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Fairways Guest House

143 Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge CB1 7BX, England
Fairways Guest House
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Fairways Guest House is a 5 minute walk from Cambridge railway station and is very close to the city centre, being about a 20 minute walk. The proprietors of the guest house are very welcoming and friendly and will be pleased to answer any questions you might have. The rooms themselves are clean and the shower worked well. The price... More 

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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My husband and I visited Cambridge for business (job interview) and booked a couple of nights at Fairways because it was the least expensive room we could find that was still available. The room was pretty basic with older carpets, not much decor, and mostly everything was brown: brown carpets, bedding, etc. We didn't care for the smell in the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We chose Fairways Guest House to stay in Cambridge because breakfast is not included, which meant that we did not eat a high calorie "Full English" meal at the start of the day just because it was on the offering. The guest house is very reasonably priced. Our room was very comfortable with an en suite, a good size and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Stayed here for 1 night, while spending 2 days in Cambridge. Ample parking, room was very good, Freeview, DVD, Tea/Coffee. Breakfast not available, but Shops and Cafe, within 5mins Ideally Located, Town Centre 1.5km, Railway Stn 1km. Bus Stop outside

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

I have stayed at Fairways a few times on my visits to Cambridge and would defiantly stay again, they have up dated the rooms since i first went there and they now have a more airy feeling. The breakfast is very nice and there is quite a lot of choice, The staff are friendly and helpful and my room was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

My first impression of fairways was one of "it looks nothing like the photo's". There was a funny smell, of a smell covering a smell. My single room was tiny, and the decoration was unimaginative. Brown bed cover, brown curtains, and grey carpet. The carpet extended into the bathroom. Which I felt was odd. Tiles would have looked cleaner, and... More 

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St Albans
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Hotel was clean and comfortable with good secure parking. Owners were welcoming but not over enthusaistic. Breakfast was good but the dining room is like a time warp, in truth the whole place could do with a bit of a makeover, but it's fine for a one night stop.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

We chose this B&B out of many that were available in the area, based on good reviews we'd read online. When we arrived at 6pm the landlady wasn't very welcoming (Not even a "hello") & there was an over-powering smell of cooking. We were asked for payment immediately, we weren't shown to our room just told we were in room... More 

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wigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Friendly staff. with excellent secured parking. Within easy distance of town centre. Lovely breakfast Would recommend to anybody

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Surrey
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

Friendly proprietors and good parking. Unusual in that full payment is required on arrival. Room would be OK for price but my single bed sloped sideways and the shower hose needed replacing: it kept kinking so that the water flow stopped - it took forever to have a shower. There was nowhere in the cramped shower cublcle to rest soap... More 

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