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The Varsity Hotel & Spa

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Thompson's Lane, Cambridge CB5 8AQ England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Lovely staff who make you feel at home. Great location in this beautiful city. Managed to squeeze in a drink on the roof terrace in between showers and it is a must, you can see the Whole of Cambridge without leaving your seat! Good valet...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

I have stayed at many brilliant hotels over the years (e.g. Tousserok, Mauritius, Royal Crescent Hotel, Bath, Claridges, London, Chiltern Firehouse, London, The Mondrian, London, Atlantis, Dubai. The Varsity is small and boutique. Staff super friendly and attentive...Kevin (Guest Manager) was down to earth, friendly...More

Thank Nigelsleight
Reviewed 3 days ago

Having travelled the world I suppose you become very blasé about hotels with 60 flours and numerous amenities so it's always good to spend some time in a small establishment with some local charm. Unlike others we were greeted very well by the reception team...More

Thank Hilary S
Reviewed 4 days ago

From the start of the visit we were made extremely welcome. The staff were exceptionally helpful and friendly. The room was bright and spacious and the bed was super comfortable. The shower products are the same as used in the spa - very nice. The...More

Thank HannahTRY
Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited the Varsity Hotel as a birthday treat and I honestly had the best time! From the minute we arrived the staff were on hand to help us check in - they were all so friendly (special shout out to the guest manager Kevin)....More

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Description
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, ...More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Hotel Style
Romantic
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Luxury
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
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Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Luxury
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
44
Price range
US$194 - US$465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Varsity Hotel And Spa
,
The Varsity Hotel Cambridge
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Luxury
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
44
Price range
US$194 - US$465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Varsity Hotel And Spa
,
The Varsity Hotel Cambridge
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
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steve_michelle2004
13 August 2018|
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Response from Pintus | Property representative |
Hello Steve, children of 12 years old and above are allowed on the roof terrace. Regards The Varsity Team
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Absolutist
29 April 2018|
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Response from Pintus | Property representative |
Thanks for your message, the Varsity Hotel is a smoking free building this includes our roof terrace. On the room rate is included Continental buffet breakfast, a’la carte menu is available for cooked items.Thanks
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NorwichBella
9 April 2018|
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Response from Pintus | Property representative |
Dear NorwichBella, thanks for your message, for our hotel guests the entrance to the Spa area (Jacuzzi, Steam and Sauna) and the Gym is free. Valet parking is available at £19.50 per day (up to 5 pm on the day of check... More
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"Incredible views."
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"Keep away from the side of the hotel that has the bins as they're emptied early on a Sunday morning"
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"The rooms on the upper floors have great views over central Cambridge"
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"High floor and front of hotel"
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