Best Western Atlantic Hotel

The Best Western Atlantic Hotel is a 3 star hotel located in Chelmsford, Essex offering comfortable accommodation & facilities in the town centre.


New Street
Tel: +44 (0)1245 268168

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The hotel offers the homely feeling of a traditional hotel combined with modern comforts. There is a good standard of accommodation, offering good value for money in a convenient location. The hotel is half an hour by train from London and from Stansted Airport.

The hotel offers a range of facilities for business meetings, events, conferencing and banqueting making the hotel suitable for both business and leisure guests.

The hotel is close by to a number of local attractions and places of interest. The Atlantic Hotel is located close by to local transport links with Chelmsford train station located approx 10 minutes walk away, with regular services to London and the surrounding areas and there is good access to local bus and major roads.

The hotel offers visitors good levels of service and a friendly welcome. The hotel is located in Chelmsford where visitors can find good access to local amenities. The town of Chelmsford offers visitors with a choice of shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and entertainment venues. The closest train stations are located at Chelmsford, Hatfield Peverel and Ingatestone.


There are a total of 59 guest bedrooms; the rooms offer en-suite facilities and air conditioning. Room facilities include television with satellite channels, telephone, hairdryer, iron and ironing board and tea and coffee making facilities.

There is room service available along with complimentary Wi-Fi internet access and there are on site car parking facilities available. All bedrooms are non-smoking in accordance with the non smoking policy of the hotel and it should be noted that there is no lift at the hotel.

Leisure facilities include guests getting complimentary use of the Fitness First Gym located opposite the hotel, there is a fully featured gymnasium for guests to use.


Guests can enjoy a full English breakfast each morning, there is also a choice of Continental breakfast.

The New Street Brasserie offers diners a range of dishes based on European cuisine with eastern influences. The menu is varied and offers a number of meat, fish and vegetable dishes. There is a choice of lights dishes and substantial main courses. The restaurant benefits from a stylish contemporary design offering diners a relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy their meals

Meetings and conference facilities include three executive suite rooms; there are facilities for catering for up to 50 delegates. There are facilities for weddings at the hotel with a number of wedding packages available.

Local Attractions

There are a number of local attractions and places of interest close by to the hotel, these include historic Chelmsford Cathedral dating back to the 13th century and Chelmsford Museum has exhibits outlining the history of the town from its beginnings to the modern day. Hylands House is a Grade II listed 18th century country house and park it is located approx 4 miles away, tours of the house are available.

There are a number of fine historical building in the county such as Audley End House located near Saffron Walden. Audley End is a Jacobean mansion set in scenic landscaped gardens. Visitors can explore the interior that retains its classical details and has as number of impressive collections of fine furniture and art that make it a popular attraction.

Essex is home to a number of scenic gardens, the most famous is the RHS Garden at Hyde Hall, Rettenden. The hilltop garden offers visitors with an inspiring collection of water plants and a fine rose collection. Easton Lodge is located in Little Easton is a scenic 25 acre garden that dates back hundreds of years. The Hyde Hall estate contains an impressive garden in all seasons offering a tranquil oasis in the countryside.

The coastline offers a number of towns by the beach such as Southend-on-Sea, famous for having one of the longest piers in the world. Clacton and Walton offer fun for the whole family with a range of events such as the Clacton air show and a number of music festivals along with traditional entertainment at the seaside. Frinton-on-Sea is home to a number of interesting antique shops and boutiques.

The hotel provides a convenient place from which to discover a range of attractions in the surrounding Essex countryside. The landscape in the county means cycling is a great way to explore the area, there are a number of cycle routes that have been created allowing cyclists to enjoy touring the countryside by bicycle.

The hotel is well located for exploring a range of Essex’s attractions and the attractions in neighbouring counties. In Kent there are attractions such as Leeds Castle, historic Chartwell House and the World Heritage Sites in Canterbury. The county of Cambridge has the famous Cambridge University, Fitzwillam Museum, Primavera Art Gallery, Ely Cathedral and the historic Wimpole Hall. The county of Hertfordshire has the Roman city of St Albans, Herford Castle, Letchford Museum and Art Gallery and Hatfield House.

Notable attractions in the county include Epping Forest, a popular woodland area noted for its open spaces, it provides a haven away from the towns and cites. Epping Forest has woodland, grassland, rivers and ponds offering visitors with a range of activities including a number of walks, mountain biking, orienteering, rambling and horse riding.

The hotel is situated in Chelmsford in Essex where visitors will find a county with fine English countryside and quiet country lanes along with a mix of small market villages and larger towns. There are a range of local shops and boutiques specialising in local arts and crafts and a variety of bars and restaurants. The hotel is a good base from which to explore a number of Essex attractions and local places of interest.


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Closest Train Stations:

Chelmsford: 0.3 Miles

Hatfield Peverel: 5.8 Miles

Ingatestone: 6.3 Miles

Closest Airports:
The closest airport is Stansted Airport located approx 19 miles away by road via the A130 and A120.

Stansted Airport: 19 Miles

London City Airport: 31 Miles

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