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South Lodge Hotel

196 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0AR, England
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Ranked #9 of 14 Hotels in Chelmsford
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
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83 reviews 83 reviews
12 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a lovely meal with friends but the place was almost empty. The waiter was a bit weird and walked like Mr Bean on a bad day. Bar service was very slow especially as only 8 people in the place . If they could sort out the atmosphere like playing a little music then I am sure it would improve... More

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Kaiwaka, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stayed for four days. The staff were friendly and always helpful. Peter, the manager, was a delight. The room was great. Free wi-fi is offered as soon as you arrive. The breakfast menu was enticing and the food was very tasty. Tescos are five minutes up the road and the Chelmsford town centre is five minutes down the road.We... More

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Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Totally loved my stay here. The staff were all lovely and helpful. I needed to get some cash and the lady on reception gave me very clear directions to the Tesco down the road. It's much bigger on the inside than it looks on the outside. I booked a single room and had a lovely big room with a big... More

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Lymington, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Stayed at South lodge whilst working in Chelmsford found staff very helpful and friendly there is plenty of car parking the rooms were a good size and very clean with drink making facility's there is a bar and restaurant with good food

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Surrey UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This will be brief because our visit was brief! We literally just wanted somewhere to sleep because we were going to a party nearby. Parking was a little tight but we got a space in the car park. The man on reception who greeted us couldn't have been more friendly and helpful (while getting ready for the party, the button... More

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Lichfield, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

I was here for one night with a friend, our room (in the main hotel) was cosy and welcoming and the bathroom was spacious and clean. I found all the staff to be very friendly, we had a pleasant evening in the bar and the breakfast was good in the morning. It was good value for money and I would... More

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Wirral, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for one night in a family room for a nearby wedding. First impressions were good. Nice welcome, friendly staff, and nice bar/lounge area. Our family room was in the older 'motel' looking end of the hotel accessed via a confusing corridor arrangement. We could smell the room before we entered - a disconcerting over-powering smell of air... More

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We only stayed the one night, Friday /Saturday, the room was lovely and clean well equiped apart from no clock, there again most folk have mobiles for alarms etc but would have been a useful touch, but I nit pik the important stuff was fine, great comfy bed tremendous shower and as I said nice n clean, we used the... More

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Macau, China
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76 reviews 76 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Had to visit Chelmsford without reservation, called various properties in town, not very friendly or far too expensive, until i called in to South Lodge. great receptionist, was shown the 2 types of rooms, budget and standard. price affordable, very decent breakfast buffet including full english. will return

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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Stayed overnight here recently whilst visiting family. Chose the hotel purely for its location as it is near where we needed to be. We only used it as a base to sleep so can not comment on the restaurant. We had a family room and were pleased that our son got a proper bed rather than a camp bed as... More

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Address: 196 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0AR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Chelmsford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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South Lodge Hotel Chelmsford, Essex

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