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The Lensfield

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   53 Lensfield Rd, Cambridge CB2 1EN, England
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Ranked #17 of 34 hotels in Cambridge
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Deborah C Ramsgate, England, United Kingdom
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  • 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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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We got married on Saturday and had no set plans of our honeymoon, we decided on Cambridge on Sunday and booked the Lensfield Monday morning and arrived in the afternoon. We chose the hotel as it was described as a 'boutique spa hotel.' We arrived a free parking was great. Check in was a surreal experience to say the least.... More

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Ramsgate, England, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at this hotel for two nights while exploring Cambridge. The room we were given was very nicely decorated, a bit twee but in a nice way. There was everything we wanted in the room, plenty of space to hang clothes, tea making facilities, a nice bathroom. The hotel only served breakfasts so we had to... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned back from Cambridge. Stayed in the Lensfield Hotel. Excellent service. Rooms updated. Breakfast everything you need and very good service. Excellent location for walking to River and colleges. The Spa is a must to visit. I had one of the best 'Scrubs' ever with all the little things added. If the car park full, they offer you parking... More

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21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

* hotel very dated - stayed in 137 and it looked like it hadn't been decorated or updated since 1960s * room 137 up a very steep and in my opinion dangerous flight of stairs - I hurt my shoulder on a bit of random wall that jutted out and husband hit his head on a low ceiling * bathroom... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The hotel room is comfortable and I loved its decoration. The hotel location could not be more perfect: it's close to almost famous attractions in Cambridge. I did not spend a pence with transportations. There are restaurants and pubs nearby as well. The breakfast is perfect! You will, definitely, enjoy your stay there.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Having stayed in several hotels and one very poor B&B in Cambridge, we stayed in the Lensfield for our son's graduation. We were met by a very friendly receptionist who smiled every time we entered or left the hotel. The beds were comfy and more importantly we had a room at the back (no view) but it was lovely and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Becoming regular visitors to this hotel which we now know counts for nothing. A mix up with rooms with no one accepting whose fault it was resulted in us been offered an upgrade for an additional £50 which then increased by another £20 whilst we were deciding!! Inflation! We did not get the best room in the hotel with walls... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is a 3 star hotel and meets those standards. On a busy June weekend we paid £49 per person bed and breakfast, a lot less than most of the other 4 and 5* hotels in Central Cambridge(over £100) for the same weekend. Yes its quirky and dated with 1980's decor (satin and lace frilled toilet roll covers anyone?) and... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

stayed here for the strawberry fair and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. the rooms are clean. the breakfast is excellent and the staff helpful and friendly throughout the hotel. will stay again. thank you to everyone at the hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Lovely place. Comfortable and clean room with daily complimetary cookies. International breakfast with good quality food in a nice setting. Desk personnel kind and tolerant (we were there with a 2 y.o. boy always running around and attpting to every object). To sum up I really recommend this hotel if you look for a nice and cheap hotel not far... More

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Address: 53 Lensfield Rd, Cambridge CB2 1EN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lensfield 3*
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