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The Riverside Inn

0.5 km from Chelmsford centre
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wifi
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Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM2 6LJ, England
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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very unhelpful staff, who clearly do not want any business. Won't use them again. In this day and age staff should be bending over backwards to help. Wouldn't even take a lunch booking 2 hours before hand, and they had only few tables booked. Wanted 24 hours notice for a reservation!!!!

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RiversideAdmin, Manager at The Riverside Inn, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Firstly, thank you for your feedback, its my understanding that you were trying to book a Groupon afternoon tea for two? Unfortunately as stated on the Groupon offer, we do require 24 hours notice for the afternoon tea bookings, this is because the freshly baked cakes and scones are all baked fresh daily. This is clearly stated in...

Ruthin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Creaky and old, but that's the character of the place. Room was well appointed, albeit with a somewhat lack of lighting in corners and by the sofa, but again, it is an old place and the lovely beams will take your mind off it.....The staff were very helpful. If you need parking just speak to the staff for instructions how...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a 1 night stay at the Riverside Inn, with slight reservations due to some negative reviews; however, I found the place to be welcoming and quaint and good value for money. All the staff in the hotel and restaurant were friendly and very helpful and created a nice atmosphere. A choice of top range rooms was offered, both being...

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely lovely! We all thoroughly enjoyed our meal. There was 20 of us and the really nice thing was that we could order off the menu on the day and not weeks before the event. The service was excellent. The choice on the menu was perfect and the food first class. If I had one very slight criticism it would...

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Thank justcarolb
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Absolutely spot on. Lovely atmosphere, lovely food, lovely staff (Maria, Ben & Richard). There were 18 of us, the food was served piping hot and nothing was too much trouble. Have to mention the awesome chocolate brownie, WOW!! Thank you for looking after us, we will be returning.

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Maldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant hotel with lots of character. Major issue whilst there - water leak meant no water overnight! Staff were excellent offering to find us another hotel or a full refund, we went with the latter as it was very late. They were all very helpful and service excellent. Would come back again, hopefully without the water leak! Very comfy...

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Thank Clare10127
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Very lovely menu with beautiful surroundings, no children running around like in the center of town . Great for girlie chats or couples. There is an outside bit with calming views of the river. Definitely go back again for dinner. I saw also a fab Christmas menu.

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Billericay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our first visit to the Riverside (we are booked in for Christmas lunch so this was a trial run). ATMOSPHERE: the place was buzzing on our arrival (3pm) but our table was ready and we were seated immediately. Music was playing (the volume allowed easy conversation). A solo singer/keyboard player came on at 4pm and again, the volume was just...

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Thank Griff J
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights for my sisters university graduation. Lovely rooms, an the staff are very friendly and helpful, however, there is no car park except for a public car park opposite that is rather expensive. Breakfast was dissappointing, given the price of the rooms I expected more than a muffin, a cereal bar, and a piece of fruit....

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Spend two nights here which was two nights two long. But let's be fair there are positives. Great location (would be good if they offered to cover the parking across the road), food was good but could have been better. Chris behind the bar was the main saving grace, engaging and friendly. The room itself was ok but not up...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Riverside Inn

Address: Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM2 6LJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Chelmsford
Price Range: €104 - €106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Riverside Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Top floor is quieter as you won't have people walking in the room above - lovely creaky floors!”
 of 5 bubbles GreatGadgetMan, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 5 or 6 are at the top of the Inn and away from downstairs noise, but lots of steep stairs to get there.”
 of 5 bubbles 542ChrisT, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“My guess would be that Room 4 is probably best”
 of 5 bubbles KenQ_11, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you possibly can sit in the Garden”
 of 5 bubbles 839terryl, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“room 6 (at rear, quieter with small openable window) and room 5 (nice but no openable window or view and noisier at the front)”
 of 5 bubbles Den999, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
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