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 81% from 1359 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 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.

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).
Bedroom Numbers: 24
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.05 out of 5 by 1359 past guests
>>> (average customer rating 4.1 out of 5 from 816 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 2 of 3 for Hotels in Great Dunmow and rated 4 out of 5 from 543 reviews)


Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).


WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 81% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 66%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 81% is 5142% below the 5223% average guest rating for the area around Stansted. Therefore compared to hotels around the airport its rating is well below average.
Milesfaster ranking: 454th from 865 London hotels, th of 38 Stansted hotels, and 119th of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (7.2 miles, 11.6 km) would be the 3 star Days Inn London Stansted Airport, with base rates beginning from £33 and which has a 75% guest satisfaction rating. The Days Inn London Stansted Airport also offers: free WiFi.
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 4 Star Little Bullocks Farm seems like it might fit the bill, and some 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from this hotel. The Little Bullocks Farm has an extremely high guest rating of 95%, one of the best rated London hotels.


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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