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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2011

I've been living in Cambridge since February and a lot of people came to visiting me during this months. My parents stayed 3 times in this B&B, my sister and her friends stayed 2 times and my parents in law stayed 1 time. The rooms are clean, the breakfast is excellent and the lady owner is really lovely! The place...

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Reviewed 19 August 2011

Very good B&B close to Cambridge train station. The house is simple, but rooms are clean and comfortable. There are en-suite rooms and rooms with external private bathroom. We recommend the external private bathroom, because it is bigger. Breakfast is really good. What really strikes you is the wonderful staff who make you feel as at some friends' house. Thank...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 12 August 2011

I stayed one night at Tenison Towers and found it to be a great little guest house run by a landlady with a genuine commitment to her residents' comfort. The room was sufficiently spacious, warm, comfortable and quiet. I didn't expect luxuries for the price, and there were none. The kettle took a bit of ingenuity to find a plug...

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 August 2011

Hello, Last weekend we stayed in this nice B&B and we absolutely loved it! We were in Cambridge to visit my brother. He lives in Cambridge, but he could have breakfast with us in the B&B every morning (he only had to pay 5 pounds per breakfast). The staff is very friendly and the breakfast is very good (typical English...

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Eastern Norway, Norway
Reviewed 1 August 2011

I've been here every year since 2006, and I can't quite believe what some people are saying here. I've had absolutely no problems whatsoever. I do wonder if whatever problem arised was more to do with the guest than Frances... The place is cheap, clean and always have friendly hosts. If the main house is full, you get the option...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2011

Booked at very short notice for a trip to see friends and use the library - big room - very friendly and welcoming - outstanding location - would happily stay here again!

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 17 June 2011

We enjoyed two nights here in June 2011 and had a very nice stay. From Canada, Cambridge was part of our trip to England as my husband went to Duxford for the day. Frances was very welcoming and helpful. The bed was very comfortable and the room facilities just fine. John too was friendly as was Inga. Breakfast was lovely....

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Thank KM267
glasgow
Reviewed 31 May 2011

I'm not sure what some people are expecting at the £30 a night price point. This was an excellent little place, with extremely friendly and helpful staff. Breakfast was decent enough and the room was spotless. Only a few points made this not 5* - Breakfast finishing at 9 is a bit early for the weekend - Could have used...

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2011

The Tenison Towers is what it is, a clean friendly B&B, convieniently located between the station and the city center. It is no 5 star hotel and you get what you pay for, however, the rooms are clean and comfortable, the staff friendly and the breakfast very pleasant, and I liked the touch of the bone china mugs. If you...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2011

Their website promised that all rooms are en suite and guests get a full cooked breakfast with homemade muffins. None of this was true! The bedside table had a lamp but there was no socket to plug it into. My bed was not comfortable. There were no water glasses in the room, and no hand towels in the toilets. One...

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Address: 148 Tenison Road, Cambridge CB1 2DP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: $118 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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