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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely modern clean city hostel. Everywhere was spotless. Really friendly welcome. Comfy big sofas to sit on having a beer in the evening. Great large cooked breakfast - really good value. Really close to the train station car park.

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YHA_Cambridge, Front Office Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hi Joey, Thank you for your 5* review! Im glad you enjoyed our facilities and loved our breakfast. Our team work super hard to deliver a great experience for our guests and i will pass your compliments to our entire team. We hope to have you stay with us again in future. Kind Regards Holly Swallowe Deputy Hostel Manager YHA...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was amazing. It is in walking distance from Cambridge Station. The staff was nice and the bed was comfy. About things to improve: I stayed in 3 bed room, but there was only 1 locker available. The shower room was also rather small.

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YHA_Cambridge, Front Office Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hi Giovanni, Thank you for your review! I am pleased you found our hostel to be "amazing" and liked the location, and your bed. We take all guest feedback seriously and are looking to check all the lockers in the rooms and look at ways to improve shower hanging space in the hostel. We hope to have you stay with...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's located near the train station, not even a 5 minutes walk. The staff is really nice and will answer any questions. Everything was clean, the bed was comfortable, it's really calm, you don't hear any traffic noises. Definitely recommend it.

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YHA_Cambridge, General Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hi Mylene, Thank you for the excellent review! I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. All our staff strive to provide both a world class service and fantastic facilities, and I am glad to hear you found both to be of a high standard. We hope to have you stay with us again in future....

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 6 nights, rooms were good with light and and socket above bed, also had a sink in the room, very good self-catering kitchen, guest lounge, and cafe area, all in all very impressed, would definitely use it again

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YHA_Cambridge, Front Office Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hi Cormac, Thank you for the fantastic review! I am pleased you found all our facilities to be of a high standard. Our great team here are striving to provide the best possible guest experience and I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay! We hope to have you stay with us again soon. Happy Travels :-) Holly Swallowe...

Sleaford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Slept at YHA Cambridge for 4 nights. Rooms are clean and tidy, friendly staff, nice English breakfast. Good value for money, perfect location. Only one minus -snoring roommates, but it can be easily sorted with earplugs. Definitely will come back in the future.

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YHA_Cambridge, Front Office Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hi giedriuspadas, Thank you for the excellent review! I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and our staff were friendly. Sorry about the noisy room mates, however we have earplugs available at reception for guests and private rooms available for if you decide shared accommodation is not for you. We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I always choose to stay at YHA everytime I visit Cambridge. The rooms are very clean (more than my house!), the staff is always friendly, and the location 5 mins from the train station. I absolutely recommend this place to anyone who needs a place to spend the night! ( I have only stayed in dorms)

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YHA_Cambridge, Front Office Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hi Myrtoc23, Thank you for the perfect score! I'm so happy to hear you found our facilities in great condition and our staff to be friendly. We strive to provide the best experiences for our guests and I'm glad we gave this to you. We hope to have you stay with us again in future. Kind Regards Holly Swallowe Deputy...

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I stayed at the YHA Cambridge for 1 night with my parents. The service was good and the room was very clean. We even had an own bathroom. We enjoyed the stay, also the location is good, just a 15 minutes walk into the city center. The breakfast was not the best, but that was only my personal view, my...

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YHA_Cambridge, General Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hi Kathrin, Thank you for the excellent review! Our staff strive to provide the best possible experience for our guests and work hard to keep the hostel in tip top condition! I am pleased you enjoyed our facilities and found them to be of a high standard. I'm glad your parents enjoyed our breakfast, we take all feedback seriously and...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This hostel is close to the station (about a 5 minute walk), and about a 15 minute walk from the historical town centre. The staff were amazing, Alana especially, who advised me what was happening, what to see, and how to get there, as well as helping with everything else I needed. A hot breakfast is available for 5.75 each...

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YHA_Cambridge, Front Office Manager at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hi Louise, Thank you for the 5 star review! I am pleased to hear about our great staff. We strive to offer the best possible experience to our guests and I will pass on your excellent feedback to Alana. She is a gem of a staff member. Im glad you found our facilities to be comfortable and clean. We hope...

Petersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Convenient location, great value, superb facilities and lovely staff. Having been to a few hostels both in the UK and abroad I could not have asked for more and I would happily recommend this hostel to anyone who asked.

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YHA_Cambridge, Reception at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you for the great review! We hope you had a wonderful time in Cambridge and we'd love to welcome you again in future. Kind regards, Adriana - Reception

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Attractive building with good facilities including free cycle storage. It had a really cosmopolitan feel (as does Cambridge!) and the ground floor café/ breakfast area was an attractive place I could meet my sons who were staying locally. I was unlucky in rooming with a guy whose astonishingly loud all-night snoring I just couldn't cope with. My trusty silicon ear...

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YHA_Cambridge, Reception at YHA Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear Andy, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! It's great that you liked the building and enjoyed the facilities - we had a full refurbishment just a few years ago and we do our best to provide our guests with world class accommodation and modern facilities. I regret to hear that we did not manage to...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay at the newly refurbished Cambridge Youth Hostel and spend time in the heart of this lively, historic university town on a cheap city break. Just around the corner from the railway station and a 15 minute walk from the city centre, accommodation at this backpackers' hostel gives you easy access to the colleges, museums and art galleries that have helped make Cambridge famous. Hire a punt, explore the ancient streets and enjoy the city's cycle-friendly routes. YHA Cambridge makes an excellent base for exploring everything that the city is famous for. We offer dormitory accomodation as well as private rooms. As YHA is a Childrens' Charity, if families book directly with us, they get special, lower, family room rates. The brand new Scholars bar and restaurant has a relaxed, vintage feel with its distressed wooden tables and leather chairs - a perfect place to catch up with friends over drinks and nibbles. Delicious meals and bar snacks are available at this licensed hostel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Cambridge

Address: 97 Tenison Rd, Cambridge CB1 2DN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: $40 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Cambridge 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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“I wont tell because I'll never be able to get a dorm bed otherwise! book well in advance!”
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