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32 Mowbray Rd., Cambridge CB1 7SY, England
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Ranked #100 of 117 Cambridge B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The lady who greeted us was friendly, the beds were clean and comfy and it was a relatively good night sleep albeit the creaky beds. The bathroom needed a lot of maintenance and it can get especially noisy during the morning. Overall, that part of the stay was ok. The pièce de résistance, the thing that stopped me from giving... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I'm afraid it was awful and I would never stay there again. On arrival at four in the afternoon there was nobody around to check us in. We phoned and were given the entrance code for the door and told which room we had been allocated, rather strange we thought. After humping our luggage upstairs we found the room. The... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Basically the worst B&B I've every come across, should be shut down. As previous review stated this doesn't even deserve 1 star. Felt unsafe, it was unclean and awful! I've added some pictures, The picture of the breakfast tray was given to us that evening for the next morning for all 4 of us, no toaster was supplied. People were... More

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I cycled up to Cambridge from London over the bank holiday and booked this cheapy B&B as somewhere to shower and crash! We arrived and the lady who greeted us couldn't speak a word of English. She just showed us our room, The bathroom and pointed at the breakfast instructions! We went out for dinner locally and... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

Our stay here couldn't have been worse: the owner had a dog that barked constantly and was allowed to roam around the B&B; the breakfast does not include a full English and is delivered to your room at 830am on the weekends; the breakfast itself was comprised of cheap cornflakes, a yogurt and cold toast; the rooms are not ensuite... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 via mobile

We booked two rooms here for 3 nights..We needed to be close to the rosie hospital neo natal intensive care unit as our grandaugher Lexi was transferred up here at very short notice..the rooms are basic but warm with nice hot radiators..plenty of tea coffee and kettle in the rooms..and freeview tellys..shared toilet bathroom but thats no problem..and breakfast on... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Having read the reviews on here, I was absolutely dreading my stay here! The good thing was that I was dreading it so much, that I was actually pleasantly surprised! The room was clean and tidy and the bed was comfy. They have maybe been reading comments about lack of provisions provided because there was plenty of tea, coffee and... More

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Newport
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We knew when we booked it would be basic, but there were a few things not right. Sheets that didn't fit the bed, no choice on the cereal for breakfast, no knife to cut the scone, no butter or jam on the second morning, the cold tap was loose, no way to wash or dry your hands in the loo... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Just to add my thoughts on Jan Y's posting. We were in the group of 5 guests who had booked (some months ago), one night at Brooklands B&B,including cooked breakfast and en-suite.As Jan rightly says we were only told on arrival that we had been moved to the Mowbray, "our sister hotel" !! We never saw anyone at all which... More

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

This is the sister 'hotel' to Portland Guest house on Cherry Hinton Road. I was under the impression that I had booked at the Portland Guest house. However on arriving there was directed, over the phone, to this dump. We had two doubles and one single room (ensuite - joke) and paid £75 and £55 respectively for B&B. This must... More

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Address: 32 Mowbray Rd., Cambridge CB1 7SY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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