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Alexander Bed and Breakfast

56 St Barnabas Road, Cambridge CB1 2DE, England
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

First of all, if you're looking for value for money, don't come to Cambridge. Prices here are about at the level of London. If you have to be here, like I had to for a work stay of about 7 weeks, this B&B is a really good alternative for renting a (perhaps even more expensive) furnished room somewhere. The location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Located in a quiet residential area but still only a few minuets walk away from the railway station, the busy mill road and 15 min walk from town centre my man and i found Alexander b&b the perfect spot for a weekend away. The host couple were perfectly hospitable and very helpfull in any way. The room was small, and... More 

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Everett, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is more of a review of the proprietor than the property. On his way to London, my husband had his luggage lost, which contained his glasses, and developed a scratched eye because of his contact lens. I called Vera in somewhat of a panic to see if she could offer any help. She very kindly offered to go to... More 

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Bavaria, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I spent 3 weeks with Vera and Roderick and they were really nice and welcoming, it was fantastic! I was in Cambridge for a language course and had the front room. It was all clean and centrally located to the city (5 min with the bike, 15 min to walk). I can totally recommend it to anyone who looks for... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Very centrally located , great place for my two weeks work stint. Self service breakfast which was great as i started work so early. Room is very clean and bright.Proprietors very kind, helpful and friendly . Other guests long stay ones became like family!

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Herblay, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Just an excellent B&B, a nice place to stay, and Vera and Roderick are so adorable people. I stayed around 4 months and it was so nice having the impression to be at home. If you are looking for an accommodation in Cambridge, choose this B&B without doubt ;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My initial thought of a B&B was totally different from what Alexander B&B offers .Everything started with a warm welcome from Roderick, followed by the same warm welcome from Vera.Even though I didn't had the time to catch up with them very often, I can tell that they are more than friendly, they are great. They made me feel like... More 

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Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I lived at Alexander Bed and Breakfast for the Michelmas term of 2014, while I was visiting Cambrigde University for a research stay. This turned out to be a perfect choice for a long term working stay (but not long enough to rent an apartment). Alexander B & B offers space, privacy and easy access to the city center as... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The warm greeting of Vera and Roderick started before I arrived in Cambridge from Ethiopia. My initial thought of the B&B is a large accommodation with lots of rooms which is inappropriate to get good rest. Within few days, I proved myself wrong. The rooms are very clean, comfortable and are suitable to study. In addition, the location is ideal... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The rooms are very nice, the bed in my room was super comfortable and the breakfast very handy, healthy and complete. The place is located in a brilliant point: (1) very close to mill road, which is full of good restaurants, and several supermarkets, and (2) about 7 minutes walking from the rail station, which makes super easy to travel.... More 

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