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Reviewed 3 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 3 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...

Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 weeks in Wellington in a number of different hostels, all single room with shared bathroom. I will review them all for comparisons sake. Waterloo Backpackers - I liked this more than the reviews would suggest. Yes it's old and needs renovating but that doesn't mean it's unclean. I really loved the fact that a shared room meant it...

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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 TripAdvisor. We’re glad to read that you enjoyed the facilities during your recent stay with us. It’s unfortunate that the extractor fans disturbed your sleep and affected your stay. I apologise that this was not handled better by the team at the time. It can be very difficult...

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was good, the staffs were helpful and kind. however the backpacker was small it was neat and clean. The room was not serviced in between the stay however i requested once and hanged the please service my room tag on the door. i found the room not been serviced later and not vaccuumed at all during my stay but...

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

Hello koirala_neera, 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 famous Cambridge breakfast during your recent stay with us - it is hard to beat! Thank you for your lovely comments about the staff being helpful. This is great...

Monza, Italy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at the Cambridge hotel while passing by, it was suggested by our Lonely Planet guide (economy accomodation section). It was high season and the hotel is centrally located, so I must admit we were lucky to find a free triple room for 130NZ$, which is a good price in Wellington. We had a very positive impression on the...

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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 enjoyed the service provided by the staff during your recent stay. It’s unfortunate that the cleanliness of your room affected your stay with us. I will certainly follow up withe the housekeeping team. Thank you again for giving us your...

Dunedin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was surprised to find a private room in such a fantastic location at such a reasonable price. Expecting therefore that it might not be very flash, I was very pleasantly surprised that the Hotel was in a well kept older building with character, and that the rooms were very clean and bright. The reception staff were absolutely excellent. Such...

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

Hello Carolyne, 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 our fantastic central location and historical charm. Thank you for your lovely comments about the reception team. We pride ourselves on our customer service, and I know the team will...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Title says it all. Our stay at the Cambridge hotel was average. Good things: customer service and front desk staff were great. The toilets/showers were also really good. Showers were hot and fast and clean with hairdryer. Kitchen was average. NO utensils- not even cutlery or plates, you have to rent these for a fee that is reimbursed when you...

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

Hello Lucy, Thank you for taking the time to review the Cambridge Hotel on Trip Advisor. We’re glad to read that you enjoyed the customer service during your recent stay with us. It’s sorry to hear that you found the hotel to be dated. We do try to keep the decor inline with the heritage and history of the hotel....

San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very reasonably priced, stayed here as a backpacker. They do warn you prior to booking about the bar noise behind some of the rooms. The bathrooms I felt were super efficient, clean and nice. A row of toilets then another row of showers. Always available. The floors were a little grungy. It comes with kitchen utinsils are...

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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 found the shared bathrooms for the Dorm rooms to be nice and clean during your recent stay with us. We hope if you return to Wellington you choose again to stay with...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This was our first hotel on a two week trip through NZ and it started things off really well. We missed our first night because our flight was cancelled and the hotel kept our room but waived the fee for the missed night noting that it wasn't our fault. We had to change hotels later to be closer to the...

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

Hi Michelle, First of all we’d like to extend a warm thank you for taking the time to review Cambridge Hotel on TripAdvisor. We’re delighted that we were able to kick start your New Zealand trip with some of our famous epic hospitality. We do try to be as flexible as possible when travel plans take an unexpected turn, and...

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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: €19 - €96 (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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