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Get an overview of this hotel4-star luxury hotel, walk to St. John's College

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Location

Located in the heart of Cambridge, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Pepys Library and St. John's College. Trinity College and Church of St Mary the Great are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and a health club are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a sauna, and a rooftop terrace are onsite.

Room Amenities

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 can also appreciate conveniences like sofa beds and coffee makers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Varsity Hotel & Spa features a health club and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This luxury hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, spa services, and multilingual staff. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

The Varsity Hotel & Spa is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Full-service spa 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Conference space 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Year Built 2010 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Health club 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Concierge services 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 44 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Towels provided 
  • DVD player 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Slippers 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Tablet computer 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning. An additional breakfast (subject to charges) is served daily.

The River Bar and Grill - This steakhouse serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Roof Terrace - Onsite bar.

SIX Bar & Brasserie - This brasserie serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 

Spa Services

Glassworks & Elemis Spa has 6 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages, and massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Children under 10 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:30 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.
Only service animals are allowed
Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available. Contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

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

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Varsity
  • Varsity Cambridge
  • Varsity Hotel
  • Varsity Hotel Cambridge
  • The Varsity Hotel Cambridge
  • The Varsity Hotel And Spa

We should mention

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

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.


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