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Desk, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Flat-screen TV

Saffron Hotel

3 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar

Explore the area

    Popular LocationChurch of St. Mary2 min walk
    Popular LocationBridge End Gardens2 min walk
    Popular LocationThe Common5 min walk
    AirportLondon (STN-Stansted)27 min drive

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About this area

Saffron Walden

Saffron Hotel is located in Saffron Walden. Imperial War Museum Duxford and Saffron Walden Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Audley End House and Mountfitchet Castle. Bridge End Gardens and Mill Road are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Church of St. Mary - 2 min walk
  • Fry Art Gallery - 2 min walk
  • Bridge End Gardens - 2 min walk
  • Market Square - 3 min walk
  • The Common - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Audley End Station - 5 min drive
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 27 min drive


  • Where to eat
  • On-site dining venue – Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

About this property

Saffron Hotel

3-star hotel near Audley End House
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and free self-parking are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. All 16 rooms provide in-room free WiFi, room service and flat-screen TVs. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, free bottled water and ironing boards.
Saffron Hotel offers 16 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily: GBP 7.50 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Polish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)


  • Free toiletries


  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board



Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are available for GBP 10.0 per night

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 7.50 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 10.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

Property is also known as

Hotel Saffron
Saffron Hotel
Saffron Hotel Saffron Walden
Saffron Hotel Walden
The Saffron Hotel Saffron Walden, Essex
Saffron Saffron Walden
Saffron Hotel Hotel
Saffron Hotel Saffron Walden
Saffron Hotel Hotel Saffron Walden

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 9 out of 76 reviews
5 - Excellent 12%
Rating 4 - Good. 18 out of 76 reviews
4 - Good 24%
Rating 3 - Okay. 24 out of 76 reviews
3 - Okay 32%
Rating 2 - Poor. 17 out of 76 reviews
2 - Poor 22%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 8 out of 76 reviews
1 - Terrible 11%




Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent location but noisy front room
The goods: excellent location,the farewell receptionist polite,reasonably priced The bads: couldn’t find initially any member of staff to check me in and when I did she was very impolite,rooms facing the road despite secondary double glazing are noisy and woke up early, the shower needs a makeover as it’s very tired and old looking.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2017

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
run by a bunch of amateurs
I don't think the people who run this hotel care about the guests - Fawlty Towers without the charm. Not much right with it. Stay somewhere else if possible.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2017

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Walked into a renovation project - without warning
The main part of the hotel bedroom area was having major renovations. Plaster dust on the stairs. Booked a premium twin but very poor accomodation in an annexe area. Can't imagine what the non-premium rooms are like! Apparently the whole place is to close in January. No restaurant available, notice saying closed but no reason given as all tables laid up ready. Downstairs looks fine but bedrooms are definitely poor.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2017

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Lovely staff but bathroom beyond shabby!
The hotel is saved by the delightful reception staff who were friendly and very helpful. My room at the front of the hotel also had double glazing which blocked out the road noise. However the room - and bathroom in particular - are a good ten years overdue for a refurbishment. Whilst clean the bathroom was a disgrace. Even a hole in the internal wall that had been stuffed with toilet paper! Broken tap (still functional), a plug that didn't fit, big gaps in the flooring, paint off the walls etc etc. The price doesn't reflect this poor condition.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2017

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A very nice hotel. No complaints at all
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2017