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The Compasses Inn

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The Compasses Inn

3.5 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
The Compasses, Littley Green, Chelmsford, England, CM3 1BU

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationChelmsford Cathedral11 min drive
  • Popular LocationHylands House and Park16 min drive
  • AirportLondon (STN-Stansted)16 min drive
  • Popular LocationIngatestone Hall21 min drive

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About this area


The Compasses Inn is located in Chelmsford. Leez Priory and Chelmsford Cathedral are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Benton Hall Golf and Country Club and Warren Golf Club. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Chelmsford City Racecourse or Melbourne Stadium. Discover the area's water adventures with nearby fishing, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • Leez Priory - 2 min drive
  • Chelmsford City Racecourse - 4 min drive
  • Chelmsford Cathedral - 11 min drive
  • Hylands House and Park - 16 min drive
  • Ingatestone Hall - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Braintree Station - 9 min drive
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 16 min drive


  • The White Hart - 3 min drive
  • Razza of Felsted - 4 min drive
  • Square and Compasses - 6 min drive
  • Pig and Whistle - 6 min drive
  • The Flitch of Bacon - 7 min drive

About this property

The Compasses Inn

3.5-star inn with restaurant and bar/lounge
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free inn has a bar/lounge and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include barbecues and a picnic area. This inn has 5 rooms.
The Compasses Inn offers 5 forms of accommodation. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM


Pets are allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard and cash

We should mention

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Compasses Inn Chelmsford
Compasses Chelmsford
The Compasses Inn Inn
The Compasses Inn Chelmsford
The Compasses Inn Inn Chelmsford

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 42 out of 57 reviews
5 - Excellent 74%
Rating 4 - Good. 13 out of 57 reviews
4 - Good 23%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 57 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 57 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 57 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was better than some other pub rooms I have used. Fresh and clean.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Friendly helpful service and a clean and comfortable room
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very quiet location attached to an excellent small pub. Very friendly and helpful staff.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
lovely intimate hotel stay, would stay again
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Have stayed here before and will always look to again when in the area. Everyone was friendly and welcoming and I even had a nice evening chatting with a couple of the locals, at a safe distance of course. A very popular pub and deservedly so.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020