The Cricketers Arms - Hotel - Saffron Walden

Rickling Green, Near Stansted ;, Saffron Walden, United Kingdom, CB11 3YG  show map
 3 stars
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The Cricketers Arms - Hotel - Saffron Walden

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Cribs available

 Pets

Pets allowed

Overview

The 3-star The Cricketers Arms - Hotel is set just 4.9 km from Stansted Mountfitchet Castle, Gog Magog Golf Club and Rosie Maternity Hospital.

The hotel is placed in a historic area, a short walk from a castle and a museum. The hotel is set 28 km away from Stevenage.

The Cricketers Arms - Hotel lies within 10 minutes’ drive to London Stansted airport.

Rooms

This property offers 10 rooms including Superior Ensuite Double Room, Standard Ensuite Double Room and Grand Suite. The luxury rooms feature the garden view. Bathrooms are fitted with a shower, a bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

At the restaurant local dishes are served.

Services

Guests can call upon ironing service, wedding services and newspaper service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   10.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • Limited time reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Picnic area/Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Barbeque grills

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of GBP 10 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

Rickling Green, Near Stansted ;, Saffron Walden, United Kingdom, CB11 3YG

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City Center
  • Saffron Walden
    5.6 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    1.3 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    10

Rooms and availability

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        How to reach hotel

        hotel The Cricketers Arms - Hotel - Saffron Walden Saffron Walden location
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        Hotel Address:

        Rickling Green, Near Stansted ;, Saffron Walden, United Kingdom, CB11 3YG

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Saffron Walden
          5.6 mi
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          1.3 mi
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          10

        The Cricketers Arms - Hotel Location

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        Local attractions

        • Imperial War Museum Duxford - 10.6 mi
          Cambridgeshire CB22 4QR, Cambridge
        • The Gibberd Garden - 10.8 mi
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        • Imperial War Museums - 10.6 mi
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        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          10
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        The Cricketers Arms - Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Cricketers Arms - Hotel

        Average guest rating

        8.4out of 10
        Superb
        Based on 118 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Single
          10.0

          I only had one night here, but it was great, the staff were really friendly, my room was warm, the bed divine, everything was perfect. I'm a clean freak, so for me to be impressed is saying something! I will definitely go back, it's a great location for the airport, without the noise of the planes. Very impressed, and would highly recommend to others.

          Only one thing negative, but nothing to complain about at all, the security light was outside my room, so the room wasn't dark. But I slept really well it didn't bother me at all, but for anyone who prefers total black out shout make this request on booking.

        • Couple
          10.0

          The staff were very welcoming and helpful and the room was very nice.

        • Couple
          8.2

          Excellent staff, lovely atmosphere and food and ideally located near the airport.

          The walls are wafer thin and when other guests choose to watch tv then unfortunately you have to listen to this. The bed linens smell of whatever they have been washed in and are very itchy, all in all difficult to get any sleep.

        • Couple
          10.0

          Excellent friendly and accommodating staff, fantastic reno'd rooms with an awesome shower. Meals excellent, ample parking, sleepy little town on wonderful back roads (if you want to get off the hwy)..

          Bags and steep steps (wasn't a problem for us but could be for others - saying that staff offered to help).... so nothing I didn't like - great place.

        • Couple
          9.6

          Stayed here the night before flying from Stansted. Fabulous location, food, and room would definitely stay again. Much more comfortable way to start a holiday than the 'factory' style hotel and park nearer the airport. The cost of B&B here and then long stay parking at Stansted worked out no more expensive than the 'package' style hotel and parking. Would recommend the Cricketers Arms to anyone.

        • Single
          8.2

          the staff were really helpful and friendly. The setting is lovely and quiet and was perfect for a getaway from the city.

          Food isn't served after 6.30pm. I didn't pick up on that till later, and had to drive a fair distance to get dinner. It would be worth reminding guests of this when they book in.

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          The Cricketers Arms at Rickling Green has a wonderful setting, on the village green it's a quintessentially English. The pub itself is a comfortable mix of contemporary and traditional; wooden beams blend with tub chairs. The restaurant and bar menu is good and the shared platter boards as a starter are a must. The range of wines and beers was excellent, and the pub is clearly popular with locals as well as visitors. The decor and furnishings are a bit "lived in", although our room was nicely decorated in contemporary style. Breakfast was included, which is a good thing because it was a bit average. Throughout our stay all the staff were great. Friendly, responsive and happy to help with anything they could.

          The furnishings in the public areas are looking a bit worn (I guess it is a popular venue) and the carpet in our room could have been fresher. Similarly the entrance from the car park looked like it could do with a good spring clean. We were a bit disappointed to have been given a ground floor room (Room 1) by the rear service entrance. It was a bit dark and dingy so we left the ceiling lights on for a bit of cheer. If I booked again I'd make sure we got a first floor room, preferrably looking out over the front of the pub to the cricket pitch on the green. It would have made all the difference to our perception of the pub and our stay.

        • Older travelers
          8.0

          definately the location and the staff was mega friendly and professional. lovely room, very comfortable and nice big bed.

          The only problem was the sausage was undercooked and I couldnt eat it, and someone on another table sent theirs back too. This is not a complaint, otherwise it was perfect.

        • Couple
          5.0

          Loved the location, was everything I had expected when arriving, including the cricket match on the green outside

          The lady who appeared to be the owner or manager was very unprofessional indeed, being very curt and abrupt with the staff in front of customers. She gave the impression that it was a chore to have us staying there, in fact the first sentence included telling us what time we had to check out. We asked if we needed to book a table for dinner and she was put out saying she was very busy. The girls working for her were fine but appeared scared of her and her bullying nature. Such a disappointment as its a lovely building in a lovely village.

        • Couple
          10.0

          The staff were extremely helpful and went out of their way to help us, calling taxi's, arranging early check-in as we were attending a wedding. The rooms were alot more than we expected, rustic with a modern feel with flat screen tv's and en-suite bathroom. The best part about our stay was the bed, it has got to be the most comfortable bed we have ever stayed in! would definitely recommend and stay again, thank you to all the staff!

        • Single
          7.0

          location was good for a meeting next morning, staff try hard to make you feel at home,

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          A really good small hotel in a great location. Excellent dinner with fresh fish and shellfish. Would recommend.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          The feel of a traditional welcoming pub but with modern facilities and good choices on the menu

        • Single
          9.6

          The room was excellant, very nice location. Food in the bar/restaurant was good. Staff very helpful.

          A bit dissapointed with breakfast. Poached eggs on toast were not the best, i'm afraid.

        • Group of friends
          7.8

          Upon arrival we found our booking had not been made (not the hotels fault but booking agent) the staff were very helpful and apologised we were then upgraded with no extra cost. We were suprised at how nice the rooms were and was not expecting them to be as good. Breakfast was not included but very reasonable. All memebers of the staff were very friendly and helpful. Overall a good experience

        How to reach hotel

        hotel The Cricketers Arms - Hotel - Saffron Walden Saffron Walden location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Rickling Green, Near Stansted ;, Saffron Walden, United Kingdom, CB11 3YG

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Saffron Walden
          5.6 mi
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          1.3 mi
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          10