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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Julie and award-winning pussycat Bertie were so welcoming, and our room (no. 7) was beautifully appointed. Breakfast this morning was excellent! I think it also speaks well of The Benson House that both our taxi drivers knew it by name when we said where we were headed. We will be sure to recommend this lovely establishment to our friends back...

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Julie R, Owner at Benson House, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank-you very much for your kind comments, am really pleased you both enjoyed your stay at Benson House. and of course Bertie say thanks also for remembering him and agreeing with him how handsome he is !!. look forward to seeing you again in not too distant future, Julie

Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We stayed for one night in a double room at the front of the house. We thought it might be noisy but it was fine. The room was immaculately decorated and very comfortable with a good sized en suite bathroom with shower. The breakfast was superb with a large choice. There was parking at the rear of the property. The...

Thank Karen D
Chantilly, Virginia
Reviewed 5 April 2016

My husband and I spent 4 nights at the Benson House and thoroughly enjoyed it. Our host, Julie, was very welcoming and helpful and made us feel at home. Our bedroom was a beautifully remodeled double bedroom with plush furnishings and all of the amenities of a top rated hotel. Julie is a great cook providing a delicious breakfast ranging...

Thank Bonnie M
Diss, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Meeting some ex-work colleagues/friends in Cambridge on Friday evening for dinner an a few beers and needed somewhere to stay overnight and did I land lucky? Oh yes!! Benson House was within 10/15 mins from Kings's Parade and offered home from home comforts and the full english breakfast was fab! I would strongly recommend Benson House :)

1Thank Chris M
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 18 December 2015

It was a shame not being able to stay longer. I was at Benson House just for 1 night for a bizz trip, and I was so happy I didn't go to any of those impersonal big hotels. The place is cozy, the rooms are inviting and cute, and the service provided by Julie is great. I have to say,...

1Thank Paula D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 31 October 2015

We spent nine nights in the larger double room. The breakfasts are delicious and the breakfast room is lovely. Julia, the proprietor, takes excellent care of her guests and is a joy to visit with. Rooms are very quiet, very clean, and very comfortable. We will certainly return the next time we are in Cambridge.

1Thank Iguanabgone
Honiton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We received a gentle and caring welcome, complete with a glass of sherry at 6:00pm; the bedroom suite was superb, very comfortable bed, high quality everything, wonderful and imaginative breakfast choices. A five minute walk from the centre of Cambridge.

Thank EChilcott
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Julie, who runs Benson House is obviously well suited to the B & B life. We are glad for that, as she made our stay in Cambridge all the better, with this small, intimate accommodation close to the city. The breakfasts were top-notch. The room, whilst small was well-appointed and had the biggest bed we'd ever seen! The only down-side...

Thank Oliver L
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

I spent my weekend in this amazing guest house. The host,Julie,is an angel; her cat Bertie is really lovely and my room was tidy and confortable. Breakfast menu was excellent and Julie's pancakes were really delicious!!! I spent my moments in an atmosphere of pure relax. Hopefully to come here again!!!!

1Thank Moira P
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

A great find. Julie makes you very welcome, as does her cat Bertie! The rooms are spotless, lovely warm shower, great breakfast. Surroundings quiet and slept like a log in a comfortable bed. Very close to Cambridge centre too. Highly recommended.

Thank Inndie

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Additional Information about Benson House

Address: 24 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0HH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: $197 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Benson House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Benson House Hotel Cambridge
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“Back room was quiet and filled with light.”
100carlau, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our room at the back was away from the main road”
AndrewF890, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“See comment re. attic rooms”
vughtenaar, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had a room in front of the house on a busy street. Still very quiet.”
Iguanabgone, 31 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at the front of the house can be a bit noisy”
428oliverl, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
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