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The Earl of Derby

129 Hills Road, Cambridge, England
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Ranked #50 of 117 Cambridge B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here B&B one night last weekend. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and the breakfast very nice (full English in our case). The room was nice enough, well equipped (including free wifi) and clean. Our only issue is that we were unfortunate enough to get a room overlooking the main road, and it was quite noisy. Had... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Good stay, and a 15 min walk into the centre. Only downside was that the room overlooked the main road and traffic could be heard throughout the night. The staff were really friendly and helpful and the rooms were clean.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

On the positive side - Good location for visiting museums and university colleges - only a short walk from pub which has its own car park - a big plus for us when deciding on the accommodation! We arrived an hour before the earliest check-in time but that was not a problem and we were shown to our room by... More

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Hook, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We had a huge problem finding accommodation in Cambridge with parking when we were visiting friends recently. The Early of Derby had space and a large car park, right next to the annex where we stayed so taking our bags in was easy through the annex's own door, for which we had a key so we could arrive back after... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Stayed here rwice now , its a budget option in n expensive city. Clean, large room. Free wifi. Friendly staff. Earl of derby ticks all boxes. Very handy for those travelling by train, only a short walk from the station . good breakfast

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Booked for one night as we were going to a gig at The Junction. This is a couple of minutes walk from there so handy if that's where you're going. Room was spacious, clean and well equipped. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Cooked breakfast included in price. Very reasonable cost. Would recommend.

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
51 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Room was warm and comfortable. Bath fills very quickly! Some noise from adjoining building site in the morning, but obviously this is a temporary problem. Free parking in central Cambridge. All in all a good budget option.

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Brussels, Belgium
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Our university's Model UN team stayed here in November 2013 for three nights, and we had a great time. The rates were relatively cheap, the rooms were basic but clean, with complimentary biscuits, tea, and hot chocolate. The staff was always helpful and we were treated to a delicious full English breakfast every morning. Despite the pub below and the... More

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Goodyear, Arizona
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65 reviews 65 reviews
13 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Stayed here with hubby and two friends for 3 nights. So convenient to the train station, and within walking distance to downtown. It is located above a pub that has super friendly service and Breakfast is included in the hotel rate. The chefs are both Czech and make a tasty meal. Beer is nice and cold too, with a selection... More

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En route
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

The Earl of Derby is a great budget alternative to the travelodge options around the station. The rooms are basic but clean and spacious. The pub puts on a great English breakfast. 5-10 mins walk from the station. 20 mins walk from the center of town.

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The Earl Of Derby Hotel
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Address: 129 Hills Road, Cambridge, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #50 of 117 B&Bs / Inns in Cambridge
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