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The Portland Arms

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   129 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3BA, England
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Ranked #74 of 117 Cambridge B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for a couple of nights, and on both nights there was very loud music (what appeared to be a gig) downstairs. The music admittedly stopped at 11pm, but was really an inconvenience. The walls are pretty slim too so could hear neighbours talk late into the night. Room was clean but not particularly well insulated from the cold. Shared... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I enjoyed my stay at the Portland arms yesterday the place was very clean and the staff were very polite and made my stay welcome. I had a nice room that was enough for me as I was alone and the location of the pub was within walking distance of the towns center I would definitely stay there again

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

A weekend trip to visit my daughter at university with my friend. Met by friendly staff and a lovely refurbished outside space. Exellent value for money for Cambridge,television and beverage available in room

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Stayed here for one night, as part of a cycling holiday weekend. Didn't want much so basic pub BnB was adequate. Seems to be just three rooms which share a shower room (with toilet) and another toilet. Rooms were clean - perhaps they have cleaned up their act after previous criticisms. Pub is on main road it is a bit... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

"Family" room extremely cramped. Hotel located at road junction so very noisy all night with traffic after late night noise of music and constant banging of doors from pub below. Worst of all floors and windows of room dirty, bedlinen and towels not fresh, communal shower area grimy with loads of hair and old toothpaste in plugholes and very strong,... More

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Berlin, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

'Only three roms available!' so quickly press 'booking'... Better not! Why? There are only three rooms in the 'hotel'. Don't know where to start the review. The place is consequently at the lowest end. The best about it: it is not extremely dirty and the staff in the pub (where you get your room key - and a key there... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

As compassionate and generous as I would like to be I believe that any room for rent in the U.K. cannot expect more than two stars for a room without a private bath. The modest room was clean, lockable, with a courteous staff, is certainly worth two stars. Additionally, the absence of a private bath is something that should be... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Stayed one night in a small room with 2 large beds in it and not much else. Room was not en-suite although this was not clear to me when booking. Sound proofing was poor - I could hear everything going on next door. There is no car park, so had to park on the street (paying). However, the pub is... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Stayed here 23/3/13 and had the double room. The room is OK in terms of size and is equipped with tea and coffee, towels and you can borrow an ironing board, iron and hair dryer if required. Our room was directly above the pub, so quite noisy as it is open until at least mid-night, but just bring some earplugs... More

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Also Known As:
The Portland Arms Hotel
The Portland Arms Hotel Cambridge
Address: 129 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3BA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
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Ranked #74 of 117 B&Bs / Inns in Cambridge
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Portland Arms 3*
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