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The Oakland

3 out of 5

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
2-6 Reeves Way, Chelmsford, England, CM3 5XF

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationChalkwell Beach30 min drive
  • Popular LocationSouthend Pier37 min drive
  • Popular LocationAdventure Island37 min drive
  • AirportLondon (STN-Stansted)51 min drive

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About this area


The Oakland is located in Chelmsford. Marsh Farm Country Park and Danbury Country Park reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Adventure Island and Hanningfield Reservoir. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Ramblers Stadium or Roots Hall Stadium.

What's nearby

  • Hanningfield Reservoir - 10 min drive
  • Hockley Woods - 20 min drive
  • Chalkwell Beach - 30 min drive
  • Southend Pier - 37 min drive
  • Adventure Island - 37 min drive

Getting around

  • Chelmsford South Woodham Ferrers Station - 14 min walk
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 51 min drive


  • Thai Bualuang - 4 min walk
  • The Spice Restaurant - 4 min drive
  • The Lodge Country Inn - 5 min drive
  • The Norton - 6 min drive
  • The Hawk - 6 min drive

About this property

The Oakland

3-star hotel with free breakfast and restaurant
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a computer station are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. This hotel has 34 rooms. Housekeeping is not available.
The Oakland offers 34 forms of accommodation.

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
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free off-site parking

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • No housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Computer station


  • Smoke-free property

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM


Pets not 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 and Mastercard

Property is also known as

Oakland Chelmsford
Oakland Hotel Chelmsford
Oakland Hotel South Woodham Ferrers
Oakland South Woodham Ferrers
The Oakland Hotel
The Oakland Chelmsford
The Oakland Hotel Chelmsford

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 21 out of 115 reviews
5 - Excellent 18%
Rating 4 - Good. 50 out of 115 reviews
4 - Good 43%
Rating 3 - Okay. 29 out of 115 reviews
3 - Okay 25%
Rating 2 - Poor. 11 out of 115 reviews
2 - Poor 10%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 115 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness
The rooms were clean and comfortable, the staff were really friendly, helpful and efficient and the breakfast was excellent
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with group
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very tired and in need of updating. Very noisy with pub underneath with music until 3am
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

3/5 Okay

Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

2/5 Poor

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Room comfort
Uncomfortable beds let the place down
Booked four rooms for a team on a business trip, all agreed the beds were really quite uncomfortable and felt like sleeping on stones.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very good value for money. Helpful, friendly staff.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021