Best Western Ivy Hill Hotel

Writtle Road, Margaretting, Chelmsford, Essex, CM4 0EH, England
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Best Western Ivy Hill Hotel

Best Western Ivy Hill Hotel.

Victorian charm in Chelmsford.

Best Western Ivy Hill Hotel is a lovingly converted Victorian House, set in 9 acres of beautifully matured gardens and ideally situated midway between Chelmsford and Brentwood.With beautifully landscaped gard
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Breakfast will be either pre-plated cooked, Grab and Go delivered to guest room or a self serve grab and go on departure
Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Restaurants, No Lift
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets not accepted
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out15:00 | 11:00
Writtle Road, Margaretting, Chelmsford, Essex, CM4 0EH, England

Restaurants & Bars

Good food and drink are essential ingredients for any getaway and our hotel restaurants and bars don’t disappoint. From brekkies that leave you raring to go, to evening meals with the wow factor we’ve got all your culinary needs covered. Tuck in.

  • Bartellas Restaurant
  • The Lounge & Bar

Bartellas Restaurant

Located within the hotel "Bartellas" Restaurant offers Modern English and Continental cuisine on an individually priced menu. Also on offer is a Traditional Sunday Lunch menu.

Opening hours
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:00
Dinner: 18:00 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

The Lounge & Bar

A stunning new refurbishment and build have created our Lounge & Bar. Open for Coffees, Sandwiches, Afternoon Teas or just to sit and relax in!

Opening hours
Weekend times may vary


Best Western Ivy Hill is the ideal choice for your big day, the beautiful house and the elegant landscaped gardens are a perfect backdrop for your celebrations, whether your party is for 2 or 250 guests. Best Western Ivy Hill is fully licensed for civil ceremonies, this includes weddings, civil partnerships, commitment ceremonies, naming ceremonies and renewal of vows.


Registry office:
17 Market Road , Chelmsford, CM1 1GF
01245 430700


Whether you’re dedicating your full getaway to the green or just want to sneak in a few holes in between sightseeing, we’ve got you covered. Just don’t forget to pack your lucky club…

Hylands Golf Complex

3 miles away in ingatestone

Course information

  • Driving range
  • Putting green golf facilites
Course type



Off Site






6604 Yards


No handicap required


9 holes £10.00
18 holes £24.00
Trolley hire £3.00
Club hire Yes
Buggy hire £16.00
Tuition £40.00
Driving Range £3.50

Meetings & Events

Those all-important board meetings will benefit from our pleasant 'out of office' refurbished surroundings, while general conferences and seminars can be hosted in one of our other flexible spaces.

  • Margaretting Suite
  • Highwood Room

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

Those all-important board meetings will benefit from our pleasant 'out of office' refurbished surroundings, while general conferences and seminars can be hosted in one of our other flexible spaces.

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Classroom
  • Theatre
  • U shape

Margaretting Suite

A dedicated Conference & Function suite, the Margaretting Suite has an independant entrance, its own facilities and a private garden.

Highwood Room

Situated on the first floor, the Highwood Room is air conditioned and private.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Ivy 1 40 20 16 20 32
Ivy Suite 70 40 30 30 70
Margaretting Suite 180 80 0 0 160
Highwood Room 50 24 24 24 0
Ivy 2 40 20 16 20 32

Reviews of Best Western Ivy Hill Hotel

Traveller Overview:
4.5 Rating: 530 reviews
Excellent 50%
Very Good 31%
Average 10%
Poor 5%
Terrible 1%

TrevorH213, wrote review 27/10/2020

Great experience

Had a family meal at the Ivy last night and hired a garden pod... What a great night, food was lovely, staff were really friendly and polite and the pod experience was fantastic... would really recomm... more


MrsMucci1, wrote review 23/10/2020

Absolutely amazing

We recently stayed for 2 nights and had an absolutely amazing time. Every single member of staff was friendly and couldn't do enough for us. The rooms were spotless and the food was fresh and extremel... more


sonybrookes, wrote review 21/10/2020

luxurious and quiet hotel

The team here are fantastic. The food is fresh and tasty. The towels are the most luxurious I have ever experienced. Room temperature was perfect for a great nights sleep. The car park has enough spac... more


Linda C, wrote review 10/10/2020

Nice, reliable place to stay

We travel back to Essex for family visits every few weeks and always stay at the Ivy Hill Hotel as it is an inexpensive place to stay but with decent facilities. The rooms are comfortable and clean. T... more


460lianeb, wrote review 10/10/2020

Postponed Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

The setting of this hotel is so lovely and pretty, and located very conveniently off the A12. The waitresses that served us were extremely polite, friendly and helpful. I had the vegetarian option ... more