How to get there
J28 M25 motorway, A12 to town centre. Follow signs for A130 on Parkway (dual carriageway). Go under railway viaduct. Across 2 sets of traffic lights. At 2nd set, turn right in to slip road into West End. At next traffic lights turn right - you will see the hotel on your right hand side. Car park entrance is immediately to right of hotel.
Latitude / Longitude: 51.737334, 0.4638013
Our Locals' Tip: If you enjoy culture and history, why not visit the Cathedral, just a few minutes walk away from the hotel. The Cathedral, set just off the high street and behind the Shire hall is a beautifully constructed building and containing beautiful painted ceilings, portraits and stained glass windows.
You will be looked after and provided with that personal attention you deserve, and not just as another guest.
The County Hotel are proud holders of both a Silver Award and a 3 Star Hotel Award as well as a Breakfast Award from Enjoy England, the official British Tourist Board for England. The Hotel has also won the 'Best Large Hotel Category' in the Essex Tourism Awards and it's restaurant, The County Kitchen, is a holder of a prestigious AA Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence.
Based in the centre of Chelmsford, The County Hotel is just a short walk away from the lovely Chelmsford Cathedral and city's nightlife and restaurants. If you like shopping, then there are also a myriad of fine independent shops and boutiques, as well as two fine shopping centres.
County Hotel Rooms
50 comfortably designed bedrooms. With a range of doubles, twins and single rooms, all with Flat Screen TV, WI-FI internet, trouser press, direct dial telephones, complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits in all rooms. As part of our major refurbishment project in 2009 we now have a stunning Suite with a total of 16 Superior and Premium Rooms at standards that you would expect from a 4 Star quality hotel.
County Hotel Restaurants & Bars
The County Kitchen recently won an AA Rosette. The restaurant's Chefs produce an extensive 'A la Carte' menu based on classic British food in a modern style. They use only the best of British seasonal ingredients which are sourced at peak sourcing periods and based on value for money. The kicthen also make their own breads, pasta and ice cream. Not to mention the scones, which you can enjoy with indulgent clotted cream!.
The Lounge at The County Hotel offers a relaxing and informal meeting area for a business meet or just a lunch time coffee.
Situated just to the left of the Hotel's reception area the Lounge is also ideal as a meeting point if you catching up with other guests who are staying at The County.
County Hotel Facilities
Whether for conferences, weddings or large private parties The County can provide you with excellent Banqueting facilities.
There are five meeting rooms room 2 to 150, all with natural daylight and some with disabled access on the ground floor.
There is a large car park at the back of the hotel.
Best For Whom:
- Business Travellers
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"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page" - Saint Augustine