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The Cricketers' Arms

Rickling Green, Saffron Walden CB11 3YG, England
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The Cricketers' Arms
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Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Saffron Walden
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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 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely homely helpful hotel with great taste in decor & the finer touches we have stayed here twice now & our toddler has always been accommodated for! The beds are so comfy with great quality bedding! Breakfast is yummy & the produce is fresh & well presented! I actually look forward to my next stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We friends to celebrate a 70th birthday. The staff were welcoming and very helpful. Our room was faultless and not more than 50 m away from the restaurant. There were nice ales on tap but this not really a pub. The meal was excellent with generous portions. I would eat here again

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Went to this hotel in March and was very disappointed. The room was dark with a light bulb that was out. There was only 1 socket in the room so I had a choice between tv/kettle/phone charger/straighteners. Breakfast was ok but was not enough of it. For the price we paid £89 there are many other better hotels around the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Excellent summer and winter menu. The staff are extremely helpful and provide service which is second to none. High quality rooms with food to match. Breakfast menu is cooked to order and is excellent, full of flavour and fresh produce.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I will start from stating one issue which seems to be only let down (for us) of the hotel...lack of communication between staff. We sent email asking for early check in and we received positive confirmation that this would be possible. Upon arrival it turn out we can't check in early... Our room wasn't ready but staff kindly let us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Stayed here for one night in room 5 (purple room) and we found it lovely. The room was perfect for us. To be honest, more than we expected. Pub was very cute with very friendly staff in a lovely quiet location. I'd imagine it would be a lovely little stay in the summer as well with cricket being played on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I strongly recommend the Cricketers Arms for its comfort,cleanliness, courteous welcome, attentiveness of staff and food. Unfortunately, it has a weak point: poor selection of real ale and not kept well.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I had the dubious pleasure of staying at this hotel in a room that should not have been used for the night I was in it. It had to be deep cleaned apparently and I found the room smelly and the carpet still very wet from the cleaning. The staff tried to be helpful but they should have alerted me... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Me, hubby, daughter & her hubby, stayed here for one night as an alternative to Quendon Hall 5 minutes up the road where we were attending a family wedding. The difference in price was between 30 and 80 for a double room with breakfast so a no brainer! Obviously not as upmarket but rooms were clean, tastefully furnished, bed was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stayed for 1 night only, however, we would willingly return. This is a rustic type of gastro pub situated in an idyllic village location. We had lunch and an evening snack, both of which were well presented and delicious. Our room was clean, tidy and nicely furnished. The breakfast just before our departure was, again, well cooked and presented.... More 

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