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Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a night after a day out in Cambridge. We stayed in a Standard double which was clean, tidy and comfortable. Staff at the reception desk were helpful and we were able to check in early as our room was ready when we arrived at midday Breakfast was good quality with a large selection

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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Spotlessly clean, excellent service and the best breakfast choice I can recall. I can thoroughly recomend this hotel that is fairly central in Cambridge, but very limited parking at the hotel (pretty hard anywhere in Cambridge).

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Stayed here for one night whilst visiting Cambridge. The hotel is within easy walking distance of the centre of Cambridge. The room was small but had all the facilities required with a good bathroom. The staff were helpful and I would definitely stay here again

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Manningtree, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

On arrival you may think its going to be a bad night but you would be wrong. The receptionist on my arrival was professional but not particularly friendly, the bar is a non event really and you notice the stair carpets have seen way better days. However, the negatives end there, and lets be honest none of those things matter....

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Brussels
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

The Lensfield is a good value, small mid market hotel - not fancy. The breakfast was good but we nearly missed it as it finishes early by 9.30. Our double room was small but we only used it to sleep. The rate was ressonable value vs other more upmarket hotels. No parking which was a bit of a drawback so...

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Leics
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Arrived quite late on Monday night. Friendly staff. Room very nice & comfortable. (View not up to much but that wasn't a problem). Lovely cooked breakfast (& with lots of other options if cooked breakfast isn't your thing). The hotel itself looks a little shabby - carpets in hallways etc but apart from that, all good.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We spent 3 nights in a junior luxury suite, having been upgraded (a surprise to us) from the executive double we'd booked. The hotel is just round the corner to the Fitzwilliam Museum and a 10 minute walk to the city centre. Our room was comfy, clean and spacious. I must admit we were surprised on signing in to the...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I was surprised that the room was really small. The bed was comfy and bathrom was clean but it was so hard to flush the toilet. The walls of the room are also thin and I can hear people next door talking during the night which did disturbed my sleep.

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1Thank Hani Z
Halesowen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

From what I could establish this was one of the few Cambridge City Centre Hotels (10/15 minutes walk to the centre) obtainable at a reasonable price! Double room was on the small side but it was more than adequate and had recently been re-furbished. WI-FI was good and usual tea/coffee, tv, Hair dryer all there. No evening meals served but...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Half an hour after checking in I went to reception to tell the person who checked me in that the room smelled of cat wee. She responded by asking me 'had I used the room?', I told her she checked me in half an hour ago, which she obviously knew. She then told the manager, who asked me what was...

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vaso p, Front Office Manager at The Lensfield, responded to this review

I'm so sorry that the lensfield Hotel did not meet your expectations Regarding your comment on the cat pee no pets are allowed on the premises the housekeeping is cleaned and checked daily We did however change you into a twin room Your reservation was for a standard single room you where allocated on arrival into exe single which has...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Lensfield

Address: 53 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: $159 - $379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lensfield 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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