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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
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 17 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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Golf course
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We chose Channels because of all the excellent reviews (we were looking for somewhere near to Hyde Hall RHS Gardens.) The standard and quality of the room exceeded expectations: large comfortable bed, "beautiful" shower room, air-conditioning, underfloor heating and Sky TV with
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Response from 1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge
Responded 1 week ago
I note with pleasure our kind reviewer’s intention to return when I hope that he will see that as far as possible his minor reservations have received our prompt attention. Simon Larner
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Having got married in Mexico in December 2018 we then planned our UK wedding reception at Channels Estate for January 2019 and booked to stay in the lodge for the evening with 12 other guests. We arrived on the afternoon of 26th and were able to check in straight away, the lady
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Response from 1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge
Responded 2 weeks ago
It was a joy to read this five star review and to learn that the happy couple and their guests had enjoyed their stay. It was also good to hear that their wedding reception at Channels Lodge at had been such a success. Simon Larner
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Half of the rooms advertised facilities were no longer in use but website not updated. Champagne was advertised as £40 but charged £45. Found meat in my scrambled eggs (am a vegetarian), no refund on the breakfast offered though. Staff were amazing though, they made my stay
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Response from 1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
In response to this review I am happy to acknowledge the kind remarks concerning our team. Also I am pleased to report that a new Channels Lodge website is imminent and if as I hope our guest pays us a return visit we will ensure that any dietary requirements are promptly and properly catered for. Simon Larner
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The rooms are lovely clean spacious beds huge and comfortable. Staff Welcome and polite. If I have any criticism it would be the evening menu prices are ok think they could do a little bit more variety sometimes you like to see basics like prawn cocktail as a starter I am a
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Response from 1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
This review expressing satisfaction and our guest’s intention to return is very much appreciated. Simon Larner
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I have been staying at Channels for a few months for business and I can not rate my experience highly enough. I think I have now stayed in every room and suite Channels have and each and every one of them are stunning. The rooms/suites in the house are true to the building
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Response from 1245Chelmsford, General Manager at Channels Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
If I were looking for a phrase to promote Channels Lodge this excellent review would spoil me for choice and I am extremely grateful to our guest for posting it. Simon Larner
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A relaxing bath
Is the hotel pet friendly?
Yes it is, we had two dogs in our party, and all the staff made them welcome.
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Good morning Sam, we are about 12 minutes car drive away from Newland Hall, Roxwell. If you have a date in mind, please let us know so that we can check availability for you. Kind regards, Sarah
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"We stayed in "Holly" but I'm sure all the rooms are just as good!"
"We stayed in Larch."
"If all rooms are like ours, all great choices"
"Willow suite was quite and extremely comfortable"
"I would image all rooms are excellent but try the Blackthorn you won't be disappointed"
US$119 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
channels hotel chelmsford
United KingdomEnglandChelmsford
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