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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 14 hotels in Chelmsford
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed overnight before a family wedding. This is a lovely hotel,spotlessly clean and check in was swift and efficient. We had dinner in the dining room,which was delicious, and drinks at the bar,which were very reasonably priced and a good selection of wines. Our room was large and comfortable with an enormous bathroom that had a bath and walk... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The County Hotel became my family's refuge whilst my husband was a patient at Broomfield Hospital - just up the road from the hotel. I don't know what we would have done without such a nice place to stay - and we stayed there many times over a period of 6 weeks. The hotel is modern, comfy with a very... More

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Essex, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My mother and I visited here for my best friends baby shower . We had sandwiches and a lovely tier of cakes including mini scones , cupcakes and another assortment of cakes . They were all delicious especially the scones . I liked the idea of having a separate pot of jam,butter and cream. I don't have cream or butter... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely friendly staff - food brilliant - we had breakfast and dinner. The room was pretty warm so could of done with a fan as air con machine was not very good but other than that fantastic hotel clean throughout

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed at this hotel from two nights on business for Anglia Ruskin University. Overall very impressed, there was plenty of car parking space, which was a bonus for hotels around the location. The room (70 single) was of a decent size from a person travelling alone, small double bed, desk, chair, TV hotel usuals... I believe there is an... More

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GJMcG, General Manager at The County Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ash 14941 I would like to thank you for your feedback, it is always important for us. We are a 3 star Hotel, however I have made substatial investment in the rooms this year with still more finishing touches to come over the next few weeks. We are also about to paint the exterior, refurnish the Restaurant and Lounge... More

14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably a little overpriced & certainly is if you get one of the small rooms- the rooms on floor 2 are admittedly cosy. Service is fine, breakfast perfectly ok. I suppose it does what it says on the tin, for a 3-star hotel, but simply doesn't overwhelm, for the price. Dirty cups, and the odd suspect hair scared me a... More

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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here one night to watch 20/20big bash cricket at Essex County Ground in Chelmsford. Well located for the cricket, only a 15/20 minute walk towards the city centre, where we found lots of restaurants and bars. The staff were very friendly, and our room was very large. On a hot night the air conditioning was welcome. A large... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Very Comfy beds, good food, cracking real ale, friendly and helpful staff, great location for train links to London, would recommend as one to stay at. A very good located hotel with original period features, rooms are clean and modern.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Just a very quick review Took my wife for afternoon tea and was very pleased with what we had to eat. Very basic but what do expect for only £12.50 each. 4 finger sandwiches with different fillings, then fruit tart , with two other tasty items then 2 scones with jam and cream. with a selections of teas and coffee... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
47 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

From the outside this looks like a a series of houses joined together into one hotel and given the fact that it's surrounded by offices and shops you would be forgiven for thinking that this will be like one of those dodgy London hotels that sounds posh but isn't. But it's nothing of the sort. The hotel is very plush... 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*
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County Hotel Chelmsford
The County Hotel Chelmsford, Essex

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