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Top 10 Hotels in Chelmsford

Farm Cottage Near to River Crouch and Situated on Crouch Ridge Vineyard
Hall Farm Cottages, Fambridge Rd, Chelmsford, ENG
£124
per night
28 Oct-29 Oct
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
We had a lovely relaxing weekend break getting to know more of the area around us of interest ! Cons

"Great location lovely walks and 10mins drive from marina with local shops and good pub food ..very friendly atmosphere and people ! Would love to visit again !"…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2019

Farm Cottage Near to River Crouch and Situated on Crouch Ridge Vineyard
The Compasses
3 out of 5
141 Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£60
per night
23 Oct-24 Oct
2.6/5 (73 reviews)

"Chalet accommodation good for an overnight stay, clean & tidy."…"

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2019

The Compasses
Channels Lodge
4 out of 5
Belsteads Farm Lane, Little Waltham, Chelmsford, England
£99
per night
10 Nov-11 Nov
4.8/5Exceptional! (32 reviews)

"Channels Lodge is situated in stunning surroundings. Most staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Our room was spacious with a large en-suite bathroom with a shower/toilet. Bathroom was scrupulously clean with luxurious hand soap and hand lotion. Comfy spacious bed and room was equipped with a ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2019

Channels Lodge
Chelmsford Serviced Apartments
5 out of 5
43 Baddow Road, Chelmsford, England
£110
per night
15 Nov-16 Nov
4.8/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Very nice.

"Was pleasantly surprised. Very clean. Good size property and breakfast provided. Will definitely book again."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2019

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Best Western Atlantic Hotel
3 out of 5
Brook Street, Off New Street, Chelmsford, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£77
per night
27 Oct-28 Oct
3.9/5Good! (225 reviews)

"Friendly staff all smiling and happy which is great to see Clean rooms / nice restaurant- not rushed great hotel"…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2019

Best Western Atlantic Hotel
Welcome To The Beach, Deluxe Lounge With Double bed and French Doors
£68
per night
23 Oct-24 Oct
4/5Very Good! (1 review)

"The room was bright and airy. We had an upstairs bedroom with 'french doors' (not the lounge with french doors to the garden which we expected). It was fine for our overnight stay as we were out during the day. The room was a little 'unfinished' in terms of flooring wasnt quite flush to the skirting ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Sep 2019

Welcome To The Beach, Deluxe Lounge With Double bed and French Doors
Super King or Singles? Ground Floor With Parking
90 Broomfield Rd, Flat 8, Chelmsford, ENG
£107
per night
27 Oct-28 Oct
4/5Very Good! (1 review)

"Beds were really comfy Parking was easy Apartment was really hot. Was concerning to have the window open during the night as it had no safety latch so could open extremely wide and being on the ground floor was quite unsafe. Apartment was really clean I would just say there were a few minor places ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2019

Super King or Singles? Ground Floor With Parking
The Oakland Hotel
3 out of 5
2-6 Reeves Way, South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£54
per night
25 Oct-26 Oct
3.6/5Good! (86 reviews)

"Friendly staff, the room was a good size clean and tidy. Only issue we had was really small step to bathroom the carpet to roo was close up to it so hard to see hence stubbing my toes on it but overall was really lovely hotel would definitely recommend to friends."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jul 2019

The Oakland Hotel
The Riverside Chelmsford
4 out of 5
Victoria Road, Chelmsford, England
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4/5Very Good! (26 reviews)
Closed Hotel!!

"I arrived at the hotel just after 8 pm on Friday 14/11/14 to find it closed for renovation. I'd even received confirmation and an itinerary from you. Fortunately I was able to find another hotel within an hour. I've spoken to the hotel this morning and they tell me that they had cancelled their contract ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Nov 2014

The Riverside Chelmsford
The Ship
3 out of 5
18 Broomfield Rd, Chelmsford, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£50
per night
25 Oct-26 Oct
3.7/5Good! (17 reviews)

"It was a very nice place to stay. I would stay here again"…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2019

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Visiting Chelmsford

Visitors to Chelmsford are sure to enjoy the bars. Tourists can also enjoy the city's cathedral, gardens and monuments. Kelvedon Hatch, Southend Pier and Colchester Zoo are some of the top sights around the area.

  • There are 46 hotels and other accommodation options in Chelmsford
  • The closest major airport is in London (STN-Stansted), 14 mi (22.5 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in London (SEN-Southend), 15.1 mi (24.3 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Chelmsford

The city is notable for landmarks like Hylands House and Park, Chelmsford Cathedral and Leez Priory Wedding Venue. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Chelmsford City Racecourse and Bond Street.

As you plan your holiday, you'll find 46 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Chelmsford. Below are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Channels Lodge - This 4-star hotel features a golf course, a restaurant and free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • The Compasses Inn - Our customers love the proximity to the airport and quiet rooms at this inn. This 3.5-star inn features a restaurant, free WiFi and free parking.
  • Pontlands Park - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its bar and convenient parking.

Outside the city, popular places to visit include Kelvedon Hatch, located 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from the city centre, and Southend Pier, which is 17.4 mi (28 km) away.

Getting around Chelmsford

If you want to journey outside the city, ride aboard a train from Chelmsford Station, Wickford Hatfield Peverel Station or Chelmsford South Woodham Ferrers Station. Chelmsford may not have many public transport options so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Chelmsford

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 11°C and the night-time average to be 1°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 21°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July to September averages 22°C during the day and 9°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 16°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • Chelmsford gets about 22 millimetres of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 21°C, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 2°C

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