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YHA Cambridge

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   97 Tenison Rd, Cambridge CB1 2DN, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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Bethesda, MD
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is just a short walk from the train station. We had a functional room for 4 with en suite bathroom. It had been recently renovated and everything was clean. We arrived at the hostel at about 8:00 pm but the staff was able to serve us a tasty dinner before the kitchen closed. Noise was not a problem... More

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we're glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back to our hostel soon and that your positive experience here encourages you to try other hostels in the YHA network. More

Belfast
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night whilst visiting Cambridge. Stayed in 4 bed male dorm. Was surprised at the Hostel overall. Very clean and new, staff very helpful and friendly. Lots of facilities on site, bar, food, kitchen, laundry, luggage room and more. No parking available apart from one disabled space at front door. Other on street parking nearby at your cost. Ate... More

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we're really glad you had a great stay. Due to our hostel being in a residential area it is very difficult for us to get parking. There is parking available on the roads around the hostel, which is free from 6pm to 9am. If you are here for a longer period of time we suggest... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hilton it's not but for a youth hostel pretty good. 4 bedded room a bit cramped and no hooks, but adequate. Bar area surprisingly nice. Staff friendly and helpful. Easy to get everywhere but city centre a bit of a hike. Try restaurants in Mill rd. Salisbury pub nearby quite nice

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we appreciate any feedback that we receive. We are currently performing checks and installing hooks in every room for future guests. For getting into the city there are several local buses that run regularly and our reception staff are always happy to phone for a taxi. We hope to have you back to our hostel... More

Trieste, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Five star ho(s)tel really! If I have to quote just some non perfect things: no free wifi (it's 2014, a connection it's like water), breakfast should be better (some cakes?), showers are realy too small. Anyway, perfect location, just few minutes from railway station (perfect if you land in Stansted) clean & confortable.

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay. We are currently looking into making free wi-fi available to all our guests. For the time being, this is one of the benefits of being a YHA or Hostelling International member, in addition to discounted stays. I'm sorry that you think breakfast could be better. We feel that... More

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The YHA has just been recently renovated. It is very fresh and the communal areas are lovely. I stayed at the YHA for 7 days whilst I did a course in Cambridge. I stayed in both a 4 person dorm and a 6 person dorm. The beds were comfortable and they did not creek which was good. Only problems being... More

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay and would recommend it to other travellers. I do apologise for the problem we had with the wi-fi connection during your stay. You are absolutely right that it is not acceptable for such a problem to persist for three days and we have taken steps to ensure... More

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I stayed at the YHA as part of a group of girls for my friend's 30th birthday. The room I was in (room 208) had a double bed and a bunk bed for 3 of us, as well as a small bathroom with toilet and sink (shower room next door, shared with other bedrooms). Everything was new and clean. The... More

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your comments. We are currently looking at offering breakfast later on weekends as this is a wish shared by many of our guests and are hoping to offer this within the next month. So when you come to Cambridge again you will be able to enjoy our great value breakfast after check-out. We look... More

Kilchberg, Switzerland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stayed overnight at the YHA Cambridge to attend the Open University Day at Cambridge. Location is perfect as we arrived by train and could walk to the hostel. We were pleasantly surprised by the new look of the hostel. There were school groups staying there but luckily no noise issues. We stayed in a 5 beds en-suite room which... More

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our youth hostel. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you again soon, either here in Cambridge or in one of the many other locations YHA has to offer throughout England & Wales. More

Northampton, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I stayed here overnight in July and was pleasantly surprised on arrival at the friendly and helpful staff plus the high standard of refurbishment at this hostel. Everything has been chosen carefully to create a welcoming atmosphere and ensuring maximum comfort for visitors staying at this hostel. The tasteful refurbishment also reflects the local history and character of this historic... More

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hello Barbara, thank you for your review. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and I very much hope to welcome you to our youth hostel again soon. More

Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great hotel, looked really good, clean and felt very comfortably. It is located nearby the railway- and bus station and with a short walk you are in the centre of Cambridge. The staff was really friendly and were doing their best to make you feel like being at home. The room and facilities were tidy, comfortable and clean. Also liked... More

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and our interpretation of Douglas Adams and other famous University of Cambridge alumni. We look forward to welcoming you again to our youth hostel. More

montreal
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I recently stayed at the Youth Hostel with two small children. The hostel is well set up for kids, with a play area outside and self-catering kitchen, and the set-up of the rooms means that even with large groups of people the rooms themselves are quiet and isolated. Everything about the place was cheery and clean. Excellent service from the... More

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YHA_Cambridge, Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back YHA Cambridge or another hostel in our network soon. More

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Additional Information about YHA Cambridge

Address: 97 Tenison Rd, Cambridge CB1 2DN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — YHA Cambridge 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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