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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Room was very basic, but clean. Continental breakfast was not exactly continental but the full English made up for that. Nice seating area outside and comfortable bar. No bar snacks available on a Sunday but we made do by sharing some main courses between us. There was plenty of space in the car park but I can see why there... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the 2nd time we have stayed here. Both times we have been very satisfied with our room, staff and overall service. Our room clean and tidy. Breakfast was lovely, nothing too much trouble for the lovely friendly staff. The pub itself is wonderful, real olde worldly. We look forward to returning in the not too distant future. This... More 

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Norfolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to a wedding. Food and service at wedding meal was excellent. breakfast was really top notch even with my hangover. reception people a bit off-ish. room was good though bathroom a bit tired. parking a bit tight but its free in the public car parks next door after 6.

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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little tired and in need of an improved cleaning regime as cobwebs everywhere. Room ok but nothing special. Breakfast passable but had to wait for a table as insufficient set up for the number of guests booked in. Scrambled eggs good but fried egg sadly burnt. Breakfast waiting staff delightful compared to somewhat miserable and unwelcoming receptionist. Have paid... More 

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Coulsdon, Surrey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for one night only, the staff were very friendly, the breakfast was good, the bar served a good range of gins and the garden was a nice place to sit and enjoy them. Our room was fine with a really comfy bed but it could benefit from a refresh in the decoration.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice building and surroundings, good sized room. Full bathroom No assistance with luggage was offered on check in. Reasonable food, had to request a steak knife. Again nothing special.. Has a great deal of potential but lacks these finer touches to get a higher rating.. Great location for Stansted airport.

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

This hotel used to be a regular stopping off point of mine, so it was nice to go back and see what an excellent job the owners have done on updating the premises. The hotel was clean with excellent facilities and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was very good and the bar has a good selection... More 

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay here. Good car park - although it seems that some of the spaces had been taken by non-patrons and this was not being policed. Old historical building but well modernised. The room I stayed in was away form the bar area so unlikely to suffer from excess noise. Staff very friendly and helpful, the rooms had... More 

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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

My niece & I visited this hotel for a meal on Sunday 19th June. The staff were so welcoming & friendly to us immediately upon entering & continued to be so throughout our excellent & tasty meal. A wonderful experience. Thank you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Stayed here overnight before flying from Stansted. Room was great and well appointed, ate in the restaurant and the food was really good. Service was great and the staff all friendly and helpful. Good value for money !

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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 

Additional Information about The Saracens Head Hotel

Address: High Street, Great Dunmow CM6 1AG, England (Formerly Saracens Head Hotel Great Dunmow)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Great Dunmow
Price Range: $89 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Saracens Head Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 31
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