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Overview of The Ship

The Ship

3 out of 5

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Parking available
  • Housekeeping
18 Broomfield Rd, Chelmsford, England, CM1 1SW

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLeez Priory21 min drive
  • Popular LocationNorsey Wood Local Nature Reserve22 min drive
  • Popular LocationBraintree Public Gardens25 min drive
  • AirportLondon (STN-Stansted)32 min drive

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About this area


The Ship is located in Chelmsford. Warren Golf Club and Leez Priory are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Danbury Country Park and Marsh Farm Country Park. Hanningfield Reservoir and Hopefield Animal Sanctuary are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Chelmsford Cathedral - 7 min walk
  • Bond Street - 10 min walk
  • Leez Priory - 21 min drive
  • Norsey Wood Local Nature Reserve - 22 min drive
  • Braintree Public Gardens - 25 min drive

Getting around

  • Chelmsford Station - 4 min walk
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 32 min drive


  • Rose of India - 2 min walk
  • Zorba - 4 min walk
  • Back Inn Time - 6 min walk
  • The Ale House - 6 min walk
  • Zen noodle bar - 7 min walk

About this property

The Ship

Adults-only inn in Chelmsford with restaurant
This smoke-free inn features a restaurant, self parking and free WiFi in public areas. This inn has 6 rooms.
The Ship offers 6 forms of accommodation. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee
  • 1 restaurant


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Smoke-free property

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only

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 American Express

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties

Property is also known as

Ship Inn Chelmsford
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Inn The Ship Chelmsford
Chelmsford The Ship Inn
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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 14 out of 54 reviews
5 - Excellent 26%
Rating 4 - Good. 24 out of 54 reviews
4 - Good 44%
Rating 3 - Okay. 9 out of 54 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 54 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 54 reviews
1 - Terrible 9%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Friendly welcome Room comfortable although it was a bit like a rabbit warren to get to our room.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Nice pub, very friendly staff, council car park next door, can only stay still 6 am, unfortunately no breakfast available
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Happy stay at ‘The Ship’ in a huge room
To my surprise I was a given a 3-bedroomed well decorated room with oodles of space, even though I was solo. The bed I slept in was extremely comfortable. Helpful bar staff and charming chambermaid. The Ship is a spacious, relatively unspoiled Inn, considering its age, 5 minutes walk from Chelmsford station. My guess is that it provides a first class breakfast, although I didn’t try it. The evening meal menus were unusual to say the least, but probably not for those who are on a diet. There was a large ironing board in a communal area, along with a bath, shower room, sink and toilets separate from the room. I imagine it could be very hectic during holiday periods as there could be approximately 7 lots of visitors competing for the same communal amenities - these were unfussy but perfectly adequate, incidentally. Very good value for money and I would be more than happy to stay there again. Thanks to all the staff for a relaxing stay.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with group
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Disliked: Staff & service
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021