Saracen'S Head Hotel - Northampton

219 Watling Street West, Northampton, United Kingdom, NN12 6BX  show map
 3 stars
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Saracen'S Head Hotel - Northampton

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Laundry
Elevator
Meeting facilities

Catering service

Overview

Situated near shopping centers, a market and a historic market, the 3-star Saracen'S Head Hotel welcomes guests with 21 luxury rooms. The hotel was opened in 1700 and remains an example of Roman architecture in Northampton ever since.

This hotel is situated 18.8 km away from The Centre MK. Restaurants and bars are stroll from the hotel.

Saracen'S Head Hotel lies within 55 minutes’ drive to London Luton airport.

Rooms

This traditional property offers guestrooms complete with individual climate control, a personal computer, coffee/tea makers, a dressing area and wireless internet. The rooms are designed with Victorian décor and have carpet floors.

Eat & Drink

A simple on-site restaurant serves dishes of local cuisine. The Lounge And bar is a great place to taste snacks and steaks and drink ales, soft drinks and lagers. The Bull at Towcester and Palash Bari are situated in a historic area, about 350 meters from the venue.

Services

Saracen'S Head Hotel caters to the needs of guests providing a storage room, a safety deposit box and a designated smoking area as well as a meeting room, a catering service and a photocopier.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   21.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Exterior corridors
  • Female traveler room/floor

Services

  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Barbeque grills

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib GBP 10
Existing bedding FREE
All children
3 - 6 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

219 Watling Street West, Northampton, United Kingdom, NN12 6BX

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City Center
  • Northampton
    8.2 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Northampton Train Station
    8.1 mi
  • Northampton Railway Station
    8.1 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • The Bull at Towcester (cuisine: English)
    1200 ft
  • Palash Bari (cuisine: Indian)
    1900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    21

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Rooms and availability

Double Room
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    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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    2 persons

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Superior Double Room
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    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Local attractions

  • Towcester Museum5.1 mi
    163-165 Watling Street West, Towcester

    Restaurants nearby

    • The Bull at Towcester1200 ft

      Address: Brackley Road

      76% likes this, based on 95 reviews
      Cuisine: English

    • The Stables2200 ft

      Address: 1 London Road
      Phone: 01327 351445

      81% likes this, based on 126 reviews
      Cuisine: English
      Price Range: USD 11 - USD 32

    • Palash Bari1900 ft

      Address: 1 Watling Street East
      Phone: 01327 830391

      69% likes this, based on 41 reviews
      Cuisine: Indian

    • Butchers Arms2900 ft

      Address: Greens Norton

      76% likes this, based on 25 reviews
      Cuisine: English

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2012
    • Number of rooms:
      21

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedNorthamptonSaracen'S Head Hotel

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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    Saracen'S Head Hotel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Saracen'S Head Hotel

    Average guest rating

    7.4out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 104 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Location
    7.4
    Rooms
    8.0
    Service
    8.3
    Value
    7.7

    Guest reviews

    • Couple
      9.2

      Our stay at the Saracens Head Hotel was very pleasant for us both. The staff were all very welcoming and obliging. The location meant that we were near to Silverstone which was our purpose for the weekend, and near enough to ensure travelling was a stress free one.

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      Had a lovely time, we attended a wedding locally. All staff were really pleasant and friendly, especially the Manager, who was thoroughly helpful and friendly. Would recommend this hotel to anyone.

    • Group of friends
      4.6

      Close to Silverstone circuit.

      Room v small. Bed and floor sloped badly. Restaurant hopeless on Sat night. 1 1/2 hour wait for dinner. Staff handled situation V poorly. Food terrible when it arrived, which was sent back followed by us walking out of the Restaurant

    • Couple
      10.0

      The staff were all amazingly friendly, the food was great and the room very nice and spacious

      The only minor thing was that there was only 1 bath towel in the double room. We didn't mind though

    • Group of friends
      6.4

      The comfortable beds and the food, which was very nice.

      The price was very high.

    • Older travelers
      5.4

      It was close to the Silverstone circuit.

      Hotel really needs a make-over in all areas. Cleanliness in bar and dining room needs to be improved. On two occasions the breakfast was unsatisfactory; 1st - egg not cooked, 2nd breakfast cold. Mushrooms tasted like the fat needed changing. The toilet in room was hard to flush and the sheets on bed were not ironed.

    • Older travelers
      4.6

      The meals at the hotel are always very good and reasonably priced. It is very well situated in Towcester to the main street and shopping area.

      There were a number of disappointing aspects to this visit at the hotel. Despite having stayed there twice before, we are not sure if we will stay again. We were given incorrect information about services in town, the cleanliness of the room was inadequate and we often had to search out staff.

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      Very friendly staff and excellent service, Good well priced menus, excellent value with the bookings.com pricing, Very well located for Silverstone Circuit. Would go again. BT

    • Single
      7.0

      Though staff helpful, efficient and friendly.Not enough of them at breakfast on the Friday Sarturday and Sunday making service slow which delayed my leaving the hotel for the day breakfast served 7pm weekdays 8pm weekends.Car park was full on two nights with parking in the area some distance away !

    • Older travelers
      8.2

      Very helpful and welcoming staff, good service and food available all day, Its what you expect of an old town Hotel/Bar and value for money, would stay again as great for races and several good golf courses nearby.

    • Single
      6.2

      Staff were friendly and the £40 I paid was good value

      My room had a kitchen fan right outside the window - maybe that is why I got it for £40. I did not eat dinner because the restaurant looked uninviting. However breakfast was OK.

    • Single
      10.0

      The staff were all excellently trained, very polite and friendly

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      Hotel was easy to find good parking, comfortable rooms with character, good restaurant and bar.

      Water system a bit noisy

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      It met our needs perfectly as it was just the right distance on our journey to a family event. It was great value for money and the staff (particularly on reception/bar duty) were very pleasant and accomodating. A couple of minor irritations were quickly dealt with, nothing was too much trouble for them. Food was excellent... and a good selection of beers!

    • Single
      6.6

      The room I was allocated was very noisy. Loud voices could be heard well beyond midnight from the courtyard. The man serving breakfast appeared under stress despite only one other person being in the dining room and I only wanted tea and toast!

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Saracen'S Head Hotel - Northampton Northampton location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    219 Watling Street West, Northampton, United Kingdom, NN12 6BX

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Northampton
      8.2 mi
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Northampton Train Station
      8.1 mi
    • Northampton Railway Station
      8.1 mi
    • Bus stop
      400 ft
    Restaurants
    • The Bull at Towcester (cuisine: English)
      1200 ft
    • Palash Bari (cuisine: Indian)
      1900 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2012
    • Number of rooms:
      21

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedNorthamptonSaracen'S Head Hotel

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

    Use Badge