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“Very nice and clean place to stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Waterman

The Waterman
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The Waterman
Ranked #50 of 122 Cambridge B&B and Inns
Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Very nice and clean place to stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2013

We stayed a few nights at the waterman. Our room is very nice and clean.
Continental breakfast served at the pub every morning. The owner and staffs are very
friendly and helpful. Location is superb, walking distance to town center.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

The girl manning the B&B did not open the door for us! We had to walk down the street past several homeless people to a pub so that we could call and get her to open the door. She was really quite rude about it as well. The rooms were clean, but the carpets were stained and dirty ~the the whole place smelled musty and moldy and the entrance of urine and disinfectant.. We had to sit on the bed and eat our cereal, there was no other place to have breakfast. Had we not been so very tired and had such a hard time finding this place (Cambridge is not an easy city to drive in in the dark), we would have just fortified our money and gone elsewhere. On a positive note, the young man that set breakfast out, was very friendly and helpful...the only good thing about our stay.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2013

Stayed at the Waterman last night. Very friendly staff, very clean and tidy. We had a chinese meal from their tuesday Special Chinese menu, which was amazing, the bar was busy and the food all looked good. However, the pub is in the middle of a major refit, half the pub is closed off with curtains, the smell of gloss paint was overwhelming both in the bar and in our room. The pub is on an extremely busy T-junction and major bus routes, our room was very stuffy as well as full of paint fumes but the traffic noise was so bad it wasnt possible to leave the window open. Our room was quite small but nicely presented, dark though, as only the one small window. There is NO parking, outside there is a 4 car bay, but its 2 hours max between 9 and 5, double yellow lines everywhere else. The breakfast is basic, cereal, toast,yoghurts and fruit, it would be nice to have an hot option, especially in the winter.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Lynton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

We booked a room last-minute and the staff were very friendly and the rooms decent, especially the price. The location is also good for the price and the pub downstairs is nice. The only let down was the breakfast which only consisted of cereals etc.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Billericay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2012

Had lunch at the Waterman Inn, nice variety of dishes on the specials board. A typical local pub with very good fresh food at very reasonable prices. Convenient if you are visiting the local football club.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2012

I have eaten in this pub a few times now and the food is always wonderful. The most recent meal i had was on sunday and sadly i couldnt find any room for the pudding option !! Nice little place friendly owners and great for watching a footie match . One of my favourite places in cambridge for a good meal .

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2012

Can't comment on the accommodation, as haven't stayed here, but have eaten and enjoyed several times. A nice local local pub with very good fresh food at very reasonable prices. Friendly staff too and nice atmosphere.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank SHEEPY2012
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Additional Information about The Waterman

Property: The Waterman
Address: 32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #50 of 122 B&Bs / Inns in Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterman 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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