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The County Hotel

  • AA 4 Star Hotel
  • VisitEngland 4 Star Hotel
  • VisitEngland Breakfast Award
  • Green Tourism Gold Award
  • Essex Tourism Awards
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Hotel with 50 rooms £75-£250 prpn

VISITENGLAND 4 STAR HOTEL, VISITENGLAND BREAKFAST AWARD, ESSEX TOURISM AWARDS, ACCESS DETAILS, GREEN TOURISM GOLD, AA 4 STAR HOTEL

The County Hotel

The County Hotel

Contact

County Hotel

29 Rainsford Road,
Chelmsford,
Essex,
CM1 2PZ

Address

Rainsford Road,
Chelmsford,
Essex,
CM1 2PZ

Details

Elegant & Classic, the County Hotel, Chelmsford is the perfect place for Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea & Dinner or a relaxing drink on our South facing terrace. The hotel has an award winning restaurant, 50 bedrooms, 5 banqueting & conference rooms that can accommodate 8-150 people. The hotel has three rooms licensed for civil ceremonies and offers free car parking for guests in the city centre.

The County Hotel is located 3 minutes from the train & bus station and a 10 minute walk from the city centre.
Chelmsford Museum, Essex County Cricket Club, Riverside Ice and Leisure, Chelmsford Cathedral and one of the most popular shopping destinations in the East of England are all within walking distance of the hotel.

Children welcomeTelephoneTelevisionTea/coffee making in bedroomsLicenced (table or bar)Special diets availableLaundry/valet serviceNight porterPassenger liftIroning facilitiesConference facilitiesSnacks/afternoon teaRegular entertainmentPrivate parkingTotally 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 available

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: 51.73754 Long: 0.46362

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
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Licenced (table or bar)Licenced (table or bar)
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Laundry/valet serviceLaundry/valet service
  • Night porterNight porter
  • Passenger liftPassenger lift
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Conference facilitiesConference facilities
  • Snacks/afternoon teaSnacks/afternoon tea
  • Regular entertainmentRegular entertainment
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • 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

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