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The Cricketers Arms - Hotel, Saffron Walden

3-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
Rickling Green, Near StanstedSaffron WaldenEnglandCB11 3YGUnited Kingdom

3-star inn in Quendon with restaurant, bar/lounge
  • Free English breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Great location
Tasty breakfast
Value for money
Fairly good value for money
Could use a good cleaning
84See all 84 reviews
From 282 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

The Cricketers Arms - Hotel, Saffron Walden

from $71
  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite
  • Superior Double Room, Ensuite
  • Junior Suite
  • Suite (Lord's Suite)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 10 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed

  • Restrictions apply *


  • WiFi in public areas *

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free English breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
Working away
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Wedding services
  • Picnic area

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Cricketers Arms - Hotel, Saffron Walden’s small print

Also known as

  • Cricketers Arms Hotel Saffron Walden
  • Cricketers Arms Saffron Walden
  • Cricketers Hotel
  • Cricketers Arms Hotel


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

WiFi is available in public areas for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Cricketers Arms - Hotel, Saffron Walden


  • Mountfitchet Castle - 3.3 mi / 5.4 km
  • House on the Hill Toy Museum - 3.4 mi / 5.4 km
  • Audley End House - 5.7 mi / 9.2 km
  • Bishop's Stortford Golf Club - 6.2 mi / 10 km
  • Market Square - 6.4 mi / 10.4 km
  • Fry Art Gallery - 6.5 mi / 10.4 km
  • The Common - 6.7 mi / 10.7 km
  • Church of St. Mary - 6.7 mi / 10.8 km

Getting around

  • London (STN-Stansted) - 19 min drive
  • Cambridge (CBG) - 44 min drive
  • London (LTN-Luton) - 65 min drive
  • Saffron Walden Newport Station - 6 min drive
  • Stansted Mountfitchet Station - 8 min drive
  • Bishop's Stortford Elsenham Station - 9 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 84 reviews

The Cricketers Arms - Hotel, Saffron Walden
Filthy rooms, overly priced.
Booked this "hotel" to access Heathrow airport. Its 25 pounds each way for a cab. The place was filthy, from sticky stained carpets to chipped and soiled doors. Check in is standing at the busy bar waiting for someone to give you 5 mins in between serving tables. This place seems unaware that people will arrive tired from the airport. The check in guy was rude, hyper and challenged me when I complained that the room was too dirty. He went away and spoke to a "grown up" and gave me another equally dirty room, this time with bed sheet with blood stains. After a week in Vienna and Zurich- with cheap excellent hotels, this place was the worst I have ever experienced. So dirty...
A Traveler, us1 night trip
The Cricketers Arms - Hotel, Saffron Walden
Booked 2 rooms for a local family function, one room being pet friendly. Rooms were clean, well equipped and comfortable. Plenty of parking space. Lovely location. Staff were fabulous and welcoming to humans and pets. We missed the early Sunday closure of the restaurant however, staff kindly made a sandwich for one party and let us order a takeaway to be eaten in the garden on a glorious bank holiday evening. Fabulous stay and we would definitely stay again.
A Traveler, gb1 night trip
The Cricketers Arms - Hotel, Saffron Walden
Poor value for money
Not great value for money-cup rings on the table tops, tea splashes on the walls,half the room lights not working,no hot water in the sink or shower in the morning,even pictures on the all didn't fit the frames. On the plus side very good food in the pub.
robert, gb1 night trip
The Cricketers Arms - Hotel, Saffron Walden
Very Good8.0
Friendly and welcoming
Nicely situated on the Green, the Cricketers was friendly and welcoming. There is a log fire in the lounge making a cosy area for a drink. Breakfast was good and fresh fruit salad would have made it even better. The shower was good but the bathroom could have done with more ventilation.
A Traveler, gb1 night trip
The Cricketers Arms - Hotel, Saffron Walden
Highly recommended
My wife and I stayed for a Sunday night before flying from Stanstead on holiday. I had communicated with the pub with regards to the time food was served to and was very glad we made sure we arrived in time as the roast dinner was superb. There is a hugh car park and the bedrooms are behind the main pub ( down a hall way ) and check in very efficient which made for a very peaceful stay. The room was very comfortable, the staff excellent and breakfast excellent so a great start to our holiday. Highly recommended
Richard, gb1 night romance trip

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