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The Varsity Hotel & Spa

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us came to Cambridge for a university reunion.We spent a wonderful few days in this boutique hotel located in the centre. Friendly helpful staff and great range of options/things to do.We all enjoyed the delicious breakfasts , one of us was gluten intolerant , this was a non issue as there was plenty of items on the...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

reat spa Took my Mum to The Spa as treat for her birthday.Great facilities we went to a yoga class in the morning followed by relaxing session in the sauna and jacuzzi.Herbal essence of the steam room was really invigorating. We finished the day after lunch with back and shoulder massages and manicures with pedicures.Great day out.Will be back to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms were great, very modern design and had everything you would require for a couple of nights away. We had a cocktail in the bar on the top floor which we enjoyed, especially because we are all gin lovers. We didn't dine in the restaurant as we had dinner reservations outside of the hotel. We did have breakfast in...

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Thank travelsoph88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose The Varsity Hotel for a corporate weekend away over the April Bank Holiday this year, and was incredibly impressed from start to finish! Amber in reservations was totally on the ball in working with me to organise the trip in the weeks beforehand, and if you've ever organised a work trip with 12+ people you'll know how much easier...

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waltham cross
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Cambridge and wasn't disappointed with this hotel,it's in a great location,no where to park other than park and ride or have the car valet parking,which is what we had. Received a very warm welcome as we arrived in the reception area,we were advised that the roof terrace was open. Our room was very nicely decorated and very clean....

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orsett heath
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely stay here. The rooms were quite basic but modern but the roof top terrace was lovely for a pre-dinner cocktail or two with beautiful views. We didn't eat dinner here so can't comment on the food but the continental breakfast was very fresh and tasty. We were given free entry to the spa and gym which...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely spot. You may have to queue to get in as the roof bar is very popular, but it's well worth the wait. The views are lovely and on colder days the staff provide blankets. We just had drinks and snacks and this time rather than table service, you now have to queue at the bar, but...

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Long Sutton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised to find the hotel was fairly accessible as stylish, city hotels go. Often you find style takes over wheelchair access and often the rooms suffer for this. There were a few small issues in that the shower seat was a little slippery and the shower floor could have been more grippy. There was a slight struggle...

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london
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The room was small, it was mostly wheelchair 'accessible' but small things made it seem like nobody in a wheelchair had actually been involved in it. The mirrors are too high on the wall to see in to, the bed is much higher than a standard chair, the door to the room can't be opened alone easily. Small things The...

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Burbage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really cool place with an excellent roof top bar. As the sun went down we went one floor down to the bar where they served us an excellent G&T using Monkey 47. Very impressed. We didnt eat but took a look at the menu and the buzzing restaurant which we really liked the look of

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Varsity Hotel & Spa is located on the edge of the picturesque River Cam in the heart of Cambridge and just yards from St John's, Trinity and Magdalene College. Ideally situated for punting, shopping, sight-seeing and nightlife, The Varsity hotel guests are truly immersed in the culture and charm of Cambridge life from the moment they arrive. Recharge in the wonderful Elemis spa before soaking up the beautiful skyline with drinks on the hotel's roof terrace,afternoon tea or dinner in the Six Panoramic Bar & Restaurant. Alternatively, guests can indulge in a hearty meal in the River Bar Steakhouse & Grill. Valet parking available from 7 am to 10 pm for hotel's guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Varsity Hotel & Spa

Address: Thompson's Lane, Cambridge CB5 8AQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: ₹ 13,154 - ₹ 32,182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Varsity Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 44
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The Varsity Hotel And Spa
The Varsity Hotel Cambridge
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#1 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge
#2 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#2 Business Hotel in Cambridge
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“Rooms on upper floors have best views”
DenningHertfordshire, 26 May 2017 | Read review
“Great roof terrace bar”
919stuarto, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“All seem to be good.”
Dodi38, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“High floor for views”
rutlanduk2015, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Great views from the rooftop bar all around”
charlieojames, 8 May 2017 | Read review
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