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Reviewed 1 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.

Thank stasdaiz
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...

Thank Lesley-teacher
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.

1Thank Hani Z
Halesowen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 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...

1Thank Graham S
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...

1Thank Matilda182
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...

Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This hotel is well situated within walking distance of the centre of Cambridge and restaurants. Parking is extremely limited. The room itself was ok but the bathroom was small. Breakfast was very average - and I couldn't understand why, each morning at breakfast the scrambled egg was sitting in water - was it re-constituted? The breakfast staff were friendly and...

Thank teresaweezer
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Looked fairly appealing from the outside, but things soon went downhill indoors! Shown to a very dated single room with furniture, bed & facilities straight out of the 80's. Window in room didn't shut & traffic noise all night made for poor sleep. When I did get some kip, I was awoken by the electric shower from the neighbouring room....

1Thank KG1967
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The problems with Cambridge is that it is bursting at the seams, students,parents and visitors and no parking worth talking about.. The lens field is a lovely quirky hotel that is mid way between a lovely old fashioned band b complete with slightly idiosyncratic curtains and bed covers but really friendly welcoming staff.its quiet and cosy and the only problem...

1Thank Claireodeon
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely little hotel, easy walking distance for town and all local bars and restaurants. Big comfy beds in spacious rooms. Breakfast was fantastic, best hotel breakfast I've had. Only downside was the parking they advertise, they only have 4 spaces! Parking in nearby streets is £2 an 7 days a week. All in all, would recommend

1Thank Blyth_Matt
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Booked into what we thought was a hotel... We got given the keys to a house next door?!?!.... Apparently it was an executive suite???? ... It was a ground floor apartment ... Very spacious with its own kitchen and living room but not the hotel room we booked... In the morning we had to walk from the house to the...

2Thank Jackie M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • 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: RM461 - RM768 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lensfield 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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“Away from the main hotel, room 169 (47c) was comfortable. Down a fairly steep winding staircase so not easy if you have mobility issues.”
 of 5 bubbles Lesley-teacher, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a recently re-furbished room.”
 of 5 bubbles GrahamS26, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Only one disabled room, access from rear of hotel, with access to breakfast room but not the rest of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 44alisonm, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 144 is a small double. Beautifully decorated and quiet. Perfect for a single traveller”
 of 5 bubbles ellab321, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the basement rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles JonestheBowler, 22 May 2016 | Read review
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