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The County Hotel

  • VisitEngland 3 Star Hotel
  • VisitEngland Breakfast Award
  • Green Tourism Silver Award
  • Essex Tourism Awards
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Hotel with 50 rooms £70-£275 prpn

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The County Hotel

The County Hotel

Contact

Mrs Karen Murrell

29 Rainsford Road,
Chelmsford,
Essex,
CM1 2PZ

01245 455700

Address

Rainsford Road,
Chelmsford,
Essex,
CM1 2PZ

Details

Privately owned hotel close to town centre. Major refurbishment summer 2008. Renowned restaurant with excellent reputation for food. Congenial bar lounge for snacks. 54 bedrooms & banqueting/conference facilities for 2-150 people. Large car park.

Children welcomeTelephoneRadioTelevisionTea/coffee making in bedroomsLicenced (table or bar)Special diets availableLounge for residents' useLaundry/valet serviceNight porterPassenger liftConference facilitiesSnacks/afternoon teaRegular entertainmentTotally non-smokingDogs/pets NOT acceptedCentral heatingElectric shaver pointsRestaurant open to non-residentsVisa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVegetarian diet availableAmerican Express acceptedWiFi or internet accessCoach parties welcomedEvening mealsHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableStaff fluent in FrenchStaff fluent in GermanStaff fluent in SpanishStaff fluent in PortugueseStaff fluent in Polish

Children welcome from any age.

Location

Directions

Plan route to The County Hotel using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 702071  Lat: 51.73717 Long: 0.46440

By Road:
Junction 28 of M 25 motorway. A12 to Chelmsford and then follow signs to the West End part of the town by the railway station.

By Public Transport:
From Chelmsford - 2 minutes walk. Pass station on right, under bridge, across traffic lights. Hotel can be seen on left.

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelephoneTelephone
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Licenced (table or bar)Licenced (table or bar)
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
  • Laundry/valet serviceLaundry/valet service
  • Night porterNight porter
  • Passenger liftPassenger lift
  • Conference facilitiesConference facilities
  • Snacks/afternoon teaSnacks/afternoon tea
  • Regular entertainmentRegular entertainment
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
  • Restaurant open to non-residentsRestaurant open to non-residents
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • American Express acceptedAmerican Express accepted
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • Coach parties welcomedCoach parties welcomed
  • Evening mealsEvening meals
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Staff fluent in FrenchStaff fluent in French
  • Staff fluent in GermanStaff fluent in German
  • Staff fluent in SpanishStaff fluent in Spanish
  • Staff fluent in PortugueseStaff fluent in Portuguese
  • Staff fluent in PolishStaff fluent in Polish

Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesEntrance to reception
    • YesPublic toilet
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
    • YesBar
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesClear surfaces such as glass doors have contrast markings
  • YesBaby changing facilities

Bedrooms

  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath
  • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
  • YesBath with support handrails available
  • YesWCs with handrails available
  • YesBedrooms available with en suite bathrooms suitable for guests who use a wheelchair
  • YesBathrooms available that have been specially adapted for wheelchair users

Entrance

  • YesEntrance well lit

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan

General

  • YesProprietors/staff available 24-hours
  • YesEmergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
  • YesStaff have had disability awareness training