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10 Best Hotels in Chelmsford

County Hotel Chelmsford
4 out of 5
29 Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, England
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AU$165
per night
Feb 28 - Feb 29
3.9/5Very Good! (243 reviews)

"Nice hotel, comfortable Room, nice onsite bar & restaurant, friendly & attentive staff, great location only a short walk to shops, bars & restaurants, would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 18 Nov. 2019

County Hotel Chelmsford
Pontlands Park
3.5 out of 5
West Hanningfield Road, Great Baddow, Chelmsford, England
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AU$221
per night
Feb 5 - Feb 6
4.5/5Wonderful! (134 reviews)

"Quiet, plenty of parking, friendly and helpful staff, great food!"…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct. 2019

Pontlands Park
Best Western Atlantic Hotel
3 out of 5
Brook Street, Off New Street, Chelmsford, England
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AU$120
per night
Feb 7 - Feb 8
3.9/5Good! (268 reviews)

"The hotel is very convenient for the town and the railway station. The staff are lovely and obliging. The only negative (and it’s a very minor one) is that there are no towel rails in the bathroom for wet towels."…"

Reviewed on 16 Dec. 2019

Best Western Atlantic Hotel
The Oakland Hotel
3 out of 5
2-6 Reeves Way, South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, England
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AU$102
per night
Jan 30 - Jan 31
3.6/5Good! (94 reviews)

"I had not realised that it was accommodation in a pub but took advantage of fact."…"

Reviewed on 4 Nov. 2019

The Oakland Hotel
The Ship
3 out of 5
18 Broomfield Rd, Chelmsford, England
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AU$96
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
3.9/5Good! (34 reviews)

"i liked everything . I want to come soon. This is nice place"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan. 2020

The Ship
The Compasses
3 out of 5
141 Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, England
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AU$116
per night
Jan 30 - Jan 31
2.7/5 (79 reviews)

"The room was nicely decorated, warm and cosy. The bed was rather hard but did not stop me sleeping. Slight issue with the shower head wall holder being too loose which meant having to keep adjusting it while showering."…"

Reviewed on 28 Nov. 2019

The Compasses
Rothmans Bed and Breakfast
3 out of 5
22 High St, Chelmsford, England
AU$192
per night
Feb 3 - Feb 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (6 reviews)

"enjoyable. friendly staff and very good breakfast. good location also."…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep. 2019

Rothmans Bed and Breakfast
The Riverside Chelmsford
4 out of 5
Victoria Road, Chelmsford, England
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4/5Very Good! (26 reviews)
Closed Hotel!!

"I arrived at the hotel just after 8 pm on Friday 14/11/14 to find it closed for renovation. I'd even received confirmation and an itinerary from you. Fortunately I was able to find another hotel within an hour. I've spoken to the hotel this morning and they tell me that they had cancelled their contract ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Nov. 2014

The Riverside Chelmsford
Crouch Motel
3 out of 5
Burnham Rd, Chelmsford, England
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AU$128
per night
Feb 5 - Feb 6
4/5Very Good! (4 reviews)
Satisfactory

"Very comfortable for a short stay although I couldn't get the tv to work and there was no one around to report it to. Good job I was tired."…"

Reviewed on 17 Nov. 2019

Crouch Motel
Channels Lodge
4 out of 5
Belsteads Farm Lane, Little Waltham, Chelmsford, England
AU$191
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
4.8/5Exceptional! (38 reviews)

"Channels Lodge is situated in stunning surroundings. Most staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Our room was spacious with a large en-suite bathroom with a shower/toilet. Bathroom was scrupulously clean with luxurious hand soap and hand lotion. Comfy spacious bed and room was equipped with a ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep. 2019

Channels Lodge
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Visiting Chelmsford

Visitors to Chelmsford are sure to enjoy the bars. Tourists can also enjoy the city's cathedral, parks, and monuments. Kelvedon Hatch, Southend Pier, and Colchester Zoo are some of the top sights around the area.

  • There are 27 hotels and other accommodations in Chelmsford
  • The closest major airport is in London (STN-Stansted) 22.5 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Southend-on-Sea (SEN-Southend Municipal) 24.3 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Chelmsford

The city is notable for landmarks like Chelmsford Cathedral, Hylands House and Park, and Leez Priory Wedding Venue. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Bond Street and Melbourne Stadium.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 27 hotels and other lodging options to select from in Chelmsford. Below are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Pontlands Park - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and quiet location.
  • The Riverside Chelmsford - With a stay at this 4-star inn, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a bar, along with free WiFi.
  • Best Western Atlantic Hotel - This 3-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its dining options and clean, comfortable rooms.

Top places to visit outside the city include South Park, located 20.3 mi (32.7 from the city center, and Kelvedon Hatch, which is 10.4 mi (16.8 away.

Getting Around Chelmsford

If you want to journey outside of the city, hop aboard a train from Chelmsford Station, Wickford Hatfield Peverel Station, or Chelmsford South Woodham Ferrers Station. Chelmsford may not have many public transit choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Chelmsford

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 52°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 34°F
  • From April to June, the average is 69°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 72°F during the day and 48°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 61°F as the daytime average and 36°F as the nighttime average
  • Chelmsford gets about 0.87 inches of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 70°F, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 35°F

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