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The Varsity Hotel & Spa

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed last Tuesday on what was one of the hottest nights of the year . Absolutely beautiful city and don't get me wrong this hotel is lovely and in a great location but unfortunately it's not as good as it should of been . Firstly we choose the kind size room (next one up from standard... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Must be the most chic place in cambridge.Hotel is small but intimate, restaurant fantastic and the roof top amazing !!!My boyfriend booked us in to escape from London for a few days, he studied at Trinity and wanted to show me the sites. Excellent location , close to all the shops and bars.We will be back for sure.

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

The hotel ticked the right boxes in that it was clean, the service and facilities were good, we slept well and the breakfast was well cooked. However, the room cost per night for the size of the room (tiny!) is a bit ridiculous. The bathroom was particularly tiny! It's a small point but I also think if you are paying... More 

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

Having returned from a weekend at The Varsity, this is certainly a hotel that I would recommend. Pros Valet parking easy and cheaper than city centre parking Superb roof top bar Spacious rooms and bathroom Great location Cons Breakfast seemed a little rushed - coming up to all guests saying we are closing the breakfast so if you want anything... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A friend and I stayed for two nights and enjoyed every minute of it.From the moment we checked in we were made to feel really special.Our room was not ready so we headed up to the roof terrace friday pm and the place was packed.In glorious sunshine we went through the whole afternoon drinking through a whole Jug of Pimms... More 

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

Very nice room with air con, bath tub, nice a clean and fresh. Brilliant location although a little pricey. No free parking available however valet parking was offered at a reasonable rate, we stayed for 3 nights and valet parking would have been £20/day; I chose to park in Castle Park car park and walk 10 minutes to the hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a pre-dinner drink at the bar. They have an amazing terrace. Only go if the weather is good. Really nice at sunset with a glass of wine or your favourite cocktail. Note that kids are not allowed. It was worth paying the nanny to be there with my other half! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

From the moment you pull up and walk in you can tell this is a professional organised hotel There is a valet service (with a daily charge) which was perfect for us as we explored the city on foot and punt. Arrange a time and your car will be there for your departure. The receptionists are very polite and very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Would definitely come again. Went for dinner at the new Six Hotel and for drinks on the roof top bar. The food was wonderful and all staff where polite and courteous. The view from the roof top bar is amazing and must not be missed. A definite visit for anyone visiting Cambridge!

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

We stayed here for a single Saturday night in August. The location is good - pretty much on the river - & it wasn't too noisy. We didn't use the bar - it was a bit noisy on Saturday afternoon. Personally I think it's overpriced for what it is - over £300 for the room & you have to pay... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • 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. 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: $200 - $475 (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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