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Reading, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night through July. Room was tiny and the wall slopes. Hit my knee on it in the night and it hurt throughout the day. Area in which the hotel (more like a hostel) wasn't the best area to stay, was on the edge of what looked like a council estate. Whole hotel smelt like curry which... More 

Thank l0zzab0zza
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Not having been to Edinburgh previously, my belated birthday present from my Fiancé was to have a City Break there. I highly recommend Edinburgh itself, great people, lovely city, travelled around as well (Dunfermline is also recommended), historically interesting, great places to eat. etc. However, although I knew it would be a budget place, and wasn't expecting a Palace, we... More 

Thank Cindybug57

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Nice place to stay in Edinburgh, clean room and good breakfast. Decscent location, not too far from the town. lovely host as well. Great value for money! :) very near a lovely italian restaurant called la favorita which we'd warmly recommend as well.

Thank Rose D
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6 reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Small place but never ran into any other guests. Staff were more than happy to help, very friendly. Excellent location just a walk into town. Take away nearby was convenient and good quality, area was also safe to walk back to late after dinner at a pub in city Centre. Clean, awesome shower/bathroom. Room was a bit squish but that... More 

Thank Shona E
Preston, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Very disappointing, a £35.00 a night room , Not what we expected at all, a frosty greeting on arrival / checking in.The bedroom was very small, curtains dirty, very small shower room (no bath) The all room very disappointing for the extortionate money we paid, our main complaint was the smell of curry throughout the house which made me and... More 

Thank Andrew b B
Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Although bedroom 4 is adequate size ,it is in quite a sorry state. I admit it was cheap ,but that did not excuse the bed that was so hard it made my hip bones sore by morning. On top of that there was a loud, and very regular knocking sound coming from water pipes/ central heating that kept me awake... More 

Thank DD- S
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

This's b&b is very small and tucked away on what looks a housing estate a fair walk from the city but there are some nice pubs and theatres close by the welcome isn't the friendliest basically your sat down asked to give your driving license details and then given your key the room is small and the bed is seriously... More 

Thank cumbrianfoodie
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

Rooms are small, but clean, and have a great shower! The people running it are not very friendly or welcoming, and the place could do with a few air fresheners. We never bothered with the breakfast, so I can't really comment on it, but it did just look like cereal and toast, so I wouldn't pay extra for it. It... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2014

This is a nice bnb and you get what you pay for. We were greeted by a friendly woman who had no problem in giving us extra tea bags, milk and sugar. The rooms are small and simple with all amenities you may need. It was cleaned to a high standard and perfect for a short budget stay in Edinburgh.... More 

Thank Holly R
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2014

The first impressions of the building were not great, it was slightly unwelcoming. The owner of the B&B was lovely, very welcoming and accommodating. However the room was not as expected. It was very small and cramped, The pictures we had been shown were of other features of the house that were not in the guest rooms. The bed is... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
WELCOME TO CAMBRIDGE HOUSEYour Home away from home located in the heart of Edinburgh. Cambridge House Central Edinburgh was built in 1880. Located conveniently close to the main shopping area (Princes Street) and the (Royal Mile) it offers quality accommodation. Cambridge House is the ideal base whether you are travelling for leisure or on business. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cambridge House

Address: 8 Cambridge Avenue, Edinburgh EH6 5AP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: £32 - £69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cambridge House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Cambridge House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“Not many rooms and didn't see the others so can't comment I'm afraid”
 of 5 bubbles Cindybug57, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“avoid room 4”
 of 5 bubbles 992dds, 1 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Try not to stay in Room 4 on Ground-floor unless you are going just for a shower!”
  • Awesome shower
  • Of Bathroom from doorway
  • Shower
 of 5 bubbles Kev_Nichol, 29 Apr 2014 | Read review
“I love my room on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles H0ngb0Z, 23 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Not room 3 - has the bathroom outside”
 of 5 bubbles EllaMLondon, 3 Jan 2012 | Read review
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