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The County Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rainsford Road, Chelmsford CM1 2PZ, England
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for one night and had a very clean,comfortable room...Nearby restaurants were closed but came back to hotel and had an enjoyable meal...The staff was very polite and receptive to our needs...The breakfast was very good and the hotel was one of the best values we had on our 10 day ancestor tour

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked a room overnight at the County Hotel, expecting not much, as the £80 low cost would suggest! However, we were delighted with our whole experience. The hotel was spotless,(always the most important factor for us) and our room had a very comfortable king sized bed, bath and shower, updated tv, and lighting. All staff members were very pleasant. Indeed,... More

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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had afternoon tea here with my daughters however we were put in the bar area not in the restaurant which was rather disappointing . The tea was quite nice but there was no atmosphere, it was all very flat! I wouldn't bother going again.

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had a 60th birthday party outside Chelmsford and opted for this hotel as it included parking and was roughly the same price as the others in town. The hotel seemed tired and dated when we checked in at reception. But we were pleasantly surprised when we got to the room. The positives... Comfortable big bed Good sized Bath towels... More

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Was booked into the County by a client for 2 nights. A very pleasant surprise indeed, I arrived quite late, around 2115 , on my first night but they still served me a beautiful meal. Staff were attentive and very friendly without being overbearing. The room was well appointed and had possibly the most comfortable bed I have slept in... More

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I've been to this hotel twice now! Once in May for their Murder Mystery Faulty Towers Night on a hen party and then again for a Sunday lunch in August. I think this is a great hotel! The hotel itself has a lovely authentic look to it outside but in side is really modern and the rooms are lovely! I'd... More

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was booked for a family meeting as we all live around an hour away. Didn't know the hotel so booked blind. The reception and waiting staff were great, the food was ok, the regular hotel style but not too much waiting around. In all could have been worse, we had a lovely day and the journey was shorter for... More

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Dollar, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
52 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Was booked into the County by my company. Initial impressions were that it had seen better days and at some stage would have been a lovely hotel. Staff were friendly enough and assisted in sorting out a mishap with the booking. Ended up with a suite for 2 nights. Room was large and bed comfortable, decor and furnishings were a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Stellar location if you are travelling by train as the hotel is a 3/5 minute walk from the station. The reception staff were friendly, but not great advice friendly. The room itself looks good when you first walk in, but then you notice how it badly needs a new coat of paint and a proper clean. The bed is ok.... More

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Cambs
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

IF you like polite attentive staff this Hotel is for you all the staff; both reception Bar and restaurant were very hard working and polite. They couldnt do enough that you so much. The Hotel itself could do with a little TLC in certain areas but for the price and the food its worth it. My only small moan is... More

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Address: Rainsford Road, Chelmsford CM1 2PZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Chelmsford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The County Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
County Hotel Chelmsford
The County Hotel Chelmsford, Essex

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