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Helen Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   167 - 169 Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 2RJ, England
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Ranked #15 of 34 hotels in Cambridge
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
DavefromPoole Poolewe, United Kingdom
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Poolewe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I agree with a previous review that it really should be called a guesthouse and as such I found it personally excellent. Our room was on the top room (could be a problem with someone with walking difficulties) facing the road but had no problems with traffic noise.The room was a good size and very clean. The staff were excellent... More

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Staffordshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are expectations of a hotel which were not here. Call it a guest house and I'd score it higher. Building is actually two semi-detached housed knocked together with just a few walls knocked through. Front car park holds just four average cars, there is a yard at the back but you need to find it by driving down the... More

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Grantham
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I have just stayed for 3 nights at the Helen Hotel Cambridge. This is not in the centre of the city, but due to the difficulty in parking it was better to be a short distance out. A short drive is a Cineworld witha Tesco Express, Sainsburys local and a few restaurants. Rooms are comfortable with heating, TV and tea/coffee... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Had a twin room which was clean and the bathroom was lovely. Excellent location near Cambridge train station. It is on a main road but actually slept really well and heard no traffic at all. It was good that there was some parking. It is about a twenty minute walk to the centre of town.

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Booked this hotel for a weekend into the city and wasn't disappointed. The hotel is about a block away from the Cambridge Leisure center. Lots of places to eat to include a Tesco express and a small Sainsburys. The bed was a little hard and the pillows were sort of soft, but overall a comfy and cozy place. The room... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

The room is spacious and comfortable. But there is no lift in the building. If you are bringing big luggage, don't consider this hotel. They only have one room in the ground floor for the disabled. Breakfast is excellent and service is good. The only downside is quite far from the University and shopping area. Have to walk more than... More

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

An independent hotel conveniently situated for exploring Cambridge on foot - if, like us, you don't mind a walk - or by bus, the stop being just across the road. The accommodation was perfectly adequate, very clean and despite being on a busy road we were not disturbed by traffic. Breakfast was fine and the staff were polite and helpful.... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

reading the other reviews I wonder if we were staying at the same Hotel,on arrival the exterior seemed tired,our parking was at the front and off the road with another large car park at the back.On entry the receptionist was welcoming,and our room on the first floor was large and comfortable ,spotlessly clean.Quite old fashioned but in keeping with the... More

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Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Stayed here for one night, thankfully. We booked a double room but quite frankly it was more suitable for one person. The bed itself was quite comfortable but unfortunately it was the smallest double I've ever tried to sleep in. Neither of us could move without catching each other hence a very poor nights sleep. Thankfully the room was at... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Noisy rooms, paper thin walls, lumpy uncomfortable bed. Would not return. Breakfast is rigidly served with no flexibility to provide anything earlier. Parking is effectively road side and seems insecure.

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Also Known As:
Helen Hotel Cambridge
Address: 167 - 169 Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 2RJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 34 hotels in Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Helen Hotel 2*
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