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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for a night as my daughter had an interview at Trinity college.The location was perfect less than a minutes walk which really helped given the day we came it took us 25 mins in taxi to get to the hotel as the city was gridlocked presumably with christmas shoppers.Our twin room had two good size beds extremely quiet...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed on Saturday night, location excellent, next to the river and all the shops , restaurants and colleges just a few minutes walk. We had lunch on the sixth floor which we both enjoyed and prices reasonable. The only thing we didn't like was the room size , a bit small for the cost and the breakfast nothing special.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I visited the hotel in early September as a trip away with my husband who was previously there on business. Having read the reviews of the spa and hotel I was expecting amazing, however, I have to say I was a little disappointed. Yes this a boutique hotel and so the reception area was very small. Check out took a...

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Really nice hotel. This is my 2nd visit to the hotel. Great location for the city centre and easy to walk from. Rooms are fab but a little tired and could do a with a little bit of paint. Staff really friendly and helpful

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Gorgeous boutique hotel near Magdalene college with friendly staff who can't do enough. Fabulous views, great gym and a choice of 2 restaurants. Very comfortable and beautifully designed. A real treat!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were filming in the local area and booked our contributor into the Varsity Hotel & Spa. He enjoyed his stay and we were very pleased with their service. The staff were very helpful and welcoming and I would certainly book it again without hesitation.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for my husbands birthday and had been looking forward to our weekend since booking several months before. Was our first ever night away from the children so long awaited! At £245 for the basic room we believed it would be 'good' at that price it should have been. My main gripe is that there was no usable dressing...

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Lincolnshire
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel is in a wonderful location,.Lovely staff. The room and bathroom were very large and luxurious. Great restaurant, excellent continental breakfast. The restaurant was at the top of the hotel with views of Cambridge.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Fabulous attentive staff Our room was average - a little disappointing for the money (£230 sat night on Nov) however we were upgraded (without asking) to a room that blew us away! So - depending on which room you end up with you may be happier or less happy! Staff could not be more helpful! Restaurant felt like an amazing...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this hotel for 2-3 week periods over the last 3 years and it is very consistent in terms of service and amenities. If anything, it has gotten better especially in terms of food & beverage options! I have been with my family, and many times alone for work, and the team at the hotel has always...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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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. 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. Recharge in the wonderful Elemis spa before soaking up the beautiful skyline with drinks on the hotel's roof terrace,afternoon tea or dinner in the Six Panoramic Bar & Restaurant. Alternatively, guests can indulge in a hearty meal in the River Bar Steakhouse & Grill. Valet parking available from 7 am to 10 pm for hotel's guests. ... 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: $181 - $463 (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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Also Known As:
The Varsity Hotel And Spa
The Varsity Hotel Cambridge
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#1 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge
#2 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#2 Family Hotel in Cambridge
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“restaurant has great views”
 of 5 bubbles solomanivan, yesterday | Read review
“Great views from our room on the 5th floor”
 of 5 bubbles JEF2020, 5 days ago | Read review
“Higher floors have better views.”
 of 5 bubbles ravcp, 1 week ago | Read review
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“5th floor rooms have an amazing view of the city and a balcony”
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