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Saracens Head Hotel

Market Place, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HE England
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Saracens Head Hotel is an excellent choice for travellers visiting Southwell, offering a romantic environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

The rooms offer a flat screen TV, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

Saracens Head Hotel features outdoor furniture. In addition, as a valued Saracens Head Hotel guest, you can enjoy a lounge that is available on-site. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

If you’re looking for an Italian restaurant, consider a visit to Piano Southwell, Scoozi, or Mosedales, which are all conveniently located a short distance from Saracens Head Hotel.

Looking to explore? Then look no further than The Workhouse, Southwell (0.9 mi), Southwell Minster (0.1 mi), and Reg Taylor's Garden Centre (0.8 mi), which are some popular Southwell attractions – all conveniently located within walking distance of the hotel.

Enjoy your stay in Southwell!

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
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Flatscreen TV
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Hair dryer
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Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Thomas E wrote a review Oct 2020
Tideswell, United Kingdom79 contributions43 helpful votes
We had a very pleasant birthday weekend at the Saracens Head. The best place to stay for a visit to Southwell, with the famous minster just over the road. The proprietor (David) and his resident brother (John), kept us entertained and made us welcome There was no evening dinner, because of the present circumstances, but that gave us the opportunity to explore the excellent Italian "piano" and the Pizzeria (best ever pizza)
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Room Tip: They're all good
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Response from Saracens Head, Owner at Saracens Head Hotel
Responded 6 Oct 2020
We are delighted you enjoyed your stay :) Thank you for your kind words and understanding that we are currently unable to offer dinner! Hopefully evening service will be back up and running soon!
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Helen P wrote a review Oct 2020
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was booked for meal after wedding vow renewal but turned up to be told it was closed. Had received an email confirmation of the booking but nobody bothered to contact us to advise and this ruined a special day. Please tell your family and friends not to trust this venue for any special occasion.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from Saracens Head, Owner at Saracens Head Hotel
Responded 6 Oct 2020
We have apologised to this guest who at no point mentioned a vow renewal or special occasion in her booking for 2 people to have lunch. The Chef called in sick and we are operating on a massively reduced kitchen during the current crisis. Again we do apologise.
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PhilandCath wrote a review Sep 2020
Liverpool16 contributions4 helpful votes
I was part of a group in the area to play golf and we stayed at the hotel for two nights. The hotel is very quirky and the staff friendly and helpful. Robyn on the desk was always smiley and very professional. The hotel had reduced staffing at this difficult time but they still did well. The rooms are clean and the beds very comfortable- we stayed in one of the four poster rooms. The breakfasts and the main meal we ate at the hotel were simple but tasty and very well made. We would return and want to thank the hotel staff for making our stay a good one, even in these hard times for the industry.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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pigginout1 wrote a review Aug 2020
uk55 contributions20 helpful votes
Lunch at the hotel was from a limited menu (even more limited by some items not being available). No-one told us when we were shown to the table that some items were off. This would have aided our slection and saved time. The food when it eventually came was ok and the dining room very pleasant. The service was mixed - some tables were offered water though we were not. The service was very slow and the excuse given was that there was only one chef on. One table requested some chips with their meal but were told that because there was only chef on they couldn't have them. Why when everything was serves with chips? A lack of staff in genreal made it difficult to find anyone to speak to or ask for help. After the main course we gave up and left going elsewhere for coffee and dessert. I don't recommend this restaurant. Were not staying but given our experience in the dining we would not think of a stay. Not sure about their covid plociy as some staff wore masks, visors and others no face covering.
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Date of stay: August 2020
freddiedoncaster wrote a review May 2020
doncaster1998 contributions1360 helpful votes
I try and call in to The Saracens for a bar snack before racing at Southwell. A lovely cosy place with interesting well appointed rooms to relax in , and the food is always excellent. Well worth a visit if you’re ever in town.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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USD 111 - USD 154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandNottinghamshireNewark-on-TrentSouthwell
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Frequently Asked Questions about Saracens Head Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Saracens Head Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Southwell Minster (0.1 km), Archbishop's Palace (0.3 km), and Museum of the Horse (0.02 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Saracens Head Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Saracens Head Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Saracens Head Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Saracens Head Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Hearty Goodfellow, Piano Southwell, and The Admiral Rodney Hotel.
Is Saracens Head Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.03 km away from the centre of Southwell.
Are pets allowed at Saracens Head Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Saracens Head Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Saracens Head Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Workhouse, Southwell (1.5 km).
Is Saracens Head Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.