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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is very central in a great location. The views from the roof top are great. We went as a group of 9 ladies and everyone said they would go back. The spa was lovely and an enjoyable way to relax on the Sunday morning. The breakfast buffet offered a good choice. The hotel laid on a tourist guide... More 

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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

New on the skyline since our last visit to Cambridge is The Varsity which is about five years old and we were taken by the rooftop restaurant and bar. The bar is actually on the roof and fully open so therefore it's use is somewhat governed by the wind and weather. Six, the bistro restaurant the floor below, has marvellous... More 

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

This was my third stay at this unique oasis in the centre of Cambridge. Since my last visit, the 5th floor has been turned into a panoramic restaurant and bar with stunning views over Magdaiene College and the river Cam. The Food was as good as the view and the service was warm and friendly. I also used the hotel's... More 

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

September 2016 , for the cost the rooms could have been bigger, we booked two to celebrate my parents anniversary. Location is excellent,everything 2/3 mins walking distance to centre.Hotel is surrounded by restaurants and bars.We loved the rooftop bar marvellous views of St John's college. Rooms were clean and well supplied with amenities.We ate in the Six restaurant in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't usually write reviews but I felt this one was well deserved! The food and service was absolutely impeccable, malini was an impressive host, ensuring we had everything we needed to make my partners birthday extra special, the food was amazing! 5 out of 5 for the six bar/ restaurant! Will recommend to family and friends and look forward... More 

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

Lovely hotel for a midweek break with some good deals available. Convenient location with lovely rooms and facilities. Food for a hotel was unusually good with plenty of selection dependent on your mood. Well worth using for dinner. Simply a nice break with friendly staff.

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Long Sutton
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel to celebrate my wife's birthday. I booked the most expensive room they had, a Senior Fellows Suite and at the price point I was very disappointed. Basically it was two standard adjoining rooms with a sofa in one room instead of a bed! There was no sense of opulence or space, no balcony, and the view... More 

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Medford, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was given a room on the 5th floor, overlooking Thompson's Lane. Despite the fact there was road work going on during the day, the noise didn't bother me. (I was high enough that it wasn't very loud.) The hotel is surprisingly luxurious: a generous bed, lots of storage space, and a large balcony outside my room with a table,... More 

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

Hotel looks fairly unassuming from outside, you go into a smallish reception but the rest of the public areas and rooms are really well done and spotlessly clean. Very friendly staff from the cleaners to the reception, always smiling and asking if everything is ok with us. Roof top terrace beautiful, had a wonderful Martini with friends watching the sunset,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nicely decorated with plush linen and towels, generous king bed and a pretty large verandah. Enjoyed the good quality evening cocktails on the terrace. Good location with lots of eateries nearby. Staff are very attentive.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. The remaining Colleges are only a leisurely walk away and can be viewed from the hotel. Ideally situated for punting, shopping, sight-seeing and nightlife, The Varsity hotel guests are truly immersed in the culture and charm of Cambridge life from the moment they arrive. Valet parking available from 7 am to 10 pm ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Varsity Hotel & Spa

Address: Thompson's Lane, Cambridge CB5 8AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: $288 - $478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Varsity Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 48
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The Varsity Hotel And Spa
The Varsity Hotel Cambridge
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#1 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge
#2 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#2 Business Hotel in Cambridge
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