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The Cambridge Hotel & Backpackers

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673 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

The Cambridge Hotel & Backpackers is a newly restored heritage building. It is immensely popular for its value accommodation in the capital city. The fantastic central location and carefully restored decor, combined with hard-to-match prices, has made The Cambridge Hotel the first choice for many travelers and returning guests.

Accommodation options to suit you & your budget.

The backpackers section of the hotel sets a new standard in backpacker accommodation and enables guests to backpack in style. The boutique experience has amazed guests with its luxury feel. There are 52 dorm beds, ranging from 4-8 bedded dorms, all equipped with linen and heating.

The hotel reception is operated 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Please note that the actual layout, furnishings and condition of your room may differ from the photos. All other amenities listed will be available.

No smoking on site

Check in is available from 2pm

R18 Venue

Saturday Nights from 9pm to 3am Sunday Morning the downstairs Cambridge Hotel Bar and Cambridge Terrace are both very busy and noisy.
There is LOUDER than normal noise from the bar and from the street. We apologise in advance for this, and do not recommend the rooms if you are a light sleeper, or require a good night sleep.

Please note that the actual layout, furnishings and condition of your room may differ from the photos. All other amenities listed will be available.

Please note that an additional 1.8% of the total payment is applied charged if payment is made with a credit card.

$5 charge applies if room key card is lost.

Reviews & Ratings

673 Total Reviews
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Latest Reviews

Sep 30, 2022
Great hostel. Recommend
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Male, 41+
Sep 24, 2022
A bit rundown and outdated but I had a private room for the night which I liked. I think if you need a place to stay for one night this would be fine. Nothing extraordinary
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Female, 18-24
Sep 21, 2022
they recharge me full amount for one night after paying the deposit. I've lost a good one pair of jeans out of my suitcase. dish left in the sink dirty. power point my the table was black has it had a fire in it. no seaurty creams in the place. in the dorm room i had dirty dish left by someone else. theres hole in the light switch where theres something like a light switch could of been there. the best of the lot down there is the yha but it is close. they need too get cups for Cambridge hotel.
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All Female Group, 41+


  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free City Maps
    • Towels Included
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Key Card Access
    • Common Room
    • Elevator
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Hot Showers
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Utensils
    • Dryer
    • Hair Dryers For Hire
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Microwave
    • Washing Machine
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Luggage Storage
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • ATM
    • Housekeeping
  • Food & Drink

    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Meals Available
    • Vending Machines
    • Cafe
  • Entertainment

    • Wi-Fi

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