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Shelford Lodge
Reviewed July 21, 2012

When my friend and I arrived there was no key for us and noone around to give us one. We ended up in someone else's room and they had to be reallocated. Sheets and towels were provided and were clean but the toilet and shower rooms were mixed sex and shared and left a lot to be desired. Although there was breakfast included I think the room was overpriced for the quality of the stay.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed June 22, 2012

Had an overspill of family staying at Shelford Lodge for two nights. The Lodge is rather quirky but very homely with Omar the owner being the perfect host. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Warmly recommend this as a place to stay if you like to feel as though you are really being looked after.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Urszula G
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Reviewed June 20, 2012

This accom is fantastic, simple rooms (no TV in actual room, but in the living room) but has everything you want. Owner is awesome nothing is too much, Fab breakfast couldn't ask for more. I rate a shower on if I could wash my hair due to pressure and its a good hair washing shower. Beds comfortable and nice size room, off street parking and great location, stayed down the road at High Green lodge night before and would stay at Shelford lodge anytime e over that. We wish we could have stayed for longer. Wifi works a treat, hot drinks, juices and fruit all day. Thanks for an awesome stay

Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
Thank caz j
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Reviewed June 10, 2012

We needed rooms for 2 adults and 2 teenagers to spend 2 nights visiting friends and sightseeing in Cambridge. We chose Shelford Lodge for its very good value and convenient location just outside Cambridge. It was an ideal choice, with breakfast, drinks and snacks included. The owner was very friendly and helpful and it was a pleasant homely place to stay. We would definitely use it again and will recommend it to friends.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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1  Thank Ernest B
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Reviewed June 9, 2012

If you are looking for a budget place to stay on the outskirts of Cambridge, Shelford Lodge offers clean, basic rooms where you can get your head down and get a bath or shower. We stayed here for £25 per person when attending a wedding in nearby Trumpington. Given the weather it was a much better choice than the not much cheaper camp site just a few hundred metres up the Shelford Road. There's convenient parking and the whole place was both accessible and felt safe. There's a convenient serve-yourself kitchen open 24-7. The Lodge is a former old people's home (so no problem with disabled access), making it homely basic rather than luxury, but well worth the money. The manager, Omar, is charming and always ready to chat and help you master the egg boiling machine in the kitchen. A radio in the room would have been an added bonus, but you cannot complain at the price. TV in the lounge next to the kitchen.

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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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Thank KTSparkles
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Reviewed June 5, 2012

My daughter and I stayed for 1 night at Shelford Lodge the week after my parents had stayed there. All of us required lodgings in Cambridge to visit my niece, their grand daughter. Mum and dad had a wonderful experience and recommended the hotel to us. We were all extremely satisfied with our stay. The owner couldn't do enough to help. He was very helpful and friendly. We felt immediately at home. The room was very clean and comfortable. The en-suite was a little on the small side but adequate for our needs. The towels were lovely and soft and the beds, bedding and pillows were a dream to sleep in. We were welcome to have as many drinks as we wished and although we booked and paid for bed and breakfast we were told to help ourselves to food and drinks whenever we wanted them. The whole place was clean and smelt fresh. Even though our room was at the front of the premises we couldn't hear any traffic noise and slept soundly. We used the lounge in the evening and found the furniture comfortable and clean. The TV had lots of channels on it. We would certainly recommend this place to anyone who was visiting Cambridge and we will definitely be returning next time we want to visit our niece.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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1  Thank Ange H
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Reviewed May 27, 2012

For the cost this was excellent value.
The breakfast, and snacks coffee were freely available.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with family
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1  Thank patgaggsy
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Additional Information about Shelford Lodge

Address: 144 Cambridge Road, Great Shelford CB22 5JU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Great Shelford
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Specialty Lodging in Great Shelford
Price Range: $54 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shelford Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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