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The Compasses Inn

Littley Green | Great Waltham, Chelmsford CM3 1BU, England
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Ranked #3 of 22 Chelmsford B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Felsted, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went along to take a friend out for lunch who was staying with us from Italy. We had read that the food was good in this pub. It was a lovely pub and obviously the beer is good here. But we arrived at 1pm (no bookings can be made in advance) and there was very little... More

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Helmond, The Netherlands
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52 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic place; the rooms are situated in the converted barn and are fabulous. Very spacious, a wonderful and comfortable bed and an large bathroom, which has no bath, but a luxurious shower (what we prefer). All rooms are on the ground floor, so nice and convenient. The location of the hotel (pub) is very rural, so for dining... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not usually a big fan of B&B's, but my wife has started to change my mind... and the Compasses was one of those places that has helped to make the change. 5 Star City Centre hotel it is not, but thats not what you should be expecting of a privately owned B&B in the middle of no-where. However it... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I thought I should submit a second review of The Compasses after staying in a very down-at-heel pub recently. I returned to The Compasses earlier this year and was, once again, massively impressed by the level of service, standard of the room and the quality of the food. It's obviously not easy to run a pub with accommodation, as so... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

To be completely honest, there is so much good stuff to say about The Compasses Inn that I could be here all day. My only slight complaint is that when I have visited at lunchtimes in the past I have left the pub smelling of cooking smells (not that I have sat particularly close to the kitchens!), which can be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

I go there every month for the folk night and always have a good time. Well done Joss for your very good reply to the long-winded review of last month. Very diplomatic. Also well done Dave and all the staff for running a great pub.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a wedding down the road at Leez Priory. The decor of the rooms was beautiful and they are kitted out with lovely modern wet rooms. Decent breakfast and lunch looked tremendous but we didn't taste any ourselves. Surrounding area is breathtaking and it seems a popular place with dog walkers, cyclists and the like - they all... More

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Mansfield, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Great spot in countryside with a lovely country pub next door. The room I stayed in was excellent. It's a bit out of the way but it's worth the 15 mins into town. I usually stay more central but never again. This place was a gem of a find for any travel requirement.

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Cheshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This is a perfect place to stay, whether for business or pleasure. I had the pleasure of staying for one night and wished I was staying for more. The room was excellently appointed, very clean and very relaxing with every comfort you could wish for (would love to buy the hand wash and body lotion supplied as complimentary!). The food... More

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Launceston, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

OMG - where has this place been hiding? We stayed in the prospect room on the 5th April. It was awesome. We only stayed for 1 night but wished it was a week. Food - Outstanding. Atmosphere - Amazing. All the staff were polite & very friendly. If there is any aspect of this place that you don't like, then... More

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Address: Littley Green | Great Waltham, Chelmsford CM3 1BU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Chelmsford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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The Compasses will be offering Guest Accommodation from March 2012We are very excited about our new venture and so we invite you to come and stay with us and make the most of the local area. A delicious cooked breakfast will be served with a choice of mueslis, yoghurts and fresh fruit.Within easy reach of London Stansted and Chelmsford, this is the nearest accommodation to Leez Priory (just a mile away) and Felsted School and a perfect oportunity for you to relax and take in the quiet beautiful countryside. ... more   less 
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