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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I needed to book a room overnight in Cambridge at last minute due to training for work. The cheapest I could find was the Shelford Lodge. Now I'm perfectly happy with 'cheap and cheerful' but this place was completely unacceptable. The only positive I can pluck up is that the sheets were clean. Aside from this, the Shelford Lodge needs...

Thank AbbiK89
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We cancelled a good 2 months out for one of 3 nights booked due to change of plan. We still await refund which was guaranteed under printed policy of cancellation for that time frame. Told we'd been refunded by reception but it's not appeared -even one month later. Accommodation standard very poor. Both bathrooms smelt and weren't cleaned regularly. Faeces...

Thank Olwyn L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I foolishly booked this place without reading any reviews so only have myself to blame. It was without doubt the most disgusting place I have ever stayed. It is filthy. The whole place reeked of curry when we arrived; no one was on reception despite three groups of guests arriving at the same time, so we all stood about waiting...

Thank gabrielleflannery
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Had to book a room near Cambridge at short notice and unfortunately this was all we could find, if you've got a choice don't get within a 100 yards of this place. Felt like a hostel, room tired and grubby, the sheets were clean but apart from that the rest needs redecorating and a good clean, breakfast was included in...

1Thank saarhmac
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 26 June 2016

'Life' teaches us that 'we get what we pay for'. The prices at Shelford Lodge are low: so should be your expectations. It is what it is - and if you're expecting the Taj Mahal at a discount, then you're living in La-la land. Don't blame the establishment! I confess that when I saw the address as 'Cambridge Road', I...

Thank Roger K
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 8 June 2016

For the price paid, Shelford Lodge is a true bargain. Omar who attend to me on check in was friendly and courteous upon my arrival at 9pm. He ensured that my towel was provided before he closed off, and even provided a USB charger for me when I could not find my piece. The room was clean, sheets were clean...

1Thank WJS88
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Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

I had the misfortune of staying here recently and I must say it was one of the worst places I have ever stayed in. Overall the place is run down and grubby. My room needed a good clean and the toilet had not been flushed since the last guest had stayed. The shower head was broken so I had to...

1Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Let's start with the positive. Free wifi and clean sheets. Unfortunately, they don't balance the negative. On the night of my arrival I didn't find a towel in my room and there wasn't anybody available to help me. The room is small, dirty and with very old and badly kept furniture. The worst is the breakfast area—lots of dirt everywhere,...

1Thank Asefh
Boston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Booked a room here for Saturday night, took one look at the room and decided not to stay. The only positive thing I can say was the chap on the reception desk was very kind and gave us a refund no problem

Thank tracytopliss
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Since i was working at Addenbrookes Hospital, i stayed here for 8 nights. Very good location, shop close by 8 mins walk, room was very nice, very comfortable bed. Excellent sleep. If you are looking for 7 star hotel, go somewhere else. Otherwise, this a basic lodge with good room, common bathroom as i did not opt for ensuite. Bathrooms...

1Thank Asifhansari

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Shelford Lodge

Address: 144 Cambridge Road, Great Shelford CB22 5JU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Great Shelford
Price Range: $75 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shelford Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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“In a quiet residential location. I assume all rooms would be as quiet as mine. It stands in it's own large grounds.”
 of 5 bubbles reluctantravel2016, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Really, don't bother.”
 of 5 bubbles BethB822, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want a large room, go for a shared bathroom apartment”
 of 5 bubbles beverlynicolewhite, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't bother”
 of 5 bubbles mikewebsterSpilsby, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“You get what you pay for!!”
 of 5 bubbles rogerk983, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
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