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The County Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rainsford Road, Chelmsford CM1 2PZ, England
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5 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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Basildon, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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90 reviews 90 reviews
50 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Dublin
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked in to The County Hotel and was a bit apprehensive as had seen some reviews complaining about the hot room etc. From the outside the hotel looks a bit dated and makes you a bit nervous. However I was pleasantly surprised with my room which was a premium room. It was a very warm night bit the a/c worked... More

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Bristol
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109 reviews 109 reviews
27 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was booked for me on the premise that it would be better than the local Premier Inn and was not much more expensive. Good points: Excellent room design - small room that did not feel cramped and had all the usually expected features Lovely restaurant food and attentive staff Room windows left open for arrival - made room... More

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

We recently stayed at this hotel on one of the hottest weekends ever!! We were both very impressed by the welcome we received and the bedroom (with small balcony) was very spacious and airy. We kept the balcony doors open all night as it was so sultry - although a fan was provided for our room the air was too... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

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 July 28, 2014

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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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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