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The Saracens Head Hotel

219 Watling Street West, Towcester NN12 6BX, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here with my boyfriend on 16th May. The room was on the small side but comfortable and served it's purpose. The staff were also incredibly helpful and polite and are a real credit to the pub. Would definitely recommend and would stay again if we're in the area.

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Heysham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room we were in was very noisy due to the volume of heavy traffic passing underneath our window,and because the hotel is so historic this probably can't be avoided, the bathroom was in need of a makeover, but it was a good shower, the staff we couldn't fault, everyone was friendly and made you feel very welcome. We would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent a night at this hotel had booked, on arrival husband very poorly the manager David was very helpful and supported my husband to our room and was most attentive, thank you David for your kindness, husband recovered very quickly and was very grateful. Breakfast was good, service swift and friendly, on check very pleasant helpful advice on best route... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at The Saracens Head Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Carolyn Thank you for your first class review of the Saracens Head Hotel. It was most distressing to see you husband struggling with travel sickness. I am glad that he is full recovered and I am grateful for your glowing review. We look forward to you staying with us again More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice Lunch today and great service from Michael, nothing was to much trouble, very polite and attentive. Generally Good food, not too pricey. Lovely in the garden when the sun is shining. Will be returning.

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at The Saracens Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive 4star review of the Saracens Head. It is wonderful to hear that Michael was polite and attentive. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Amstelveen
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Selected this hotel based on price and rating. Hotel was quite cheap on sunday, bed was very nice, room not to big but clean. Service was excellent! Friendly staff and the food was reasonably priced and tasted fine.WIFI was good!

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at The Saracens Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5 star review of the Saracens Head. It is great to know that you appreciate all aspects of the hotel. Please come and stay with us again when you are over from Holland More 

Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Go here often as its very centrally located, has good parking and has a lovely sunny courtyard where they are dog friendly. The food is ok'ish but the wines is chilled and well priced but there is an amazing waiter there who remembers everyone's name, treats everyone like a VIP and nothing is too much trouble. He is a real... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at The Saracens Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your fantastic review of the Saracens. We have been given loads of wonderful review regarding the superb waiter "Michael". He is a real asset to us and we are grateful for your review. It is great to know that he made you feel like a V.I.P We look forward to your next visit. More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very simply, everything was excellent, check in, room, food & especially the service! Recommend the Sunday lunch and Steak pie, but the lunch time chicken burger wasn't far behind either! Breakfast content was all of good quality too.

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at The Saracens Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review of the Saracens Head Hotel. We are pleased to find that all aspects of your visit were excellent such as the Sunday roast and Steak Pie. I look forward to seeing you again in the near future. More 

wellingborough
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a 15th century coaching house and pub & hotel. We spent to days in the hotel for family wedding. The service was excellent and staff were friendly and very helpfull. The Food was fabulous on eve meal and breakfast just as good..full english or a selection of different things. .coffee fab.lolx Great Dunmow is a lovley old village... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at The Saracens Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. I am glad to hear that all aspects were friendly & excellent. More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for one night with family. There were steps up to our room as they didnt have a lift or ground floor room so not good if you are less mobile as I am. However the food is great. Nothing to much trouble for the staff.

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at The Saracens Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review on trip advisor. "Great for food" is a comment that is music to our ears. Regarding the lack of lift we are a grade 2 listed building which means that any alterations to the building are not easy to adapt. I do hope that this does not deter you from coming back again soon. More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel. Table service from Michael very attentive and friendly considering there weren't many staff. Extra bread for the starter was asked for and brought swiftly without any question. Food was excellent

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at The Saracens Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your glowing assessment of our food and server Michael. "Lovely hotel" is a comment we like! Please come and see us again when you are passing. More 

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