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The Jester Hotel

116 Station Road, Baldock SG7 5RS, England
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We have dined at the jester on a regular basis for years, however the new management have got a LOT to learn and we will not be returning. On Saturday night we ordered one fish and chips for me and one vegetable soup plus pate and toast for my wife's main meal and we asked for both to be brought... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I stayed here recently having attended at friends wedding at the Jester. Having read previous reviews i was feelng a little sceptical, however my overall feel of the place is that it has the potential to be a great venue. But I do agree with some of the reviews in that it does need updating. Our room was clean but... More 

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watfork uk
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Ok so it was only £60 with a breakfast.. but here is the thing... The room was the most grubbiest i have ever stayed in. Under new management and i dont know much about hotels but i think it should be shut down and renovated. Its not their fault that there are cracks in the wall etc..but couldnt they have... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

To be fair, I don't really expect much from a £60 B&B in this part of the world, but the room was clean, bed comfortable and room acceptable. The decor all round needs attention, but the food was excellent and the cooked breakfast was above the norm. In the middle of nowhere, but when doing business travel that's often not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Room are very basic and a bit dated. The hotel is close to the station which if you want a train is great but can be a bit noisy. The staff are extremely friendly and welcoming. Food was very good I only ate there on one night but speaking to other guests the raved about the steaks.

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I needed to arrive a little early for the wedding so a quick phone call and Kim assured me that she will get the room ready I arrived 12.30 A wonderful welcome from Kim if you want a small snack don't order a sandwich, triple layer plus chips far too much a shame that some of it had to be... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The Jester is under new management and the food is FABULOUS! The sirloin steak is the best I have ever eaten in the UK and I will be returning ASAP. The fish and chips are excellent too. Service is efficient and friendly. Highly recommended - visit as soon as you can!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Visiting an old friend in Harston ,I thought this seemed reasonable an inn ,not to expensive ,quite near and not in the centre of Cambridge, We arrived about 1 pm greeted with a welcome to The Jester ,( good start )asked our name and I gave our details Good the room was ready ,it was adequete and with all I... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Forgot to write this one up until now. We stayed here as it was on the "recommended" by a local wedding venue. Well don't believe all you read. Cold room, hard uncomfortable bed, dirty smelly and tiny bathroom. We had 2 rooms at £75 each, much better to be had elsewhere, anywhere in fact! Will never stay here again and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

The sooner the better in my opinion. Had to stay at this horrible little hotel as a college lives near by and there are no other hotels to choose. Staff are quite friendly but they treat it like their own party pad, getting drunk and blasting music out loudly until 1am on a Tuesday night. Also right next to a... More 

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