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Orchard Pond Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 2 Whittlesford B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Lovely B&B”
Reviewed September 21, 2012

This is a lovely B&B, peaceful, relaxed and very comfortable, particularly the beds! The room was clean and nicely furnished and the en-suite bathroom spacious with excellent showers (hand and overhead), mirror and good lighting. Janet looks after you well and serves a beautiful breakfast. I have already booked a return visit.

Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
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4 Thank Sheila W
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janet t, Owner at Orchard Pond Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, September 25, 2012
Thank you very much for this review - it is so helpful for us to have feedback. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and am looking forward to your return.
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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2012

We were made to feel very welcome for our overnight stay on the 18th August. We arrrived on the hottest day of the year to be greeted by Janet with an offer of tea or a cold drink which we were happy to accept. The large period house is set back from the road with a large garden, patio area, and large pond. Our room was comfortable and clean with nice en suite shower room which was a blessing in the hot hot weather. We enjoyed a good nights sleep and were lucky enough to eat an excellent breakfast outside under a large tree which was a bonus. Janet and Simon were polite and attentive and made our short stopover a real pleasure.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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janet t, Owner at Orchard Pond Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, August 28, 2012
Thank you so much for this review. It helps so much to have feedback from our guests and we really appreciate your taking the time to post your comments. We hope you will come back to Orchard Pond.
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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2012

Well it's all been said. This is the dream accommodation. If I said it was like being at home, that would be giving my home more than it deserved. Unfortunately Janet & Simon couldn't have us for two nights, so we went from the worst B&B ever (Three Tuns, Ashwell) to pure heaven. Go there, you'll love it!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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janet t, Owner at Orchard Pond Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, July 28, 2012
Thank you Tim - it was such a pleasure for us to have you all here. Your nice comments are very much appreciated. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope you will come again.
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2012

Janet made us feel very welcomed like friends in her home; unlike the formulaic layout and style of a boring hotel. Lovely location set in a rambling garden. We stayed just one night on route and Janet was very helpful in organising a local restaurant meal for us. The house was one of an individual style with lots of personal touches including home made biscuits in the room. Great breakfast individually cooked to your requirements.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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janet t, Owner at Orchard Pond Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, July 28, 2012
Thank you for your nice comments. It is really helpful to have feedback and we appreciate your taking the time to do us a review.
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Paddock Wood, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2012

Janet gave us tea and cake in the beautiful garden when we arrived mid afternoon, and her directions to get us to the centre of Cambridge for an evening function were invaluable.

The full English breakfast in the morning was one of the best, including scrummy sausages, perfectly cooked eggs, fresh mushrooms and tomatoes - all easy to get slightly wrong but all bang on.

Bed was very comfy and we loved the huge walk in shower.

We plan to stay again later in the summer and this time we'll organise it so we can to enjoy Janet's evening meal too.

Room Tip: We loved the room with the walk in shower and wonderful view onto mature trees covered in flowering...
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 21, 2012

My husband and I stayed here after going to a wedding in Cambridge, it really was PERFECT! The location meant it was only a 12 minute taxi ride from the centre of the City, the hosts were so accommodating and didn't mind us coming back late, and as for the breakfast... it was delicious and set us up for the car journey back to London. The hosts Janet and Simon made sure we were really at home and that nothing was too much. We are definitely coming back - we can't reccommend it enough. Thank you.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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3 Thank WWB_19
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Woking, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 20, 2012

I was made to feel so welcome and had a lovely relaxing stay. Janet and Simon are 'easy' hosts.

The room was large, light and beautifully appointed. I slept very well in a comfortable bed, enjoyed the huge fluffy towel and it's so nice to have not only fresh milk on the tea making tray, but Janet's own homemade biscuits.

Whittlesford is a beautiful village in its own right with thatched cottages and interesting church, but also gave me easy access to Cambridge where I enjoyed an excellent concert at Kings College. I will be back to Orchard Pond!

Room Tip: Discuss your preferences with Janet. All rooms are lovely!
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled solo
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Additional Information about Orchard Pond Bed and Breakfast

Property: Orchard Pond Bed and Breakfast
Address: 28 Royston Road, Whittlesford CB22 4NW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Whittlesford
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Whittlesford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Orchard Pond is a luxurious bed & breakfast close to Cambridge, Duxford and Saffron Walden, providing excellent accommodation, warm hospitality and helpful service. We offer two extremely comfortable bedrooms and delicious home cooking to both business and leisure visitors, as well as to travellers using Stansted Airport. Free parking is available on our drive.• Spacious detached house in pretty village• Large secluded gardens with terrace, pond and orchard• Relaxing sitting-room for guests’ own us, ... more   less 
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