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The Cricketers' Arms

Rickling Green, Saffron Walden CB11 3YG, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had expected a nice evening to celebrate our anniversary. The starters, of smoked haddock scotch egg and honey glazed slow roasted beef ribs were the highlight. From here it was downhill. Staff weren't that attentive, in fact seemed to completely overlook us. Mains arrived, wasn't asked if we wanted any sauces to go with our food, one of us had... More 

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Anaheim Hills, California
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing if you are in the countryside of UK. It is owned by Jaime Oliver's parents and is close to Cambridge and it is the perfect weekend-get away. Jaime visits this place sometimes since he lives near by. We stayed here two nights and we had several meals. The head chef was very nice, he met with... More 

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Cumbria
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Cricketers Arms for 2 nights. We found our stay there very relaxing and enjoyable. Our room was clean and modern. We ate twice in their restaurant and we found the food extremely good and not too expensive. The staff made us feel very welcome and service was excellent. The one little gripe is that the wifi... More 

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Ossett, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for three nights love our stay, good size room cleaned to a high standard comfy bed and pillows the biggest fluffy white towels nice toiletries lovely. Good tea tray with plenty on, thank you house keeping. The only week point was breakfast the first morning was fine the next morning there was no bacon so I had poached egg... More 

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Wilmslow uk
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here after a local wedding and had an amazing sleep as the local area is very quiet. However, we went down to breakfast this morning to discover we were locked in the stairwell as the landlady hadn't yet opened the door to the pub. When we gained access to the bar area/breakfast room there was a strong smell... More 

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Corby
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location was good and the friendly staff were excellent. Just stayed the night as we were picking up our daughter as Stanstead. Staff said we could leave the car as long as we liked if we were travelling and offered to arrange transport to the airport. Large, comfortable room and very quiet although we were only 10 miles from... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little pub with rooms. Really nice welcome from the manager. Stayed as was flying really early from Stansted the next day and will definitely do so again. Room was fine, slept like a log. Would contemplate asking to park car their next time and take a taxi to airport as the airport parking was extortionate! Wish we had more... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We found The Cricketers' Arms excellent. The location was very nice, and good outdoor seating area, we though the rooms were lovely, comfortable bed, coffee/tea making tray. A good breakfast was included in the room rate. Very friendly staff.

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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Needed a place to stay overnight before flying out of Stansted the following day so four of us booked one night at the Cricketers. So much nicer than staying at the antiseptic hotels around the airport, this is a real country pub looking out over the village green, and only 10-15mins drive to the Stansted car parks. Just a shame... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We had a lovely overnight stay here. Our booking was very last minute, at about 8pm on the night we wanted to stay! But everyone was very helpful and they were able to provide us with a family room and text us the codes to gain access etc. We were at a wedding at the nearby Quendon Halls, so this... More 

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