest Hotels in Chelmsford, surrounded by the golf course, this beautifully converted 15th Century Tudor house is an ideal place for a business traveller to stay or wedding hotel near Chelmsford city centre. The hotel has 17 spacious guest rooms which have been individually designed and equipped to the highest standards combining the finest of the old with the finest of the new. Each room is decorated stylishly, some in mind for business man and business women and others designed in consideration for romantic breaks. There are two restaurants within the grounds of Channels both are renowned for their excellent food and friendly service. Bar snacks can also be purchased from the Club House. The hotel is situated close to the A12 between Chelmsford (2 miles) and Colchester (25 miles) and with Stansted Airport only 20 minutes away, makes Channels Lodge in the heart of the Essex countryside, a perfect location for both business and pleasure. Free parking when traveling to and from Stansted. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Channels Lodge

Address: Belsteads Farm Lane | Little Waltham, Chelmsford CM3 3PT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Chelmsford
Price Range: $160 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Channels Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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Channels Hotel Chelmsford
Channels Lodge Chelmsford, UK - Essex
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