Front of the County Hotel at Night
  • Front of the County Hotel at Night
  • Samphire Restaurant at County Hotel Chelmsford
  • Rainsford Bar County Hotel Chelmsford
  • County Hotel reception
  • Essex Conference Room County Hotel Chelmsford


Our buildings that are steeped in history and heritage come together to offer a memorable stay, from the luxury, contemporary suites to the comfortable trusty doubles.

If you are looking for the utmost decadence, then our Suites are where to be. A king-size bed with luxurious linen, built in wardrobes and a separate lounge with soft sofas; the perfect place to put your feet up for the weekend. Additional tasty treats are provided when staying in a Suite along with fluffy robes to relax in and with air conditioning.

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Arrival Date:
Wed , 19th June 2024
Departure Date:
Thur , 20th June 2024
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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Apartments£260.00 per room per night
Budget Doubles£110.00 per room per night
Budget Singles£95.00 per room per night
Premium Double or Twinfrom £110.00 to £175.00 per room per night
Standard Double or Twinfrom £80.00 to £160.00 per room per night
Standard Double Plusfrom £110.00 to £140.00 per room per night
Standard Singlefrom £75.00 to £140.00 per room per night
Suitesfrom £135.00 to £250.00 per room per night

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  • Accessible Rooms
  • Disabled facilities -


  • Cooked Breakfast
  • Evening meals
  • Licenced (table or bar)
  • On-site catering
  • Restaurant open to non-residents
  • Snacks/afternoon tea
  • Special diets available
  • Vegetarian diet available


  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age


  • Coach parking

Leisure Facilities

  • Free WIFI
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Conference facilities
  • Venue approved for civil marriage
  • Wedding receptions


  • Parking with charge - Parking is chargeable at £9 per car per night
  • Private parking

Property Facilities

  • Air conditioning - Only available in Premium rooms and Suites
  • Passenger lift - Only to first floor only.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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.

Public Transport Directions

From Chelmsford - 2 minutes walk. Pass station on right, under bridge, across traffic lights. Hotel can be seen on left. This is operated by First Group

Nearest Train Station: Chelmsford Train Station is on the same road as the hotel and only 300 metres from the hotel. This is operated by Greater Anglia

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County Hotel


4 Visit England Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars Hotel
County Hotel, 29 Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2PZ

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  • 4 AA Stars Hotel
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Opening Times

Open New Year
Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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