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The Varsity Hotel & Spa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Thompson's Lane, Cambridge CB5 8AQ, England
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Ranked #2 of 34 Hotels in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was recommended by a good friend and I was not disappointed. I have a knee injury so location was important to me. We were literally a few minutes walk from the river and town center, perfect. The hotel itself is quirky and extremely clean and well maintained. Beds were comfy and room was spacious. The doorman was a... More

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good quality boutique hotel in the centre of Cambridge. We had a lovely room with a medium size bathroom with Elemis products in - nice touch, they bring you cookies and milk when you ask for them, another nice extra. Not the cheapest hotel in Cambridge but the location is second to none. Had a really good sleep with wonderfully... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My parents booked me in to the Varsity for my 30th birthday with my husband as a treat with spa massages. We had a delightful time, our room on the third floor was luxurious with large double windows and plenty of natural light. The room had lots of nice touches like chocolates next to the bed , fresh coffee and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location, nice friendly staff, rooms nice but definitely over priced, valet parking for that sort of money expect a first class service however what we did receive was a joke. From roof terrace we went down to reception to request the car and were told 20 mins to get car back 45 mins later still no sign of the... More

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Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Impeccable customer service from the arrival, food was outstanding whilst enjoying the amazing views of cambridge from the roof top bar. Incredibly enjoyable experience and I cant wait for my next visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The service I experienced was excellent. Every member of the staff I came across was friendly, professional and eager to help. The room was specious, bright with a big comfortable bed. The bathroom was also a good size with a beautiful bathtub in the centre. There was nothing I did not like about the room. Location is excellent for a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From start to finish the whole weekend was perfect. The location was amazing, the staff attentive and friendly and the food...brilliant. The roof top bar topped off this hotel. Sitting on the top of cambridge with a gin and tonic and BBq food was a perfect afternoon. Thank you everyone at the varsity hotel! We will be back.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My friend and I didn't stay at the hotel but we did enjoy the Total Rejuventation Spa Day package, so much that I had to write a review! We were lucky enough to have the jacuzzi/steam room/sauna to ourselves for about an hour which was pure bliss, everything was spotlessly clean too. Our treatments were just perfect with friendly beauticians.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot comment on the rooms or even the Spa. My son took me to the rooftop bar for a pre-dinner drink. This is a unique location and the only spot open to the public including non-residents of the hotel, where you can get a bird's eye view of Cambridge. Yes, the drinks were pricey but I looked at it... More

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel in a great location. However, very overpriced for what you get. Nice breakfast but if you want a cooked option you have to pay extra - at the over inflated price you pay this should be included. Rooftop terrace has fabulous views - well worth a visit. Some of the paintwork looks a bit shabby and definitely needs... More

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Address: Thompson's Lane, Cambridge CB5 8AQ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Varsity Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 48
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