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The Saffron Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8 - 12 High Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1AY, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
rh_uk145 Cambridge, United Kingdom
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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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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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169 reviews 169 reviews
44 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Shoeburyness, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We spent a whole weekend in Saffron Walden in ESSEX due to a family wedding the wedding was fantastic what a" scene" town so old and so quaint. We had a great pleasure of staying at The Hotel Saffron in the high street only 3 stars but so so different creaking stairways to give it authenticity, draped in wood everywhere... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I can't fault the staff at all - very attentive, courteous and friendly - and the location could not have been better! I've seen reviews where they complain about the car park but we had no problems. We arrived shortly after check in and the car park was empty when we checked out early the next morning. The room itself... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This hotel is a little Gem. Their rooms are quirky with beams and some of the rooms have been modernised. A couple of the suites are wonderfully decorated. There is still some work going on but with new management things are changing rapidly in particular their restaurant and menu is delightful and has something for everyone. Staff are very polite... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Stayed at this hotel for work in local area been there a few times. Very drab interior. I can cope with this if one of there wifi's would actually work in the rooms. Complained every time i was there and nothing was done about it! I mean come on wifi boosters are pretty cheap nowadays. They had maybe 4 different... More

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London UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

I read the reviews of The Saffron Hotel & prepared for the worse but were pleasently surprised. Our room (6) was clean & comfortable, the beds were comfortable, the decor a little dingy. The bathroom was spacious but shower cubicle very small with no room to move! The towels were clean & soft, there were sachets of shower gel, shampoo,... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stayed at the Saffron Hotel for two nights ,The room we had is of the seventies in décor ,small uncomfortably bed.We were instructed to park our car at the front of the hotel on the main road .l said to the manager can l park in the hotel car park !at this he replayed that there is no room... 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*
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