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Brooklands Guest House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   95 Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge CB1 4BS, England
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Ranked #96 of 117 Cambridge B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Mid Sussex
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
22 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here one night, choosing this for its location within walking distance of the Cambridge Folk Festival. We paid a premium price and the website led us to believe we would be staying in a boutique style b&b decorated to a high standard. We booked a four poster double bed. We did not see the room until we returned... More

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We booked this B&B as part of a group of friends going to the Cambridge Festival six months before the festival. We rang the day before our arrival to confirm our booking, but the lady on the phone was "too busy" to check. We 'phoned again on the morning of our booking only to be told that we were moved... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Beware, don't book the Brooklands, Ashtrees or Mowbrays guest houses in Cambridge. Booked for one night for me and my husband for his birthday treat at the Brooklands Guest House in Cambridge, 95 Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge. I then realised it was too far from our favourite Cambridge restaurant Browns (awesome restaurant) and punting, so cancelled the same day I... More

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Dallas, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a nice B&B with easy walking access to Cambridge and the colleges. We stayed in the attic room 2nd floor (level 3 American). It was small, but comfortable. The breakfast was very good. I booked with a Credit Card, but cash seemed to work better for paying the bill. We had free parking and a comfortable bed for... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I wasn't really sure what to expect so took a leap of faith and booked one night at this Guest House. To say the rooms are small would be an understatement and 2 people navigating the room was impossible. On entry I knew I had made a terrible mistake. On a plus side the owner was helpful and the bed... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I only regret not having read those Reviews before. Unfortunately, I have to agree on all the negative points that have already been mentioned here... The only positive things is the location however, Travellogde is defninitely the better choice. Brooklands is a rip-off .

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I booked the four poster room in September through their own website "brooklandsguesthouse.co.uk" for two nights as the pictures looked lovely. However after reading some of the horrendous reviews on Tripadvisor, I cancelled the booking the next day. My card was debited for the full amount immediately on booking. Their cancellation policy states,and I qoute - "Cancellations If You cancel... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

I stayed in Cambridge for three days. The place is very old and needs a serious touch. Very dirty floor and shower was not working even after changing rooms. Staff not really helpful. After reporting my problems they were not fixed and I was still charged the full price.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I looked at the En-suite double room pics in the Internet and book it through, When I went to check-in She just shown me the ABSOLUTE CRAP IN THE ATTIC WITH TWIN BEDS AND YOU CAN'T EVEN STAND STRAIGHT THERE IN THAT CRAP(That's the room), WOULD U BELIEVE THAT I HAVE PAID £57 for a night & haven't spent 15... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We booked this B&B for its location near the railway station, and because of the photos on its website which showed light, airy, spacious rooms with 4 poster beds. The reality was very different. Forget the 4 poster bed, the double bed practically filled the very cramped, awkward room, and there was almost nowhere to put anything. The bedside tables... More

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Address: 95 Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge CB1 4BS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Brooklands Guest House 3*
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