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The Varsity Hotel & Spa

4.0 of 5 Thompson's Lane, Cambridge CB5 8AQ, England
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were greeted by smiling faces and accommodating staff. The hotel is immaculate and we also had a massage in the health spa, also an excellent experience. My wife and I have stayed in many hotels internationally and this was certainly one of the better experiences we have had. The icing on the cake was the view from the penthouse... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Myself and my partner have stayed at the Varsity in Cambridge on a number of occasions now, including the night before our civil partnership and subsequent other occasions. The last time was in July and we were able to have early drinks on the rooftop looking out across the city. I can not praise the staff of the hotel highly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our 2nd visit and if anything was even better this time! We had room 516 with stunning city views (floor to ceiling glass on 2 sides ! ) Everything is about comfort in this hotel, the beds are great and even the temperature of the room was perfect. Loved the little chocolates by the bed. Loved the check... More

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

We stayed at The Varsity for a night during half term with our 4 year old daughter.Whilst expensive the hotel and room was generous and beautifully decorated.Our room overlooked the park and all the staff made our stay relaxed and enjoyable.My wife enjoyed going to the yoga class and the gym and made lots of new friends in the class.We... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are two great things about this hotel, location and the roof top bar. Bad things include exceptionally slow room service and at this price point you only get a continental breakfast which is a huge disappointment. Overall it is expensive but you are paying for Cambridge on your doorstep.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at The Varsity for one night on 8th November after reading the Tripadvisor reviews and a recommendation from a work colleague. Unfortunately we were left distinctly underwhelmed. The hotel room website photo was misleading in that the room was tiny. After my “monsoon shower” (which was more drizzle than monsoon due to poor shower pressure!) the bathroom was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a great location and done up to a high standard thoughout. The room was nice and modern, very comfortable and clean.The staff are all so friendly and very helpful which gives the hotel a really nice atmosphere. They have fantastic spa facilities, the gym is great and very spacious which I've found is very rare at... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely, modern hotel in very walkable location. The reception area was very small however, and as a group of 5 adult travelers, we felt quite cramped in there. It was way too cold and wet to try the rooftop terrace but that seems like a very nice place to spend a summer evening. The breakfast buffet was quite nice and... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great hotel in a great location.We stayed for three nights and found the staff , location and facilties all very good. The door man was particularly polite in the mornings and very helpful in giving us ideas on how to spend our days exploring the university.The gym was much bigger than we expected and well worth a... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were attending a College Dinner with friends in Cambridge and they suggested this hotel. We arrived early but were allowed immediate access to our room which was a plus. The room was spotlessly clean and there was ample tea and coffee and bottled water free in the room. Breakfast was good. The lounge where free tea and coffee was... 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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