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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 6 days ago
Ash14941 Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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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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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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
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
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
48 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Only stayed for one night, 2 adults 4 children in two rooms. Both rooms were nice and clean. Ate in the restaurant as part of the deal which was very nice. Also a very good children's menu. Staff friendly and welcoming. Would give it 4.5 if possible.

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Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
48 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

Stayed on a DB&B package in a suite for only £140 - great size, good facilities and nice touches - staff very pleasant. Excellent selection of wine by the glass and of good quality. Breakfast very nice but dinner not very good (although cheese course was excellent and my pork was okay) but service excellent (we were the only ones... More

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Cala Millor, Islas Baleares, Spain
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

Booked 3 hours before stay arriving 30th April, just for the night. As a manager of a hotel, I have high standards and enjoy a cheeky break away to chill out. I arrived on the train and was only a 2 minute walk away (despite my phone directing me to the tomtom listing of the hotel which is 15 minutes... More

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Brisbane, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stayed in a suite for our wedding. My wife used it beforehand to get ready with her family and then we used it for two nights after. The suite we stayed in was roomy, comfortable and quiet. The hotel is convienent to Chelmsford town centre, railway station and bus station. We found the staff helpful. Before the wedding the... 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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Also Known As:
County Hotel Chelmsford
The County Hotel Chelmsford, Essex

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