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YHA Cambridge

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97 Tenison Rd, Cambridge CB1 2DN, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lovely warm welcome awaited me when I reached the hostel, which was only around a 7-minute walk from my train. Stayed for two nights and slept soundly in the lovely comfy bed. Was able to charge my 'phone using the useful plug which is housed above a little shelf, which incorporates a light too, at my bedside. The hostel... More 

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Vilas, North Carolina
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I put it in quotes because it is more like a hotel. I only gave it "very good" because there are SO many stairs and no lift to get up or down quickly or for disabled or elderly. The place is amazingly nice and the staff is friendly and efficient. The Breakfast and bagged lunches were really good. The place... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had booked a private room for four for a reunion with friends from university as it was a mid way point for everyone and the YHA Cambridge made us feel right at home! The staff were fantastic, even giving us great suggestions for restaurants, attractions and clubs! A great variety of people stayed at the hostel whilst we were... More 

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hello HelenRyanCFC, we are very pleased that you felt so comfortable and enjoyed your time spent at YHA Cambridge. We hope that you come back to stay with us very soon and we'll certainly be glad to host you for your next reunion! Thank you for taking the time to review our facilities, staff and food. It is highly appreciated. More 

Solihull, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here with a group of youngsters, and there were other groups there at the same time. Rooms are bright and fresh - the hostel was re-furbished in 2014 - and ground floor rooms have en-suite bathrooms, one a wet room for people with disabilities. The open plan reception / dining room is lovely, and the wifi was good here.... More 

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hello there, thank you for such a positive review! We are very glad that you had a good experience staying with your group and appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. It is great that you enjoyed our facilities and food. We hope to see you back in Cambridge in the near future. More 

Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a 100% honest review based on my recent stay at Cambridge YHA and my overall experience. There is room for some improvement! The customer service provided by the staff was not quite as helpful as it should have been. Remember that the customers are your business! The levels of friendliness ; pleasantness were also not good enough. From... More 

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Your comments are appreciated and will certainly be taken into account. We hope to see you back in Cambridge, giving us the opportunity to improve your experience staying at YHA. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The hostel is so neat and perfect, that you feel you are actually in a hotel ! The staff is really friendly and helpful. The kitchen is very spacious (4 sinks, 4 stoves, 2 fridges) and there is a cafe where you can buy food if you prefer (which is very trendy by the way). There are a lot of... More 

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Thank you for such great feedback, we really appreciate you taking the time to tell everyone about your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back! More 

Brookfield, CT
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Location wise, it was in a quiet neighborhood, and a 15-20 minute walk from the downtown area, colleges, and canal. Because of this I think the rate was a little too much. However, the bathrooms down the hall and in the common area were extremely clean and well maintained. The beds were comfortable. Rooms were small, and the 6 bed... More 

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

We are glad you had a pleasant stay and appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback! More 

Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Room was clean, staffs were helpful, friendly and polite!! Bed is super comfort! Highly recommended!! The hostel just stones throw away from the train station. I love the kitchen!! Truely feel like home!! Will definitely stay longer for the next trip!!

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

We are very glad you had such a great stay with us! Thank you for taking the time to share your postive feedback. More 

Brighton
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Modern and clean,nice communal areas. I liked the daily tips on blackboard.Our twin room was tiny,though good to have a sink in it.kitchen could have more/ better utensils and putting up an extractor fan in the kitchen whilst having breakfast wasn't ideal, would have been better if they had waited.most of the staff friendly. Paint work in stairways could be... More 

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hi BonnieBrighton, many thanks for your review. We do apologise for any inconvenience caused by the fitting of the extraction fan - we try where possible to schedule such work when it is least likely to disturb guests. We hope to see you back in Cambridge! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I just stayed two night there and felt safe at night when i back to YHA , also just 5 minute walk to train station you can explore everywhere by bus , walk or train as well , one minor issue was i kept my M&S yogurt at fridge in kitchen for 15 minute , but someone drank my yogurt... More 

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hi there Daisy T, we are glad that you had a comfortable stay at YHA Cambridge. Sorry about your yoghurt! Come back and visit us soon. More 

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