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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Very strange place. It seems there are no resident staff. The owner greets one effusively then disappears off the premises, never to be seen again. It felt like the Marie Celeste. Our twin-bedded room (No. 1) was "interesting". The furniture was old stained, as in marked, and not varnished. There was no sleep to be had as the coils in... More 

Thank Hilary S
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2014

The lady who greeted us was friendly, the beds were clean and comfy and it was a relatively good night sleep albeit the creaky beds. The bathroom needed a lot of maintenance and it can get especially noisy during the morning. Overall, that part of the stay was ok. The pièce de résistance, the thing that stopped me from giving... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2014

I'm afraid it was awful and I would never stay there again. On arrival at four in the afternoon there was nobody around to check us in. We phoned and were given the entrance code for the door and told which room we had been allocated, rather strange we thought. After humping our luggage upstairs we found the room. The... More 

1 Thank maddydavidson
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2014 via mobile

Basically the worst B&B I've every come across, should be shut down. As previous review stated this doesn't even deserve 1 star. Felt unsafe, it was unclean and awful! I've added some pictures, The picture of the breakfast tray was given to us that evening for the next morning for all 4 of us, no toaster was supplied. People were... More 

1 Thank Princesspariz
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2014

My boyfriend and I cycled up to Cambridge from London over the bank holiday and booked this cheapy B&B as somewhere to shower and crash! We arrived and the lady who greeted us couldn't speak a word of English. She just showed us our room, The bathroom and pointed at the breakfast instructions! We went out for dinner locally and... More 

2 Thank Merrow82
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Our stay here couldn't have been worse: the owner had a dog that barked constantly and was allowed to roam around the B&B; the breakfast does not include a full English and is delivered to your room at 830am on the weekends; the breakfast itself was comprised of cheap cornflakes, a yogurt and cold toast; the rooms are not ensuite... More 

3 Thank Mrt36
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2013 via mobile

We booked two rooms here for 3 nights..We needed to be close to the rosie hospital neo natal intensive care unit as our grandaugher Lexi was transferred up here at very short notice..the rooms are basic but warm with nice hot radiators..plenty of tea coffee and kettle in the rooms..and freeview tellys..shared toilet bathroom but thats no problem..and breakfast on... More 

Thank axleb
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Having read the reviews on here, I was absolutely dreading my stay here! The good thing was that I was dreading it so much, that I was actually pleasantly surprised! The room was clean and tidy and the bed was comfy. They have maybe been reading comments about lack of provisions provided because there was plenty of tea, coffee and... More 

1 Thank Kristen H
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2013

We knew when we booked it would be basic, but there were a few things not right. Sheets that didn't fit the bed, no choice on the cereal for breakfast, no knife to cut the scone, no butter or jam on the second morning, the cold tap was loose, no way to wash or dry your hands in the loo... More 

Thank Dawn D
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Just to add my thoughts on Jan Y's posting. We were in the group of 5 guests who had booked (some months ago), one night at Brooklands B&B,including cooked breakfast and en-suite.As Jan rightly says we were only told on arrival that we had been moved to the Mowbray, "our sister hotel" !! We never saw anyone at all which... More 

5 Thank KevinGould

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting

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Address: 32 Mowbray Road, Cambridge CB1 7SY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room 10 rain comes through the ceiling”
 of 5 bubbles maddydavidson, 16 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Just stay away”
 of 5 bubbles JanY959, 25 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Rooms are spacious, but no on sweat, and facilities are old, dated and very very basic”
 of 5 bubbles YorkshireKayla1981, 3 Oct 2012 | Read review
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