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The Varsity Hotel & Spa

Star Rating
4 out of 5

Information

Reviews

4.3 / 5Very Good
483 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    St. John's College
    3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    The River Cam
    12 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Bridge of Sighs
    12 min walk
  • Airport
    London (STN-Stansted)
    36 min drive

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Book online or call:

03 7724 9556
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Fellows)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Senior Room, 1 King Bed (Fellows)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Senior Twin Room (Fellows)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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About this area

Cambridge

In the city centre, The Varsity Hotel & Spa is in an area with good shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Parker's Piece, while Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences and Cambridge Corn Exchange are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Newmarket Racecourse or Fenner's. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central and quiet location.

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    St. John's College - 3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Trinity College - 5 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Jesus College - 6 min walk
  • Popular Location
    The River Cam - 12 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Bridge of Sighs - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Cambridge Station - 8 min drive
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 36 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • The River Bar and Grill – Steakhouse with a bar. Serves dinner daily.
  • Roof Terrace – Bar.
  • SIX Bar & Brasserie – Brasserie with a bar. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

About this property

The Varsity Hotel & Spa

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 on-site. All 44 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and tablet computers. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with DVD players, and other amenities include 24-hour room service and premium bedding.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:30 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Payment types

Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the 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 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.
    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. Contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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.

Property is also known as

  • Varsity Hotel Cambridge
  • Varsity Hotel
  • Varsity 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

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Valet parking: GBP 21.50 per night

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available 7 AM–10 AM on weekdays and 8 AM–10 AM on weekends
  • 2 restaurants
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Free bike hire
  • Full-service spa
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Family friendly

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

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Conference space

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
  • Hot 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
  • Roll-in shower

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

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

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers

Nearby things to do

Activities

  • Golf

Where to eat

  • The River Bar and Grill – Steakhouse with a bar. Serves dinner daily.
  • Roof Terrace – Bar.
  • SIX Bar & Brasserie – Brasserie with a bar. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.
4.3

Very Good

5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
151
3 - Okay
52
2 - Mediocre
26
1 - Poor
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4.6
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
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Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

very attentive staff, great area, food, gym and spa

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Lousy coffee and no cooked breakfast unless you pay extra. Instant coffeee and continental breakfast doesn’t cut the mustard at these B&B rates.

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

2/5

  • Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Friendly staff Dirty Needs to be updated Dark small room

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

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