Cambridge

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Cambridge featuring heritage architecture, a river or creek and heritage elements
This picturesque English town is famous for its historic university, medieval architecture, neighborly pubs and eclectic year-round festivals.

Walk in the footsteps of literary greats, inventors and Nobel Prize winners at the English city of Cambridge. Visit a historic university and spot centuries-old architecture. Explore art museums and enjoy a lively performing arts scene. Cruise down a lazy river on a traditional flat-bottomed punt or relax in pristine public parks.

Cambridge’s city center is a compact area of brick and cobblestone streets ideal for exploration on foot. Find galleries, boutiques, pubs and churches along narrow passageways. Visit the 12th-century Round Church, one of the city’s oldest buildings. Climb the medieval staircase to enjoy panoramic views from the tower of Great St. Mary’s Church. Experience the boisterous ambiance of Cambridge’s pubs, such as the 500-year-old Pickerel Inn.

Be inspired at the city’s varied museums. Study art and antiquities from 3000 B.C. to the present at the Fitzwilliam Museum. Admire work by 20th-century artists, such as Alfred Wallis and Joan Miró, at Kettle’s Yard. Discover ancient artifacts at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The Centre for Computing History has vintage computer displays and classic video games.

See what life would be like as a student at Cambridge University. Wander around the grounds of historic colleges, including Kings College and Trinity College. Pause to imagine a time when Isaac Newton and Oliver Cromwell studied here. Take a punting trip on the River Cam for an alternative view of the university. Relax in a flat-bottomed boat as you glide past The Backs, a collection of riverside parks and gardens.

Throughout the summer Cambridge buzzes with open-air cultural events. Be part of festivals dedicated to beer, comedy, literature, music and street performers. Summer in the City is a series of free events held in the glorious city parks.

Cambridge sits in the eastern region of England and is easily accessible via inter-city trains and buses. The city is just a 50-minute train ride from central London. Whether for touristic or academic purposes, a visit to Cambridge is fulfilling in any season.

Where to stay in Cambridge

Hyatt Centric Cambridge
Hyatt Centric Cambridge
4 out of 5
37 Eddington Avenue, Cambridge, England, CB3 1SE
The price is $85 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
$85
per night
Dec 4 - Dec 5
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Cambridge. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 bars/lounges, and breakfast. Popular attractions Castle Hill and Kettle's Yard are ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (63 reviews)
"Hotel spot on but a bit slow at breakfast must have been under staffed and when we got it it was cold. Can’t understand why they shut the bar a 3pm then open again at 5pm. Would definitely stay again"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

Hyatt Centric Cambridge
Graduate Cambridge
Graduate Cambridge
4 out of 5
Granta Place Mill Lane, Cambridge, England, CB2 1RT
The price is $171 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
$171
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Cambridge. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (226 reviews)
"Excellent location helpful and friendly staff and a bonus to have use of the swimming pool."

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2022

Graduate Cambridge
ibis Cambridge Central Station
ibis Cambridge Central Station
3 out of 5
2 Station Square, Cambridge, England, CB1 2GA
The price is $92 per night from Dec 26 to Dec 27
$92
per night
Dec 26 - Dec 27
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Cambridge. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,001 reviews)
Great hotel
"We had a lovely stay, the situation of the hotel is perfect."

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

ibis Cambridge Central Station
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Fennec Apartments
Fennec Apartments
3 out of 5
16 Fennec Close, Cherry Hinton, Cambridge, England, CB1 9GG
Stay at this 3-star apartment in Cambridge. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and billiards or a pool table. Popular attractions Mill Road and Abbey Stadium are ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (23 reviews)

Reviewed on May 15, 2022

Fennec Apartments
 The Regent
The Regent
41 Regent St, Cambridge, England, CB2 1AB
Stay at this aparthotel in Cambridge. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Parker's Piece and Our Lady and the English ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (10 reviews)
"Small comfortable client friendly place. Exceptionally well maintained. Looks out at Parker's Peace green space...very relaxing"

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2022

The Regent
Citystay - Midsummer Mews
Citystay - Midsummer Mews
4 out of 5
6 Napier Street, Cambridge, England, CB1 1HP
Stay at this 4-star apartment in Cambridge. Enjoy free WiFi, a garden, and private yards. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the spacious rooms in our reviews. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (35 reviews)
"Highly recommended. Great location and excellent accommodation"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2022

Citystay - Midsummer Mews
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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