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The Lensfield

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   53 Lensfield Rd, Cambridge CB2 1EN, England
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Ranked #16 of 34 hotels in Cambridge
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

11 of us stayed here to clebrate a 50th Birthday. The staff were all very helpful and obliging and as we were checking in early, they made one room available so that we could unload all the luggage and us ladies could then head to the spa and the men to a nearby pub. The spa treatments had been pre-booked... More

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The UK
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

rooms like box rooms were dirty and had not been cleaned to a basic standard for months, no working chain on the inside of the door, toilet didn't work properly, staff unfriendly. didn't risk breakfast. glad to leave. definitely NOT worth paying a rip off £72 a night for.

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Paris, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just noticed that my google review was taken down, so I decided to write one here. Woke up at 12 to realise that the window in my room was jammed open. Since the window was quite old, it took around 20 minutes to close it. The room was freezing. Then of course the radiator in the room did... More

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Bromham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed on Saturday night at The Lensfield having selected it because of the reviews and car parking. We arrived early to secure one of the limited parking spaces (5) but were unfortunate. The external features and reception area were enticing. We struggled to get into our room as the keys were playing up and needed receptionist help on every... More

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Chorleywood, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We've stayed in several hotels in Cambridge, but always avoided the Lensfield up to now because of its shortage of car parking spaces. But we had no problem and in fact, free hotel parking is pretty hard to come by in the centre of Cambridge anyway. Our hotel room was small but pleasantly quirky and comfortable, and it had everything... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

A drab and soulless hotel. Had a very sleepless night - £72 for a tiny single room. There was absolutely no sound insulation from the room next door - I heard every sneeze and every snore. It was like the person was in the same room! One to avoid in future!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I chose this hotel for its location, encouraged by other reviews, and made the booking by phone as it was cheaper. But from the moment I gave my card details, I wondered if I had made the right choice, though by then I was committed to their strange, old-fashioned booking process. My room was far from perfect. The single-glazed window... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I had an overnight stay with two friends at the Lensfield Hotel in Cambridge, and stayed in their lavish apartments, which were clean and comfortable, decorated to a very high spec. I made full use of the SPA facilities at the hotel, which were comfortable and intimate, and made us feel like we were the only people using it! This... More

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sunderland
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99 reviews 99 reviews
22 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Second visit to this hotel having dropped our son off for university. Very clean well presented room . Hotel is in ideal location for pubs/restaurants etc. Excellent breakfast with good choice Booking third visit in April !!!

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

After reading some reviews on a certain booking site, we arrived with positive expectations. Reality took its toll straight away! Staff was indifferent, room and bathroom were old, small and average, beds were extremely soft and breakfast was ample but...average. However, location was excellent, limited but free parking in front of the hotel and the free wifi was working well.... More

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Also Known As:
The Lensfield Hotel Cambridge
The Lensfield Hotel
Lensfield Hotel Cambridge
Address: 53 Lensfield Rd, Cambridge CB2 1EN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
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Ranked #16 of 34 hotels in Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lensfield 3*
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