The Saracens Head Hotel

The Saracens Head HotelThis charming 16th century coaching inn with 27 refurbished en suite bedrooms, 2 bars and a restaurant is situated opposite the Norman Minster and close to the town of Newark. The Saracens Head mixes the old with the new; offering modern comforts to complement its rich history, which dates even further back than its visit from King Charles in 1642. The inn offers conferencing and banqueting facilities in elegant surroundings. Freshly prepared cuisine is served in the Lord Byron Restaurant, where traditional splendour and contemporary menus combine to provide you with an enjoyable dining experience.
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Hotel details

General information

Rating : 3 stars
Size : 27 rooms
Currency : GBP


  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Newspapers
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • All Public and Private spaces non-smoking


  • Room Service
  • Internet Services
  • Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access Included


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Wi-fi is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge. 


Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). 


Pets are not allowed. 

Location & area


Market Place
NG25 0HE Southwell


Travel information

By Car From the M1 North: - Exit at junction 29, then follow the A617 towards Newark. - At Hockerton, turn right, following signs to Southwell. From the M1 South: - Exit at junction 21A, and follow the A46 towards Newark. - Follow the signs for Doncaster (A6097) at Bingham Roundabout and at the next roundabout (Lowdham), take the A612 to Southwell. From the A1: - At Newark, take the A617, then the A612 to Southwell. - Once in Southwell, the hotel is in the town centre. - Follow Queen Street (running down the side of the hotel) past the post office on the left. - Continue on for about the same distance, then turn left for the hotel car park. By Air The nearest international airport is East Midlands Airport. By Public Transport The nearest rail station is only a few miles away in the town of Newark. Bus services run frequently from Nottingham, Newark and Mansfield.

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 1 day before the date of arrival, no fee will be charged.  If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the first night will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

No deposit will be charged. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

17.5 % VAT is included.  Service charge is not applicable.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Full English breakfast is included in the room rate. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  All children under 3 years stay free of charge when using existing bedding.  All children under 2 years stay free of charge for cots.  All older children or adults are charged GBP 10 per night per person for extra beds.  Maximum capacity of extra beds/babycots in a room is 2. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy