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A Victorian country-house hotel situated in a peaceful rural location amid attractive landscaped grounds. The stylishly furnished bedrooms are generally quite spacious; each is individually decorated and equipped with modern facilities. The elegant public rooms include a tastefully furnished sitting room, a cosy lounge bar, smart conservatory restaurant and an intimate dining room.

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3 Star Hotel

Warm hospitality and attractive décor

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- AA Inspector
Pontlands Park
West Hanningfield Road, Great Baddow, CHELMSFORD, ESSEX, CM2 8HR
Phone : 01245 476444

Features

Rooms
  • En-suite rooms: 35
  • Family rooms: 10
  • Bedrooms Ground: 11
  • Free TV
  • WiFi available
Children
  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
Leisure
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Gym available
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme
Facilities
  • Night porter available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 100
Accessibility
  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
  • Steps for wheelchair: 2
Room Rates
  • Single room, minimum price: £180
  • Double room, minimum price: £180
Weddings
  • Maximum number of guests: 100

About The area

Discover Essex

Essex is full of pleasant surprises. It has the largest coastline of any county in England, with its fair share of castles, royal connections and scenic valleys. Take Colchester, for example, which was built by the Romans and is Britain’s oldest recorded town. Its castle contains the country’s largest Norman keep and yet, a stone’s throw from here, East Anglia’s newest arts centre promises to put Colchester firmly on the map as Essex’s capital of culture.

Tidal estuaries are plentiful and their mudflats offer migrating birds a winter feeding place. Essex was known as the land of the East Saxons and for centuries people from all over Europe settled here, each wave leaving its own distinctive cultural and social mark on the landscape. Walking a little off the beaten track will lead you to the rural retreats of deepest Essex, while all over the county there are ancient monuments to explore: 

  • the great Waltham Abbey
  • Greensted, thought to be the oldest wooden church in the world
  • the delightful village of Pleshey has one of the finest examples of a former motte-and-bailey castle
  • Hedingham Castle, magnificently preserved and dating from the 11th century.

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