Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Chelmsford, England - Updated 2021

airbnb Chelmsford, Great Britain
Alyssandra Raiza
Alyssandra Raiza 

Chelmsford is located around 30 miles northeast of London, and its existence dates back to the 13th century. It is also considered by many to be the birthplace of radio. Some of the places to visit in Chelmsford include the cathedral, the Shire Hall, Admiral’s Park, and Central Park, where you will find a lake and a beautiful nature reserve. Commuting is also a breeze, as there is a train that goes to London from the town’s main railway station - which dates back to the 19th century. Accommodations here are warm and cozy and are relatively inexpensive. Read below for more information on these places to stay in Chelmsford.

1. Lily Lake Yurt (from USD 246)

For those who’d like a recreational fishing trip, this is the place to be in. Located 30 minutes northeast of Chelmsford, this Yurt will give people the experience of living like the nomadic people. Up to three guests will be able to sleep in the plush beds in the spacious tent. A bathroom is provided, and so is an outdoor hot tub. A fridge and barbecue grill are provided, good for alfresco dining by the lake, under the stars. You can fish in any of three lakes in the complex, or venture outside into other nearby lakes in Essex. Parking is free on the grounds. This place is ideal for those who would like a special kind of stay here in Chelmsford.

Lily Lake Yurt with private hot tub set by lake
Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom
173 reviews Superhost
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
outside there is also a bbq kitchen area which is great
everything was very clean and well cared for
everything was well stocked and very clean
the most amazing hosts and place
great pubs nearby and brilliant hosts
the hosts have thought of everything you could possibly need down to the smallest thoughtful detail
they were courteous and were extremely kind
sue is always present if any help is needed and was an awesome host
idyllic location beautiful and unique accommodation
beautiful location and we had a lovely stay
definitely recommend this unique place
if you need a break from it all this place is perfect
stunning location loved our stay and will definitely be back again
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2. Large double room (from USD 58)

This bed space in a Victorian neighborhood will provide a quiet and relaxed stay for both transients and tourists. Two people will be able to sleep comfortably in the bed provided, and a private bathroom just for guests is also available. The kitchen and living room are shared spaces with the host, who is available most of the time, and will even help with a tour around the city. The stay also includes WiFi and free parking for those with cars. The city center is just a few minutes’ walk from the unit; two supermarkets are even closer if you want to buy groceries. It’s a great stay for those who don’t mind being hosted.

LargeCityCtre Dble,OffStParkng,WiFi,PrivteBathroom
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
68 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
great room and nice to have a sofa and table to eat or work on
all the kitchen and loundry is free fo use
breakfast included which was such a nice little touch
we had a very comfortable stay easy walking distance to the city centre and all the amenities
they have a turtle called terry who lives in an aquarium in the living room he is adorable
nice room clean with comfy bed
really organized clean and comfortable
room was clean and bed was extremely comfy
room was clean tidy and bed was so comfy
phil and sheema were very hospitable room very clean and we had a good nights rest
the hosts are very pleasant people who were very helpful and good company
enjoyable stay and lovely hosts
phil was a great host and we felt very welcome in his home
the best place and lovely owners
phil and his family were lovely hosts
perfect location for v festival
great location for me and there were loads of restaurants and local food shopping opportunities
phil's house is in a quiet sweet neighbourhood 10-minute walking distance from the centre
excellent city centre location and handy for my work
friendly welcome and great location for central chelmsford
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3. Modern town center flat (from USD 147)

This very modern flat is well-placed in the middle of town - most places to visit are easily reached on foot. Two bedrooms will allow up to five people to sleep well, and a well-equipped bathroom will allow the guests to freshen up with ease. The living area and fully equipped kitchen are spaces shared with the host. Parking and Wireless internet are included in the stay. The city center is only a couple of minutes away, meaning Central Park and Chelmsford Station are within reach. For a family or group of five, it’s an ideal place to stay.

