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4.4/5 Excellent
398 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Parking included
Breakfast Available


Explore the area

Popular LocationImperial War Museum Duxford9 min drive
Popular LocationAudley End House17 min drive
Popular LocationAddenbrooke's Hospital22 min drive
AirportLondon (STN-Stansted)26 min drive

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  • Double Room, Ensuite

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Ensuite
  • Twin Room, Ensuite

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsTwin Room, Ensuite

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area


The John Barleycorn Inn is located in Cambridge. Imperial War Museum Duxford and Cambridge Corn Exchange are cultural highlights, while Audley End House is a notable landmark. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Fenner's or Abbey Stadium. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as fishing and other activities like birdwatching.

Visit our Cambridge travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Imperial War Museum Duxford - 9 min drive
  • Downing College - 13 min drive
  • Audley End House - 17 min drive
  • Addenbrooke's Hospital - 22 min drive
  • Fitzwilliam Museum - 24 min drive

Getting around

  • Cambridge Whittlesford Station - 9 min drive
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 26 min drive


  • The Plough - 7 min walk
  • Tickell Arms - 3 min drive
  • Cambridge Canteen - 4 min drive
  • The Plough - 7 min drive
  • Sachin's - 7 min drive

About this property

The John Barleycorn Inn

4-star inn in Cambridge with free parking
A bar/lounge and free self-parking are available at this smoke-free inn. This inn has 4 rooms.
The John Barleycorn Inn offers 4 forms of accommodation.

Property amenities

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee
  • 1 bar


  • No lifts

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Smoke-free property



Check-in between 2:00 PM and 9:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Property is also known as

John Barleycorn Inn Cambridge
John Barleycorn Cambridge
The John Barleycorn Inn Inn
The John Barleycorn Inn Cambridge
The John Barleycorn Inn Inn Cambridge

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The John Barleycorn Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, The John Barleycorn Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The John Barleycorn Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this inn pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this inn?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The John Barleycorn Inn?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
What time is check-out at The John Barleycorn Inn?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated in Cambridge, this inn is 2.5 mi (4 km) from Sawston Hall and within 6 miles (10 km) of Imperial War Museum Duxford and RSPB Fowlmere Nature Reserve. Audley End House and Wandlebury Country Park are also within 9 miles (15 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for The John Barleycorn Inn

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Really lovely place to stay. Everyone so friendly. Great food. Lovely rooms. Will definitely visit again.

Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Grandmas 80th birthday pit stop !

Pit stop en route to event in Cambridge. Friendly welcome. Good evening meal with professional service. Ancillary accommodation from main building comfortable and clean

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very pleasant older worlde pub

Enjoyed my stay, but disappointed that there was no tv in bar for the Champions League football

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The staff were excellent, and the food was even better

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020