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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We would have been more enthusiastic about the Helen had we not stayed in two other small hotels in the same price band on the same trip. The Helen offers the advantages of proximity to the Cambridge Rail Station, cleanliness, a selection of shared bath and en suite rooms, and for travelers arriving in Cambridge by car, adequate parking. It's...

Thank Richard R
Matlock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a bit dubious about booking this hotel after reading reviews but have to say that although there was nothing wrong with the room I have to agree that the breakfast was not brilliant. The hot food is kept in bain marie's and there is no way that the temprature was the legal minmum required for storing hot food....

Thank alldritt6
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Small B&B we had an upstairs bedroom that overlooked the garden area which was quite nice, it was extremely hot trying to sleep, but their was a small fan provided, which helped a little.The next morning we had breakfast in their dining room which was really lovely, the young staff that were in the kitchen were very accomodating, overall a...

Thank Wendi9
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This was a one night say; I had not stayed here previously. Check in was smooth but I was not given any information about the hotel, simply asked whether I wanted to pay. The room was small, clean and tidy. The décor was bright and the compact bathroom was modern but too small for any shelves to place personal items....

Thank kpf1987
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 20 October 2016

It seems all the world is visiting Oxford these days, thanks the Inspector Morse, but Cambridge is well worth a look-in as well. Our itinerary did not allow us much time, but aside from the college themselves, there are galleries and museums worth your time. The Helen Hotel (it is really a great B&B) is well situated for such a...

1Thank RodnSheila
Gosport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We booked into Helen Hotel at very short notice having refused to stay in the totally unsatisfactory place we had previously booked! Our welcome was friendly, professional and informative; the reception area was bright and smart. Our room wasn't huge but had everything we needed for one night's stay and was spotlessly clean with a very comfortable bed. The location...

1Thank marywellsent
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Our room was clean tidy and well appointed. Friendly staff and good car parking and location. The breakfast is a hot and cold buffet style. The cold food was not inspiring - the yoghurts some cheap non branded items and the fruit a choice of past it's best bananas and oranges, or canned peaches. The 'hot' offering was barely tepid...

Thank Tony P
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is a nice, clean, and quiet hotel. It is on one of the main roads into town, which makes it convenient to get to. It is a bit of a trek to the city centre. Very convenient walk to the Botanic gardens. Breakfast is included, buffet-style standard full English breakfast.

1Thank JESt79
Orillia, Canada
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We only spent one night here, but the owner was very friendly and helpful. We looked for a place close to the Botanical Gardens, which we could walk to, and which we enjoyed. Excellent breakfast at the hotel. Comfortable rooms.

1Thank Kathie155
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a hotel within walking distance of Cambridge Folk Festival and found the Helen Hotel about 1 mike ish from Cherry Hinton Hall. So far so good. It's a shame but you often have to be careful of small, privately owned hotels. Established chains are bull but generally reliable, and so it turned out to be. As...

1Thank Ian T

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Helen Hotel

Address: 167-169 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8RJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: ₹ 5,982 - ₹ 8,132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Helen Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Helen Hotel Cambridge
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#9 Business Hotel in Cambridge
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“Ask for rooms toward the back - although the Helen's set-back from Mills Road is such that I don't think front rooms would be too noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles richardrD9683VG, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs overlooking the garden seemed to be a good room.”
 of 5 bubbles Wendi9, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Consider another choice for the price.”
 of 5 bubbles IntSommelier, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“Family room had plenty of space for only a little extra - the double rooms were definitely, erm, cosier!”
 of 5 bubbles TheLaughingCat, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“We had room 222 which is out the front of the hotel. If you like the window open like us you hear everything.”
 of 5 bubbles norfolk621, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
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