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The Varsity Hotel & Spa

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Thompson's Lane, Cambridge CB5 8AQ, England
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed a couple of time previously. Room sizes do differ enormously. I stayed in a Senior Fellows Superking Room this time, plenty big enough with a lovely large bathroom, walk in shower and roll top bath. Staff very helpful and attentive. Bar and restaurant - you have to go outside to access them, not ideal, but just a few paces... More 

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

My hubby whisked me away for some pre-Christmas R & R and we stayed at this gorgeous boutique hotel. We wanted somewhere central so we could enjoy the delights of Cambridge, having never been, and the Varsity's location is perfect. In my experience, hotels which are so central, often fall down on service, but this is not the case with... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

On one of our rare occasions that we escaped without the children we booked into The Varsity, the hotel is lovely and popping into Cambridge for shopping was just a dream. We had a fantastic stay the staff are above and beyond and can't help you enough, the rooms are very clean and comfortable yand the decor very classy. We... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in the penthouse suite which was amazing. The views by day and night very impressive. Although the bathroom wasn't as impressive as the room and lounge area, but hopefully you wouldn't want to spend as much time in there anyway! The staff at the hotel were lovely and the cooked to order breakfast was amazing.

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1 Thank lsandy1974
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As you will see from my very few reviews I am not motivated to right negative reviews. I was however completely underwhelmed by the Varsity Hotel for a number of reasons. The booking was made as a rare escape from the kids and a rest for my wife. We also looked forward to chilling out in the spa. On arrival... More 

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london
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19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cambridge has always been short of decent hotels so this one is a very welcome addition. The rooms are a nice balance between predictable (high) quality and quirky, individual touches. So comfy beds and fluffy towels and big flat screen TV, but also photos of cows in the bathroom! The location is as good as you're going to get in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Good quality room, great welcome st reception and trendy overall atmosphere. Pictures on walls create an interesting environment for discussion. Spa is fine, but a little small. Quality of service at breakfast a little chaotic from what it should be - and layout all 'very crowded together - but great views across the river. Overall, a well located, trendy and... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After experiencing appalling guest services at another place and checking out early as a result myself and my partner checked in last minute at the Varsity and it was like a breath of fresh air. Brilliant customer service, fantastic room and an all round great hotel, an easy recommendation. A thankyou to all the staff.

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service and facilities at the Varsity seem to improve with every visit. Superb attention to detail in services and design of the facilities. I studied at Cambridge and have come back regularly, staying at the various hotels in the city - this is by far the best! This is the second time that we have stayed at the Varsity... More 

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Thank Hafi R
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first time we have stayed at The Varsity Hotel and we could not have wished for a better stay. We were lucky enough to have enjoyed one of the Master Penthouse suites "Trinity" which allowed us to have an incredible view of Cambridge. The room itself is quite simply amazing with oversized comfortable furniture and a huge... More 

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