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Certificate of Excellence
A warm welcome to Sayle House - an elegant boutique bed and breakfast in the historic city of Cambridge. Sayle House is a substantial detached Edwardian property set in a quiet and prestigious cul-de-sac on the north side of Cambridge. At Sayle House your hosts Lesley and Brian offer all the latest comforts in traditional surroundings to ensure that guests have a relaxing and enjoyable stay. Modern facilities are a vital part of your stay with free high speed WiFi internet throughout the house. Each room has a flat screen TV and a silent mini-fridge with fresh milk and bottled filtered water. Restful decor, comfortable beds, modern bathrooms with underfloor heating and spacious showers, cosy dressing gowns and a tasty breakfast using locally sourced ingredients. These are the essence of Sayle House.The city centre and historic colleges are a pleasant fifteen minute walk over the River Cam, past the college boathouses and across Midsummer Common. We have guaranteed free off-street parking. We also offer free bicycle use.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Residential Neighbourhood


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71Somewhat walkable
Grade: 71 out of 100
36Restaurantswithin 1 km
6Attractionswithin 1 km
67Room tips
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Very comfortable accommodation with parking in a tranquil location a short walk from the centre of Cambridge. Hosts most welcoming and breakfast excellent with views over a delightful garden. Would definitely return.
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Sayle House really was as wonderful as we hoped it would be. Lesley and Brian were incredibly welcoming and made us feel at home from the minute we arrived. We stayed in the Allium room and it was large and comfortable, and the en-suite bathroom was huge with lovely heated
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We booked to stay here based on location and reviews and we were not disappointed. Brian and Lesley made us feel so welcome, their house was immaculate and beautifully decorated. Our room was beautiful and we had such a comfortable night’s sleep. In the morning, we were
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A beautiful house and garden within an easy walk of the town centre. The rooms are well furnished and guests also have use of a separate lounge. Lesley and Brian are super hosts who are very friendly. They offer a delicious breakfast which is a joy to linger over in the
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Sayle House was a great place to stay when my girlfriend and I were in Cambridge for our friends' wedding. The owners, Lesley and Brian, were very accommodating, even allowing us to check in early (and rather rapidly on our part as we rushed off again!). The location is
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Hi- do you have a single en-suite for April 7-10 please?
We do not have single rooms but we do offer a £10 reduction per night for single occupancy. We currently have availability for all 3 rooms for your selected dates. All rooms are ensuite. Please see our website for full details.
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how far to walk to cambridge centre
15-20 minutes depending on walking speed.
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Hi Claire & Larry Wonderful to hear from you and yes we would be delighted to provide a gift voucher for you. This could be an email voucher or a printed card depending on your preference. We could offer a voucher for a particular room or to a value, then they would just need to contact us to confirm availability for their choice of dates. We'll contact you on your personal email address to discuss your requirements. Very best wishes Lesley & Brian
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"All rooms offer high quality furnishing and all quiet,"
"If your preference is for a private bath rather than a shower, choose the Allium."
"Suggest staying in a room overlooking the garden."
"The Allium Room is well worth paying a little extra."
"Suspect they are all excellent."
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