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Boswell House Hotel

  • VisitEngland 3 Star Small Hotel
  • VisitEngland Breakfast Award
  • VisitEngland Families Welcome
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Small Hotel with 12 rooms £68-£95 prpnb


Boswell House Hotel

Boswell House Hotel


118/120 Springfield Road,


All 12 bedrooms are non-smoking, have bath and/or shower en-suite, colour television with Freeview, direct dial telephone, radio teas maid and hairdryers. Free WiFi access throughout the hotel. Ground floor bedrooms are available. The hotel is furnished throughout with stripped pine furniture. Resident’s facilities include a comfortable, well stocked lounge bar and restaurant offering traditional home cooking. Wedding receptions, private lunch or dinner parties can be booked for up to 25 people. The Boswell House Hotel has a large car park and is within easy walking distance of the railway station, town centre, Essex Records Office and The Ford County Cricket Ground.

Children welcomeTelephoneRadioTelevisionTea/coffee making in bedroomsLicenced (table or bar)Packed lunches providedSpecial diets availableLounge for residents' useIroning facilitiesTravel agent bookingsSnacks/afternoon teaPrivate parkingTotally non-smokingDogs/pets NOT acceptedCentral heatingElectric shaver pointsVisa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVegetarian diet availableAmerican Express acceptedWiFi or internet accessSingle sex groups NOT acceptedEvening mealsHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots available

Children welcome from any age.



See location of Boswell House Hotel on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 714069  Lat: 51.73471 Long: 0.48143

By Road:
From M25, junction 28. A12 - A130 interchange (Jct 17), A1114 - Chelmsford, A138 - town centre. Hotel situated at jct off Springfield Road (B1137) and Victoria Road.

By Public Transport:
From Chelmsford - 0.5 miles Turn left out of railway station and go along Victoria Road for 0.5 miles. Hotel is on the jct of Springfield and Victoria Road (on foot). Various bus routes including 55, 56, 71.


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelephoneTelephone
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Licenced (table or bar)Licenced (table or bar)
  • Packed lunches providedPacked lunches provided
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Travel agent bookingsTravel agent bookings
  • Snacks/afternoon teaSnacks/afternoon tea
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • American Express acceptedAmerican Express accepted
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • Single sex groups NOT acceptedSingle sex groups NOT accepted
  • Evening mealsEvening meals
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available

Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesEntrance to reception
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
    • YesBar
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath with shower
  • YesBedrooms available with emergency call systems such as vibrating pads (if fire alarm is activated)


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 1
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance well lit
  • YesBell at main entrance


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan


  • YesProprietors/staff available 24-hours
  • YesEmergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities


National Accessibility Scheme mobility 1.