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St Ives, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Having lived around Cambridge for many years we have only recently been made aware of the the rooftop restaurant at the Varisty Hotel. My wife and I decided to give it a try last weekend and are so glad that we did. The location, the ambience, the staff and service was first class and we had the most lovely relaxing...

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2015

we came to this hotel as we was told if you want a too relax with a drink with a perfect view this is the place and it didn't disappoint great views and friendly staff perfect place to be on a summers day

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Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for one night for a birthday treat. It was superb! We were in a fellows superior king room, the room was huge and beautifully decorated. The hotel was in a great location for the city centre. We ate in the restaurant next door which was very nice. Would 100% recommend this hotel.

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new jersey
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Odd hotel configuration but rooms had lovely decor. Happened to be sitting in the lobby and heard a flurry of complaints from guests (wake up call never received, being disturbed to come down to desk and settle bill, wrong check out day, etc. ). Although the we did not have issues staff sometimes present as having a language barrier that...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2015

first time visiting Cambridge and was recommended the varsity,got to say I was surprised by the quality of the hotel and service,very nice boutique hotel and the room was really good something different from all your standard finish hotels,homely touch made it that little extra feel good factor to the stay

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Makati, Philippines
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Boutique hotel, with quality furnishings in room. We enjoyed the luxury of having the large, lovely and well-designed superior king room, which also had a large bathroom (with a stand-alone tub, apart from the walk-in shower). The king room of our group was much, much smaller by comparison. