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Army & Navy 128-136 Parkway
0.8 Miles from the centre
per night from £42
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Victoria Road
0.5 Miles from the centre

Near Bond Street

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per night from £75
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29 Rainsford Road
0.2 Miles from the centre

Near Chelmsford Cathedral

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per night from £99
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22 High Street, Great Baddow, Chelmsford
1.8 Miles from the centre

Decked with oak-beamed ceilings, Rothmans B&B is a grade II listed manor house situated in the urban village of Great Baddow. Still maintaining much of its original décor, it boasts a secluded walled garden and free on-site parking. The elegant rooms at Rothmans B&B are each magnificently furnished with free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, a work desk, a radio and tea and coffee making facilities. A full English breakfast using free-range ingredients is served within the friendly dining room. Alternatively, a continental breakfast offering cold meats, cheeses, yoghurt and breads is also available. For entertainment, guests can make use of the billiards room, or explore further afield. The nearby cathedral town of Chelmsford and the Riverside Ice & Leisure Centre are 7 minutes’ drive away. Admirals Park is also an 8-minute car journey away.

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per night from £102
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Belsteads Farm Lane, Little Waltham
2.9 Miles from the centre

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per night from £110
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39 - 43 Baddow Road
0.5 Miles from the centre

Overlooking the River Chelmer, these apartments are in a quiet, central area of Chelmsford. Enjoy a fully equipped kitchen and a 42-inch plasma-screen TV with full Sky channel package. Chelmsford Serviced Apartments are 2-3 minutes’ walk from the Chelmsford’s best restaurants and cinema. Chelmsford railway station is a 6-minute walk. Each apartment features DVD/CD player, free wireless internet access, a fridge/freezer, laundry facility and a furnished sun deck. Each bathroom has a bath and shower. Free parking is available underneath the apartments.

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per night from £119
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The Compasses Hotel

141 Broomfield Road
0.6 Miles from the centre
per night from £55
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Best Western Atlantic Hotel

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617 reviews by TrustYou
Brook Street, Off New Street
0.4 Miles from the centre

Near Chelmsford Cathedral

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per night from £86
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Best Western Ivy Hill Hotel

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336 reviews by TrustYou
Writtle Road, Margaretting
3.8 Miles from the centre

Near Hylands House and Park

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per night from £86
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Pontlands Park Hotel

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541 reviews by TrustYou
West Hanningfield Road, Great Baddow

Near a train station

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per night from £95
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Canaan Apartments chelmsford Hotel

Primrose Hill

Near Chelmsford Cathedral

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per night from £142
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Chelmsford Service Apartment Hotel

Market Road

Near Chelmsford Cathedral

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per night from £153
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Hotels in Chelmsford

Part of Essex's commuter belt for London, Chelmsford is a modern and energetic city with strong links to pop culture. It only became a city in 2012, to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Things to see and do in Chelmsford

As a modern and vibrant city, Chelmsford offers plenty of activities for all ages. Many of the local parks have special play areas for the kids. Catch a film at the local Odeon cinema or discover the area's history at the Chelmsford Museum.

Most cities in the UK have a cathedral, and Chelmsford is no exception. The original Church of St Mary the Virgin is estimated to have been built at the same time as the town, around 800 years ago. Most of the cathedral's interior was refurbished in 1983, with the stained glass windows also installed in the 20th century.

If you visit during the summer, you can take part in the annual festival ‘The Fling'. It's specifically for adults, with burlesque shows and unconventional theatre performances. Younger kids get their own event – the 3foot People Festival, also held in summer.

Places to eat

With two shopping centres, a bustling high street and rapidly developing city centre, Chelmsford certainly isn't short of restaurants. The high street is pedestrianized, so take your time wandering up and down to see what's on offer.

Jamie's Italian has a branch in the city, as do Prezzo, Zizzi, Giraffe and Loch Fyne. If you fancy something else, there are several Indian and Thai restaurants, gastropubs, noodle bars and a Greek taverna.

Celebrity spotting

Chelmsford has been used several times as the backdrop for TV show The Only Way Is Essex. Try the VIP experience at Evoke nightclub, a popular haunt for TOWIE stars. The CTZN club is another important venue, serving food during the day.

You'll also see blue plaques around the city. These have been put up in recognition of other famous people from Chelmsford. One plaque, for example, is dedicated to Guglielmo Marconi – the father of wireless – as the first wireless radio factory in the world was established in the city.

When a celeb's in town, Chelmsford hotels are likely to be busier – or at least a little more crowded in the lobby. Book early to avoid disappointment!

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Chelmsford

Which hotels are the most popular ones to stay at in Chelmsford?

Channels Hotel, Rothmans B&B and County Hotel Chelmsford are some of the popular hotels in Chelmsford.

What is the cheapest price for a hotel in Chelmsford?

The cheapest price for a double room in Chelmsford is £75, offered by The Riverside Chelmsford.

What are the best hotels in Chelmsford near the center?

The best hotels near the center of Chelmsford are County Hotel Chelmsford, The Riverside Chelmsford and Chelmsford Serviced Apartments.

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