Free WiFi
Free parking
Non-smoking rooms
Baggage storage
Parking on site

This 400 year-old inn featured in The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens. It features a historic bar and restaurant, and classic rooms with leather headboards. Silverstone is just 10 minutes’ drive away.

Traditionally furnished, the rooms at The Saracens Head include a private bathroom and TV. Rooms also include free Wi-Fi, as well as tea and coffee-making facilities and a hairdryer.

On a Roman street, the Saracen's Head is just 5 minutes’ walk from Towcester Racecourse. Stoke Bruerne, a canal-side village with cottages and narrow boats is a 10-minute drive away.

The Saracens Head serves food all day in the lounge and bar areas, from traditional steak or fish and chips, to more modern choices.

The split-level lounge bar has welcomed locals and guests to Towcester for hundreds of years, with 3 distinct areas in which to relax and enjoy delicious snacks.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Saracens Head Hotel by Greene King Inns has been welcoming guests since Dec 7, 2009
Hotel chain/brand: Greene King's Pubs & Hotels

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan

Free Parking Available On Site

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room Type
1 full bed
1 twin bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hello. Is it ok to bring our little dog with us ? Regards Patricia
    Good Afternoon Patricia, Thank you for your enquiry, unfortunately no pets allowed. kind regards Saracens Head Hotel
    Answered on 30 October 2019
  • Hi does the double room come with a pull out sofa bed as there would be 3 of us
    Hi, we don't have sofa beds in our rooms but some of our rooms are big enough for us to put an extra bed in - we need to know in advance so that we ca..
    Answered on 21 December 2022
  • Do you have an e-mail address which I could use? I want to make a booking for several people and have a number of questions to ask.
    Check Greeneking Inns web page.
    Answered on 31 January 2020
  • I'd like to book 2 rooms for night of 25 December. one room needs to be accessible or on the ground floor or via lift.,. Please can you help?
    Good afternoon, Unfortunately we do not have any ground floor rooms. Due to the fact that we are a 400 year old coaching inn we do not have the facil..
    Answered on 9 October 2020
  • Hello, could you tell me what vegetarian breakfast options are available? cheers N
    Hi there, we offer a full vegetarian breakfast, as well as options for topped toast.
    Answered on 20 December 2021
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: British

Amenities of Saracens Head Hotel by Greene King Inns
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Electric kettle
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Baggage storage
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    • Room service
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Designated smoking area
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Carpeted
    • Fan
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Saracens Head Hotel by Greene King Inns takes special requests – add in the next step!


    2:00 PM - 10:00 PM


    Until 11:00 AM


    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.


    When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Saracens Head Hotel by Greene King Inns accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Please note that full payment is taken at time of booking.

    Restaurant is closed from Mon, Nov 30, 2020 until Wed, Dec 02, 2020

    Bar is closed from Mon, Nov 30, 2020 until Wed, Dec 02, 2020

    FAQs about Saracens Head Hotel by Greene King Inns

    • Check-in at Saracens Head Hotel by Greene King Inns is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Guests staying at Saracens Head Hotel by Greene King Inns can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Vegan
      • À la carte

    • Saracens Head Hotel by Greene King Inns has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

    • Room options at Saracens Head Hotel by Greene King Inns include:

      • Double
      • Single

    • The prices at Saracens Head Hotel by Greene King Inns may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Saracens Head Hotel by Greene King Inns offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Saracens Head Hotel by Greene King Inns is 1,650 feet from the center of Towcester.