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The Cricketers' Arms

Rickling Green, Saffron Walden CB11 3YG, England
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Cardfiff
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at this delightful hotel before flying out of Stanstead. The food was delicious and the service was exceptional. Our waiter Connor was extremely attentive. I would recommend this establushment with no hesitaion.

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Loughton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

I was at this pub just before Christmas with my wife and 10 friends for a get together and a meal. We also booked 6 of the 8 rooms for an overnight stay. We arrived about 6.30pm and were shown to our room number 3. It was a fairly small room with an en suite shower room. The decor of... More 

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Timothyjdoyle, Owner at The Cricketers' Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our pub. We are very sorry about your bad experiences. We have now decorated the rest of the bedrooms and all shower curtains have been replaced. Over the next few months the bar furniture is being replaced as well. I really hope you will try us again. More 

Hockley, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Stayed one night. Dinner really good but menu did not have a great choice. I only fancied one main course but it was good. Breakfast excellent. Room across the road was very comfortable. Extremely pleasant and recommended

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Timothyjdoyle, Owner at The Cricketers' Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your lovely review More 

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66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Attractive looking building and setting behind the village green which is essentially a pub with rooms. The main pub areas are well decorated but the corridor leading to the rooms is narrow and grubby looking. The room itself (number 2) was fairly basic and nothing like the pictures on the web site but the bed was comfortable...... unfortunately we had... More 

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Timothyjdoyle, Owner at The Cricketers' Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we have taken on board your comments and have rectified the problems. very sorry. More 

Highcliffe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Nice place but one thing we wasn't happy with, asked for a king size bed to have two single beds pushed together with a kingside sheet over the two single mattresses, Nice gap in the middle so wasn't the comfiest to sleep in after a long journey. Breakfast was nice

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Timothyjdoyle, Owner at The Cricketers' Arms, responded to this review

Hi Really sorry about the late reply and thank you taking the time to review our pub. We are so sorry that the zip and link bed clearly wasnt zipped up by the cleaners, so sorry. More 

Turin, Italy
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

We have been there only for one night, but enough to taste a very good dinner very well cooked and presented,Breakfast excellent and various. rooms big and very clean, My advice is to chose room four or five, idillious!

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Timothyjdoyle, Owner at The Cricketers' Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. More 

West Timperley
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

First time in this excellent establishment, room was very clean, warm and comfortable. The food was exemplary and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. To top it off I watched someone come in and ask for a room and even though the hotel was fully booked the manager went out his way to find the man accommodation at a... More 

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Timothyjdoyle, Owner at The Cricketers' Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review More 

Peterborough
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We were flying from Stanstead early the next morning so decided to stay overnight close to the airport. We were very pleased that we stayed at The Cricketers as it gave us everything we needed. The room was lovely, and very clean. We went to the bar just after 6pm but they had stopped serving snacks. Due to the fact... More 

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Timothyjdoyle, Owner at The Cricketers' Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your kind review More 

Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

I have previously written a negative review a couple of years ago about the Cricketers Arms concerning a poor experience we had with the staff and management although I had thought the accommodation was OK and the location is really lovely. Circumstances drove us back to using the Cricketers again as the venue for a party for our grand daughters... More 

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Timothyjdoyle, Owner at The Cricketers' Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for taking the time to review our pub. More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for one night as we had a wedding in Saffron Walden. This one is a no brainer - if you are in the area you should stay here - excellent breakfast (the yoghurt and fruit / muesli pots are gorgeous) and excellent lunch. Real gastropub food worthy of the connection to Mr Oliver. Great value for money.... More 

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Timothyjdoyle, Owner at The Cricketers' Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your wonderful review More 

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