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Helen Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   167 - 169 Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 2RJ, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights and were very pleased with our choice of accommodation. On arrival the exterior of the property looked rather uninspiring with some cosmetic issues evident and the sight of two ? tumble-drier ducting tubes hanging out from the top-floor windows didn't improve our first impression! However, once inside it was a different... More

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Nybro, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights on holiday in Cambridge. To narrow it down... On the plus side: - The breakfast is great, and the kitchen staff is very nice. - Very clean. - It's reasonably priced, being a few kilometres from the city centre. Took us about 25 mins to walk to the colleges from the hotel. - The... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The Helen Hotel is excellent in every respect (although out of the centre of Cambridge). The staff are very good; nothing was too much trouble for them - the receptionist accommodated a special request of ours, and the ladies in the dining room, at breakfast time, were helpful, friendly and efficient. The hotel was spotlessly clean in all areas and... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Helen Hotel is a good place to stay when visiting Cambridge. We had a room on the second floor which was great for a small family group- 2 adults 1 child. Clean and spacious. Parking was available and free which is a massive plus in Cambridge. We walked to the city. Perfectly acceptable breakfast. Very friendly staff. Would stay again.

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Poolewe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

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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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 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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11 helpful votes 11 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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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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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Address: 167 - 169 Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 2RJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Helen Hotel 2*
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