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Helen Hotel

167 - 169 Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 2RJ, England
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Netherlands
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36 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good value (GBP 57 including breakfast) It's reasonably close to the station but a good 25 minute walk to the city centre. There's always the bus though Have to say that while not shabby it definitely needs some refurbishment. Sure it has some character but on balance though I probably prefer the Travelodge for a short business trip

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Herts
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We stayed her due to its proximity to The Junction. It nothing special, rooms are a bit tired and small, creaky floors and could do with a good overhaul On the plus side the breakfast was lovely and the girls serving at breaksfast were lovely - attentive and polite

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Small, but ok hotel not so far from the center of Cambridge. About 30 minutes walk to University Center. The rooms was larger than expected, and clean as long as I could see. Simple breakfast, but ok. WIFI was also good!

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norfolk, england
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36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

My partner and I stayed last Friday night (24th October) as it was perfectly situated for my Open University day school at the Sixth Form Centre opposite. It was very easy to find, is well placed for the train station and located close to the hospital and entertainment area.The hotel has plenty of parking and they were good enough to... More 

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Aldeburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Had to stay in Cambridge due to son donating a kidney to our grandson at Addenbrooks Hospital, found the Helen Hotel via trip advisor and we were pleasantly surprised. close to the hospital, free parking accessable the whole week we stayed. the rooms are small but clean and warm,staff were friendly and willing to help by adding and changing rooms... More 

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Solihull
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39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I was working in Cambridge for the University and had to find a hotel for less than the ludicrous £93 per night allowance but the Helen Hotel fitted the bill in all respects. Check in with a Booking.com booking was simple and speedy with a very friendly receptionist who offered us a city map and info on how to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

This was a great little find. The place is clean and the staff are friendly. There is free parking and it is just a short walk to the Junction. The city centre is a approx. a 30 minute stroll or £8 in a taxi. The décor is a little tired but for the price which includes an excellent breakfast (I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Another reviewer compared this place to the Bates Motel, and I couldn't agree more! Horrible place -- the hotel room was really cramped, dingy, bathroom was tiny (there was barely room for your knees when you sat down on the toilet). And it's also incredibly over priced for what you get! But the real low-point was the staff. My goodness,... More 

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

This is a lovely and we'll run hotel about twenty minutes walk to Regent Street . The room was huge and although the bed wasn't comfy the room was well furnished with a good bathroom. The breakfast was good and service friendly and attentive.

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London
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Bedrooms are basic but clean. The cost of our stay represented good value for money. Breakfast was great & differentiates it from staying at a Travelodge type establishment. There is also a TV room and small bar.

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