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The Oakland Hotel Ltd

2-6 Reeves Way | South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5XF, England
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Ranked #12 of 22 Chelmsford B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location with shops and numerous places to eat. I was there over a weekend and the music could be heard in my room which was 2 floors above the bar/nightclub. I found it not too intrusive. I found the staff friendly.helpful and polite. A good breakfast too The room was clean with a good shower.

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Frome
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived at 9.30pm to find the deafening night-club in full-swing, and the the check-in desk surrounded by burly bouncers and drinkers which was a *little* off-putting, if not intimidating. That said, the girl behind the counter was extremely nice and helpful and pointed us in the direction of the free car-park (opposite the police station) just a stone's throw away.... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Please Please avoid this place The music shakes the whole hotel belive me it is not just some noise its like sleeping in a night club. The staff are very rude and unprofessional that is before we get down to the fact that the room is dirty uncempt and has not been up dated since the 1960s. If you want... More

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oaklandhotel, Owner at The Oakland Hotel Ltd, responded to this review

We regret that you felt it was necessary to leave a review on this website as we have been in communication with you and Booking.com about your stay with us. It clearly states on the Booking.com website that we have music until 2.00 a.m. at the weekend. The website also advises that we have cots available - free of charge... More

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We booked a couple of months for a friends party on a Saturday night. We were aware of the nightclub so requested quiet rooms at the time of booking. Check in on the Saturday was fine. Very impressed with the bar prices. Room was bright and clean. Bed was very comfortable. On arrival back from the party the nightclub was... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Check efficient, staff helpful and room acceptable. Tv ok wifi not bad, plenty of choice for eve meal a few steps from pub/hotel. Fish chips, chinese pizza or curry. Slept okay not perfect. Too much noise next to room from pub extractors blast too late as have to work normal hours

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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Turned up at 8pm wanting to get straight to bed as my boyfriend and I had to be up at 5am so he could compete in a very important and strenuous half iron man race nearby. It took 30 minutes to get someone to give us a key for the room we had pre booked despite going to the bar... More

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oaklandhotel, Owner at The Oakland Hotel Ltd, responded to this review

I have looked into the background of this booking and found that you booked this room on-line via Laterooms.com on 5th June for a 7th June arrival. The website does warn Guests about our Nightclub with music until 2.00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights and advises that where possible quiet rooms are allocated. Due to the lateness of your... More

Potters Bar, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Stayed here very basic. Parking only for 4/5 cars barering in mind it is for a 36 bed hotel. Staff seem ok. Room- bed hard as nails and can not sleep in the bed as I need some padding so I'm sleeping on the bed. Tv is tiny. Room is situated on the top floor room 34 it is quite... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We booked a Saturday night stay for a wedding reception locally. As we didn't return till late (and after a few drinks) the noise from the bar wasn't a problem for us but be warned that it can get noisy. The room itself was spacious and clean. It had the normal facilities with free view TV, hairdryer, tea & coffee... More

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Cannock, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We needed a hotel for our band to stay over after a gig in Hockley - we pre-booked this and didn't really know what to expect with only 2 stars (probably because there is a noisy nightclub downstairs at weekend but this didnt bother us as we never got in until the club was almost closing)- what we found was... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Stayed here on a Saturday night and knew that live music would be played till late. Had a room on the 2nd floor directly above the bar but heard very little noise. The room was spacious, tidy and clean. Normal facilities available in the room, tv, tea/coffee, reasonable bathroom with shower. The staff were friendly and attentive. Breakfast, freshly cooked... More

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Address: 2-6 Reeves Way | South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5XF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Chelmsford
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Oakland Hotel Chelmsford
The Oakland Hotel Ltd Chelmsford, Essex

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We are a family owned hotel with 36 ensuite bedrooms including a Bridal Suite with 4 poster bed & spa bath. ... more   less 
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