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Kirkwood House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   172 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 1DA, England
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Ranked #96 of 116 Cambridge B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Cremona, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 4 nights in room n. 4 - clean and quiet, on the first floor overlooking the backyard oy Kirkwood House. The owner wa super-friendly and did his best to make us feel at home. Shortcomings: a very small bathroom, no cloyhs-closet...

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a twin room in the annexe. It was so narrow that there was no room for one of the beds to have a bedside table. Plus the bed was placed next to a door. You had to walk very close past the sleeping person in other bed to the bathroom which was absolutely tiny and smelt badly... More

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Kirkwood2014, Owner at Kirkwood House, responded to this review

Dear Madam We are sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I do feel though that seeing as you are clearly on a mission to write as many negative reviews as possible about us, with one being written by you, another by your friend whom stayed with you, and then a third one on expedia with whom... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the annexe at Kirkwood in a twin room. Low ceilings, a small window and very narrow room with outdated heavily patterned (and none too clean) carpet made for a room that we were happy to leave behind. There was a damp smell from the bathroom when we stayed and the shower did not drain properly. Tea bags... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I normally try to see the positives, however, having had to stay here for a couple of weeks due to an inability to find a reasonably priced B&B elsewhere in Cambridge during a busy period, I had the misfortune to have to stay here. If I'd have known what awaited me, I would've paid to stay in London and commute!... More

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Kirkwood2014, Owner at Kirkwood House, responded to this review

This is the one and only response I have ever written for a TripAdvisor review, and it is due to the seriousness and untruthfulness of your comments, and to what can only be described as both professional and personal slander on your part. After figuring out whom you actually are, my response is the following. Firstly, you mention a number... More

Toms River, New Jersey
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I marked the cleanliness excellent because the housekeeping had the room perfect. BUT whoever is in charge of maintenance needs to become a little more motivated. The mold on the ceiling of the bathroom is pure laziness. I'm sure it was from water on the bathroom floor upstairs, but it only takes 45 minutes at most to put some white... More

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York, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

I was there twice and stayed in two different rooms on both ocassions. Both rooms were small, but the comfort level depends upon which room you occupy. The room at the top floor was the least comfortable for three reasons: 1. The shower and toilet room door was very noisy when pulling open or shut, 2. The room was too... More

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Brighton, UK
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

A friend & I just needed a cheap bed & parking space for a night out in Cambridge & this was one of the cheapest we could find so it suited our purpose but I wouldn't recommend this for a short break. They have crammed 2 very slim single beds into a room & have tried to make the decorations... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Cold and a smell of mould and dust as I walked into the house to be greeted, eventually by a woman who gave me a hard time about not arriving at 3pm!!! My double room was very small, I could only walk around the bed sideways on and it was a business trip but working at the small, desk was... More

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
32 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

The previous reviews cover most things! My double room was ok, the sheets were clean, and the owners have tried to make it look glamorous! Not glamorous though! I had a double room with ensuite, toilet lid wasn't fixed properly and shower cubicle was very very small, struggled to bend to get my shower gel! Didn't sleep very well on... More

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Londra, Regno Unito
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

First _ the owner forgot my booking Second_ the room looked like the pic in the website but the size was very small and mostly the bathroom was inside a " wardrobe door" - no comment - third and more important _ we asked to keep our trolley in the reception during the day after the check out but she... More

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Additional Information about Kirkwood House

Address: 172 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 1DA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Kirkwood House 3*
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