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Top Chelmsford Family friendly Hotels

County Hotel Chelmsford
4 out of 5
29 Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, England
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3.9/5Good! (268 reviews)
Pleasant Stay

"Nice hotel, friendly staff, yes it is a little dated but it is very clean and everything worked. Other guests can be loud but that cannot be blamed on the staff who did everything possible to try and get them to shut up and be more respectful of others staying in the hotel."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

County Hotel Chelmsford
The Compasses
3 out of 5
141 Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, England
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2.8/5 (86 reviews)
Enjoyed our one-night stay

"We had a one-night stay in the 4-bed family room in a block of 5 rooms situated behind the pub. Room is not exactly Premier Inn but at £80 for the night was very good value, with TV, en-suite bath and power shower, plenty of towels, soap, shower gel and shampoo. Also has tea and coffee making facility, ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

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Where Should We Stay in Chelmsford?

The welcoming destination of Chelmsford is a great choice if you've been thinking about a vacation with the kids. The parks, castle, and notable monuments are just a few things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Take to the air and fly into London (STN-Stansted), which is located 14 mi (22.5 km) from the city center. Chelmsford offers 6 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you want to stay.

Families on vacation have positive things to say about these accommodations:

County Hotel Chelmsford - Offers a restaurant, free parking, and free WiFi. Guests like the comfy beds and central location at this 4-star hotel.

Apollo Apartments - Offers in-room kitchens, laundry facilities, and free WiFi. Guests like the central location at this 3-star apartment.

The Compasses - Offers free parking, free WiFi, and crib rentals. Guests like the comfy beds at this 3-star guesthouse.

When Should We Visit Chelmsford?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to decide when to pack up the kids and head to Chelmsford.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 70°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average temperature of 35°F
  • Driest months: March, April, May, and June, with an average rainfall of 0.04 inches
  • Rainiest months: December, November, October, and August, with an average rainfall of 0.11 inches

What Should We See and Do in Chelmsford?

Bond Street and Melbourne Stadium are interesting attractions you and your family might enjoy exploring while you are staying in Chelmsford. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Kelvedon Hatch, Southend Pier, and Colchester Zoo.

Chelmsford is also well-known for the:
  • Parks
  • Gardens
  • Monuments

Getting Around Chelmsford

If you want to journey outside of the city, ride aboard a train from Chelmsford Station, Wickford Hatfield Peverel Station, or Chelmsford South Woodham Ferrers Station. Chelmsford may not have many public transit options so consider renting a car to explore more.

Frequently asked questions

What's Chelmsford like for family-friendly holidays?
If you’ve been thinking about a trip with your children, the welcoming destination of Chelmsford is a good choice. The parks, festivals and gardens are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Fly into Cambridge (CBG), which is located 35.2 mi (56.7 km) from the city centre.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday in Chelmsford?
County Hotel Chelmsford is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. The Compasses is another good choice for your stay with the kids.
What's the seasonal weather like in Chelmsford?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Chelmsford is 659 mm.
What's there to see and do with your family in Chelmsford?
While you and your family are visiting Chelmsford, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Bond Street, Melbourne Stadium and Festival Leisure Park. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Chelmsford City Racecourse, Adventure Island and Colchester Zoo.
What's the best way for us to get around Chelmsford?
If you want to see more of the area, take a train from Chelmsford Station, Wickford Hatfield Peverel Station or Chelmsford South Woodham Ferrers Station. Chelmsford may not have many public transport options to choose from, so consider renting a car to explore more.

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