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The Waterman

32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, England
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Ranked #54 of 117 Cambridge B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found on booking.com and emailed hotel directly. Accomodated us arriving a 2am. Taxi was £7.80 at that time(bargain!) Most comfortable bed ever slept in. Ensuite a bonus if a little chilly. Bottle water and lots of tea and some biscuits. Didnt try breakfast as overslept due to amazing bed. 20min walk to town. £6 taxi back. Would stay again... More 

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Knowle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Only stayed one night but couldn't speak more highly of the friendly staff,cleanliness of lovely room with very comfortable bed and ensuite. Both breakfast and dinner was of exceptional quality and we will definitely go back for a longer stay next time. Lovely 10 minute walk along the river Cam into the centre of beautiful Cambridge. Stan & Marilyn Williams

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

very kind proprietress,helped us cooked food by her own oven,very clean and beautiful room.We couldn't check in due to the early arrive.in the morning, so we left our luggage in the hotel,but when we come back to after visiting, our luggage has.already sent to room.The hotel is near the river and only 15 mints walk to city center. Never regret... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

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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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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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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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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Address: 32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
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Ranked #54 of 117 B&Bs / Inns in Cambridge
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Number of rooms: 4
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