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12 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Myself and my husband stayed here overnight. The room and the bathroom were AMAZING!! So sad I didn't get to use the beautiful bath as we were running a bit behind . Will definitely love to go back . Breakfast was really nice too !

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Thank dukey1989
1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

I should like, if I may, to couple my thanks for posting such a kind review with the hope that when we welcome you again to Channels Lodge your stay will be long enough for you to enjoy all the facilities we have to offer. Simon Larner More 

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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at last notice, as working in area lovely warm welcome on arrival and after checking in escorted to my room to be shown all the facilities. The room was stunning and fully equipped massive comfy bed full Sky TV, warm underfloor heating and a massive shower room. Thoroughly recommend this Lodge for your stay

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Thank Tim D
1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

There is no better way for the Channels team to start the week than with a good review and reviews don't come much better than this. Simon Larner More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Met up with our family for the wekend. The Lodge accepts dogs, which was one of the reasons we booked. Rooms were very nice and comfortable, with big beds and attractive furnishing. The restaraunt is part of the golf club, and the bar food and the meals we had in the restaraunt in the evening were excellent. There was a... More 

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Thank Elaine D
1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

This kind and informative review is much appreciated and will, I'm sure, prove useful to potential guests who are looking for an out of town hotel in the Chelmsford area. I might add that in our newest rooms we have installed electrically operated Velux windows which can be opened at will. Simon Larner More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Room...perfect, staff all really friendly and helpful, restaurant was full but had meal ( great price!) in small cozy room off the bar next to roaring fire. One slight downside was the loud music from the function which finished at 2am. Will book again, and highly recommend.

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Thank Gary S
1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

While apologising for the untimely music I should like to thank you for your very kind review and to say we look forward to welcoming you again to Channels Lodge in the very near future. Simon Larner More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

From start to finish, the staff went above and beyond to make the wedding day magical. All staff were welcoming, friendly and accommodating - Sam even went online to check the floral decoration for the wedding cake (and it looked superb). Staff were professional, calm and very organized. Re the Wedding Breakfast, the wedding canapes & drinks were circulated quickly... More 

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Thank kimbly644
1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

The one thing to emerge from this extremely generous review is the importance that guests attach to the efforts made by our team to ensure the success of such an important occasion as a wedding. And the same approach, I am pleased to say, extends to all our guests whatever the circumstances of their visit. Simon Larner More 

Malvern, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been stopping here on business on a regular basis for 12 months now. The rooms have everything you could want and the staff are very friendly. It seems now they are adding more rooms to the lodge accommodation which is good news. Would be a good idea that they continue to refresh the existing rooms, especially the bathroom... More 

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Thank Nicky C
1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

This very favourable review is much appreciated on two counts. First for the kind things it has to say about Channels Lodge and also because it gives me an opportunity to deal with the matter of deteriorating bathroom fittings. The problem has been caused by a reaction to existing lime scale following the recent introduction of water softeners. Needless to... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed another visit to the Channels Lodge last week. I had 2 nights there on a business trip to Chelmsford which once again was superb. I ate in the club house in the grounds and as before the food was very nice and reasonable pricing. Breakfast was also great and a nice selection. the staff were very friendly and... More 

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Thank yvonne_sharp
1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

I am pleased that Channels Lodge should have made such a favourable impression on a first visit but even more delighted that it prompted our guest to return and to pen this very generous review while the remarks concerning the friendliness of our team were particularly appreciated. Simon Larner More 

Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second time staying here after being so impressed the first time. My room was amazing, I stayed in the Oak Suite. After a long drive and a 3 full days of meetings, to sink into the fantastic bath and soak while drinking a glass of wine was heaven! I then had my fluffy robe to put on... More 

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Thank Tracey L
1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

This very kind review reads more like a 'thank you' letter after a stay with friends and so could be no higher compliment. The team at Channels Lodge is committed to making each and every visit an enjoyable experience and so it is very encouraging to learn that we have succeeded. Simon Larner More 

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32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter got married here 2 weeks ago and we also stayed the night before and the wedding night The wedding itself was a dream thanks to all the hardworking,polite friendly staff.nothing was too much trouble and everyone enjoyed themselves.Many friends said they wished there was a similar place near to them,but I reckon Channels is unique!! The accommodation,both old... More 

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Thank valho
1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

I think this is the first time that the word 'unique' has been applied to Channels Lodge and it was a great pleasure to read a review which gives us such high marks both as a wedding venue and as as a great place to stay. Simon Larner More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The accommodation here is second to none - sumptuously luxurious, full of character, only stayed one night after my daughter's wedding & would have loved to have stayed longer. We did look at all the rooms prior to booking them all out for family & friends & all the rooms were of an exceptional high standard. I stayed in the... More 

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Thank Mel G
1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge, responded to this review

This superlative review leaves me with nothing to say but thank you and please come back. Simon Larner More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Channels Lodge is one of the finest Hotels in Chelmsford, surrounded by the golf course, this beautifully converted 15th Century Tudor house is an ideal place for a business traveller to stay or wedding hotel near Chelmsford city centre. The hotel has 14 spacious guest rooms which have been individually designed and equipped to the highest standards combining the finest of the old with the finest of the new. Each room is decorated stylishly, some in mind for business man and business women and others designed in consideration for romantic breaks.There are two restaurants within the grounds of Channels both are renowned for their excellent food and friendly service. Bar snacks can also be purchased from the Club House. The hotel is situated close to the A12 between Chelmsford (2 miles) and Colchester (25 miles) and with Stansted Airport only 20 minutes away, makes Channels Lodge in the heart of the Essex countryside, a perfect location for both business and pleasure. Free parking when traveling to and from Stansted. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Channels Lodge

Address: Belsteads Farm Lane | Little Waltham, Chelmsford CM3 3PT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Chelmsford
Price Range: RM511 - RM713 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Channels Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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