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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed over night whilst at an event locally. The positives to the stay was that the staff were very helpful, the rooms were large, easy parking and the breakfast exceeded all expectations. However, the unfortunate negatives were that that the room was a little tired, the wifi was broken and our bathroom was not very nice without a shower and...

Thank west_country_grub
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights for a friend's wedding. The location is an idyllic English country village with the only pub perfectly situated on the green. The bed was comfortable, the full English breakfast delicious but the most memorable part of the visit was the staff. The young staff and the manger were friendly, yet professional; they all seemed very happy...

Thank BooandHB
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Stayed here for one night on recommndation of friend. It was for celebrating our wedding anniversay and was looking for somewhere memorable. Definitely fitted the occasion, excellent food, well prepared and well presented. Staff very genuine and friendly as well as being efficient. Liked the way that they allowed as much time as you wnated between main course and dessert...

Thank Frankiebloke
St Helier, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We came here for Sunday lunch and were very impressed, The food was excellent and the service prompt and efficient. The restaurant has a warm, friendly atmosphere and a wide selection of dishes to choose from. We opted for the Sunday roast and weren't disappointed.

Thank thefrances2016
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Eleven of us met up here last Sunday .The welcome is good and the menu is extensive.Portions are well presented and are quite large and delicious .Service was good .The pub is owned by Jamie Oliver's dad and his boos are displayed prominently.Some of the portions are big enough to share for example the cheese board.Drinks are as in many...

Thank domainegirton
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I have eaten in all four cozy sites, but I live local to the cricketers so I visit here more, I always find the front of house staff are really welcoming & friendly, I have noticed in the last year the food has really improved & the special boards have always got something to offer, my last visit was over...

Thank Jennie S
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016

My husband and I were very impressed with the food and service at this very pictuesque village pub. I had the duck with damsen sauce and my husband had the fillet steak, both were delicious and reasonably priced. Really enjoyed our visit and highly recommend. We will be back.

Thank leigh1962
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Ok, so both a business and pleasure stay. I had my first date here last night and found it was a great setting, warm summers evening overlooking the quintessential english cricket green. The Cricketers arms offer ok accommodation, yes a lick of paint and bit of housekeeping wouldn't go a miss based on footfall traffic but overall ok and very...

1Thank Nick N
Ardfert, Ireland
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Checked in after 16 hours of traveling. I waited at the bar until the guy who was serving tables had time to check me in and give me my key... This is basic accommodation, in a smelly unclean bar. I went back to the bar after going to my room, as the room was dirty; Flies in shower Mold in...

4Thank Suzie D
Knutsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have stayed here a few times on a business trip and liked it so much I came back for a weekend with my husband. It is in a lovely little village overlooking the village green. In the summer there is a fantastic beer garden and in the winter a roaring log fire which makes it really cosy. The menu...

1Thank nclarke482

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cricketers Arms is the ideal place to stay whether you’re on business, travelling to the airport, attending a wedding or simply visiting the area. We have 10 beautiful, individually designed bedrooms all with en-suite facilities and lots of homely touches. Some are more modern, with contemporary furnishings and splashes of bold colour; others are more traditional, with antique pieces and soft, muted colours. All have really comfortable king or super kingsize beds, with good linen, luxurious throws and piles of cushions, as well as powerful showers, fluffy white towels and lovely toiletries. One room even has a stunning free-standing bath. There’s also a digital flat screen television, direct dial telephone and free Wi-Fi in every room to use during your stay and you can treat yourself to champagne and chocolates on arrival, too.We have a choice of rooms from doubles, superior doubles and twins to junior suites and family rooms – three have their own staircase up from the restaurant so you can put the children to bed and enjoy a relaxed supper. Eat, and sleep well and have a hearty English breakfast the next day. Enjoy great value too; rooms start at £65 for the night, with a family room costing £135, including breakfast. As well as being ideal for getting to or from Stansted airport, the Cricketers Arms is just a stone’s throw from Parklands in Quendon, so if you’re attending a wedding there and need somewhere to stay, just give us a call. We also have a big car park where you can leave your car for free during your holiday if you travel from Stansted. Stay one night with us and get your trip off to the perfect start, and if you’re back late, have a comfy night with us before heading home. We can book transfers for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cricketers' Arms

Address: Rickling Green, Saffron Walden CB11 3YG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Saffron Walden
Price Range: $113 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cricketers' Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“If possible ask for a room in "the bungalow opposite"”
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“Wonderful location spoiled by bad wine and lack of concern "O I'll know better next time"”
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  • Used to be men's toilets?
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  • Bedside chest
 of 5 bubbles angelmD5585GG, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
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