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The County Hotel in Chelmsford town centre is within walking distance of Chelmsford's main shopping and tourist attractions and less than 5 minutes walk from Chelmsford Station - with a 35 minute rail service to central London. Hylands House and Park (home of the famous V2 music Festival) is a five-minute drive from the County Hotel and the major shopping centres of Lakeside and Bluewater are within 30 minutes drive. The hotel offers quality, modern accommodation, free Wi-Fi, free parking and an award-winning restaurant.

  • 2 Restaurants
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Lift(s)

County Hotel - about the hotel

Having undergone recent major refurbishment, the County Hotel in Chelmsford town centre has been transformed into a stylish, modern hotel located less than 5 minutes walk from Chelmsford train station, with direct routes into central London, and a couple of minutes walk from Chelmsford town centre. The County Hotel prides itself on its superb service making it one of the best town centre hotels in Chelmsford to stay if you are visiting Chelmsford or it's surrounding areas.

The 50 spacious and contemporary rooms are bright and stylish and feature flat screen TV's, free wireless internet access and both Freeview and Satellite TV. The new Premier rooms are luxurious in style and more spacious with extra features including bathrobes and a minibar.

The acclaimed County Hotel Restaurant offers a comfortable, informal yet stylish dining experience and is the perfect place to enjoy classic British food in a modern style.

Hylands House and Park, home of the V2 music festival, Essex County Cricket Club and Chelmsford Cathedral amongst other attractions are all within easy reach as well as the new Great Leighs Racecourse, set to be the future of horseracing and the first racecourse to be developed in the UK in 80 years.

Conference facilities can accommodate up to 150 delegates and include a large ball room. Ample free parking is available onsite.

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County Hotel - Bedroom Accommodation

All 50 newly refurbished bedrooms are contemporary in style and feature flat screen colour television with both Freeview and Satellite channels, tea/coffee making facilities, direct dial telephone, hairdyer, heating control, free wireless broadband internet access, desk/work area, electric shaver point, 24 hour room service and smoke alarms. All rooms are non-smoking.

  • Check-in from 2.00pm
  • Check-out at 11.00am
    Choose from:
  • Standard Single Rooms - spacious single rooms with 4 foot beds
  • Standard Double and Twin Rooms - spacious double rooms some with balconies.
  • Premier Double Rooms - Very spacious rooms with wooden floor and extra features including iron and ironing board, bathrobes and a minibar.
  • County Suite - Large, luxury suite with separate lounge area.
    Additional facilities at this hotel include:
  • WiFi internet access
  • Dry cleaning and laundry service
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        County Hotel - Heritage & History

        County Hotel - Map & Directions

        County Hotel

        29 Rainsford Road,
        CM1 2PZ

        Tel: +44 (0)1483 776344Fax: +44 (0)1483 730202

        By Road

        From the M25 motorway - Leave M25 at Junction 28 to join the A12 towards Brentwood / A1023 / Chelmsford. Follow the A12 and leave at junction 15 to Chelmsford. Take the first exit at the roundabout onto the A414. Enter next roundabout and take second exit onto London Road (Tenpin Bowling Alley will be on your left). Enter next roundabout (Widford roundabout) and take 1st exit onto Westway, sign posted Widford Industrial Estate. Go straight through 3 sets of traffic lights (follow signs for Broomfield Hospital A&E, Civic Centre and West End). Westway becomes Waterhouse Lane; Waterhouse Lane becomes Rainsford Lane. As you go through the 3rd set of traffic lights, take the left-hand folk, (there are two lanes that go off to the left, stay in the right hand lane). Head straight over to another set of traffic lights which are turning right (signposted Railway Station / West End). Turn right and the hotel is on your right.

        From Stansted Airport - Depart from Stanstead Airport on Bassingbourn Road. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Bassingbourn Road. At the next roundabout, take the second exit and again at the next roundabout. Bear left onto slip road and continue onto A120. Exit onto slip road and turn left onto the A130. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Essex Regiment Way (A130). At the next roundabout, take the third exit onto Braintree Road (B1008). Continue onto B1008. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Main Road (B1008). Bear right onto Parkway (A138). Turn left onto Rainsford Road. The hotel is on your left.

        By Rail and Air

        By Rail - Chelmsford Train Station (0.2 miles). Up to 6 trains per hour direct routes to and from central London in 35 minutes.

        By Air: London Stansted Airport (18 miles)
        Gatwick Airport (60 miles)

        Nearest Cities/Towns

        Chelmsford (0.00 miles) (0 km)
        East Anglia (0.00 miles) (0 km)
        Essex (0.00 miles) (0 km)
        Brentwood (11.50 miles) (19 km)
        Braintree (12.50 miles) (20 km)
        Basildon (18.00 miles) (29 km)
        Colchester (20.00 miles) (32 km)
        Sudbury (29.00 miles) (47 km)
        Dedham (32.00 miles) (52 km)
        London Enfield (32.00 miles) (52 km)
        Enfield (32.00 miles) (52 km)
        Lavenham (36.00 miles) (58 km)
        Ipswich (41.00 miles) (66 km)
        London (45.00 miles) (72 km)
        Bury St Edmunds (46.00 miles) (74 km)
        Woodbridge (51.00 miles) (82 km)
        Aldeburgh (68.00 miles) (109 km)

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        County Hotel - Guest Amenities

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