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Arnhem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 16 December 2015

First of all, if you're looking for value for money, don't come to Cambridge. Prices here are about at the level of London. If you have to be here, like I had to for a work stay of about 7 weeks, this B&B is a really good alternative for renting a (perhaps even more expensive) furnished room somewhere. The location...

Thank Paul I
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Located in a quiet residential area but still only a few minuets walk away from the railway station, the busy mill road and 15 min walk from town centre my man and i found Alexander b&b the perfect spot for a weekend away. The host couple were perfectly hospitable and very helpfull in any way. The room was small, and...

1Thank sarah_edman
Everett, Washington
Reviewed 17 July 2015

This is more of a review of the proprietor than the property. On his way to London, my husband had his luggage lost, which contained his glasses, and developed a scratched eye because of his contact lens. I called Vera in somewhat of a panic to see if she could offer any help. She very kindly offered to go to...

Thank LadyViolet1986
Bavaria, Germany
Reviewed 8 June 2015

I spent 3 weeks with Vera and Roderick and they were really nice and welcoming, it was fantastic! I was in Cambridge for a language course and had the front room. It was all clean and centrally located to the city (5 min with the bike, 15 min to walk). I can totally recommend it to anyone who looks for...

Thank Julius S
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Very centrally located , great place for my two weeks work stint. Self service breakfast which was great as i started work so early. Room is very clean and bright.Proprietors very kind, helpful and friendly . Other guests long stay ones became like family!

Thank wolfram s
Herblay, France
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Just an excellent B&B, a nice place to stay, and Vera and Roderick are so adorable people. I stayed around 4 months and it was so nice having the impression to be at home. If you are looking for an accommodation in Cambridge, choose this B&B without doubt ;)

1Thank midona25
Reviewed 19 February 2015

My initial thought of a B&B was totally different from what Alexander B&B offers .Everything started with a warm welcome from Roderick, followed by the same warm welcome from Vera.Even though I didn't had the time to catch up with them very often, I can tell that they are more than friendly, they are great. They made me feel like...

1Thank Tiberiuvbv
Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 28 December 2014

I lived at Alexander Bed and Breakfast for the Michelmas term of 2014, while I was visiting Cambrigde University for a research stay. This turned out to be a perfect choice for a long term working stay (but not long enough to rent an apartment). Alexander B & B offers space, privacy and easy access to the city center as...

Thank ThomasPresskorn
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 20 December 2014

The warm greeting of Vera and Roderick started before I arrived in Cambridge from Ethiopia. My initial thought of the B&B is a large accommodation with lots of rooms which is inappropriate to get good rest. Within few days, I proved myself wrong. The rooms are very clean, comfortable and are suitable to study. In addition, the location is ideal...

Thank Teddytariku
Heredia, Costa Rica
Reviewed 8 December 2014

The rooms are very nice, the bed in my room was super comfortable and the breakfast very handy, healthy and complete. The place is located in a brilliant point: (1) very close to mill road, which is full of good restaurants, and several supermarkets, and (2) about 7 minutes walking from the rail station, which makes super easy to travel....

Thank Marcela S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Alexander Bed and Breakfast

Address: 56 St. Barnabas Road, Cambridge CB1 2DE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: €70 - €82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Alexander Hotel Cambridge
Alexander b&b
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“Both en suite rooms are good. Front room is slightly larger but single beds . Back one has a comfortable double bed but less room.”
 of 5 bubbles wolframs215, 30 May 2015 | Read review
“No real tips. There are only really three rooms at Alexander Bed and Breakfast. All of which are good. The pictures of the rooms at their website can be trusted and are quite representative.”
 of 5 bubbles ThomasPresskorn, 28 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Both rooms are equally good.”
 of 5 bubbles 628marcelas, 8 Dec 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles hillsdonbandb, 9 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Any of them. All appeared well furnished and if the linen was like mine! Bonus”
 of 5 bubbles JamesSchuster, 12 Nov 2013 | Read review
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