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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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Alessibing362 Norwich, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Norwich, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at this hotel twice now and I really love the accommodation. The rooms are always clean and well presented, try and get one of the rooms outdoors near the car park as they are lovely. I haven't eaten at the hotel but there's a lovely Indian and Chinese restaurant nearby. I would definitely stay here again, it's... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Poorly managed on arrival of a large pre wedding evening party, Already with confusion over the rooms even though this had been clearly stated in an email. Then we find out its party night with extremely loud music till the early hours which was never mentioned before booking as we would never had booked if been told!!! They were unable... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Stayed here whilst attending a wedding at Spains Park. Very clean and tidy, with pleasant rooms. Our bathroom was a little tired, but spotlessly clean. Breakfast was very good, with the fried breakfast served. My fried egg was overdone, but that is just me being picky. Staff were very friendly, and nothing seemed too much trouble. Parking was a little... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Was very comfortable... Only there to sleep and breakfast... All very clean...but.. Very noisy at night with the locals just out side our bedroom. Car park is very badly placed... Cars parked out side the window.. Not easy for residence to find a car park at night.... Suggest to ask for room away from outside smoking area if there are... 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*
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This grade II listed building once a traditional coaching inn, set in the historical market town of Great Dunmow, has been fully restored and re-furbished back to a beautiful bar, restaurant and hotel. Find us just off the A120 – we’re about 6 miles from both and only 12 minutes from Stansted Airport. Our menus are thoughtfully created and changed with each season.Free WIFI to all guests and visitors. Enjoy superb food prepared using the freshest local ingredients, with timeless classics and innovative specials. Everything is cooked to order using as much local produce as our head chef can buy, and served in stylish, relaxed and modern surroundings. Our Sunday roast is fast becoming legendary and is served all day. Join us any time for great food and drink and warm, friendly service.We have 31 en-suite rooms each with room service, free wifi and a delicious breakfast served in the morning. ... more   less 
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