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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 #1 of 34 Hotels in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

In low rise Cambridge, the 7th roof top terrace of this hotel is probably the highest public vantage point from which to enjoy the picturesque university town. The rooms are well furnished and comfortable, and guests are provided with good quality toiletries from the Elemis Spa next door.There is complimentary wifi in the rooms as well as throughout the hotel,... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I cannot fault this hotel - really friendly, incredibly helpful and professional staff. I brought a corporate group to the hotel - guests from all around the world. We took over the whole hotel and pushed the hotel to its limits and they rose to the challenge brilliantly. The event team were amazing and ensured that our event went without... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A really good location, right in the centre and close to the major Colleges like Trinity and Kings, but surprisingly quiet. Efficient check in and the lovely lady at the desk recommended we go to a little Vietnamese restaurant near the hotel which was lovely. Breakfast was in the older building next door, a good choice and a very small... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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84 reviews 84 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband, daughter and I went to this excellent hotel ij Cambridge at the beginning of September 2014 for a weekend break. It is really worth it to stay there. The hotel is located in Cambridge town, close to all amenities, and is right on the river Cam. The 6th floor bar sports excellent views over Cambridge. Service is really... More

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Miami Beach, Fl
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It would be delightful in nice weather but it was so windy during our stay that our one quick visit didn't last long. The hotel itself was disappointing. The registration area was a small dismal room. The lobby is on the second floor, decorated with what looked like hand-me-downs, not antiques either, for a person's first college apartment. There were... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We picked to stay at The Varsity for one night based on its #1 ranking on Trip Advisor. The service, room and roof top bar were all very good but I don't think justify the rather high price tag. Our shower was very poor and I was disappointed that we had to pay a surcharge for a cooked breakfast. So... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had been relishing the idea of a drink on the Varsity Roof Terrace for a while. The opportunity came along this week to escort a couple of young colleagues. It was a beautiful early evening, the expansive 6th floor entirely open roof terrace - facing 360* of Cambridge - was not busy and we secured a corner table. The... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My Wife and I wanted a short break to visit some of the sights which we had not been to on previous visits to Cambridge. We wanted somewhere we could leave the car and walk around the City. The car was whisked away and was returned on departure. We could not have found a better location and friendly hotel. The... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel gives you a short walk about 3 to 4 minutes to the city.The room was comfortable for our stay of several days with adequate air conditioning, a very nice bed with soft pillows.The wi fi was fast and connectivity good. On our last day we made it to the roof bar which was a little cold but well... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Using a Spa Gift bought for me, my Husband and I went to the Spa. Firstly, if you're going to the Spa, don't go to the Hotel reception-you'll be redirected outside to The Glassworks; an attached gym/spa premises next door. Reception there was friendly. We were directed to the seating area and waited for the usual questionnaire on an I-pad... 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*
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