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Hotel

About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 73%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 789 reviews

Soundly appointed, comfortable rooms in a popular and stylish hotel

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At a glance

1 Rosette restaurant
Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Wi-Fi
Lift
Civil weddings

Just three minutes from the rail and bus stations, and 10 minutes’ walk from the city centre, the elegant County Hotel has an award-winning restaurant, comfortable bedrooms, banqueting and conference rooms, and three rooms licensed for civil ceremonies. There is a relaxing south-facing terrace where you can enjoy a drink, and free car parking for guests in the city centre is also a bonus. Chelmsford Museum, the Essex County Cricket Club, Riverside Ice and Leisure, Chelmsford Cathedral are all within walking distance.

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Rooms

  • En-suite rooms: 50
  • Family rooms: 2
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Hearing loop

Room rates

  • Single room, minimum price: £89
  • Double room, minimum price: £99
  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Closed: 27–30 December

Facilities

  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 60

Accessibility

  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
  • Walk-in showers

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Ironing facilities

Leisure

  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme

Conference

  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate (£): 145
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 150
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 54
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 40

Weddings

  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 80

Getting here

From city centre, past rail and bus station. Hotel 300 yards left beyond lights.

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Nearest airport

Stansted

Nearest train station

Chelmsford

Nearest motorway junction

M25 junction 28
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