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York, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I have stayed an other Arkell's pubs and they have always been adequate to good, the Saracens Head was maintained this standard. First of all plentiful free parking, always a bonus. Reception is at the bar as usual, the only girl there was fairly busy but took the time to check me in without becoming flustered and was very helpful.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

It seems to me not a lot is invested in the rooms booked 1 night after a very earlier start i had the macerator noise as well :) every seem cheap and as seen better days .The towel warmer,the bed frame and other hangers are rusty .Fine because i was tired at £70 a night i thought i was avoiding... More 

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Thank Mudripper
Winchester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This was a difficult to one to rate - I'll try and explain. We arrived at around 18.00 on a Saturday and the place was rammed - I think there was a party earlier, and there were people everywhere. Thankfully there were plenty of staff on, and we were son checked in and shown to our rooms. My room was... More 

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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1,001 reviews
87 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 912 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

If it was not for the fact everything was booked up we would have left this hotel as quickly as we entered. We are fans of the Arkells pub chain and have stayed in several in the past however this one is by far the weakest link......reception....after registering our card at reception it was off to room 7 on the... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We stayed here for the Fairford Air Show for for 2 nights. The room was clean and tidy an had everything we required. The bathroom was small but fully functional and we had clean towels on both days. It was facing the main road which could be noisy but we always take ear plugs so it did not cause any... More 

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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Overall, the service and food was very good. Quality food and good service. The pub is a proper pub, with the beams above. Obviously, the pub shows wear and tear, but still very nice It was a very nice evening with our friends who live locally. We did not stay in the hotel section. We would go back here again... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This is what I call a locals local as if you are not a local you are ignored.The food is good but the service is very poor. If you are a local its like going to Grannies house for lunch as we were from out of town we were made to wait for our food while the locals were served... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights whilst visiting friends in the area. The room was small but very comfortable. The room was beautifully decorated and very clean. Bathroom had a nice modern bath and shower. Bed was super comfortable. The pub downstairs had a great vibe to it and staff were very friendly. Food was excellent. Very nice menu. Lots... More 

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Thank Jeromebarlow
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Spent a week end here mid May. We were in Room 1 which was immaculately clean, small but very comfortable. En suite was modern with excellent water pressure . The breakfast was a highlight. Staff very friendly. Pub closes at 11pm so no late night noise. We would stay here again.

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel weekend 22/23 January. The food was excellent and the breakfast was particularly good value for money. Our room was clean, basic and fine for our requirements. The only issue we had was it was directly over the bar area so there was a considerable amount of noise for a room in a hotel. However a... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Saracens Head Hotel

Address: Market Place High Street, Swindon SN6 7AG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Swindon
Price Range: RM249 - RM418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Saracens Head Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Hotel is in HIGHWORTH, near Swindon.”
 of 5 bubbles 364davidh364, 24 May 2015 | Read review
“room 3 needs repairs, wifi is not good, could not log in to it”
 of 5 bubbles JamieC621, 6 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Dont choose a room on the Front of the Hotel for reasons above.”
 of 5 bubbles 151ChristineT, 28 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Find one of the updated bedrooms”
 of 5 bubbles cezmund, 15 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Don't know about choosing a quiet room..depends on who you get next door. Rooms nearer back seem better decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles Veggedout40, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
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