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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   32 High Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1AX, England
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Cross Keys
Ranked #5 of 14 Saffron Walden B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for a few nights a short while back and was really impressed. Rooms very clean and tidy, and I had everything I could possibly need in the room for my short stay. Rooms were well furnished, and equipped with a snazzy coffee machine. Whole place was immaculately kept, and housekeeping staff very friendly. I was late arriving on the... More

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Ickleton, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here several times in the past, but this is my first review. I have mixed feelings on this place. Food is variable, sometimes great, sometime mediocre. The same goes for the service. The decor is quaint in a modern way. Non alcoholic drinks prices fro the driver (me) were outrageous!

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Essex
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another great lunch washed down with a delicious glass of Australian Riesling. Good facilities with function room, large restaurant and nice terrace area. Good quality food and great, knowledgeable service. Would recommend to anyone visiting Saffron Walden what ever time of the day, for breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, for dinner or simply for a nice glass of wine or... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stayed two nights at the Cross Keys. This ancient inn has been nicely modernised to create very comfortable , clean and well appointed rooms. The bathroom was esepcially well set out with great shower and plenty of space. It's located right in the middle of this lovely market town, close to all amenities, but still quiet. The breakfasts were... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

If you are staying in Saffron Walden or thinking about then you have to stay at the Cross Keys Hotel. As soon as you walk in the door the staff are professional, courteous and very friendly and accommodating. I arrived very early at 11am and they still let me check in! There are currently 2 Hungarian girls working there are... More

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West London
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stayed here overnight for a wedding and had a very relaxed, comfortable stay. The room was on the small side but nicely decorated with original timber beams, lead windows and built in cupboards. The bed was very comfortable and the en suite bathroom was newly tiled and very clean, with a good sized double shower. Each room has a... More

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Leighton Buzzard, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I ate at the Crosskeys with some colleagues last week and ordered the Steak Burger. Our order was completely messed up from the start, wrong food, wrong drinks.... no apology either! Then, I bit into a burger and it had a rolled up rubber band in it!!!! No apology from the chef, just a very inexperienced Assistant Manager who looked... More

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Perranporth Cornwall
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Hotelwas clean enough. Rooms were small thoughbeds was very comfortable. Very little hangin space for clothes and virtually no shelf space. The CCTV camera on the opposite building was offputting when it appeared to be pointing into the room! We waved. Details fail to mention that it fronts a busy road next to traffic lights so there is a great... More

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Appealing at first sight, this place has a lot going for it with a central location and parking (except being inaccessible on market days Tue/Sat). It needs to make up it's mind whether it is a pub, a restaurant or a hotel. Rooms are small as one would expect from this age of property, but reasonably well appointed. Mine was... More

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

During our first daytime visit to Saffron Walden, Cross Keys had been recommended to us as a lovely place for lunch. We were not disappointed. A lovely atmosphere, great choice on the menu coupled with good service made for a great lunch. Loved Saffron Walden and would definitely return to eat at Cross Keys.

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Address: 32 High Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1AX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Saffron Walden
Hotel Class:4 star — Cross Keys 4*
Also Known As:
Cross Keys Saffron Walden, Essex

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