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Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It seems all the world is visiting Oxford these days, thanks the Inspector Morse, but Cambridge is well worth a look-in as well. Our itinerary did not allow us much time, but aside from the college themselves, there are galleries and museums worth your time. The Helen Hotel (it is really a great B&B) is well situated for such a... More 

1 Thank RodnSheila
Gosport, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We booked into Helen Hotel at very short notice having refused to stay in the totally unsatisfactory place we had previously booked! Our welcome was friendly, professional and informative; the reception area was bright and smart. Our room wasn't huge but had everything we needed for one night's stay and was spotlessly clean with a very comfortable bed. The location... More 

1 Thank marywellsent
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Our room was clean tidy and well appointed. Friendly staff and good car parking and location. The breakfast is a hot and cold buffet style. The cold food was not inspiring - the yoghurts some cheap non branded items and the fruit a choice of past it's best bananas and oranges, or canned peaches. The 'hot' offering was barely tepid... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

This is a nice, clean, and quiet hotel. It is on one of the main roads into town, which makes it convenient to get to. It is a bit of a trek to the city centre. Very convenient walk to the Botanic gardens. Breakfast is included, buffet-style standard full English breakfast.

1 Thank JESt79
Orillia, Canada
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

We only spent one night here, but the owner was very friendly and helpful. We looked for a place close to the Botanical Gardens, which we could walk to, and which we enjoyed. Excellent breakfast at the hotel. Comfortable rooms.

1 Thank Kathie155
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a hotel within walking distance of Cambridge Folk Festival and found the Helen Hotel about 1 mike ish from Cherry Hinton Hall. So far so good. It's a shame but you often have to be careful of small, privately owned hotels. Established chains are bull but generally reliable, and so it turned out to be. As... More 

1 Thank Ian T
Raleigh, North Carolina
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307 reviews
66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Only spent one night here, but enjoyed it immensely. Stella, the owner, is quick to greet you and can answer any question you may have about Cambridge. The room was not large, but was adequate for our needs. It was extremely clean and comfortable as well. It is about a 15-20 minute walk to downtown Cambridge or you can take... More 

Thank TheRealAwaxy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed here as it was close to the railway station and seemed to have reasonable reviews. Unfortunately it did not meet expectations. Car parking is not that straight forward especially if you arrive at night and raining. There is a small car park for about 4 cars at the front and there is a small sign saying there's additional... More 

Thank Ian W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

Staff was friendly and accommodating. If you may arrive late (after 10 pm.) you need to email them about this possibility, I did and had no issues checking in. Room was nice and as described. Breakfast was good. For European hotel the room was a good size. Bus stop is close by. About 15 minute walk to the train station,... More 

Thank Jeffrey L
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

We had a problem with our online booking, which was resolved within an hour after booking. When we turned up the staff had a go at us on check in and again on check out and made us feel like criminals. Overpriced and horrid with rude staff.

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Helen Hotel

Address: 167-169 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8RJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: $92 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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Helen Hotel Cambridge
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#9 Business Hotel in Cambridge
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