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The Saracens Head Hotel

3.0 of 5 219 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Swansea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed in this gorgeous hotel for two nights with my husband. Absolutely amazing staff, our room was number 6 and it was gorgeous. So clean, great nights sleep on a very comfortable bed, and very quiet, considering its on the main road into Towcester, even the pub restaurant beneath the hotel was quiet, the rooms are well soundproofed. The food... More

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Greater Dublin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If staying in shiny new or modern hotels is your thing then this isn't for you. If you like charm, character and great service then this is for you. The fact that the same member of staff checked me in, served me my dinner and drinks and was there to serve breakfast in the morning gives some indication of the... More

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed four night stay at Saracens head. The staff are friendly, efficient and made significant efforts to make stay an enjoyable one. On booking in we found room a little small due to family break but The team offered us a larger one which was both kind and provided a significantly more enjoyable stay. Food good, waiting staff both... More

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

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, thank you for your positive comments about the team & our hotel, we hope to see you again soon More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

It was a pleasure to stay here. The staff were friendly and helpful. The room was clean and bright with tea making facilities. The bar food was really good with specials available and we didn't feel ripped off with the prices. Two further things need a mention. Wonderful selection for breakfast including kippers and smoked salmon and scrambled eggs. The... More

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

Thank you for your positive comments, we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with. More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The food was amazing and cheap. The staff were fantastic! The decor was great, I could have stolen lots of bits! The only downfall is the worst two nights sleep I ever recall. The building is old which looks lovely, but you can hear EVERYTHING going on above/below/next to your room. The room above us had squeaky floor boards which... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit, I am glad that you enjoyed your experience in the bar and restaurant. Our hotels are generally old with some creaking floor boards, but the banging doors will be looked into and adjusted so as this will not disturb people in the future. I do hope that you will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My wife and I had our wedding day at The Saracens Head.....The management and staff were exceptional in all aspects from the planning of the wedding to the service provided. 5 stars are not enough....All the guests said how much they enjoyed the food for both the wedding breakfast and the reception, and the bedrooms were amazing, with a superb... More

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

I am so glad that you both enjoyed your special day with us, and that it all went so well. I do hope that you will visit us again soon. More

Buckingham, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We had our wedding reception here on Saturday 27th and the hotel was fantastic. The staff were amazing, the management team did everything they could to help us on the run up to the wedding and then throughout the day, all the guests commented on how good they were. The food was amazing and the day went without any problems.... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent Wedding at The Saracens. I am so pleased that everything went so well and I would like to wish you well in the future. I do hope you will visit again soon. More

Venice, Italy
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I have many happy memories of the Saracen’s Head in Towcester as when I was younger we often stopped there often on the way to London. It was also a place where I called on the day that I left home for the first time to take up student life. I was a tad nervous and a steadying drink in... More

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

I am glad that you think that we have restored The Saracens head so well, and that you enjoyed your stay with us. I have passed on your kind words to the staff, and do hope that you will visit again soon. More

milton Keynes United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Stayed here for a one night stay, the room was very large clean and nicely decorated with a huge clean & comfortable bed.. All the staff were very polite & friendly ... Had an evening meal which was very nice... We went for breakfast at 10am and everything was cleared away even though it was till 12am,coffee was only just... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I have passed on your comments regarding breakfast, we do breakfast till 12pm every day but do clear away the buffet at 10am so as we can set up for lunch, but everything should still be available. I do hope that you will visit again soon. More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Ate here as a party of 10, had absolutely shocking service!!! Half the meals came out and then had to wait another 15 minutes for the other half to come out. The roast beef was tough and when we said this they didn't have anything to say about it and just walked off. Then waited about 20 minutes for them... More

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

Thank you for your review of your recent meal at The Saracens. I am sorry that your experience was so poor. I have passed on all your comments to the relevant people so as they can learn from this as it is not normal for The Saracens. Please accept my apology and please do try us again in the future More

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Address: 219 Watling Street West, Towcester NN12 6BX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northamptonshire > Towcester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Saracens Head Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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