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The Saffron Hotel

8 - 12 High Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1AZ, 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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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I thought that this would be a good choice on a recent business trip but was largely disappointed, the room (when I eventually got into it) was small and the bathroom even more so. The restaurant in the hotel was being refurbished so I cannot comment on that but the bar menu seemed a little on the "chill bake" side.... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To start with I was contacted a week before our stay by the staff at the Walden wanting to know if I was checking in that night explained that We were not due to travel until the following week this made me very apprehensive. The hotel is very dated it's like sleeping in a museum a crying shame because this... More 

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not stay at the hotel, but came for a Saturday night diner (not late, about 6:00pm). We come here quite a lot for dinner as the food and value are good, especially from the specials menu. One bad thing is that the wine is poor. We came to the restaurant with our 80 year old Mum and 12... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights whilst we attended a wedding in a neighboring village. The village of Saffron Walden is beautiful, really nice buildings and boutique stores, it's a lovely location, the hotel itself is located on the main road coming into the village so there is a fair bit of traffic coming through, not to mention parking is... More 

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manchester
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were going to Saffron Walden for a family get together in August so booked early in April along with two other branches of the family. However when we set off on our journey we realised my husband had deleted the confirmation email. As he is a frequent user of hotels for his work he didn't think this would be... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms at this hotel have not been upgraded since the 80/90's and if you have become accustomed to the standard of chain hotels staying here will be a shock! Cleanliness was good, and the staff are friendly and helpful. Stayed 2 nights and had breakfast once which was good albeit a little slow. In a party of 8 (4... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Stayed here before and was good in a double room. This time it appeared to have changed hands and I was in a single room whose best asset was a comfy bed and I had two very good nights sleep. Bathroom ensuite however was little bigger than a cupboard with a very small vanity sink that you couldn't bend over... More 

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Edinburgh
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27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

When I asked my other half if he had any views on this hotel for the review, his response was 'hmmm'..and I agree. We've stayed here before in a double but this time decided on the suite. It's really not much better. This hotel is a means to an end type place for now, and our case an overnighter. It... More 

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Durham
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42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This hotel served it's purpose for me, but it could have done it better! Attentive staff and lovely public areas, but the rooms are dated. Clean and tidy, but in need of a bit of style and decoration. My room was noisy, being directly on the landing at the top of the main staircase, with lots of comings and goings.... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

From the moment we walked through the door my family was.made welcome by the staff at Cafe Saffron. We were.made to feel a ease, and the owner came and spoke to us about the type of curries we liked, and.recommended and changed recipes to suit us. The food was the best Indian food we have ever tasted,tasty and succulent, and... More 

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