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Cardiff
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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Needed a cooked breakfast and came here by chance. Very good breakfast served quickly. Free coffee refills. Seemed popular with local building contractors when I was there. Usually a good recommendation for a full English in itself.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll be honest 6 years ago this coming Xmas I had to find accommodation as I was working over Xmas period - I came across this pub and they looked after me and through the vagaries of life I ended up living in Cambridge and began to use the pub a bit more.I was always welcomed with a smile and... More 

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Sao Paulo
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40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for one night as it is near the train station and not expensive. Accommodation was better than expected, clean room, quiet, but lacks air conditioning (it was 30C that day). Watch for heavy luggage - no lift, only stairs to upper rooms.

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Cara_Forrester, Public Relations Manager at The Earl of Derby, responded to this review

Dear Marcelo_Eg, Thank you for taking the time to review The Earl Of Derby, More 

Lancashire, England
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28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Only popped in first of all as it was close to our B&B, sat down watching the darts on Sky Sports when the owner joined us and we spent the whole evening being entertained by his stories. Came back next day for breakfast and the place was packed, which is not surprising as it was excellent food and value. Beer... More 

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Cara_Forrester, Public Relations Manager at The Earl of Derby, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, Thank you for your lovely review, I am pleased you enjoyed your visit, I will be sure to pass your regards onto Tadhg, Hopefully we will see you again soon, More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Weekend away and went in for a drink one night and saw they did breakfast. We went for breakfast on last morning (change from hotel) Lovely breakfast, cooked perfectly, polite staff. Price was £5.75 for Full English and free tea & coffee refills. Well worth it. Would definitely recommend!

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Cara_Forrester, Public Relations Manager at The Earl of Derby, responded to this review

Dear Danielleemturner, Thank you for your review, I am pleased you enjoyed our breakfast, Regards More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This was a very good place for food also! Incredibly fresh and everyone was so friendly and inviting!! I wasn't sure on parking situation so a member of staff actually came out and helped me! Best customer service received so far

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Cara_Forrester, Front Office Manager at The Earl of Derby, responded to this review

Dear Emily C, Thank you for your kind review, Regards More 

Doha, Qatar
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121 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Staff are really friendly and helpful. Sunday lunch was plentiful and tasty. Good range of beers. Nice to be able to sit outside even if it is on some grass next to the car park. Would definitely come back if in the area.

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Cara_Forrester, Public Relations Manager at The Earl of Derby, responded to this review

Dear Caz C, Thank you for your lovely review, I am pleased you enjoyed your Sunday Lunch, Regards More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this place end of July and stayed overnight. Rooms basic but clean and had everything you needed. What we impressed with was the owners. It seemed like a family run place and they couldn't do enough for you to make your stay pleasant. Breakfast was in with price of room for us but we did notice price of breakfast... More 

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Cara_Forrester, Public Relations Manager at The Earl of Derby, responded to this review

Dear Jackie C, Thank you for your lovely review, I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, I look forward to seeing you again soon Regards More 

london
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Earl of derby is a very good location for getting around cambridge. Room had everything you needed incuding a fan because it was very hot day. Staff were frienfly and couldnt do enough for you . Breakfast was good also parking was free. We are planning to go back and stay in the annexe next time.

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Cara_Forrester, Public Relations Manager at The Earl of Derby, responded to this review

Dear Patricia, Thank you for taking the time to review The Earl Of Derby, I look forward to seeing you again during your next stay with us, Regards More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Popped in for breakfast as a very good price £5.75, Inc tea or coffee with free refills. Called in 11am Friday morning and extremely busy with workmen and a few tourists, very short wait for food which was hot and tasty, 2 bacon, sausage, egg, mushrooms, fried tomato, beans, hash brown and 2 slices of toast. Place was reasonably clean... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Additional Information about The Earl of Derby

Address: 129 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1PG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: $125 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Book early-all rooms are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles andyhanley2016, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in aroom above the pub and it was very quiet. But they do say that the annexe is even quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles patricial208, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in rear annex look to be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles SingleStew, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“A little bit noisy location but then very central to everything.”
 of 5 bubbles GretaEssex, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the room above the kitchen for a good night's sleep”
 of 5 bubbles jonathanbU1117WH, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
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