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Hotel The Saracens Head (Great Dunmow, United Kingdom)


Hotel The Saracens Head (Great Dunmow, United Kingdom)

About The Saracens Head

The Saracens Head is an historic coaching inn located in Great Dunmow and offering modern accommodation with choice amenities and an ideal location. Rooms are modern and feature en-suite bathrooms with hairdryer as well as flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi connectivity, direct dial telephone and complimentary tea and coffee making facilities. The Saracens Head features much of its 400 year heritage throughout the property and also includes modern conveniences like a private gym, two conference rooms, free onsite parking and bar lounge. Guests can enjoy a full English breakfast served each morning in the restaurant which also serves a menu consisting of traditional British cuisine. The traditional pub serves a variety of local ales. The property can be found just off the A120 and is just 5.6 miles from Stansted Airport and 5.9 miles from Hatfield Forest.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

  • LocationVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • RoomsGood  (7.9 / 10)
  • ServiceVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • CleanlinessVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • Value for moneyGood  (7.9 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Modern clean rooms.

contemporary look and feel. Rooms are very clean and quite spacious. En-suite bathroom facilities have also benefited from the recent refurbishment and feature modern appointments.


Updated spaces with contemporary feel.

While the hotel is located in an original and historic coaching inn with a 400 year history, all common spaces such as the bar area, restaurant and lounge areas are modern, with bright furnishings and a contemporary colour palette. Spaces are clean and inviting and there is a wonderful outdoor eating area perfect on summer days.


Pleasant and efficient staff.

Saracens Head staff are very pleasant and display a warm and sunny disposition. Restaurant and bar staff are very efficient and service is generally fast. Cleaning staff are also approachable and ensure that little things like free tea and coffee are well-stocked in rooms.

Negative Reviews


Noisy pub nights.

The rooms located directly above the pub are quite open to the noise coming from either the patrons or the music on certain nights. Guests who need to catch early flights or light sleepers in general should try to book rooms well away from the pub area.


Kitchen closes early.

The hotel kitchen closes at quite an early time at night, making it difficult to get a good meal if arriving late. There are a variety of snacks available at the bar and nearby eateries that are open quite late.


Tight parking.

It is important to note that the free onsite parking is a little bit on the small side and fairly tight, requiring that drivers pay close attention when parking or manoeuvring out of a spot so as not to cause any damage.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Café
  2. Entrance hall/lobby
  3. Express check-in
  4. Parking
  5. Terrace
  6. Pets allowed
  7. Hotel bar
  8. Conference rooms
  9. Non-smoking rooms
  10. Restaurant
  11. 24-hour reception
  12. Snack bar
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Central heating
  5. Electric kettle
  6. Free WiFi (rooms)
  1. Accessible hotel
  2. Accessible bathroom
  3. Accessible parking
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


High Street , CM6 1AG , Great Dunmow , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1371)873901 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about The Saracens Head

  • Is there a pool area at The Saracens Head?

    No, The Saracens Head doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at The Saracens Head?

    Yes, The Saracens Head has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at The Saracens Head?

    Yes, The Saracens Head provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at The Saracens Head?

    Check-in at The Saracens Head is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is The Saracens Head located?

    The Saracens Head is located in High Street, CM6 1AG, Great Dunmow, United Kingdom.