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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed today NEWvia mobile

We checked the website and the hotel looked great with a restaurant to match. We arrived and although it looked great we saw a couple of guests who we thought could be trouble. I emptied my suit case in my room and went down to dinner. When I left my room I heard a female guest shouting and crying. The...

Thank jamiesandilands9
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Checked in to a deluxe double with extra child's bed. The room smelled of stale cigarettes, the overlay on the bed, the blanket box and chair were all stained. There were barely any unchipped tiles in the bathroom, the standard of cleaning was not good, balls of fluff in the corners and along the edges of the room. And pay...

Thank familyholsHants
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I recently stayed at The County whilst visiting my son who is at Uni in Chelmsford. Very quick, efficient check in and up to my premium room. The receptionist pointed out a very happy wedding going on and apologised for the noise - which wasn't a problem. Lovely room, very spacious, huge bathroom, every facility you could ask for. Unfortunately...

Thank KadyJA
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is old but looks well maintained. We stayed in the hotel for our evening meal and have to say the food was really good and the lady behind the bar was lovely. It went down hill from there unfortunately. I couldn't put my finger on it but some of the guests behaved liked they'd never stayed in a...

Thank Kazza M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. Excellent location. Close to university, town centre and bus station. Room very spacious and clean. Tea making facilities available in room. Room did get cold but we turned heat up and it was fine. Breakfast was very expensive and really not worth it. Would stay here again. Chelmsford is a lovely town with friendly locals...

Thank lynne069
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this hotel on Valentine's Day and both my colleague and I were extremely impressed with the standard of service as well as the attention to detail that was being rolled out. Over the last 12 years I have frequented west end hotels on business and have become a big fan of a very famous fine steak house chain...

Thank Jconst
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Both myself and my wife had another fantastic meal at the County the steak was magnificent and the staff as ever were friendly and pleasant. Again a treat and we look forward to eating at the County again.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband said he had seen an offer for dinner bed and breakfast on what would be valentines weekend . So I called and mentioned the offer and mentioned the price to the receptionist I was told no problem matching that offer and I would receive a call in a few minutes but not to worry the room would be...

1Thank stresshead44
Dorset United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely staff and really clean and we'll presented hotel. Where it is a dated building the floor boards creek making upstairs neighbours noisy. I suppose this can't be helped! Also if you choose to take your own means of entertainment such as a DVD player or games console, the TV will not allow access to using it! So don't bother!...

Thank Nixon24
Colchester esse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely clean looking hotel. Had afternoon tea with two freinds. Good service and freindly staff. Food delicious but a few more sandwiches would of been nice .. Large car park. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Lesley A

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The County Hotel is conveniently located near the heart of Chelmsford City centre with a 2 minute walk from Chelmsford train station and just 35 minutes train journey to London Liverpool Street. This warm, friendly hotel is an ideal location from which to explore Chelmsford city, The Essex countryside or even a quick trip into London. We have 50 luxury rooms and all are stylish with contemporary features, consisting of standard, premium and suites. When you visit Chelmsford for business or leisure, we can offer you a perfect stay and pride ourselves on making your visit a memorable experience, whether it is for one night or more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The County Hotel

Address: 29 Rainsford Road, Chelmsford CM1 2PZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Chelmsford
Price Range: €72 - €122 (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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“Booking. Com great value”
 of 5 bubbles maldonfox, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you don't like traffic noise then ask for a room at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles andreawilliams3108, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Not room 82 - it was very comfortable but does face out on to the road unlike most of the other rooms”
 of 5 bubbles MGaylard, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would ask for a quiet room”
 of 5 bubbles Fazmam, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get room away from road”
 of 5 bubbles eigbob, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
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