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The Varsity Hotel & Spa

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Thompson's Lane, Cambridge CB5 8AQ, England
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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We wanted a memorable time on our wedding anniversary. The Varsity Hotel & Spa gave us just that. We booked a room via Booking.com and stated we were celebrating our wedding anniversary. Thanks to Gabriella Fraia, the Duty Manager, we had a lovely time. Dozen Roses delivered to the room and when we went in, a lovely surprise. Rose petals... More 

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

My partner and I gave Six a whirl and were not disappointed with what the sixth floor of the Varsity hotel had to offer. There were several tasty options for vegetarians and the rotisserie was also very nice. Good selection of well-priced wines, especially considering the location of the restaurant. The ambience was great, floor to ceiling windows with views... More 

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

I was taken here as a birthday surprise for cocktails and afternoon tea, it was nothing less than fantastic!! Everything from the service to the huge selection of gins and the champagne afternoon tea was just great. The lady that served us was just wonderful she took her time is letting us smell and select the tea that suited each... More 

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

We had a great room with a balcony affording a lovely view over the city. It was very clean and comfortable. The staff remembered who we were and made every effort to allow us to enjoy our stay. Because it was our anniversary we were given a complimentary drink in the fabulous roof terrace. The roof terrace bar had stunning... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok, so it's not the cheapest but if you want an amazing location in Cambridge, first class service, stunning views from the restaurant and roof terrace, beautiful rooms, then you need look no further. We stayed for 2 nights, this being our second visit. I thought it was good last time, but it has got even better. The staff are... More 

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Thank ecofriendly100
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here once before and each time it's been brilliant! Staff are really helpful and friendly and spa & restaurant facilities are amazing ! Loved the new restaurant! Great service and great cocktails!

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

We were lucky. We got a table on this very popular roof terrace. The sun was out and it was a clear day, so Cambridge was at our feet. We were meeting friends, the staff working on the terrace made sure we got a large table and made us feel very comfortable indeed. There was a queue waiting for seats... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I come to the varsity hotel on the 17th of July for our anniversary.. When we arrived the receptionist greeted us... Our room wasn't ready but she said to leave our bags there... She said someone would bring the keys to us. We went up to the rooftop bar and had a drink while we waited, the... More 

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Wonersh, Guildford, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good comfortable room, no view, but high price for Fellows room. Hotel friendly and efficient. Menu could be more varied. Car valet service efficient. Car was waiting for departure on time at the hotel main entrance.

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pulled up at the hotel to be greeted by the general manager,promptly by the concierge in a bowler hat who valet parked our car.Our room was presented beautifully, the new building is finished with lots of interesting artwork, we particularly liked the mounted stamps celebrating english heritage. Spa in a period building ,we were given slippers and robes staff were... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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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: $230 - $458 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#2 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#2 Business Hotel in Cambridge
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