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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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Chester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 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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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The Saffron is in a great location but car park can be a challenge. Rooms are large and while a bit tired, more than adequate. Breakfast is very tasty. Can be difficult if lots of luggage but more than happy to assist. Overall if looking for a hotel in the area a good choice.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Lovely hotel but the place looks a bit dated inside. Very comfy bed though and virtually no road noise. Lovely breakfast and evening meal , although we were the only couple in the restaurant on a Saturday evening! Very friendly, helpful staff and would definitely go back again.

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Devizes
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Warm welcome, good sized clean and tidy rooms, good dinner, confortable bed, good sleep and good choice of breakfast. Staff close at hand when needed but not hovering. Simple straight-forward hotel to explore this fascinating town.

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Wath-upon-Dearne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Never a complaint with sunday lunch. Very tasty food. Home made. Never busy though when we have dined. Never stayed here but know friends that have and they never have a bad word. Also went to a wedding reception here that was lovely

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Ely, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Sunday roast for 4! I had Chicken,wife had Beef with 1 other the same and a lamb. At first the veg seemed a bit little for 4 to share but when asked another portion was quickly brought to the table. The staff were nice and friendly however could do with a bit of training on how to serve at a... More 

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