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Sarum College

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sorry to be critical, because the staff were very friendly and the location was idillic, but the sleep quality was pretty dire, what with noisy extractor fans, gurgling plumbing and walks so thin you don't need to leave much to the imagination. Also overheated for no particular reason (24C in the bedroom) which rather mitigates the planet-friendliness of the Clipper...

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

Thank you for your review - we are glad you appreciated our friendly staff and the wonderful Cathedral Close. I am sorry you found your room noisy and too warm. We now have a new boiler so the temperature is now more consistent. Some areas of our Grade 1 listed building have original plumbing so the best way to ensure...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Salisbury to visit the Cathedral and chose the college because of its good reviews for rooms, food ( breakfasts) and location. It's really good on all these counts and includes car parking on its own premises inside the locked (11 pm- key available for £10.00 deposit) land which surrounds the cathedral. Rooms are basic and clean and...

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

Lovely description, thank you. Hope you'll be back!

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The College with parking,.was extremely convenient for the Cathedral with easy access at all hours. The reception was friendly and helpful. The "no frill" room was all I needed, with a shared loo and bathroom, and a good varied breakfast was served. The Close is famous, and the city a short stroll away.

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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...

1Thank _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 16 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,...

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Reviewed 26 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...

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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...

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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 

Additional Information about Sarum College

Address: 19 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2EE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Salisbury
Price Range: $74 - $191 (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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