Saracens Head Great Dunmow
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The Saracens Head Hotel - Great Dunmow

Hotel Rating: 3 Star Free WiFi √ Gym √ Onsite Parking √ Restaurant √ Reception 24/7 √
Achieved a score of 82% from 1294 reviews
Rates from £50 per room
High street, Great Dunmow, Essex, England, UK, CM6 1AG
Distance from Stansted airport: 4.4 miles (7.1 km)

Hotel Vicinity:

Nearest: Railway Station: Stansted Airport 4.5 miles (7.2 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 8 7 miles (11.3 km). The Saracens Head hotel is a former coaching Inn within 6 miles of Stansted airport. The hotel has a 400 year history of providing accommodation in the historic town of Great Dunmow and is opposite the Old Market Place with history gong right back to 1540 (when it was built). First recorded as a coaching Inn in the 1700's. Great Dunmow is one of England's handful of Flitch towns. This is a custom where every 4 years a married couple have to convince a jury that they have not wanted to be single for the last one year and one day in order to win a flitch of bacon. The town itself offers several local pubs and shops including supermarkets. Nearest attractions include Little Easton Manor (1.73 miles), Gardens of Easton Lodge (2.27 miles) and Duxford War Museum (7.38 miles).

Hotel in Detail:

The Saracens Head Great Dunmow is a two storey Georgian/Tudor styled hotel also frequented by locals as a local pub. Its located in the high street of Great Dunmow, right in the heart of the town.
Bedroom amenities include en-suite facilities, flat screen TV, Direct Dial Telephone, Trouser Press, Hairdryer and Coffee and Tea Making Facilities. Executive rooms have bath, other rooms have shower.
There is also a room service.
Onsite is the Cromwell restaurant with a welcoming and laid back atmosphere and a decent sized wine list. Additionally the hotel has a lounge bar, Flitches Bar, which serves local beers and serves a bar menu along with afternoon tea. In the hotel lounge you can enjoy a morning coffee.
The Hotel Offers a Choice of 2 Conference and Banqueting Rooms, The Saracen's Room and The Flitch Room with a capacity for up to 45 guests.
Reception assists guests 24/7. Fax and copy facilities provided.
Bedroom Numbers: 24
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am


Free private parking is available on site .


Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 82% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 82% is 7% above the 75% average guest rating for the area around Stansted. The hotel is thus rated above average for hotels close to the airport.
Milesfaster ranking: 446th from 866 London hotels, 10th of 28 Stansted hotels, and 120th of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 3 star Best Western Mornington Hotel, with base rates beginning from £68 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Mornington Hotel also offers: free WiFi.
We can also point you towards a lower price option, the Holiday Villa Hotel. 0.4 miles from the Saracens Head Hotel - Great Dunmow (0.6 km), achieving a rating of 70% by its past clients with base rates starting at about £47.
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel seems like it might fit the bill. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.


The hotel can arrange taxi transfer to the airport.


Bought in 2009 by pub group Merchant Inns. Closed in July 2009 for major refurbishment and restoration. Opened again 2012.
car park
24 hour security watch
Porter Service (24 hour)
High Chairs
Lifts and Elevator Access
Black & White photocopying
Fax service
Conference phones
Flip Charts
Secretarial Services
Meeting Facilities

Saracen's Head Hotel - Great Dunmow Locality Information

Districts Close by:

Great Dunmow, Stansted, Braintree, Chelmsford, Harlow

Nearest Major Airports:

Stansted Airport (4.4 miles, 7.1 km), Cambridge Airport (24.7 miles, 39.8 km), London City Airport (28.9 miles, 46.4 km), Luton Airport (31.5 miles, 50.7 km), Heathrow Airport (44.6 miles, 71.8 km)

Nearest Stations:

Stansted Airport (4.5 miles, 7.2 km), Elsenham (6.6 miles, 10.6 km), Stansted Mountfitchet (7.2 miles, 11.6 km), Braintree (8.3 miles, 13.4 km)

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