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The Earl of Derby

129 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1PG, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The title says it all. That said, the staff were friendly and helpful and the room was ok. My bed could have been more comfortable and I did make sure the door was locked. The room was above the kitchen so was quite noisy in the (early) morning. Thw wifi was good and I would consider this again when staying... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

I stayed here for a business trip as everything else was out of budget or booked. The accomodation was basic, but with good sized rooms. The bed was comfortable and the room was clean. Breakfast was great, with really good attentive staff. However there were one or two things that were'nt fantastic. 1. the bathroom blind had to be taped... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

I needed to visit Cambridge for a couple of days but everything was fully booked -- so opted for that one. I must admit that when arriving I was a bit put off by the fact that you have to check in at the pub first (which did not seem the friendliest place on earth). However, soon I changed my... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Stayed for 2 nights and will definitely be booking again if we return to Cambridge for a short break. The rooms were very clean and the beds so comfortable. We did intend to go out in the city to eat but stayed and ate in the bar. Good value bar food and plenty of choice. Breakfast was included and enjoyable.

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

We stayed here on a two day trip in Cambridge and found the place to be perfect for our needs. It was within walking distance of the town centre and close to all the places we wanted to see. The property is at the back of a pub but you dont hear any noise and it is handy if you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Myself and some friends went into this pub for some drinks, we all wanted a drink with our food but 2 of our 20 yo friends didn't have their ID and so they weren't served which is fine, that's the law. However they got the other customers to stare at us throughout our entire meal and made us feel very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Just back from attending a friends party in The Earl of Derby where I stayed with my husband and daughter for the weekend having come over from Ireland...We thoroughly enjoyed our time here and couldn't recommend a better place to stay for value for money, it's very close to the train station and a 15 minute walk brings u to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We chose The Earl of Derby on the basis of its proximity to the station and competitive rate compared to a lot of places in Cambridge. While it is attached to a pub, the rooms are in a separate extension with its own entrance and there was no noise from the pub once in the room. The staff are friendly... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We stayed at The Earl of Derby for two nights. The hotel is about a 20 minute walk from the centre of Cambridge. There was plenty of free parking and I would recommend you leave the car here and take the walk as parking is quite expensive in the centre of Cambridge. The hotel is basically a pub with a... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Tis is a pub with a extension with all the rooms on 2 floors. There is parking included which is a bonus in Cambridge. The rooms are all on suite and tea and coffee provided. The weekend we stayed was very warm, the rooms had a fan so made sleeping easy. The location is god as on bus route but... More 

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