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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What the most important thing is for us: this B&B is located next to the city centre of Cambridge so you don't need your car at all while you're staying here. The room we stayed in (The Gloucester) was quite spacious and had a large bathroom. The house is very quirky and has some lovely features. The breakfasts served were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the top-floor Cambridge room -- a small suite, really -- during a recent business trip to Cambridge. I don't usually opt for a B&B, but Liz's lovely little oasis fit the bill completely. In summary: - The location is perfect. Duke House is perfectly situated within extremely easy (fewer than 5 minutes) walking distance of the city... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Liz was very warm, welcoming, helpful, attentive, accessible, resourceful and easy-going throughout our 3-night stay in 'The Apartment' with our 3 year-old daughter. All areas are very well-appointed, i.e., the apartment itself (modern bathroom, modern full kitchen with modern washer/dryer, clean nicely-decorated living/sleeping space); the guests' common living room; the foyer; the dining area for breakfast (fine china settings, lovely... More 

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Pebble Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Liz has created an oasis in the middle of Cambridge, walking minutes through the park to the sights of the city. Our room at the 1st floor landing was private, easily navigable up one short flight of stairs. Every amenity was provided - although I would suggest better lighting at the chairs so that one could read without being on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

For those not wishing to read a lengthy review, my one word review is as follows, "Wow." For those who wish to know more, please read on. I was recommended Duke House by another hotelier whose B&B I wanted to book for an overnight stay as a birthday treat. His was booked and when I asked why he recommends Duke... More 

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lizO55, Owner at Duke House, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for such a detailed and positive review.I'm so glad you had such a lovely weekend in Cambridge.I do hope you will stay again sometime. More 

London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Best place we ever stayed. Liz our host was friendly and accommodating. Her breakfast was astounding and attention to details were second to none. Rooms included all the teas and coffee as well as a brownie! Slippers, robes and all the small things that mattered. Alas she is so popular, her bookings is full with good reasons but do try... More 

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lizO55, Owner at Duke House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and high praise. So glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

Gold River, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The owner was friendly and extremely helpful with matters in and outside the property. The room was very clean with great amenities. Our room was on the 2nd floor and required lugging suitcases up he stairs. The location was exceptional, close to the university and most restaurants. The breakfast was cooked (to order) by the owner and was very good.... More 

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lizO55, Owner at Duke House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We do have limited parking so spaces need to be booked in advance when you book your room. We are in the centre of the City so the entrance to the parking area is narrow and can be tricky for larger cars.However it is a handy spot to leave your car and discover... More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Duke House is so close to the centre of Cambridge, which is excellent; makes everything much easier, especially as they also have car parking spaces. There's a reason why the reviews here are so positive. Liz has created something very special. The rooms are well designed, and cover virtually every detail well. There's a handy plug socket near the mirror,... More 

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lizO55, Owner at Duke House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your helpful feedback. I have ordered more lights for The Wellington. Thanks also for alerting us to the jay. We have seen him several times since. Hope to see you again. More 

Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Very easy to find and a welcome car parking space. Easy walking distance to city centre and all the attractions. We stayed here for the weekend with our family and were impressed with the rooms, the beautifully comfortable beds, the high spec bathrooms, the lovely lounge and breakfast area and the high quality choice at breakfast. This is clearly a... More 

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lizO55, Owner at Duke House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. So glad you and and your family enjoyed your stay with us. More 

Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I stayed for two nights in the Gloucester room. Liz was very kind and welcoming. Everything was wonderfully clean, comfortable and luxurious. I really enjoyed the vegetarian breakfasts, especially the avocado on toast. The location is superb - 2 mins walk into the city itself, perfect for sightseeing all the lovely old colleges - and shops! I wouldn't stay anywhere... More 

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lizO55, Owner at Duke House, responded to this review

Thank you for staying again and delighted that you enjoyed the new style vegetarian breakfast! Look forward to seeing you again. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Duke House is a beautiful, boutique B&B in the heart of Cambridge. We opened our doors in April 2012. Nestling alongside Christ's Pieces green, we are just minutes' away from all the city's attractions and colleges. Five tastefully designed en-suite rooms and a self catering apartment, personal service and our central location will ensure your visit is as enjoyable as possible. Whether visiting Cambridge for business or pleasure, everything at Duke House is designed to ensure you are "at one", with yourself and your surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Duke House

Address: 1 Victoria Street, Cambridge CB1 1JP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: $126 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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