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The Starr

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Market Place, Great Dunmow CM6 1AX, England
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Great Dunmow
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Great Dunmow
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I took our mothers to The Starr for Mother's Day. It was busy and for that reason the service was not quite up to its normal standard. We had to get up a couple of times to pour the wine. However, the rest of the service was good, as was the food as usual. A good ambience... More

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I do not usually leave feedback, however we booked a room at the Starr and it was an excellent place to stay. Room was clean, contemporary and had everything you would need. Staff were helpful and friendly and the breakfast was one of the best we have had along with great service.

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Hunstanton, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Visited here over Chritsmas period. Booked the nicest large double bedroom. Room was clean and presentable, very comfortable. Enjoyed a nice relaxed meal in the restaurant on site. Parking available too. Staff friendly. Would recommend

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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We stayed here for 1 night after our friends wedding. Staff friendly, room nice size and beds comfy. Shower was small for the size of the bathroom. Very clean. Was slightly disappointed as was expecting a high standard for how much we paid for 1 night. Breakfast was nice could have done with bigger portions tho! And thanks to the... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

Very much enjoyed my short stay here. In particular the staff deserve praise for their friendly, helpful yet professional approach. Small things like attending to tea making facilities and wifi were done with the minimum of fuss and bother. The room rate was very reasonable and the three meals I had in the restaurant were consistently good. I was entertaining... More

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Vinca, France
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

This place I believe has just been extensively refurbished. The rooms are excellent, superbly clean and very boutique style. The staff are lovely and although we arrived to late for the evening meal, breakfast was very good in a beautifully appointed restaurant. We had no hot water, I believe the boiler was faulty, and we were immediately offered another room... More

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Oslo, Norway
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Having stayed and dined at the Starr on several occaisions earlier - and enjoyed it very much - I was pleased to see the recent changes. The restaurant and hotel had been done up. The rooms may be a bit on the modern side for me, but they are fresh, clean and bright. The restaurant has excellent food with attentive... More

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York, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We stayed in the family room at the Starr and had and evening meal and breakfast. If you appreciate qulaity, excellent service and great food - then you will love this place. Staff were extremely helpful and attentive. Everything was absolutely spotless - this is a very professional set up. The manager is a gentleman! You will not be disappointed.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Great restaurant excellent choice of food all locally sourced, fillet steak was massive and perfectly cooked. My only niggle is the atmosphere it just lacks something, it could be helped by removing the net curtains so you can look in and see, I would not have gone in had it not been a business meeting, but glad I did. Staff... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

8 of us ate here on Saturday evening (09/03) as part of 40th birthday celebrations for 3 of the group and had an excellent evening. From the minute we arrived we received friendly and professional service initially from the Maitre d' and then also from all the young staff at the table. The wine list is varied with some imaginative... More

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Also Known As:
The Starr Hotel
The Starr Hotel Great Dunmow
The Starr Great Dunmow, Essex
Address: Market Place, Great Dunmow CM6 1AX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Great Dunmow
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Great Dunmow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Starr 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Starr first opened its doors in the 15th century as a coaching inn on the Suffolk to London route and since then has had many famous faces pass through its doors, including Jamie Oliver who honed his skills in our kitchen before going to Westminster catering college.In its coaching days travellers would stop overnight and any prisoner being transported to London would be kept in the holding cell that to this day is still in the cellar.In the courtyard, we have converted the old stable block into a comfortable eight room Hotel, all with en-suite bathrooms and free WIFI.The Starr is only 15 minutes’ drive from Stansted airport making it the ideal place for that overnight stop or short break.Breakfast is served in the restaurant where you sit, surrounded by the exposed oak beams of the old Inn.At lunch time you can enjoy a full bar menu in front of an open fire or our lunch time restaurant menu.In the evening after a glass of wine from our extensive wine list you can choose from our famous fine dining or new brasserie menu.Our dedicated team of chefs uses only the finest, freshest ingredients on a daily basis to produce our delicious menus. The Starr also has two function rooms for private events or business use that can cater for between 12 and 40 people.Whatever your requirements, the Starr’s helpful staff can arrange the rooms to suit all occasions.The Starr is situated at the end of the old market place just off the high street with its many varied and interesting shops, ideal for a stroll before lunch.Being only eight miles from the M11 in the Essex countryside we are an ideal base for exploring many local places of interest.From The Roman ruins of Colchester (once the capital of England) to Charles ll palace at Audley End, the surrounding country side is a treasure trove of historic buildings and land.Please note our restaurant is closed Sunday evening and Monday but has full breakfast on these days. ... more   less 
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