The hotel is located just outside of central Cambridge (only just) and a taxi was cheap, but I think if we'd known our way around it would have been just about walkable. The rooms were clean and warm, with adjustable heating, and the facilities were all average or better. The fact that there was a parking space available with the room was invaluable, as it was nearly impossible to park anywhere else!
Saying that, the shower in our room was pretty crap, but that was more likely down to me not knowing how to work the unusual controls. It had poor pressure and was painfully hot, but worked at least and there were towels and soaps as usual.
We were offered milk for our rooms (for tea and coffee) at reception at the time of check in, which we accepted and was given to us in a thermos flask, however I was reluctant to use it the next morning as there were no fridges in the rooms. I'm sure this would have been fine though.
The breakfast was really nice, and there was a lot of choice and variety, including different cereals, juices, yoghurts and toast with jam/honey/marmalade/marmite etc, as well as cooked breakfasts. The staff were quite friendly in the dining area, and the food was cooked fresh and quickly. The dining area itself was smartly presented, and cleared away promptly when people had finished.
Me and my boyfriend booked a room here along with two of our friends. We paid the same for two double rooms, however by chance one of us had a four poster bed, a spacious room and a large toilet and shower room and the other had a normal double bed, and a tiny toilet and shower cupboard. I think we'd have felt like it was a lot better value for money had we not seen the other room, however there was nothing wrong with ours, and for a night it was ideal.
Most of all, at around £100 cheaper than all similar hotels in Cambridge, it was really good value and I'd stay again.
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