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The Cambridge Hotel

PricelineUSD 59*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Wellington
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I ordered dinner and ate in house. Nice spare ribs! They had Poker as entertainment so I played the event as there were about 50 players. An enjoyable game. Rooms were cheap. Overall I'd come back again :)

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good, helpful and friendly staff. All facilities are available and well maintained. There is tasty food at the hotel restaurant. There is also a bar and some gaming facilities, which I didn't get the chance to use. Would stay again.

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MightyCambridge, Manager at The Cambridge Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, First of all we’d like to extend a warm thank you for taking the time to review Cambridge Hotel on TripAdvisor. We’re glad to read that you enjoyed the hotel facilities, and found the team to be helpful and friendly. We hope if you return to Wellington you choose again to stay with Cambridge Hotel. Kind Regards, Carissa Hancock...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a twin bedroom at this hotel with ensuite. This is a hotel with history and a pub attached to it. The room was decent and located close to everything in Wellington especially all the bars and restaurants, Te Pa Pa museum and a short 5 mins drive to Mount Victoria look out point. Our room was across the...

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MightyCambridge, Manager at The Cambridge Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, First of all we’d like to extend a warm thank you for taking the time to review Cambridge Hotel on TripAdvisor. Thank you for your lovely comments regarding your recent stay with us. It's great to hear you were able to make the most of our wonderful central location, and explore all that Wellington has to offer! We hope...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't really feel like a backpacker , it was amazing. We had a beautiful bathroom with a bath and a shower ! We had a tv and a fridge in the room. The location is absolutely okay and close to most things. The price was for that what you get absolutely perfect :-)

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MightyCambridge, Manager at The Cambridge Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Hannah, First of all we’d like to extend a warm thank you for taking the time to review Cambridge Hotel on TripAdvisor. Thank you for your lovely comments about your recent stay with us. It's great to hear that you were made to feel special, and enjoyed all of the facilities. We hope if you return to Wellington you...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time I need somewhere to stay this is where I go, I live just outside of Wellington so I also eat and drink here quite a lot. The staff are amazing, always very helpful and super accomodating, the food is incredible and the beer is cold. Definitely my favourite place to go when I'm in the centre!

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MightyCambridge, Receptionst at The Cambridge Hotel, responded to this review

Hello tessacai, First of all we’d like to extend a warm thank you for taking the time to review Cambridge Hotel on TripAdvisor. We’re glad to read that you enjoyed the our vintage hotel and bar, always nice to hear that our staff are doing a great job!! We hope if you return to Wellington you choose again to stay...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Cambridge is a tired and noisy hotel with fabulous reception staff, who really are special. It's relatively cheap and convenient, and therefore perhaps better suited to groups, backpackers etc than couples, families etc.

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MightyCambridge, Manager at The Cambridge Hotel, responded to this review

Hello David, Thank you for your lovely comments regarding the reception staff. We pride ourselves on our customer service, so the team will be delighted to hear this. It’s unfortunate that the noise affected your stay with us. Our great central location does mean that city noise can be an issue form time to time. We do advertise this online,...

Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very old hotel building with a nice age to it, but the inside doesn't have to be old and smelly perhaps? The bunk beds are awkwardly low, though the ceiling is quite high; I hit my head so many times from staying on the lower bunk, and I am average in heigh, while there is so much space on top......

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was able to store my luggage when I arrived early. The staff were very helpful and polite, and got my room ready for me before the listed time. I was staying in a shared single room, which was alright. The bed and pillows were very comfortable. There is a bar fridge and kettle with tea/coffee etc. There is also...

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MightyCambridge, Receptionist at The Cambridge Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Scott M, First of all we’d like to extend a warm thank you for taking the time to review Cambridge Hotel on TripAdvisor. We’re glad to read that you enjoyed your stay at the Cambridge Hotel, and the facilities in your room. It’s unfortunate that the noise from both our bar and the street affected your stay with us,...

Bridgetown, Barbados
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing showers which is always an important factor of any stay Staff genuinely happy and friendly and such a quaint little original (I think) lift ! Stayed in a double bed private room but I assume the other options are just as wonderful as ours was, this place is great because it's close enough to walk home but far away...

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MightyCambridge, Reception at The Cambridge Hotel, responded to this review

Hello tomgarble, First of all we’d like to thank you for taking the time to review Cambridge Hotel on TripAdvisor with such a positive feedback! We’re glad to read that you have enjoyed your stay and that our lovely staff have been friendly:) We also appreciate that you see the beauty in our little vintage lift! We hope if you...

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good location and although the hotel is beginning to show signs of ageing and could maybe do with a refurb in some places, it is good value for money considering the location. The prices at the bar are also very reasonable to compared to the rest of Wellington (more like UK prices on beer etc) and it sort of...

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MightyCambridge, Receptionist at The Cambridge Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Lyle S, First of all we’d like to thank you for taking the time to review Cambridge Hotel on TripAdvisor. We’re glad to read that you enjoyed the bar and the convenient location of the hotel. We hope if you return to Wellington you choose again to stay with Cambridge Hotel. Kind Regards, Charmaine Receptionist

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful heritage building.Immensely popular for our value accommodation and our central location in the heart of the city. From traditional rooms upstairs, to state of the art backpacker facilities.Come, join us in the bar for a free kiwi BBQ every Wednesday,or our fab menus with breaky starting from only $3 for eggs on toast! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cambridge Hotel

Address: 28 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $27 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Cambridge Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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Cambridge Hotel Wellington
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Wellington
#15 Business Hotel in Wellington
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“106 has a dodgy door handle in the bathroom :)”
tessacai, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you require lots of sleep or are a light sleeper I recommend a room not facing the street. ”
10ScottM, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Only one hour in 24 hours for the free wifi but nearly all the bars around had passwords to give you for free wifi”
KateFife_Scotland, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room....”
433josephl, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“check what rooms they ahev wehn you make your booking. Not sure how many private rooms they now have.”
jOnathOn49_19, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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