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New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is in a nice central location, just a short walk from the all the main attractions, The rooms are a bit small and our bathroom was fairly small, however they were both very clean. The staff are very friendly and pleasant. Would recommend if you are saying in Wellington for a few nights, if you are staying longer...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked a triple room for myself, wife, and infant. Was only staying in Wellington for a short night before catching the morning ferry. Picked this hotel due to the attractive price. Property is a bit run down. One of the shower heads (why were there two?) was smashed. Rom was a decent size. Bit of disruption due to noise from...

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Fife, Scotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this hotel seemed to be more for backpackers we had an enjoyable stay, central for the touristy stuff to visit, museum etc all in walking distance. This hotel is a bit dated but clean and housekeeping every day.

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

Hello Kate, 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 found our great central location a good base to explore all that Wellington has to offer! We hope if you return to Wellington you choose again to stay with Cambridge Hotel....

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been on the road in NZ for three months now, and have found the general level of backpacker accommodation to be relatively good. Not quite so for the Cambridge. The kitchen is small and you have to request crockery and cutlery from reception each time you use it. The place was really noisy. The ceilings are really high so...

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

Hello Kyla Louise, Thank you for taking the time to review Cambridge Hotel on Trip Advisor. We’re glad to read that you enjoyed the discount offered to our hotel guests in our on site Bar. It's lovely to read you found the staff to be friendly and helpful. I will be sure to pass this information on. I am sorry...

Venice, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed two nights at the Cambridge last month, and it was unfortunately a dreadful experience. Negatives: no air conditioning: had to keep the window open because it was stifling hot, but the ancient wooden window frame rattled all night long due to the wind. Also, was on the busy street side of the hotel, so could hear cars driving...

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

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review Cambridge Hotel on Trip Advisor. We’re glad to read that you found the shared facilities to be clean and tidy during your recent stay with us. It's lovely to hear that the reception team were helpful and you found the parking options suggested to be useful. Our great city centre location,...

Doorn, Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Near centre of town, even nearer many restaurants and take-away places. Old-fashioned lift with doors that need manual opening and closing, so that lift is often stuck because the doors aren't closed. Our room was small and had a large opaque bathroom door. Looked nice, but once the bathroom had to be used at night woke up the other incumbent...

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

Hello Fred, Thank you for taking the time to review Cambridge Hotel on TripAdvisor. Our lift is the original historic lift for the historic hotel. We have kept this to reflect the heritage and history of the hotel. We do advise our guests how to operate the lifts on arrival, and signage is posted both inside and outside the lifts....

Prescott, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cambridge is reasonably clean and reasonably close to the CBD of Wellington. It is very complete. There is a full use kitchen and adjacent lounge with TV. My room was spacious and clean. It was complete with a TV, refrigerator in room, a sink and a mirror. There seemed to be plenty of toilets and showers for all the...

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

Hello Joe 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 recent stay with us, and found your room to be spacious and clean. It's lovely to hear, that we were able to provide all of the facilities you needed...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So this place is ok, it needs a bit of a revamp the windows in the room are beautiful to look at but they need something to stop them rattling in the Wellington weather, the blinds let in alot of light so take an eye mask and make sure you have ear plugs it's pretty noisy with street noise. It's...

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

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review Cambridge Hotel on Trip Advisor. We’re glad to read that you found the reception team to be helpful during your recent stay with us. Our great central location, does mean that some of our rooms can be affected by city noise. We do advertise this on third party websites, and have...

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice , clean, hotel and friendly staff. A fair walk to city centre but good local transport. Waterfront very lively and good restaurants. City has lots of attractions. Excellent Gallipoli exhibition in great Te Papa museum--- not to be missed.

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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 cleanliness of the hotel, and found the staff to be friendly. We hope if you return to Wellington you choose again to stay with Cambridge Hotel. Kind Regards, Carissa Hancock...

Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights, excellent value for money. Great location, near to bus stop with access to train and bus station. Clean, warm, a v small shower, yet adequate with plenty of hot water. Kettle, tea, coffee tray in room. There are cheaper rooms available with shared facilities. Cheap and tasty food from the bar. Great atmosphere and 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. We’re glad to read that you enjoyed the great atmosphere during your recent stay with us. It is lovely to hear the you found the facilities to be clean and warm, and the staff to be helpful. I...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Cambridge Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Cambridge Hotel Wellington
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Wellington
#15 Business Hotel in Wellington
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“Only one hour in 24 hours for the free wifi but nearly all the bars around had passwords to give you for free wifi”
 of 5 bubbles KateFife_Scotland, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room....”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles jOnathOn49_19, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Clean & tidy”
 of 5 bubbles GeoffR422, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room away from the road in front of the hotel, the traffic noise will be less there!”
 of 5 bubbles jce421, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
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