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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Ray E Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 days ago NEW

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 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW 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 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We ate here for our anniversary last week and are very glad we did! We had looked into a lot of restaurants prior to our visit and chose this one. As it was our anniversary we were greeted with a glass of Prosecco each, courtesy of the restaurant, good start! The waiters and the manager were very friendly without be... More

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The room itself tries to be boutique but falls short. I have no complaints about the cooked breakfast. The continental side of things could have more choice. But the hotel falls massively short in respect to noise. We stayed in one on their suites. Unfortunately our one sits on top of the outside bar area. The windows didn't close properly... More

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

Thank you for your review. I can advise you that we are having secondary glazing fitted to the windows to all rooms over looking the courtyard in the next 2 weeks to stop this problem. More

Guildford, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This is one of those rare hotels that gets almost everything right. We stayed for three nights this weekend and were very impressed. We used most of the facilities, including restaurant and pub. The included breakfast was also first-class. The food is excellent and all the staff were helpful and friendly, a special mention to the manager, jovial and always... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The restaurant is nicely decorated and the welcome was fine. Unfortunately it was downhill from there. The waitress knew little about the menu and had to disappear to the kitchen every time we asked a question. When asked whether the trout came whole or as a fillet she replied it comes as a fish! The starters were very poor. The... 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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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
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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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