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Royal Cambridge Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PY, England
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Ranked #25 of 34 hotels in Cambridge
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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redditch
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58 reviews 58 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We stayed here at the end of July 2014 just one night as we wanted to have a look around Cambridge. First of all the positives, it is very well situated and is just a 10 minute stroll right into the centre of Cambridge (we loved Cambridge) there is also a car park, so you don't need to drive at... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well situated in the middle of Cambridge. Clean and comfortable room and bathroom. Good facilities. Bed was very comfortable and I had a good nights sleep. The Murder Mystery evening was well run and the food excellent. Breakfast the next morning was very good, with a good range of food for every taste. The only quirky thing was that the... More

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Stewart R, General Manager at Royal Cambridge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Colin S Thank you for your post following your stay with us after attending the murder mystery event. I am glad you both enjoyed the event, the hotels convenient location and the breakfast; this is one of the areas we have recently improved our selection and standard of. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Royal Cambridge... More

London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked one night at the Royal Cambridge on Saturday July 5th and were bitterly disappointed. The room was in an appalling state incl. dirty, broken headboard, damaged bathroom floor. Please find attached pictures. We complained straight away but were told that the hotel is full, all other guests had already checked in and we could not be moved to... More

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Stewart R, General Manager at Royal Cambridge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ImoLondon Thank you for your post and I am sorry you did not enjoy any aspect of your stay. As we have corresponded directly I am pleased we have reached a satisfactory conclusion. Sincerely Stewart Rushton More

March, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked into this hotel when the Tour de France came to Cambridge. It was convenient for Parkers Piece and also on the route the tour was taking out of Cambridge. Arriving the day before the hotel is, without a doubt, in need of some serious updating. It still retains the old style of a by-gone era that is now seriously... More

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Stewart R, General Manager at Royal Cambridge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Becky B Thank you for your post and I am pleased that overall you enjoyed your stay with us. I note your comments regarding the overall fabric but I am pleased our location was convenient for you and that post investment you would consider using us again Sincerely Stewart Rushton More

Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No Air Conditioning in the rooms! If you are staying here when the temperature is above 20 degrees C, you are going to regret it. While we were able to get a small fan to use and the windows can be opened, there is virtually no airflow. We spent as little time as possible in the room... not acceptable at... More

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Stewart R, General Manager at Royal Cambridge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cbass_13 Thank you for your post following your stay with us. I would agree the hotel is in full sun during July and we do provide portable fans in all rooms to help if required. I am pleased you took advantage of the free WIFI and thank you for the positive comments regarding our breakfast. Sincerely Stewart Rushton More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an afternoon tea for 6 here. Thought we was in for a wonderful afternoon. Although the entrance looked stunning it was not like this in the dining area and waiting areas. The tea itself was how can I say rushed through, the sandwiches were cut roughly and the bread was dry, the cake wedges were large , dry and... More

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Dublin
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the good side, this hotel/B&B is only 10 mins walk from the centre of everything. It is an old property and the condition of the rooms varies a lot. We stayed 3 nights. The down side... The room we were allocated was extremely poor and not at all suitable for 2 people. No air con, and extremely hot in... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My colleague and I were booked into this hotel as a 'treat' by our boss (she hadn't stayed there so had never seen the rooms) for the night of our team summer dinner, and I have to say it was a real let-down. The receptionist made no move to contact our manager to take payment after we both explained that... More

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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has clearly been a nice hotel in its day. There is evidence of sporadic repair here and there. But you know what? This place still has heart. It is staffed by people who genuinely want to offer good service. So what if the carpets are threadbare and there are no net curtains? It is very cheap for the location.... More

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Kirkland, United States
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a dump. A friendly dump and a convenient dump, but a dump nevertheless. It is unnecessary to list all the things wrong with the room and the hotel, previous posters have summed it up pretty well. However I am amazed at the manager’s response to the complaints, explaining away the problems with “this is a traditional hotel”.... More

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Address: Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Cambridge Hotel 3*
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Cambridge Royal Hotel

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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