Modern Town Centre 2 Bedroom Flat + Parking, WiFi
Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
81 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

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Amenities & Room:
spacious apartment with nice tv and netflix
we had a very comfortable stay & hope to stay again in the future
a nice place with everything you need for a comfortable stay
clean quiet and warm
very clean good facilities
cosy and nice and clean apartment
apartment was very clean and had everything needed
the flat was clean spacious and comfortable
amazing and caring host
owner very personable and helpful
as for the host imran was absolutely amazing and responded very quickly to all the questions and queries
imran is a superb host with nothing too much trouble
imran is a good host a good communicator and responds promptly to any questions
the location was fantastic super close to everything
great location very close to the town centre
perfect location very close to grocery stores & restaurants plus ~10-15min walk to the trainstation
excellent accommodation situated in a good place
great place in a great location
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4. Luxurious flat (from USD 134)

This modern and fully-equipped flat is conveniently located near the city center - everything is within walking distance. A couple or just two friends can sleep well on the plush bed, in a bedroom that has a loaded bathroom. The kitchen is complete with utensils and equipment; laundry equipment is also present for use. There are a TV and WiFi to keep everyone entertained. If you have any concerns, the host is just a call away. The main train station is just under 5 minutes away, the mall just 10 minutes, and many shops down the road for food and souvenirs. For those who want to go around Chelmsford, this flat is just the place for you.

Cozy En-Vogue home in heart of the city
Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
87 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
living room have a comfortable sofa
i would very highly recommend this apartment for any chelmsford city centre visit
i would highly recommend staying here also bedding is very comfortable
lastly the apartment is very clean and cozy
apartment was clean tidy and exactly as described
always a comfortable and clean place to stay
well recommended good and clean place to stay
the apartment was extremely clean and the decor was very fresh and modern
they are friendly and helpful people who made me feel right at home
very humble and friendly host
razeema and sanjiv are great hosts and nice people to deal with
rizeema was such a wonderful host for my 24 night stay
rizeema is lovely and helpful with anything we needed
the location of this apartment is amazing
as always the location is perfect
shopping restaurants and a lovely park were all within a short walk
great place great location highly recommended
decent place with great location and host
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5. Charming single room

This modest, but well-equipped room provides travelers with a warm and cozy place to stay. It comes with a single bed, and a shared shower and bath, making this space ideal for those traveling alone. The accommodation also comes with amenities that include a well-equipped kitchen, a washer and dryer, cable television, central heating, and wireless internet connectivity, allowing you to enjoy all the comforts of your own home, away from home. Commuting is also quite easy as the house is located about 8 minutes from the Clemford Train and Bus Stations. Those who travel by car can also make use of the parking space within the premises.

Stunning Single nr Station, Parking, Sky Tv &WiFi
Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
60 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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i like your fancy iron it clears all the creases from my shirts :)
extremely clean and stylish property
easy to find house was very clean and homely
the house is beautifully decorated clean and warm
warm clean lovely bathroom with excellent "over bath" shower
excellent check in sparkling clean
quick and helpful host responses
james a good host
james is a lovely host
james is a great host
james is a fantastic host
location is great and very close to train station and university
really close to town and station and yet a beautiful location and beautiful home
lovely place within close walking distance of the town centre and station
excellent stay close to city centre flexible check in
neighbourhood area is safe and calm and short walk distance to town centre
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6. En-suite double bedroom in centre

For couples who’d like to stay around the town center, this flat might just be what you’re looking for. The bedroom can sleep two people comfortably, and comes with its own bathroom - essentials included. A living area, kitchen, and balcony are shared spaces with the host and you are more than welcome to use. Provisions for laundry are made available by the host. Wireless internet and heating is included. The place is only about 5 minutes from the train station and a bit more to the city’s Central Park. Whether it’s for a night or a few days, the host will take good care of you during your stay in Chelmsford.

En-suite double bedroom in centre
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
85 reviews
Private room in apartment 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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a double bedroom with en-suite within a lovely 5th floor apartment
the bathroom was lovely
great room and bath en suite
the room was just as described very spacious super comfy bed and lovely en suite
the flat is new and quite spacious and the room with ensuite was comfy and clean
clean ensuite with big shower
clean large room with ensuite
new and clean bedroom with very comfortable bed
clean and have your own room plus shower/bathroom within the room
a nice room clean light and tidy
very lovely and attentive hosts
the hospitality is top notch they are very attentive and helpful host
kathy was a very helpful host
great hosts would allways recommend
kathy and jack were the perfect hosts; helpful friendly and respectful of our privacy
great location and nice apartment
great location good on suite
perfect location and very comfortable bed
perfect room excellent location just few minutes away from train station and centre street
ideal hosts and location for chelmsford
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7. Chelmsford single room

This single room is good for those people who want to stay in an inexpensive place close to the city center. The bed is generous enough for the solo flyer, and a shared bathroom is prepared with essentials provided to keep you fresh. The living room and kitchen are shared and are available for some light cooking and entertainment. WiFi and parking are free with the stay. Breakfast is complimentary and served by the host. The hosts are usually physically available, and on call if not around. They will make sure your stay is worry-free so that your travel is comfortable.

