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Sarum College

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Watchet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Sarum College made a Superb venue for our Rural Conference. The accommodation had a special feel with bedrooms having glimpses from the windows of Salisbury Cathedral. Conference room gave us the facilities we needed. The meals kept us going with good quality food. Altogether a great visit.

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Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Wonderful location with backdrop of Salisbury Cathedral. Sarum College is a listed building with the influence of Sir Christopher Wren. The food was delicious prepared by a dedicated Chef. My room was 102 which was delightful but I would have been quite content to suffer the vagaries of the 101 TV room of the same name next door without a...

Thank _307rich
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Sarum college could not be better located given it is within Cathedral Close directly across the green from the cathedral, and is just a short walk to the centre of town through the cathedral entrance gates. Room price includes a buffet breakfast at the college refectory. Although the refectory is utilitarian as the name suggests, the breakfast choice is excellent....

1Thank stuffmatters
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I love staying here. The breakfast is absolutely incredible. Love it!! The beds are comfy. The staff are super friendly. And of course there is the gorgeous cathedral right across the road. I stayed in the budget room with shared amenities. Which are excellent for the price. The facilities are kept super clean and the rooms are toasty warm.

1Thank Violet Merlin
CNielsenCraig, Public Relations Manager at Sarum College, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay - come again!

New Westminster, BC, Canada
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My request was for a simple single dorm, and breakfast. Check in very efficient, and all my questions were answered. I even received a passcode for the front door! I received exactly as I requested at a reasonable rate. Shared bathroom. And that's quite fine as the doors have locks! Room was clean and the bed comfortable. Had a sink,...

Thank Ellen116_13
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was lovely - welcoming people, comfortable room and a superb view of the Cathedral from the window. Excellent buffet breakfast, with a good choice. They were happy to look after my luggage the next day, too. Only real down side was a lot of noise from the pipes, both when I flushed my loo and when someone else used...

Thank Myndon
Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I had stayed once before when on a course at the college, but this time came for B&B for one night only. The location is superb, being in the Close, right opposite the Cathedral. It is a stunning spot, very beautiful, and also right in the centre of Salisbury with its picturesque streets, shops, restaurants, cafes etc. As I remembered...

Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped at this accom due to taking a party south to Southampton. My boss booked this on my behalf. He booked a single room for me. When I got there I was very disappointed with this. So requested a room that had the basic requirements. Ie: a sink, shower, and toilet in the room. This cost an extra £26 which...

1Thank Dave R
CNielsenCraig, Public Relations Manager at Sarum College, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay. Room choice is a question of priorities so it is always best to phone or email us directly to discuss your preferences. Most of our rooms are ensuite, singles are priced at £69 bed & breakfast, which is freshly cooked on-site. However as you noted, we also offer a...

Reviewed 22 August 2016

I stayed at Sarum College whilst taking part in the RSCM Residentiary Choir singing week, the rooms were basic but functional & I found the beds comfy, good shower plenty of hot water & you could request more top ups for your complimentary hot drinks, food excellent & plentiful, the lift to each floor was very useful especially if you...

Thank Denise H
CNielsenCraig, Public Relations Manager at Sarum College, responded to this review

Thanks for writing and pleased you have highlighted the beds, shower and food. We agree these are key elements for a comfortable stay.

Sammamish, Washington
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Our family of 4 stayed at the Sarum College while in Salisbury. This was a great place to stay and I would definitely recommend it. The location is unbelievable, right across from the cathederal. The facilities are good but are not a luxury hotel. It was a clean, comfortable room, with a good breakfast with the rest of the college...

Thank Greg P
CNielsenCraig, Public Relations Manager at Sarum College, responded to this review

Thanks for your review - so pleased your family enjoyed your stay with us and being steps away from the cathedral. It is quite a privilege to be in this setting!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay in historic buildings within the beautiful Salisbury Cathedral Close. Sarum has 40 en-suite rooms, some with stunning views of the Salisbury Cathedral and the rooftops of the Close. Rooms not used by students and conference guests are let for bed and breakfast. There are also a small number of very modest rooms with shared facilities for those on a tight budget. Sarum's central location is a five-minute walk from High Street shops, cafes and the charter market. Excellent cultural venues within the Close include Salisbury Museum and Mompesson House, while Salisbury Playhouse, Salisbury Arts Centre and dozens of restaurants and pubs lie just beyond its medieval walls. Return to the Close with your own gate key, knowing you are among the privileged few to stay in what Bill Bryson described as England's 'most beautiful space'. The train station is about a 15-minute walk away (5 minutes by taxi). Direct trains to London are about an hour and 20 minutes. ... more   less 

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Address: 19 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2EE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Salisbury
Price Range: $68 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sarum College 2.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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“I would recommend Room 309 - lovely view.”
Myndon, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“4th floor rooms have the best view of the cathedral”
Htcc01, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in room 132 - away from the WC and Shower so slightly quieter....”
Graham_C_Young, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Some of the rooms in the 120s and 130s seem to have a good cathedral view”
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michaelkK9059OT, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“At least on the 2nd floor near the (front side?) for the views but ask at reception and I'm sure they'll help.”
casey7862016, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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