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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Downstairs bar area looks nice although wasn't serving food on a Tuesday night. Rooms are very dated and sparsely furnished. No double glazing so lots of street noise. Very dubious damp patch on the carpet near the window in room 2, I unwittingly stood in it. I dread to think what it is. PARKING-what a nightmare. I stay in many... More 

Thank Jonyw87
Essex, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Visited for lunch with my partner & step daughter, ordered our food & when it was brought to our table my partners food was wrong, he ordered a steak sandwich & was given a steak, which was twice the price !! when he said to Darren the waiter it was wrong, he just shrugged his shoulders & said you ordered... More 

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Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Front of house staff very attentive and welcoming, totally let down by the kitchen staff's lack of time keeping! Certainly not front of house staff's fault! Be prepared for a long wait! Food when arrived was good as per menu stated, nothing exceptional.

Thank Natalie B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016

From their website you would think this was a reasonable hotel at a good price in a good location. It isn't. Please read all the bad reviews. They are true. I hardly ever give bad reviews but this place deserves one. I stayed for one night. The room was dirty and furniture chipped. The fan was full of dust and... More 

Thank MrNotty
Southend-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2016

After wandering about Chelmsford on a busy Sunday we fancied a drink and something to eat - the Saracens Head was the only pub/bar we could find (not being familiar with the town). The interior is dark and dingy with the inevitable TV screens all over the place showing football - some having seen better days. The menu was a... More 

Thank Graham L
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Stayed for 1 night 2 weeks ago. Had to wait 20 mins to be given a key to the room. when I got to the room is was like something out of the slums. The curtains were to short for the window, the carpet was covered with black stains, the shower was very mouldy and the shower head was broken.... More 

Thank Catherine J
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Went to this restaurant for Sunday lunch with our 8 year old daughter . The roast dinners were delicious . We had beef and gammon and both were plentiful and delicious with great presentation and tasty gravy. Service was great too and our daughter are for a £1. We will definitely be going back as really good value for money... More 

Thank julesharrison
Newquay, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2016

My daughter and I stood in reception for over 10 mins, we had to go down to the bar to find someone. we had booked a twin room but had to take a double. The service was very hit and miss as some members of staff were helpful and others just plain rude!!! As it is a pub the noise... More 

Thank camille289
England, United Kingdom
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Very disappointing. When we arrived at the hotel we were stood waiting at reception for about 15 mins until we decided to go downstairs and find someone. We then got checked in and given our room keys, then entered the room to find- Blood on the curtain and walls. Hole in the bath, burnt lampshade, toilet roll holder broken, shower... More 

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Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I've stayed here a couple of times. For the price it's not that bad for Chelmsford, if you have looked at prices. The good points it's clean for the high use it gets. The bedding is clean and the bathroom. Rooms have been painted. You get a good quality fan for the single rooms and ok showers. You get a... More 

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Additional Information about Saracens Head Hotel

Address: 3 High Street, Chelmsford CM1 1BE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Chelmsford
Price Range: $62 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“We didn't stay in a room - we were only there for lunch.”
 of 5 bubbles GrahamL767, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“None of the rooms are quiet. The only thing good is it is central in the middle of town.”
 of 5 bubbles chrissie95, Feb 24, 2016 | Read review
“Book the travel lodge down the road!!”
 of 5 bubbles Miss_Clementine, Dec 31, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for an inside room. There is no view of outside, but at least you won't here the music at 1/2am.”
 of 5 bubbles Camillabetty, Nov 14, 2015 | Read review
“Go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles elizabethw969, Nov 10, 2015 | Read review
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