Chelmsford single room free wifi
64 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

8. Large room close to the city

This comfortable bed and breakfast is a great place for those who want to stay away from the city center, but also on a budget. A pair of beds makes sure that two can sleep well. A shower room exclusively for guests is present. The living area and kitchen are shared with the host. You may also enjoy yourself in the garden at the back of the house. The host also provides breakfast to the guests and is ready to address any concerns that may arise. WiFi and free parking come as part of the package. The city center is a few minutes away on foot. Overall, it’s a great place to stay for transients and tourists alike.

Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom
117 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
there is room for parking if required with all amenities to hand and basic breakfast included
i personally would have liked a small kettle in my room as i like tea in bed
i came chelmsford for ielts exam susan offer me and another girl breakfast and peaceful environment
a nice thoughtful touch was the bottle of water by the bed allowing for top ups if needed
the house is wonderful and the breakfast very tasty
clean cozy and nice place to be
very clean and tidy modern room with a nice bathroom
very clean safe and quiet
bright family house very clean with beutiful garden
susan's place is really clean and welcoming
lovely place with a great host
she is a fantastic host
great room and great host just like a home from home
very friendly hosts who made me feel incredibly welcome
susan and david were great hosts
great location for the university and only a short walk into town
it is very well located a pleasant 10-15 minute walk from the railway station through the university campus
large comfortable room close to the city center
the house is in a very good location close to takeaways
easy walk to tow centre is a bonus
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9. Bright single room

This bright bed space is ideal for the solo traveler who wants an inexpensive place to stay for a night or two. The bed is more than ample for a traveler and a bathroom with essentials is provided. Breakfast is served by the host, who also stays in the house and is available for communication. WiFi and parking are also included. The house is a walk away from city center, and also from places like the theater and Central Park. Business trip or vacation, this place is ready to house you during your visit.

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
109 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
the room i had was lovely with a super comfy single bed and facing a beautiful garden
brilliant amenities (and breakfast ) company and location
room is very small room but does its job nicely
the single room and adjacent bathroom were immaculate and lovely
the room was exactly as described and it was a very nice area
clean warm and comfortable
extremely clean home and comfortable bed
very nice light and clean room and the guest bathroom is spotless as well
great place super clean and very quiet
the shower room was equally spotlessly clean
great host and lovely family
susan & david were great hosts and their home was lovely
great hosts made me feel very welcome
friendly and knowledgeable of the area
she is very kind and friendly
great location convenient to public transport
with walking distance to aru and the city centre fantastic location definately recommended
nice place and good location
in a great location and very reasonably priced
good central location on a nice quiet road
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10. Chelmsford single room

Solo flyers will enjoy this single room with enough comforts to sleep well in. There is a shared bathroom and towels and toiletries are provided. Living area and kitchen are shared spaces with the host. WiFI, washer, and dryer are included in the stay. The house is located around 20 minutes away from the main train station and bus station. The host will give you as much privacy as you’d like; you are also free to interact as much as you like. For the individuals who’d like to stay in Chelmsford on a budget, this is a great place for you.

Spacious Single Room in Chelmsford
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
213 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is even better than the photos
a good sized single bedroom with tv and dvd player
also very clean and tidy
sparklingly clean big single room and excellent communication
the room is clean and tidy
super clean and very comfortable bed
room was clean and well organized
sarah is a very helpful host
sarah is a wonderful host
sarah is exceptional excellent host
sarah is an amazing host
sarah was a great host
very good location for central chelmsford
great location and excellent value for money
15 minutes away and a beautiful walk
a great location and local bus links in chelmsford
location was quite and my room was perfectly organised for a good night sleep
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Growing city of Chelmsford

Chelmsford is a growing city and it will only keep growing steadily because of its close proximity to London. The city itself has plenty of sights, with structures that date all the way back to the 19th century! Places to stay here are also generally within the city center or very close. The city is also pedestrian-friendly and has plenty of options for transport. Enjoy Chelmsford while it is still growing, you are always welcome to visit.

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