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The Waterman

32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, England
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Ranked #53 of 116 Cambridge B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ireland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in the Waterman for two nights whilst visiting Cambridge. We booked an ensuite room which turned out to be very small but clean. Tea/coffee and bottled water supplied. We were at the front so it was a bit noisey as the room was so small we needed the window open. Staff very nice and helpful. Its about 10 minutes... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Early one saturday morning we decided to visit Cambridge, so I booked a double room with ensuite at the Waterman through LateRooms.com, I paid and received my confirmation 8am that morning. After driving 3hrs we received a call at 12:45pm explaining the room we paid for was already booked and the internet was wrong to show a room available. The... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I booked in at the Waterman on the strength of previous reviews and must admit to being disappointed. The outside is rather tired but the dining area is quite modern and appealing. At first sight the room seemed clean and comfortable. Unfortunately this first impression was spoiled when we went into the bathroom which looked clean and functional but smelled... More

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Conway, Arkansas
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6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The Waterman was recommended to me by a family member for a research trip I was planning to Cambridge in June. In December 2013 I booked a room for two nights for June 2014. Alas, circumstances dictated I had to cancel the trip in April so I contacted them right away knowing this was peak tourist and graduation season--as a... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This B&B is located close to the key attractions of Cambridge (walking distance); the bedroom and shared bathroom were very clean and comfortable, the breakfast good and the service friendly and helpful. Food in the pub was of great quality. This B&B is a 6 pound taxi ride from the railway station. All good value.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Stayed for a night and the rooms were comfortable, with clean bathroom and a good breakfast in the downstairs pub. The room was nicely decorated with a tv and kettle. The room could have done with a desk area (it only had a shelf for the kettel). But otherwise was a fine place to stay.

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Montpellier, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We went to the Waterman with a friend, for 2 nights in a Double room. The room was really nice, large and with a lot of facilities. The staff was helpful and warm. We also loved the breakfast, which offers a large choice and good products. This B&B is at 10 mn of walk from the city center. Thank you... More

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

I stayed here with a friend for just one night during the summer. The hotel staff were very helpful - directing us to a suitable parking spot for the duration of stay. The room itself was very pleasant and clean. The shared bathroom was also maintained very well and kept spotless. Breakfast was simple but very enjoyable. Even when going... More

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northwich
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

I'm just back from a two night stay at The Waterman, a small pub located on the banks of the River Cam and just a 10 minute walk from the centre of the city and all its amazing university buildings and shops. The pub itself was very clean and the super friendly stuff couldn't do more to help, particularly in... More

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South Normanton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

A great birthday weekend in Cambridge based at the Waterman. Ordinary exterior hides Good food, excellent real ale and a clean room with a helpful, friendly staff. Lovely twenty minute walk to the Market Place across Jesus Green. Parking never good in Cambridge- try Craggles at ParkatmyHouse. If you have never been to Cambridge before- watch that bike!

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Address: 32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
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Ranked #53 of 116 B&Bs / Inns in Cambridge
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