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The County Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rainsford Road, Chelmsford CM1 2PZ, England
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Ranked #7 of 15 hotels in Chelmsford
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed in this hotel for 2 weeks for work and each week was totally different. The first week was absolutely fine, the room was clean and I found the service very good. One small issue was that we were awoken by a fire alarm early hours one morning, I understand this could happen anywhere but I did find it... More

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87 reviews 87 reviews
54 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

From the look of it, I thought it would be one of those slightly depressed town hotels that last got refurbished in 1985 - but far from it. The rooms are very nicely done up and it's something of a relief to stay in a room with a bit of colour rather than the standard taupe and charcoal that all... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited this Hotel with my wife for a conference and decided to stay overnight. My first impression was how easy it was to park in their large car park, given how close it is to the town centre. Reception staff were polite, helpful and friendly making check in a positive experience. The room we had was very comfortable and... More

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Buckden, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed for 3 nights for work. Had a normal sized room, negatives - slightly dated decor in the bathroom, bit of a noisy location with traffic and sirens frequently, a glass of wine was £6.50. Positives, lovely strong shower which was easily controllable, good quality bed linen and towels, nice and clean, staff very polite and professional. The breakfast was... More

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
56 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good traditional hotel which makes you very welcome. Ok, some of the rooms need refurbishment but they know and are working to upgrade slowly. What stands out is the food, great chef and fresh ingredients, well presented. Breakfast food equally as good. I would stay again without hesitation although the WiFi in rooms is weak in places. Staff are... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first time I have stayed here and chose the location because it was near to my business meetings. Check in was fine. The room was clean, bed comfortable and show hot. My dinner choice was excellent. I was rudely awoken by the fire alarm at 6:15. By the time I realised what it was and had found... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for business and was a bit of a last minute booking as I didn't know I would be in the area, so I chose the most central hotel I could. The hotel had clearly been recently refurbished it was clean and tidy. The room was a lot smaller than I had expected however I was traveling alone... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I stayed here in February for work. The hotel is an old building which has been extended and improved over many years. Compared to a modern purpose built place some appearances are a bit dated and the stairs and corridors aren't laid out simply. I chose to stay here as it's very close to the train station. The check in... More

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

I stopped here for 1 night on a business trip. I was firstly placed in a room where the TV was not functioning correctly however the management dealt with this immediately and actually placed me in an upgraded room. Birth rooms that I experienced were very comfortable with nice clean and plain bedding and comfortable pillows. While the hotel felt... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is advertised as a four star on the exterior walls but other brochures and information state a three star. Personally a two star for the accommodation would suffice, especially when assessing value for money. My bathroom required cleaning again which I requested after checking in and seeing my room. The shower was very powerful and hot water plentiful... More

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Also Known As:
County Hotel Chelmsford
The County Hotel Chelmsford, Essex
Address: Rainsford Road, Chelmsford CM1 2PZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Chelmsford
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Chelmsford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The County Hotel 3*
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