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The County Hotel

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Rainsford Road, Chelmsford CM1 2PZ, England
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this hotel on a Saturday night when the Beer Festival was on but it wasn't busy. We chose a premium room as we enjoy the extra space. It had some additional goodies including filter coffee for the provided cafetiere, complimentary water, fruit and nibbles. The facilities were very clean and we had a super kingsize bed, separate... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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287 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've previously reviewed the hotel, this one is for their restaurant Samphire, where four of us had dinner last week. We had a very pleasant dinner with most of us managing at least two and me three courses. I had the chicken terrine, lamb cutlets and chocolate fondant and all were very good. A decent number of options but with... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used the hotel for the whole day - the civil Ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakast and evening disco with buffet. This was a perfect day and all our guests had a great time (or so they told us ! ) ALL the hotel staff were superb, nothing - absolutely nothing was too much trouble for them and some of... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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85 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice to be back here again. Hotel is set in the high street in a built up and not particularly pretty part of town ,close to a ring road and overlooked in places by some run down homes. But for a hotel in the heart of the city it is a good find, within walking distance of all the main... More 

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Thank politicsandrew
Chelmsford
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24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for afternoon tea for my nans 91st birthday. It all started badly when we were taken from reception to the 'crystal ballroom' picture seventies, tatty ballroom faulty towers esq and you are on the right lines! There was a party taking place in here of probably 30 guests interspersed with guests trying to have afternoon tea. After... More 

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Thank Eleanor S
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would say from other reviews that they have taken certain bad points on board and rectified them. However you can not make the rooms less noisy due to badly fitting doors, lino that people stomp on, thin walls and creaky floorboards. The receptionist asked for 10 minutes to book 2 of us in! We went for a drink to... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

County Hotel used to set the standard for Chelmsford. Sunday - afternoon tea for a special occasion. When I booked they asked any special dietary requirements? Yes 1 pescatarian. First they did not know what one was. Second they made no allowances with the sandwich fillings One guest asked for decaff coffee - was told it would be instant!!!!! No... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being in the town it's a taken its going to by noisy. The room was nice with a view over the car park and road running through the town. Good shower and facilities. We only had the room as I thought £12 pp for breakfast having paid £76 for the room a bit cheeky! Staff friendly and helpful, there is... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Stayed in room 15 .firstly probably the smallest hotel room I have seen. No air conditioning and as the room looked onto a enclosed space there was no breeze coming into the room. Add the fact that the towel radiator was permanently on in the bathroom and it all adds up to a room that was hotter than the apartment... More 

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Essex England
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141 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Was treated by friends to the County's special afternoon tea with nice choice of teas and an excellent selection of freshly made sandwiches; scones and cakes. Clearly sandwich/cake selection were all made to order as very fresh and nicely presented. Good attention initially from staff but had to request hot water a couple of times as teapots were quite small.... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about The County Hotel

Address: Rainsford Road, Chelmsford CM1 2PZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Chelmsford
Price Range: $97 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The County Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
County Hotel Chelmsford
The County Hotel Chelmsford, Essex
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#1 Green Hotel in Chelmsford
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