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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 117 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
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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York, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Kirkwood House Cambridge. I wish I had read about it online first particularly under “Trip Advisor” The man came across as pleasant and friendly BUT and it's a very big BUT. I was offered two single rooms. Both of them measured approximately 6’ x 8'. (Message to the owner - If they are any bigger than that, I suggest you... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

I have just had a 3 night stay here in their room 1. The room is spacious and clean. The bed incredibly comfortable! The Male owner couldn't have been more helpful when I checked in. He gave me a map of the city and answered all the questions i had for my first visit to the city! The guest house... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Should have read the Trip Advisor reviews first. Should definitely have stopped when made to pay before even seeing room. I booked two nights, I couldn't face the second one, but was refused a refund. Easily the smallest room I have ever paid to stay in, not the cheapest and no breakfast. If you don't mind knuckles brushing the bedside... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Booked because there was little else available, this guest house does not even offer breakfast. The whole house smelled musty and stale. The room may once have been a decent size, but converting part into a shower room made it cramped. The shower room itself was little more than a cupboard, with a shower that worked when it wanted to,... More

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Northern Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

We stayed here for one night, were slightly worried after reading bad reviews, we stayed in the main house, there was no smell, it was clean and quiet. The location is not amazing, however the price is good, it takes about 15 mins to walk to the center and we would stay here if going back to Cambridge again. Overall... More

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Also Known As:
Kirkwood Hotel Cambridge
Address: 172 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 1DA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
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Ranked #96 of 117 B&Bs / Inns in Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Kirkwood House 3*
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