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The Compasses Inn

Littley Green | Great Waltham, Chelmsford CM3 1BU, England
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Ranked #3 of 23 Chelmsford B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful room and a great local pub, serving good food and fine ales. Stayed in Old Bob, which had a wet room - great for showering. Staff were incredibly helpful and cheerful. I had dinner in the pub and breakfast too. The steak was perfect and the eggs benedict were incredible. A highly recommended b&b.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed just one night before a working day in central Chelmsford. I was really pleasantly surprised. The last thing I expected was to find really comfortable AND sophisticated rooms, with all mod cons, brilliantly comfortable bed etc. Lovely friendly welcome and arrival, made me feel at home and well taken care of immediately. Didn't arrive early enough to enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Booked this on tripadvisor recommendations and was not disappointed. Lovely staff, very welcoming and friendly clientelle, and rooms are far better than any chain hotels. Food menu is somewhat limited but ate there 2 out of the 3 nights we stayed and we all enoyed our meals. Typical english breakfast freshly cooked to order and far better than any of... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Arrived at 2pm on Sunday 4th January. Pub was heaving so service initially and understandably was slow. We were shown to our room which was in a small complex between the pub and car park, lady was very friendly. The room was well sized, very clean and modern and the bathroom / wet room was fabulous. There was a good... More 

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Southampton UK
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40 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Found this on TA and looked interesting - I needed to be in Chelmsford and was somewhat shocked at prices for bland monoliths so tried here. Lovely lady behind the bar (Jo?) greeted me and the owner then showed me the room - huge and beautifully decorated. Pub was busy but food served till 9:30 and ate a Huffer (it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here on a friday. Such a lovely freindly place. Rooms clean and cosy. Pub was packed in the evening with friendly locals and bar staff. Food was fresh and lovely. Recommend this hotel. Close to chelmsford town centre and stanstead airport.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The Compass Inn is an old style country pub renowned for its beers (awards from CAMRA ), off the beaten track but handy for Chelmsford and surrounding towns. No airs or graces about the pub but the B & B accommodation is definitely worth setting the satnav for. There are four bedrooms in a separate building each with en-suite bathrooms... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

After being invited to leez priory for a wedding, I took to trip adviser to come across this little gem. Seeing as they only let 5 rooms I booked straight away. £65 per night and being a pub, this was the first time I hadn't stayed in chain hotel. On arrival in the middle of what seemed nowhere we were... More 

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

First time we have been there. Brilliant beers on tap.fish meals very well cooked. Would certainly come here again. The pub is difficult to find and you need to keep looking for all the signposts. It's along a single track road

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Felt like we were off the beaten track but we were welcomed and had a nice meal before we departed for bed. Had a wonderful sleep despite the thunder waking me at 6! Managed to rest till we could have a yummy breakfast and then we sadly had to leave x

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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): $
Number of rooms: 5
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