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The Lensfield

53 Lensfield Rd, Cambridge CB2 1EN, England
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Ranked #19 of 34 Hotels in Cambridge
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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26 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pros: great position, 1 min away from Fitzwilliam Museum and even better if you manage to get one of the 5 available parking spaces. Clean and quiet. Breakfast ok; self service mostly but fruit choice very limited and didnt look fresh. Cons: Shabby, in real need of updating (torn wallpaper and missing ceiling tiles in corridors). Hanging baskets with plastic... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

£99 for one night at short notice, I and have to many complaints. Spacious shower hot water. Good sized room the matress was quite hard but still ok. One negative being the walls are very thin and you can hear lots. Staff are very friendly would probably go again as it's very central to the town centre.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In life you generally get what you pay for, and if you expect luxury at the prices the Lensfield charges you will be disappointed. The hotel is very clean, but faded, with a curious old-fashioned taste in furnishing and decor. It's a bit like staying with your grandma. Our room - we only stayed one night - was very small,... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this hotel. The staff were welcoming and friendly, the room was thoughtfully furnished and laid out, the shower was fab, the breakfast delicious and the bed comfy. The hotel had a personal feel about it rather than just being a carbon copy of the usual styles. I had a fantastic massage in the spa (one of the best... More 

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Berne
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94 reviews 94 reviews
38 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Neither central nor remote, this hotel is pleasingly located, within easy walking distance of the town centre and close to the Fitzwilliam Museum. The place appears to be staffed by non-Brits, but this was no problem, as everyone was very friendly and helpful. The full English breakfast was excellent - everything was fresh and attentively provided. The wifi worked well.... More 

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Hastings
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband treated me to a break here this weekend, we stayed in a newly refurbished premier suite which was amazing, seperate lounge/kitchen/diner, bedroom was air conditioned and all furnishings all high standard. The staff are very friendly and helpful, breakfast was ok, was a buffet and could have been hotter, just a 5 minute walk to the town and... More 

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Norwich,Norfolk
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night on a Saturday when going to the nearby Junction. Room was a reasonable size, clean but tired looking as mentioned in previous reviews. Bathroom clean and shower run hot straight away. Bed was very hard with worn linen. Little extras such as water in the room, biscuits and chocs on the pillow make a nice... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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208 reviews 208 reviews
37 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The room was good was rather small, and we had to wait for the warm (not hot) water to run for over 3 minutes. The room windows did not close properly. Breakfast was OK, reception service great. And about a 1/3 of the equipment and furniture would deserve replacing soon.

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I have stayed here a few times. Terraced houses joined together as a hotel. A bit of a compromise, but nicely done. It is reasonably priced for the centre of Cambridge. It has always been clean and comfortable. Sash windows proved difficult to close requiring patience, persistence and wiggling and nudging. The rooms are a bit cluttered with (antique repro)... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Stayed here with a couple of friends for a birthday weekend away. Generally run down feeling to the place. Not much hot water and not much help from the staff to rectify the problem. Nicely located for the city centre but would not return.. sorry.

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