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The Varsity Hotel & Spa

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Thompson's Lane, Cambridge CB5 8AQ England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our first visit to both Cambridge and this hotel and it was booked based on previous reviews and we weren't disappointed. The hotel is lovely and very clean and tidy with wonderful rooms (especially the beds!). It's perfectly located too in the centre...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

My husband and I stayed at The Varsity for three nights while we visited family in the area. We arrived on a gorgeous day, and got a taxi to the hotel from the train station. If you can walk, try to walk it because the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

For £315 in December I was surprised at arriving at the size of the room (tiny). We had a bathroom which was just about large enough to breathe in. There was no bath. Facing the street, the room was noisy with revelers in the street...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you for a fantastic Birthday stay at the Varsity. The room was so luxurious and comfortable and we really enjoyed our delicious breakfast with fantastic views over Cambridge. We are sure to be back!

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Georgia E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved staying at this hotel! Great location, lovely staff. The rooms were lovely and clean. We requested a late check out on arrival and the receptionist was more than happy to arrange this for us. Raining outside! An umbrella was presented at the door! Would...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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About
Description
The Varsity Hotel & Spa is located on the edge of the picturesque River Cam in the heart of Cambridge and just yards from St John's, Trinity and Magdalene College. Ideally situated for punting, shopping, More sight-seeing and nightlife, The Varsity hotel guests are truly immersed in the culture and charm of Cambridge life from the moment they arrive. Recharge in the wonderful Elemis spa before soaking up the beautiful skyline with drinks on the hotel's roof terrace,afternoon tea or dinner in the Six Panoramic Bar & Restaurant. Alternatively, guests can indulge in a hearty meal in the River Bar Steakhouse & Grill. Valet parking available from 7 am to 10 pm for hotel's guests. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Hotel Style
Luxury
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Romantic
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Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
44
Price range
US$181 - US$475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Varsity Hotel Cambridge
,
The Varsity Hotel And Spa
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
44
Price range
US$181 - US$475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Varsity Hotel Cambridge
,
The Varsity Hotel And Spa
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
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Room & Suite (413)
Dining (90)
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Amenities (42)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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steve_michelle2004
14 August 2018|
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Response from proby11 | Property representative |
Hello Steve, children of 12 years old and above are allowed on the roof terrace. Regards The Varsity Team
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Absolutist
30 April 2018|
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Response from proby11 | Property representative |
Thanks for your message, the Varsity Hotel is a smoking free building this includes our roof terrace. On the room rate is included Continental buffet breakfast, a’la carte menu is available for cooked items.Thanks
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NorwichBella
10 April 2018|
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Response from proby11 | Property representative |
Dear NorwichBella, thanks for your message, for our hotel guests the entrance to the Spa area (Jacuzzi, Steam and Sauna) and the Gym is free. Valet parking is available at £19.50 per day (up to 5 pm on the day of check... More
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Room Tips
"we stayed in room 313 which was small, noisy (over the street) and had no bath."
madelainesaxon
6 days ago
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"higher floors the better"
J6735RBflaviob
3 weeks ago
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"Worth paying extra to get the best views."
600valc
3 weeks ago
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"the king room was gorgeous - beautiful roll top bath"
Wanderer02230890842
4 weeks ago
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