Trip time! Discover the university life, museums, and riverfront in Cambridge City Centre.

Gardens, a college vibe, and top sights from Church of St Mary the Great to Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences—discover it all in Cambridge City Centre.

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Top Hotels in Cambridge City Centre

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Hilton Cambridge City Centre
4 out of 5
Downing Street, Cambridge, England
$124/night
Aug 29 - Aug 30
4.3/5Excellent! (1,514 reviews)

Located in Cambridge City Centre, this hotel is steps from Cambridge University Museum and Archaeology and Anthropology and Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,514 reviews)

"everything is perfect except two items: 1. no complimentary water provided in the room 2. extremely noisy in the early morning: noise from water pipe in toilet"…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

Hilton Cambridge City Centre
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University Arms, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
Regent Street, Cambridge, England
$121/night
Aug 26 - Aug 27
4.6/5Exceptional! (78 reviews)

Located in Cambridge City Centre, this hotel is steps from Emmanuel College and Parker's Piece. Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences and St Catharine's College ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (78 reviews)

"The hotel location is perfect, close to the centre but on the right side of town for the station and adjacent to a big park. The hotel has just been refurbished so is looking very smart. The only niggles I have are that in some places the hotel doesn't look completely finished and it doesn't seem ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

University Arms, Autograph Collection
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Christs College Cambridge
3 out of 5
St Andrew's Street, Cambridge, England
$85/night
Aug 25 - Aug 26
4.2/5Excellent! (338 reviews)

Located in Cambridge City Centre, this hotel is steps from Grand Arcade Shopping Centre and Cambridge Corn Exchange. Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences and Church ...

4.2/5Excellent! (338 reviews)

"Unique experience staying on Christs College in Cambridge. Was in a more modern Dorm residence but no elevator and still had a University residence feel and not a posher hotel flavour. Clean room and shower good however. Great breakfast. No AC and we were in a heat wave time but still nice experience ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019

Christs College Cambridge
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West Court - Cambridge
West Court, Jesus College, Jesus Lane, Cambridge, England
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

Located in Cambridge City Centre, this residence is within a 10-minute walk of Jesus College, St. John's College, and Trinity College. Church of St Mary the ...

5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"It's a great apartment nestled inside Jesus College in Cambridge, right in the middle of the downtown area. It has a great breakfast room, with continental and full service poached eggs."…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019

West Court - Cambridge
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The Castle Cambridge
2.5 out of 5
37 St. Andrews Street, Cambridge, England
$66/night
Aug 22 - Aug 23
2/5 (70 reviews)

Located in Cambridge City Centre, this inn is steps from Emmanuel College and Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. Parker's Piece and Cambridge Corn Exchange are ...

2/5 (70 reviews)
More like a hostel:not a hotel

"The hostel is very well located right in the centre of Cambridge. It is a rabbit warren of rooms and we had to climb about six flights of stairs to get to our room. I had not realised that there was no ensuite bathroom and all the rooms shared just two bathrooms. There was no water in our room and ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2018

The Castle Cambridge
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Cambridge City Apartments (Peymans)
4 out of 5
Emmanuel Road, Cambridge, England
$122/night
Aug 23 - Aug 24
2.9/5 (25 reviews)

Located in Cambridge City Centre, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Grand Arcade Shopping Centre, Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, and ...

2.9/5 (25 reviews)

"Although the keepers live apart, they kindly provided with additional blankets according to our requests."…"

Reviewed on May 9, 2019

Cambridge City Apartments (Peymans)

Popular things to do in Cambridge City Centre

King's College
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King's College

Explore the campus of one of Cambridge University’s great colleges and visit its medieval chapel, a superb example of late Gothic architecture.

Trinity College
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Trinity College

Walk around the campus of Trinity College, a top college in Cambridge. Wander around the area's picturesque gardens or experience its fascinating museums.

St. John's College
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St. John's College

Walk around the campus of St. John's College, a top college in Cambridge. Wander around the area's picturesque gardens or experience its fascinating museums.

St Catharine's College
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St Catharine's College

Enjoy the collegiate vibe around St Catharine's College, a top college in Cambridge. Wander the picturesque gardens and riverfront in the area.

Church of St Mary the Great
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Church of St Mary the Great

Climb to the top of the tower for enchanting views of the city’s famous spires and learn about the church’s rich history.

Cambridge Corn Exchange
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Cambridge Corn Exchange

Legendary performers, such as Syd Barrett and David Bowie, have performed at this historic venue.

Top activities in Cambridge City Centre

Cambridge Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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Cambridge Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

$10

Tour the sights of Cambridge—home to one of the top universities in England—at your own pace on a double-decker bus. This hop-on hop-off tour takes you all around the city’s major attractions including King's College, The Round Church, and the American Cemetery.

Rutherford's Traditional Shared Punting Tours in Cambridge
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Rutherford's Traditional Shared Punting Tours in Cambridge

$19

Award-winning Punting Tours of Cambridge Get ready for some quintessentially British messing about in boats with Rutherford’s Punting Cambridge. It’s the ideal way to experience the English Heritage historic park at the heart of the city.

Student-Led Walking Tour of Cambridge University
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Student-Led Walking Tour of Cambridge University

$21

Stroll through a thousand years of history on a walking tour of Cambridge, a city brimming with stories. Led by a University of Cambridge student, marvel at stunning architecture, visit the buildings that have made history, and learn all about college life straight from the horse’s mouth.

Retro Gaming and Computing The Centre for Computing History
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Retro Gaming and Computing The Centre for Computing History

$14

Visit: The Centre for Computing History, Unit 1 Rene Court 1 Coldhams Road Coldhams Road, Cambridge CB1 3EW England The Centre for Computing History is a hands-on and exciting exhibition of the computers and video game consoles of the past 50 years! Actually use home computers of the 80s, learn to code, play a retro game.

Essential Cambridge Walking Tour in Spanish
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Essential Cambridge Walking Tour in Spanish

$15

The ADN, the neutron, the evolution of the species, the law of universal gravitation … Without doubt Cambridge is the city of discoveries that not only marked a before and after in history but also have changed our lives.

Vacation Photographer in Cambridge
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Vacation Photographer in Cambridge

$44

Book a private professional photographer for a family trip, destination wedding, secret proposal or just a great day. Prices start at 8.