Cambridge

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Cambridge showing heritage architecture, heritage elements and kayaking or canoeing

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.

Clayton Hotel Cambridge
Clayton Hotel Cambridge
4 out of 5
Station Rd, Cambridge, England
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM692 per night from 5 Dec to 5 Dec
Situated in Cambridge, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of University of Cambridge, Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences and Cambridge Arts Theatre. St Catharine's ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (818 reviews)
"We’ve had a pleasant stay overall"

Reviewed on 14 Nov 2021

Clayton Hotel Cambridge
Graduate Cambridge
Graduate Cambridge
4 out of 5
Granta Place Mill Lane, Cambridge, England
The price is RM697 per night from 3 Jan to 3 Jan
Located in Cambridge City Centre, this hotel is steps away from The Backs and University of Cambridge. Fitzwilliam Museum and King's College are also within ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (962 reviews)
"The hotel is in the city centre within easy reach of restaurants, bars/cafe. The hotel is surrounded by beautiful views though the only window in our room is blocked by a brick wall."

Reviewed on 15 Nov 2021

Graduate Cambridge
Hilton Cambridge City Centre
Hilton Cambridge City Centre
4 out of 5
Downing Street, Cambridge, England
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM737 per night from 5 Dec to 5 Dec
Located in Cambridge City Centre, this hotel is steps away from Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences and University of Cambridge. Emmanuel College and Cambridge ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (974 reviews)
"Good central location. Staff friendly, valet parking excellent. Room was very clean and quiet."

Reviewed on 28 Nov 2021

Hilton Cambridge City Centre
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River Court Apartments by Paymán Club
River Court Apartments by Paymán Club
3.5 out of 5
Ferry Lane, Cambridge, England
The price is RM445 per night from 5 Dec to 5 Dec
Located in Chesterton, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Abbey Stadium and University of Cambridge. Anglia Ruskin University and Mill Road are ...
3.3/5 (18 reviews)
Pleasant studio apartment in a convenient location
"Pleasant studio apartment in a convenient location; secure parking; convenience store and pub nearby. Lovely riverside stroll into city centre. Only grumble was getting in; slow communication from hosts - they wanted me to pay a damage deposit and sign an agreement of terms, but didn't warn me that ..."

Reviewed on 25 Apr 2021

River Court Apartments by Paymán Club
Cambridge City Studios by Paymán Club
Cambridge City Studios by Paymán Club
4 out of 5
26 Newmarket Road, Cambridge, England
The price is RM602 per night from 5 Dec to 5 Dec
Located in Cambridge City Centre, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Anglia Ruskin University, University of Cambridge and Cambridge Corn ...
2.4/5 (54 reviews)
"I booked 2 rooms here for my elderly parent and their friends - when they arrived only one key was available so they chased and was told that it would be there later so they dropped luggage off and went to explore Cambridge. They came back 5 hours later and still no key so they chased again - to ..."

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2021

Cambridge City Studios by Paymán Club
Citystay - Midsummer Mews
Citystay - Midsummer Mews
4 out of 5
6 Napier Street, Cambridge, England
The price is RM952 per night from 7 Dec to 7 Dec
Located in Cambridge City Centre, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Anglia Ruskin University and University of Cambridge. Mill Road and Parker's ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (33 reviews)
"Very good option for a stay in Cambridge. Parking is an issue so needs planning if you are taking a car. Would definitely recommend the apartment itself."

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2021

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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