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The Saffron Hotel

3.0 of 5 8 - 12 High Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1AY, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a Christmas meal here organised by a group. Not ever a good time to sample food as the staff are usually working flat out. The staff are friendly but the hotel is in desperate need of a revamp. It is so dated and has no atmosphere. The main course was not hot and the gravy congealed on the plate.... More 

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We were in room 22, the main thing I remember is a very comfortable bed, and our daughter in room 21 said the same. The room is at the back of the hotel and therefore very quiet, despite there being a party downstairs. The hotel, in the light of the party, had offered us different rooms when we checked in,... More 

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Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We decided to stay in Saffron Walden after visiting Audley End. The Saffron Hotel looked decent enough on line but it is a very tired establishment. The room was large enough but it was dated and needed redecorating. The staff were friendly enough but I would not stay there again.

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We booked 6 rooms here the night before my wedding in Saffron Walden and really wish we hadn't. The two main reasons were; * Poor cleanliness in 3 of the rooms. This was so bad in one (mould on the wall), that one room had to be changed. A huge inconvenience given the amount of stuff we had with us.... More 

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Saffronhotel, Manager at The Saffron Hotel, responded to this review

Saffron Hotel has recently taken over by new owners and are driven to provide the best possible service for our guests. We directly contacted the customer and apologised as she was upset her bridesmaids were not happy with the rooms and they had a wedding the next day at another venue. Appreciating how weddings can be a stressful time and... More 

Poole, Dorset
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We attended a wedding at the hotel and had a room booked there for us. Upon arrival it was noted there was no parking. The nearest parking was a 10 minute walk away but was not expensive. From the outside the hotel looks lovely. When I attended at the reception desk I had to wait nearly 10 minutes for a... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

stayed at the saffron hotel on monday 15th september 2014 while doing somework in the area, room 3 spacious with a modern decoration . had an evening meal at a reasonable price of 2 course for tenner cant go wrong with that , will definetely be staying again

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Visited for dinner party of 8 last Saturday 30th August for a family gathering ..tasty food n good beer all at a reasonable price all I could say .. Definitely visiting again had a seabass myself followed by chocolate brownie served with ice cream !

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I've been there a couple of times for lunch when the King's Arms has been full. It's not bad in there, but the atmosphere is cold and gloomy- probably because it's dark and rather clinical inside. You're very conscious of being in an hotel bar rather than in a proper pub. Still, the food is undeniably very good and they... More 

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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170 reviews 170 reviews
45 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I live in the town, so I am unlikely to stay, but the meals served in the bar deserve tribute for their quality and reasonable price. The fish and chips were ample and produced briskly. The burger was praised by my colleague.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

So, a group of us stayed here so we could attend a concert at Audley End. It's a fab old building and as such the floor boards squeak, the stairs are steep and the rooms are odd shapes, but the building must be a couple of hundred years old so I am not sure what people expect. I enjoyed it... More 

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Address: 8 - 12 High Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1AY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Saffron Walden
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Saffron Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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