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The Earl of Derby

129 Hills Road, Cambridge, England
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Ranked #49 of 118 Cambridge B&B and Inns
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights whilst in Cambridge for an interview. Room was basic but clean, free wifi, hairdryer and good shower! The staff here really make the place; they are very friendly and made me feel very welcome. Breakfast is awesome too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Earl of Derby is conveniently located 10 ten minute walk from the train station. Upon arrival, we were surprised to find out it has an Irish bar downstairs (which actually sells Tayto crisps and Club Orange!). As we were too early to check-in, the barman kept us entertained by rustling up various concoctions involving whiskey and Guinness. Bonus point.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here at the weekend, the location is great, only. 5 minute walk from the railway station and 15 minute walk into city centre. The pub is ok good selection of drinks and the food is ok. The rooms are ok but basic, a little dusty but overall clean. Breakfast was very good.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in one of the annex rooms upstairs. Rooms are bit Travel Lodge like but maybe bathroom not quite as modern but OK. Comfy beds, free WiFi in rooms and bar, nice bar and good breakfast with as much tea and coffee that anyone could possibly drink.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dirty Derby Fridays are what it's all about! Michelin Star food, this is not, dirty lunch-time fodder is what theDerby is all about! I would recommend the Ham, Egg and Chips - simply devine! Derrrrrrrby!

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Room had dirty window sills and bedding smelt of fried food. Found empty pizza box and beer bottles in the drawer of the bedside cabinet. We only stayed here as it was local to Addenbrook's hospital, where our son was in intensive care. If we hadn't been at the hospital and awake for over 60 hours we would never have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stayed at this inn for business reasons and will stay again to see more of buzzing Cambridge Checking in at the bar was swift and a really friendly welcome and during our 1 night stay everyone looking after us was really pleasant & professional Our spacious room was above the bar facing the main road. It was warm, clean... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Stayed here last night as need a place in cambridge after a gig at he corn exchange. This was the cheapest lace I could find (at £110), it was a no frills room that was clean and tidy with lots of tea and coffee. Shower was really nice and the bed was comfy. Best bit however was breakfast, a proper... More 

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Northlew, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Convenient for the train station. Friendly staff. Lovely cooked breakfast. Fairly quiet considering it's on the main road. Rooms a fair size. Bathroom very grubby and could do with a deep clean. Found previous occupants used earbuds by the wash hand basin and toothpaste marks on the wall. Towels changed daily although old towels left in the room too. Convenient... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Earl of Derby is a great little place to stay if you want a spacious clean room for a small price. It is only a little walk from the city centre and the bar does some good food at reasonable prices. Perfect for a 1 night stay if you need a bed and good meal. Breakfast is included and... More 

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