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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It helps that the hostel is very centrally located, but also the atmosphere there was excellent. The staff were relaxed and helpful [identifying parking, things to do etc] and the accommodation was spotless and very adequate in terms of kitchen facilities, lounge etc.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent stay - clean, friendly, welcoming. The breakfast was delicious, reasonably priced and good portions. Showers were hot and good strength. There was a great swap shop charity day which was really fun.

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Trondheim, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I paid for two nights in female dorm (3 bunks), but left after one sleepless night without getting a refund. It was the worst night I've ever experienced, and I've travelled for decades staying in hostel dorms. This was due to the air quality. You have to go through many (4+) closed doors until you came to the narrow hallway... More 

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Palermo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience ! It was one of the best accommodations I ever stayed . Really loved it . My room was very clean and I had breakfast and dinner there . The food is tasty and delicious . I have good memories about my trip in Cambridge

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Thank giorgiamuriel
YHA_Cambridge, General Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hi Giorgia, Thank you very much for your perfect Tripadvisor score! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay as our team work very hard to provide the best possible experience to our guests. We hope to see you staying with us again soon :-) Happy Travels! Kind Regards Holly More 

Unna, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had only one night, but enjoyed it! We arrived late in the evening by train. Fortunately the way to the YHA was not to far. Then we could use your self catering kitchen for a quick meal. The beds were comfotable and the breakfast with the "toasting machine" was delicious even for vegetarians. We enjoied after putting all our... More 

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YHA_Cambridge, General Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the perfect tripadvisor score! Our team works very hard to provide guests with the best possible experience and I am happy that you experienced this during your stay. We do provide a vegetarian option for our buffet breakfast and I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed it. We hope to have you stay again with... More 

Stuttgart, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel is very clean and people there were super nice and happy to help. Breakfast times were reasonable and I never had trouble to find a not occupied shower or restroom. The bunkbeds aren't very shaky or loud, so people should be able to get a good night's rest.

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YHA_Cambridge, General Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hello raoul_schubert, Thank you very much for your kind review. I am delighted that you have recognised our high standard of cleanliness and that you found our team to be friendly and helpful. We work hard to make sure our guests get the most out of their time in Cambridge. Everything in the hostel is of a very high standard... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Stayed at YHA for a night in a 6 bed female dorm and it was my first time in a hostel dorm. I can say I was really pleased with the experience as there was enough toilets, showers, etc, plus the room had a sink and all the facilities were quite clean and were high quality. If I'll need to... More 

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YHA_Cambridge, General Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hello 891teresaalmeida, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. I am really pleased that we appear to have converted you to hostelling!! I am delighted that you have commented on our high standards of both quality accommodation and cleanliness. Our friendly, helpful team is definitely our biggest asset and I am incredibly proud of the service... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We spent one night here as a family of 5. We had our own room and ensuite. All very clean although there was a smell of sick when we first entered the room. Windows opened though so soon improved. This is such good value £100 ish for 3 adults and 2 children including breakfast (we are YHA members). There are... More 

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YHA_Cambridge, General Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hi elizabethrU7427G, Thank you very much for your review. I am really pleased to hear you had a great stay, although it's a shame you missed out on the punting experience. There is always next time. I'm really sorry to hear there was an issue with a bad smell in the room. Our housekeeping manager has checks in place prior... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

The hostel was very clean, the staff was friendly and helpful and the place was near the city center. We had a problem with the room and the staff gived us a new room. We can walk easly to all the attraction of Cambridge. Good place to stay in Cambridge.

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Thank Maude E
YHA_Cambridge, General Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hello Maude E, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. I am delighted that you have praised our high level of cleanliness and our friendly, helpful team. I will make sure to pass on your lovely compliment. I'm glad that you had a great stay and we were able to help you get the most out of exploring the... More 

Cheshire, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

Overall this is a great hostel to stay at - we don't have young kids now but there were plenty of families that did I think this is great place for them. All the staff were genuinely very friendly and helpful. The toilets, bathrooms and showers we used were all clean and clearly well maintained. The 2 bunk room we... More 

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YHA_Cambridge, General Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hello lemonstar61, Thank you very much for your very thorough and thoughtful review. I am sure it will be a great help to future guests! I'm delighted that you had a great stay with us and you found all of the team helpful. I am very proud of the team we have here as they are so passionate about travelling... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay at the newly refurbished Cambridge Youth Hostel and spend time in the heart of this lively, historic university town on a cheap city break. Just around the corner from the railway station and a 15 minute walk from the city centre, accommodation at this backpackers' hostel gives you easy access to the colleges, museums and art galleries that have helped make Cambridge famous. Hire a punt, explore the ancient streets and enjoy the city's cycle-friendly routes. YHA Cambridge makes an excellent base for exploring everything that the city is famous for. We offer dormitory accomodation as well as private rooms. As YHA is a Childrens' Charity, if families book directly with us, they get special, lower, family room rates. The brand new Scholars bar and restaurant has a relaxed, vintage feel with its distressed wooden tables and leather chairs - a perfect place to catch up with friends over drinks and nibbles. Delicious meals and bar snacks are available at this licensed hostel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Cambridge

Address: 97 Tenison Road, Cambridge CB1 2DN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: $40 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Cambridge 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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