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London, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well I think the other reviews on here are pretty accurate. This place is fine. As in, bed was comfy, it was clean, and everything worked. But the list of small annoying things that didn't work or could have been nicer/better/would mean I might want to stay again is long. The place is shabby (and not in a chic) way,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really want to like fenners hotel. The reception staff are lovely, the hotel is obviously having a make over, but the works not finished. Floors are a little messy with unfinished trim, heating controlled centrally outdoor area leads to carpark (see pic) and room 4, tucked at the end of the closed off hallway has no hope for catching... More 

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Thank miyapinion16
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24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel was a little tired looking but clean. The ensuite was tiny but acceptable unfortunately the shower tray filled up with water which meant you were standing in other people's skin/hair deposits ☹️ once the water level had gone down you could see the dirt left behind 😞the TV wasn't tuned in ? So couldn't find a channel to watch... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

When I take last minute trips to Cambridge, this is one of the last hotels with rooms available in the area which interests me. The prices are not low either, and these two observations together should say something. For what I normally need (been more than once), i.e. a bed to sleep in and a roof over my head, it's... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Our "double" bed was just a large single. Combine that with an insanely hot room and we had a terrible night. But we had breakfast to look forward to right? Nope. There was an expensive menu for breakfast, what you got for free was 2 slices of toast, a thimble of tea, and some crap cereal. 2 doors down is... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

I can see that they're trying to improve but the finish isn't there yet..quite a lot of snagging work to do! Plus a window had been smashed and replaced with a wooden chipboard. There was clump of matted hair painted into the wood work. Yuk! One staff member was rude but all the others were lovely! There's a simple breakfast... More 

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Eastern Norway, Norway
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27 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Well, this was an experience. I made it perfectly clear to them when booking that we needed three beds (three grown adult males). I looked to be fine in the booking, so I was rather surprised when the receptionist said there had been a change in policy and also some restoration work in the "hotel" which meant there were not... More 

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Thank spitfireix
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

I have never left a review in my life but this was so utterly disappointing (and not particularly cheap) that I felt compelled to. Here are just a few reasons for why I would advise not staying here at any cost: -Unhelpful, unwelcoming staff upon arrival - Car had to be parked round the back next to a skip, which... More 

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Aldeburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I booked Fenners Hotel for a cheap, last minute weekend getaway in which we could explore the beautiful city of Cambridge. Having read some of the previous reviews we were very apprehensive of the hotels standards and even considered cancelling our trip at one point and I'm glad we didn't in the end! Our room was clean,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

1) tiny and old - really old - room 2) 20 cm x 20 cm is all the space available in the bathroom to stand 3) breakfast = 1 yogurt and a bowl of fruits 4) Last, but most important: they show rooms in their pictures and then they provide something totally different!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Fenners Hotel

Address: 144-146 Tenison Road, Cambridge CB1 2DP, England (Formerly "The Mayfair")
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: $89 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Fenners Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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