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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2012

OK guesthouse. Room was reasonably clean on the surface, but look in the drawers or under the bed and hmm... Room was barely freshened up after 1st night. Breakfast was good, but you needed to give your plate a good clean as the 'major refurbishment' that is going on at the moment means that all the plate settings that are... More 

1 Thank littlegibo
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2011

Very basic, noisy and yes mould around the shower and on the ceiling. Mike not very friendly. We stayed in another b and b in Westleton the following night and what a difference and it was cheaper!

2 Thank galwayhouse

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2011

We stayed here for 2 nights in August whilst travelling around the UK visiting relatives. Having driven for hours and delayed in traffic, we arrived around 9.30pm! We were greeted by the wonderfully friendly owner who helped us settle in quickly and was so helpful in calling and reserving us a table at a nearby restaurant. The next morning he... More 

2 Thank Jemima J
Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2011

Was greeted with a very warm welcome and informed about the local attractions and amenities. Breakfast is good with a choice of cereals/fruit and full English cooked breakfast. The room was bright with a modern flat screen tv. The location is very central, perfect for visiting Saffron Waldon and the surrounding villiages. I would definitely visit this Guest House again... More 

Thank Hyper_G
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2011

Stayed in the notorious Room 2. (should have read the reviews FIRST) Very dirty, ie.-window sill thick with dust, disturbed a spider in the bedside cabinet, shone a torch down the back to see if I could see him, but soo thick with cobwebs, could only just make out the old bottle top on the floor.Inside the cabinet thick with... More 

1 Thank johnegoose1418
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2011

Stayed at the Archways in early Feb as were visiting a friend in nearby Newport. We stayed in room 4 (the big suite room with double bed, sofa bed and en-suite) and found it to be very comfortable. There were 3 of us in the room but plenty of space and our friends stayed in another 2 rooms, all said... More 

Thank rgibo2008
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2011

Stayed 28th & 29th January. The heating was only turned on when we arrived in the afternoon and was turned off at night. The bedroom was very cold, it was -4c outside. The second night was a bit warmer, but still the heating got turned off again. Bathroom was shocking, walk in shower had black mould on the tiles and... More 

1 Thank js2166
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2010

Indifferent welcome. The room was very noisy, as it was located in the archway, near the road. It was dreary, with mismatched furniture and a bleak bathroom, and it didn't strike us as over clean. Breakfast was reasonable but very impersonal (the gentleman serving us was talking to two friends at the same time). Generally, the service was dire -... More 

2 Thank Yaiza26
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2010

Parking OK but limited,building work in progress but no real inconvenience.Accomodation seems secure--outer lockable door plus room locks.We used 2 rooms both in dire need of decoration,the rooms were not clean (toilet in one used but not flushed),net curtain rail fell down,no way to lock window,could write your name in the dust,carpets not hoovered,shower and surround need upgrading--but the tiles... More 

Thank raymar2
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2009

lovely guesthouse, ideal for trip to saffron walden, friendly staff and helpful and good breakfast! many thanks :)

Thank alisonb1980

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Archways Guest House is located in the heart of the market town of Saffron Walden and is conveniently situated for all local businesses and shops. Just 10 minutes from the M11 motorway, it is ideally suited for an overnight stay for those travelling on business. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Archways Guest House

Address: Church Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1JW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Saffron Walden
Price Range: $67 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Archways Guest House Saffron Walden, Essex

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