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
Parking:Free private parking is available on site .
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 81% by past guests. The London average is 87% and the average for 3 star hotels is 84%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 81% is 4% above the 77% average guest rating for the area around Stansted. This means the hotel is just above the average rating for the area.
Milesfaster ranking: 655th from 846 London hotels, 10th of 26 Stansted hotels, and 216th of 319 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (5.2 miles, 8.3 km) would be the 3 star Desalis Hotel - Stansted, with base rates beginning from £65 and which has a 70% guest satisfaction rating. The Desalis Hotel - Stansted also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Travelodge Stansted Great Dunmow. 1.0 miles away (1.6 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 85% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £28.
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 3 Star Willows Guest House seems like it might fit the bill being 3.0 miles (4.9 km) from the Saracen's Head Hotel - Great Dunmow. The Willows Guest House is one of the top rated London hotels with a 93% guest satisfaction rating.