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Channels Lodge

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Belsteads Farm Lane | Little Waltham, Chelmsford CM3 3PT, England
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Ranked #1 of 22 Chelmsford B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Monika K Lucerne, Switzerland
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Lucerne, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I liked it very much; it was a nice and quiet location, the room looked extremely new and lovely with a prefect size and a great shower! The close-by restaurant had a good selection of food and it was just delicious.

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

I am grateful to this reviewer on two counts. First for saying those nice things about Channels Lodge and second for getting the week off to such a good start. Simon Larner More

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed at Channels Lodge as a large family group twice now. Lovely rooms, each one different and very comfortable. Good food, great attention to detail, and very friendly and helpful. Hope to find another excuse to stay again!

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

In saying thank you for this very kind review I should mention that guests at Channels Lodge are always welcome whether they have an excuse or not. Simon Larner More

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole set up at Channels Lodge is wonderful with a professional friendly approach. It will remain my first point of call - head and shoulders above anything available in the area. Comfort, convenience and a relaxed place to stay.

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

This fulsome review is very much appreciated by all the members of the Channels team since it leads us to hope that we may be welcoming this guest on many future occasions. Simon Larner More

Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Shared our Anniversary with son, daughter and sister and their families, the "children" ranging in age from 8 to 25. The rooms all were wonderful and you couldn't help but say WOW when you entered each room. The service at all times was above and beyond helpful. The golf course and acres of fields, woods, ponds, fountains, must rank amongst... More

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

It is a source of great satisfaction to the team that this very generous review should appear following such an important anniversary. For although Channels has long been a chosen venue for weddings this is the first time that we have had the pleasure of welcoming guests for a golden wedding celebration. We very much hope that in ten years... More

County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Channels for business. Lovely room in the old Lodge, very clean and comfortable. Great value for money and very good breakfast. Will definitely stay there again when on business in Chelmsford.

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

Although this very kind review cites business as a reason to stay at Channels Lodge I venture to suggest that pleasure should be no less of an incentive. Simon Larner More

1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very pleasant stay, nice and comfortable rooms, very friendly staff and a good meal and service received in the restaurant. I am a regular guest here as it is in a great location with easy access and a gem of a find.

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

We have always endeavoured to maintain a high standard at Channels Lodge so it is all the more encouraging when this is recognised by a regular visitor who has taken the trouble to write such a generous review. Simon Larner More

Braintree, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We had our son's wedding at Channels 24th May 2014 and booked 6 rooms at the Lodge and Courtyard. Every room was excellent, comfortable beds, well equiped with all you need and very peaceful. A great nights sleep after an excellent day. The staff were very attentive, nothing was too much trouble. Really good breakfast and again very attentive staff.... More

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

Describing a recent stay at the Lodge as the 'Channels experience' it was gratifying to read that it was one which the reviewer wished to repeat and indeed to recommend to both family and friends. These kind remarks are very much appreciate More

Brentwood, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

My first stay at Channels Lodge and it was very welcoming and friendly. A lovely old building with character rooms The restaurant at the next door golf club was excellent. I would happily recommend staying here again.

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

I was very pleased to read that you had enjoyed your first stay with us and your kind recommendation leads me to hope that we may soon have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Channels Lodge. Simon Larner More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I have to say this is one of the best hotels in Essex I have ever stayed in and I wonder why I hadn't come here before. It has all the traditional feel about it and the staff couldn't have treated me better. It was so nice and peaceful to sit out or wander round the grounds. I highly recommend... More

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

Essex boasts a number of very good hotels so to be counted high among them is praise indeed. It was no less encouraging to read what our guest had to say about the Channels team playing as they do an essential part in the service we have to offer. Simon Larner More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My husband and I booked a night at the Lodge as a cheeky get away, we don't live far away but it was a good excuse to have sometime together. Our room was a great size, very clean and the bed was really comfortable. The staff couldn't have been more friendly and welcoming. The lodge has a very cosy feel... More

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1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your very gracious review. It is always gratifying when people who live nearby choose the Lodge as a place to 'get away'. We look forward to your return. Simon Larner More

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Address: Belsteads Farm Lane | Little Waltham, Chelmsford CM3 3PT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Chelmsford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Channels Lodge 4*
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Channels Lodge is one of the finest Hotels in Chelmsford, surrounded by the golf course, this beautifully converted 15th Century Tudor house is an ideal place for a business traveller to stay or wedding hotel near Chelmsford city centre. The hotel has 14 spacious guest rooms which have been individually designed and equipped to the highest standards combining the finest of the old with the finest of the new. Each room is decorated stylishly, some in mind for business man and business women and others designed in consideration for romantic breaks.There are two restaurants within the grounds of Channels both are renowned for their excellent food and friendly service. Bar snacks can also be purchased from the Club House. The hotel is situated close to the A12 between Chelmsford (2 miles) and Colchester (25 miles) and with Stansted Airport only 20 minutes away, makes Channels Lodge in the heart of the Essex countryside, a perfect location for both business and pleasure. Free parking when traveling to and from Stansted. ... more   less 
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