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The Saracens Head Hotel

3.0 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
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
RockyJohnnyB Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
36 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Saracens Head just for a night away, and wanted something comfortable but not too expensive. The hotel has been refurbished in the last couple of years; I cant comment on its previous condition, but our room was comfortable with a good shower and modern facilities, and although not all of it was to our taste the... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The food is always gorgeous here, although the staff can be a little prickly depending on who serves you! Having been a few times now, I would certainly recommend it for a nice meal out with a partner or for enjoying wine with friends.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

My girlfreind and I stayed at the Saracens Head last month as we were looking for a hotel the night before we flew from nearby Stanstead, we didnt want to stay in your run of the mill airport hotel and found it online,from the webbsite it looked great in a small market town were we could have a look around... More

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cozypubs1, Owner at The Saracens Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind comments about our hotel. Just for your information we only have our Grown Up Party Nights on the last Friday of the month and NOT every weekend as you suggest. We are very glad you enjoyed the food, room and service during your stay. When people book in for a room on the last... More

rotherham south yorkshire
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Just returned home from The Saracens Head, on arrival we found the car park almost full and with some difficulty we managed to find a space to park the car, the receptionist was lovely, so friendly and helpful, our room was nice... nothing spectacular but nice ... I suppose after paying £90 a night i was looking for something a... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
27 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I chose this hotel as a cosier alternative to the more austere airport hotels and was not disappointed. My greeting at reception was warm and friendly, and I was shown to my room on the first floor, overlooking the car park at the rear. The room itself is well-equipped and the bed extremely comfortable. The black-and-white photographs of local landmarks... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

This hotel is reasonably priced and was quiet as the building we stayed in was off the road. Parking was easy as there was a large public car park around the back as well as the car park of the hotel. We had a good nights sleep during the storms, didn't hear a thing!! The bar is well stocked and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We stayed at the Saracens Head for a couple of nights for our wedding last summer and our party booked up many of the rooms. Everyone had an enjoyable stay and the staff took our various requests in their stride. Our party also dined in the restaurant the night before, where the food and service was excellent, as it was... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I booked a meeting here this week for 22 people...they could not have done enough for me, the food was lovely. Everyone got their meals on time and hot. The service was superb from start to finish...the staff are lovely. I will use this venue again and as I don't live to far will be going back with friends.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We have recently stayed here for a couple of nights and on the whole it was fine but quite noisy later in the evening when we were trying to go to sleep. The bedroom was fine - very clean with an absolutely huge bed. Breakfast was was quite nice with a good selection but found the room where we had... More

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Meriden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

I've been here few times with my girlfriend. Lovely staff, great food and excellent service. We were also lucky that in one of the evenings we got to come down at the bar for a drink and there was the DJ togheter with a lovely band (a violinist and a trumpetist) entertaining the crowd! overall nice experience, highly recommended!

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Additional Information about The Saracens Head Hotel

Also Known As:
The Saracens Head Hotel Great Dunmow, Essex
Address: High Street, Great Dunmow CM6 1AG, England (Formerly Saracens Head Hotel Great Dunmow)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Great Dunmow
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Great Dunmow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Saracens Head Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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