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“Fantastic B&B with a twist!”
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The Blue Cow
Reviewed June 15, 2008

Amazing bed and breakfast, just 5 miles outside of Cambridge in an idyllic semi-rural setting. The accommodation is provided in a self-contained cottage, with bedroom, large lounge, kitchen and shower room. The cottage is set amidst a beautiful garden, and has an off-street parking space available. The host asks you what you would like for breakfast, and this is then left out in the cottage kitchen for you to eat the next morning! For us, two full English breakfasts; lovely eggs, bacon sausages, mushrooms and tomatoes left out for us, which we then cooked at our leisure in the morning.

Bliss! No-one telling you what time you need be up in the morning.... and ultimate privacy! In addition, when you leave to explore the next day, the washing up is done while you are out! Even better, the homely touches, such as dressing gowns and nice toiletries left in place to help us pampered guests unwind!

Easy access to Cambridge by a local bus, taking just 20 minutes, or 10 minutes if you have your own car and want to brave parking! Gorgeous pub nearby with excellent dinners and choices of ales and wines.

We will be back, but hope that Cambridge's best kept secret is still available! No better place for a Cambridge romantic break.

  • Stayed: June 2008, traveled as a couple
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Address: 29 Chequer Street | St Ives, Fenstanton PE28 9JQ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Fenstanton
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Specialty Lodging in Fenstanton
Price Range: $118 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Blue Cow 5*
Number of rooms: 1
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The award winning Blue Cow offers guests a boutique bed and breakfast experience with a twist.The beautiful self contained cottage comprises a spacious bedroom, lounge, kitchen/breakfast room and shower room and has been styled with elegance and with the comfort of guests in mind.Furnished to the highest standards, it is both private, quiet and cosy, providing the perfect base for exploring Cambridge and beyond and is the ideal home from home for business travellers.Uniquely, guests enjoy a delicious 'DIY' in-house breakfast of their choice at a time that suits them.Situated in the pretty Cambridgeshire village of Fenstanton, near the historic market towns of St Ives and Huntingdon, the converted stables is set in a peaceful garden courtyard, though within easy reach of the A14.Guests enjoy daily housekeeping, adjacent off street parking and free Wi-Fi. ... more   less 
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