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Self Assessed 3 Stars Guest House
Inn
Guest Rating: 4.2
See all 132 reviews
38 Whielden Street

Amersham, 

Buckinghamshire, 


HP7 0HU,  United Kingdom
The Saracens Head Inn, nestled in the beautiful centre of Amersham Old Town, dating back to 1530, offers 12 en suite rooms to suit every need. From a four poster bed to the newly built rooms overlooking the cobbled court yard and the secluded garden to the rear. Each room offers TV, Tea and Coffee making facilities, Fridge, Hairdryer, Free Wi Fi and Ironing equipment available. Our Italian Chefs offer quality and seasonal food, freshly prepared using herbs and vegetables from our own garden.
  • Authentic
  • Character
  • Fine Wines
  • Courtyard
  • Caring Staff
  • Traditional
  • Good Food
  • Real Ales
  • Garden
  • Extremely Accessible
Check Prices and Availability
Double or Twin-EnsuiteDouble or Twin-Ensuite
from£95.00
Double-Ensuite-or Single Ensuite Double-Ensuite-or Single Ensuite
from£95.00
Twin-EnsuiteTwin-Ensuite
from£95.00
Single-EnsuiteSingle-Ensuite
from£65.00
Guest Reviews
Guest reviews for The Saracens Head, Amersham are provided by real guests who have actually stayed at the property.
Rooms:
4.0
Value:
4.1
Friendliness:
4.8
Cleanliness:
4.2
Facilities:
3.9
Staff service:
4.6
Location:
4.5
Breakfast:
4.3
Guest Rating: 4.2
See all 132 reviews
Klaus
Mature Couple
Stayed: Nov '17
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
4
"Our fifth return"
Two nights, two breakfasts, it was our fifths stay here in five years, we enjoyed it as much as ever.… Read more
"Our fifth return"
Two nights, two breakfasts, it was our fifths stay here in five years, we enjoyed it as much as ever. Read less
Likes:
The romantic old inn atmosphere
Dislikes:
We still did not meet that ghost you expect to haunt such an old inn!
Guest Review for The Saracens Head, Amersham
Veronica
Young Couple
Stayed: Sep '17
3
Would not recommend to others.
Rooms:
3
Value:
2
Friendliness:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Facilities:
3
Staff service:
2
Location
4
Breakfast:
1
"Small room, friendly staff, poor breakfast"
The room was small basic but adequate. The bar staff were friendly however the breakfast let it down. No choice of eggs, no menu were to choose from and felt force to go straight to the English breakf… Read more
"Small room, friendly staff, poor breakfast"
The room was small basic but adequate. The bar staff were friendly however the breakfast let it down. No choice of eggs, no menu were to choose from and felt force to go straight to the English breakfast as we didn't get to see the cereal, fruit or anything else on offer Read less
Likes:
The location
Dislikes:
The check out time.when I asked in the morning what time we had to leave, we were told 10,30am. Never heard of this in my life when staying at a b&b or hotel
Guest Review for The Saracens Head, Amersham
Christine
Mature Couple
Stayed: Jun '17
3
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
3
Value:
3
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
3
Facilities:
3
Staff service:
5
Location
4
Breakfast:
5
"lovely staff"
Nice characterful room. Sadly net curtains at window filthy and main curtains very thin so awoke very early due to too much light in room. Bed and bathroom clean. Also would recommend a room away from… Read more
"lovely staff"
Nice characterful room. Sadly net curtains at window filthy and main curtains very thin so awoke very early due to too much light in room. Bed and bathroom clean. Also would recommend a room away from road as fairly noisy front room due to car noise. Cold water pressure very low so challenging to get shower temperature right.I suppose to be expected in a building so old. Staff were lovely and the breakfast very nice. Read less
Likes:
Staff and breakfast.
Dislikes:
None
Guest Review for The Saracens Head, Amersham
More Information
3 Stars Self Assessed Guest House
Parking
Free parking
Types of Payment Accepted at The Saracens Head
Cash (Sterling), Credit card, Debit card, Cheque
Payment Cards accepted at the property
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Check-in: 12:00 PM till 11:00 PM
Early check-in available on request.
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Policies
Children Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Cancellation Policy
Booking Terms and Conditions
Accessibility
Languages Spoken
English
French
Hungarian
Italian
Polish
The Saracen’s Head Inn is a traditional English pub serving real ales, fine wines and home-cooked food every lunchtime and evening.

The original stables surrounding the courtyard have been converted into stylish, comfortable en-suite accommodation available for Bed and Breakfast. During the conversion, we discovered an underground bear pit near the cellar. This was used for bear 'baiting' (fighting) over 300years ago, thankfully a tradition no longer kept!

We are situated a stone’s throw away from the fashionable shops and boutiques in the High Street of Amersham Old Town. Trains from Amersham Station go directly into London in less than 30mins. It is also extremely popular with walkers who wish to explore the countryside surrounding us.

Amersham - probably more than any other similar small town in England - preserves in the streets of the Old Town the same general appearance that it displayed during the 17th and 18th centuries. There is evidence that a Roman Villa existed in the area (any remains now believed buried under Shardeloes Lane). However, the origins of the town go back to pre Saxon times. Amersham was then called Agmodesham. The Doomsday Book listed Amersham as Elmodesham, with 6 manors, one belonging to the wife of Edward the Confessor. In 1200, King John granted the town a market and fair, the fair is still held every year on the 19th and 20th of September, the market every Tuesday, but it has moved to Amersham on the Hill. The Reformation had some roots in the town as several Lollards were condemned to death and burnt at the stake, a memorial on the hill above the town commemorates this event and in 2001 the people of Amersham performed a community play re creating the events of the time.
Style of property
Comfortable, Elegant, Stylish, Traditional, Unique
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