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The Saracens Head Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   High Street, Great Dunmow CM6 1AG, England (Formerly Saracens Head Hotel Great Dunmow)
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Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Great Dunmow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very attractive dining room . Good menu with choices apart from from roasts . We had 2 meals of very good sea bass served with excellent veg including purple potatoes ! One roast lamb and one roast beef which were large helpings .pleasant service and delicious desserts - cherry cheese cake, sticky toffee pud and ice cream selection. Their Christmas... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Seems fine from the outside but...accommodation is very average - better choose an upstairs room away from the bar otherwise you may be disturbed by noise and cigarette smoke. Breakfast not great although the menu would want to give a better impression - it was sadly disappointing: Lack of choice, basic quality (no special milk- cereals loose in open bowl... More

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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
13 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My partner and I recently stayed here as we had a wedding close by. I thought it looked a nice place to stay after looking at their website. From the outside it looks really nice and the bar and restaurant area are really well maintained and furnished. The rooms however let this place down. Firstly the pictures on the website... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I decided to stop off here for lunch whilst visiting friends. It was a bank holiday Monday and lunch time. We decided to sit in the bar area rather than the restaurant but there was space in both. Service was good. The food was delivered promptly and our orders were correct. My wife had a chicken dish... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Great if you are just stopping off. Really helpful to wedding parties. The room was well decorated with a touch of Essex bling. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, especially when I left the key in the room! Breakfast included was good, but veggie sausages not available.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Only ate here on a Tuesday night. Drink order mixed up - got vodka and orange instead of orange juice, but this was easily fixed. Food looked fancy, but wasn't. Stew wasn't stewed - everything was cooked separately and "artfully" arranged on the plate. Desserts were better.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for four nights week commencing Mon 28.7. Positives Good Gym cardio and weights reasonable well maintained equipment. Rooms clean and refreshed daily. Location. Front of house staff helpfully and pleasant. Quality of food good to very good breakfast and evening meal. Negatives/Niggles. Shower pressure low heads need replacing/cleaning. Room ventilation due to heat having to open window onto rear... More

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Cottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Booked last minute so we could meet friends in Bishops Stortford. Hotel rooms are very clean and well presented with very comfortable bed! We also booked in the restaurant for dinner with our friends and had an excellent meal, which was extremely well presented, tasty and impressive. Would definitely recommend ! Well done.

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

First the positives. The staff at this hotel are really helpful. Next , the rest. The rooms are not that great, nor is the food. Do not visit on the last Friday of the month as it is party night and very noisy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Recently myself and my partner stayed at the hotel and upon booking we were greeted by pleasant and helpful receptionist Olivia. Upon arrival we were greeted by another receptionist by the name of Deborah, she insisted on carrying our bags and nothing seemed to be too much for her. The room itself was plushly furnished and boasted a boutique standard,... More

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Address: High Street, Great Dunmow CM6 1AG, England (Formerly Saracens Head Hotel Great Dunmow)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Great Dunmow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Saracens Head Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 31
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