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The Lensfield
Ranked #23 of 37 Hotels in Cambridge
Reviewed 1 July 2014

The hotel room is comfortable and I loved its decoration. The hotel location could not be more perfect: it's close to almost famous attractions in Cambridge. I did not spend a pence with transportations. There are restaurants and pubs nearby as well. The breakfast is perfect! You will, definitely, enjoy your stay there.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

Having stayed in several hotels and one very poor B&B in Cambridge, we stayed in the Lensfield for our son's graduation. We were met by a very friendly receptionist who smiled every time we entered or left the hotel. The beds were comfy and more importantly we had a room at the back (no view) but it was lovely and quiet. The best night's sleep we have had in Cambridge over the last 4 years!

The breakfast has lots of choice and a nice selection of fresh fruit. The sausages were very tasty.

Room Tip: We asked for a quiet room
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with family
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1  Thank chocolate179
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

Becoming regular visitors to this hotel which we now know counts for nothing. A mix up with rooms with no one accepting whose fault it was resulted in us been offered an upgrade for an additional £50 which then increased by another £20 whilst we were deciding!! Inflation!
We did not get the best room in the hotel with walls so thin we could hear next door brushing their teeth very early.
Decent breakfast and decent location but staff and management clearly not interested in any customer loyalty.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank 321KSG
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

This is a 3 star hotel and meets those standards. On a busy June weekend we paid £49 per person bed and breakfast, a lot less than most of the other 4 and 5* hotels in Central Cambridge(over £100) for the same weekend. Yes its quirky and dated with 1980's decor (satin and lace frilled toilet roll covers anyone?) and needs a bit of TLC but our room was very clean and the breakfast copious ,though not top quality, ie its carton orange juice not freshly squeezed - but adequate. The staff were friendly too and posted back the phone charger I left behind promptly without additional cost. As a base for a night (we had several functions to attend) it was fine. Also , for those people commenting about road noise, it is on one of the busy main thoroughfares in Cambridge - so very central and an easy stroll into town - its hard to be in a central location and quiet at the same time !

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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2  Thank Diana S
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Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

Lovely place. Comfortable and clean room with daily complimetary cookies. International breakfast with good quality food in a nice setting. Desk personnel kind and tolerant (we were there with a 2 y.o. boy always running around and attpting to every object).
To sum up I really recommend this hotel if you look for a nice and cheap hotel not far away from city center

Stayed: April 2014
Thank Gianluigi N
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

I felt very uncomfortable staying in this hotel. I was allocated a basement bedroom with NO window security where it was obvious windows had been forced from outside. Windows were open when I arrived and I only realised that windows opened fully in bedroom and bathroom as I checked before going to bed. Yard outside freely accessible from street over wall. My basement room was unbearably warm as hot water pipes running under floor. Very, very uncomfortable stay and unsafe to have windows open through night.

Shocking bedroom - horrendous décor, stuffy, small and completely out of date! Breakfast was poor - tinned and processed food. HUGELY and MASSIVELY over priced - won't use again under any circumstances.

I guess the many people putting up a one man tent in the local park got it right!

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

The room was tastefully done,clean and comfortable. Breakfast was wonderful however servers could have been a bit quieter when clearing the tables. My husband and I loved the Botanical Gardens right around the corner and it was just a short walk into the town centre. Staff was friendly.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with family
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Thank stella c
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Address: 53 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
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Bar / Lounge Wheelchair access
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Ranked #23 of 37 Hotels in Cambridge
Price Range: £99 - £153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lensfield 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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