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Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Myself and some friends went into this pub for some drinks, we all wanted a drink with our food but 2 of our 20 yo friends didn't have their ID and so they weren't served which is fine, that's the law. However they got the other customers to stare at us throughout our entire meal and made us feel very...

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dublin
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Just back from attending a friends party in The Earl of Derby where I stayed with my husband and daughter for the weekend having come over from Ireland...We thoroughly enjoyed our time here and couldn't recommend a better place to stay for value for money, it's very close to the train station and a 15 minute walk brings u to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We chose The Earl of Derby on the basis of its proximity to the station and competitive rate compared to a lot of places in Cambridge. While it is attached to a pub, the rooms are in a separate extension with its own entrance and there was no noise from the pub once in the room. The staff are friendly...

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Lymington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We stayed at The Earl of Derby for two nights. The hotel is about a 20 minute walk from the centre of Cambridge. There was plenty of free parking and I would recommend you leave the car here and take the walk as parking is quite expensive in the centre of Cambridge. The hotel is basically a pub with a...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Tis is a pub with a extension with all the rooms on 2 floors. There is parking included which is a bonus in Cambridge. The rooms are all on suite and tea and coffee provided. The weekend we stayed was very warm, the rooms had a fan so made sleeping easy. The location is god as on bus route but...

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Stayed one night and it was fine. Room was at the lower end of places I have stayed in and only real challenge was that the bathroom sink tap was locked on hot. However it was quiet and conveniently located. Breakfast was quick to arrive and pleasant.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2015

I recently stayed the night here whilst visiting Cambridge and I was looking for a venue near the centre that was not too expensive. This pub with rooms met both criteria and I was very pleased with my stay. The room was clean and tidy, very quiet and we walked into the centre of the city in about 20 minutes....

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Pickering, Canada
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Stayed here on our road trip through the country. Found it via the internet because we live in Canada and booked online with no problems. Easy to find, reception was very welcoming. Clean and comfortable with free WiFi. The price was very reasonable and included a generous full breakfast. I highly recommend it and would stay there again in a...

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Sinéad M, Guest Relations Manager at The Earl of Derby, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am very happy to read you enjoyed your stay and we hope the rest of your travels are successful. Hope to see you again. Kindest regards Sinéad Moynihan

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 20 May 2015

The Earl of Derby While having a pint in the Earl of Derby last year we heard the sound of an Irish accent from behind the bar. During the ensuing chat we heard about their B+B. We thought it might be ok for a night. And was it? The rooms are through the pub and down a corridor at the...

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Sinéad M, Guest Relations Manager at The Earl of Derby, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your nice review of your stay with us. I am very pleased to read you enjoyed it. And hope to see you again in the near future. Kindest regards Sinéad Moynihan

Dartford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Having struggled to find a weekend stay in Cambridge for anything approaching reasonable rates I was glad to have found the Earl of Derby. While still not 'bargain' prices they still compare well to what some other places seem to get away with charging. It is a safe and easy 15 minute walk straight down into the city centre, passing...

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Sinéad M, Guest Relations Manager at The Earl of Derby, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review of your stay with us over the weekend. I am very glad you did not hear any noise from the bar, we have stopped doing live music for this exact reason, so nice to see its paying off. As to the draining of the shower I will look into this and the weekend staff...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Earl of Derby

Address: 129 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1PG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: ₹ 7,796 - ₹ 9,611 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Earl of Derby 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Book early-all rooms are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles andyhanley2016, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in aroom above the pub and it was very quiet. But they do say that the annexe is even quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles patricial208, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in rear annex look to be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles SingleStew, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“A little bit noisy location but then very central to everything.”
 of 5 bubbles GretaEssex, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the room above the kitchen for a good night's sleep”
 of 5 bubbles jonathanbU1117WH, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
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