Hotel Saffron (Saffron Walden, United Kingdom)


Hotel Saffron (Saffron Walden, United Kingdom)

About Hotel Saffron

The Hotel Saffron hotel in the heart of Hotel Saffron Walden is a quaint 16th century property perfect for a short or long visit to this historic market town. Non-smoking rooms are available in a range of configurations from singles, deluxe twins, doubles and family rooms. Rooms feature tea and coffee making facilities, TV, work desk and hair dryer. Parking is possible nearby and the hotel has a private garden.  Free Wi-Fi access is available in the hotels' common areas. The Hotel Saffron has its own a la carte restaurant and all meals are prepared using fresh local ingredients and it is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The stately Audley End House is a five minute drive from the hotel and Cambridge is only 20 minutes away by car.  The nearest golf course for golf enthusiasts is 2 miles away.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


8-12 High Street, CB10 1AZ, Saffron Walden, United Kingdom

Rating overview

  • Location
    Good  7.8 / 10
  • Rooms
    Okay  5.9 / 10
  • Service
    Good  7.5 / 10

Positive Reviews


Nice Restaurant

Sunday lunch was a hit with guests with many commenting on the delicious and pleasant meal they had with family and friends at the restaurant attached to the hotel.  Other guests commented that there is a good menu also available at the bar.


Welcoming Staff

The staff at the hotel rated very highly with many previous guests commenting that they felt very welcomed by the hotels' staff who made them feel at home and at ease from the moment of their arrival.


Comfy Beds, Authentic Stay

Some people made specific comment in their reviews about the extremely comfortable beds and bedding at the hotel and other really appreciated its authenticity in keeping with the heritage and history of the building which is listed.

Negative Reviews


Reservation Problems

Some guests did not have a lot of faith heading into their stay at the hotel with some experiencing confusing and difficult reservation confirmation conversations with hotel staff and check-in hassles on their arrival. These reviewers signalled their hesitation in their reviews but it seems the rest of their stay was without incident.


Dodgy Decor

Some guests were not impressed by the decor at the hotel with some describing the furniture as shabby and old, other reviewers mentioned that they thought that the decor could use an overhaul with some areas in desperate need of refurbishment.


Slow Service, No Breakfast

A number of guests were disappointed that breakfast was not included in the room tariff and their reviews indicated that they would have preferred that breakfast was not an additional cost to their rooms rate.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance Hall/lobby
  2. Parking
  3. Hotel bar
  4. Non-smoking rooms
For children
  1. Cot
Room amenities
  1. Ironing board
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Hairdryer

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 12:00


8-12 High Street , CB10 1AZ , Saffron Walden , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1799)522676 | Fax: +44(1799)513979 | 

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