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Premium bedding, in-room safe, individually decorated
Premium bedding, in-room safe, individually decorated
Premium bedding, in-room safe, individually decorated

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Spa
Restaurant
Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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Explore the area

Popular LocationJesus College6 min walk
Popular LocationCastle Hill8 min walk
Popular LocationBridge of Sighs12 min walk
AirportLondon (STN-Stansted)40 min drive

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  • Double Room (Graduates)

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 167 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room (Graduates)
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Fellows)

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 199 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed (Fellows)
  • Senior Suite (Fellows)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 377 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsSenior Suite (Fellows)
  • Senior Room, 1 Queen Bed (Fellows)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsSenior Room, 1 Queen Bed (Fellows)
  • Senior Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds (Fellows)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSenior Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds (Fellows)

About this area

Cambridge

Located in Cambridge, The Varsity Hotel & Spa is in the city center. Cambridge Corn Exchange and Imperial War Museum Duxford are cultural highlights of the area. Scott Polar Research Institute and Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing and outlet shopping.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Jesus College - 6 min walk
  • Gonville and Caius College - 6 min walk
  • Castle Hill - 8 min walk
  • Bridge of Sighs - 12 min walk
  • Wren Library - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Cambridge Station - 13 min drive
  • AirportStansted Airport (STN) - 40 min drive

Restaurants

  • The River Bar and Grill — 1 min walk
  • Roof Terrace — 1 min walk
  • La Margherita — 4 min walk
  • St. John's Chop House — 5 min walk
  • Trinity — 5 min walk

About this property

The Varsity Hotel & Spa

Luxury Cambridge hotel in Cambridge City Centre, walk to Trinity College
This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and a health club. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a sauna, and a rooftop terrace are onsite. All 44 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and tablet computers. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with DVD players, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.
The Varsity Hotel & Spa offers 44 accommodations with tablet computers and DVD players. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club, a sauna, and complimentary bicycles.
Glassworks & Elemis Spa has 6 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Valet parking: GBP 21.50 per night

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily
  • 2 restaurants
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Full-service spa
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • DVD player
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Conference space (614 square feet)

Outdoors

  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • 6 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • Tablet computer

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Safe
  • Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:30 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 50.0 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Valet parking fee: GBP 21.50 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 50.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Hotel Varsity
Varsity Cambridge
Varsity Hotel
Varsity Hotel Cambridge
The Varsity Hotel Cambridge
The Varsity Hotel And Spa
The Varsity Hotel & Spa Hotel
The Varsity Hotel & Spa Cambridge
The Varsity Hotel & Spa Hotel Cambridge

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Varsity Hotel & Spa and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Varsity Hotel & Spa offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Varsity Hotel & Spa cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is The Varsity Hotel & Spa pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at The Varsity Hotel & Spa?
Valet parking is available for GBP 21.50 per night.
What time is check-in at The Varsity Hotel & Spa?
Check-in is from 3:30 PM–anytime.
What time is check-out at The Varsity Hotel & Spa?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is The Varsity Hotel & Spa located?
Located in Cambridge City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Pepys Library and Trinity College. King's College and Cambridge Corn Exchange are also within 10 minutes. Cambridge Station is 29 minutes by foot.
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Cleanliness

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Staff & service

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Amenities

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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

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Fantastic hotel 5 minutes walk from the centre of Cambridge, with a brilliant view over the skyline. Staff very friendly, and good covid19 controls put in place. Only downside were the prices of the restaurant.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Very good location Excellent staff Helpful and polite Instead of continental, cooked breakfast should have been offered as standard
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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Had a wonderful stay at the hotel for our wedding anniversary. The staff in the hotel were all excellent from check in, breakfast, rooftop bar and on the door. Location perfect and will definitely be back at some point for a return visit.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020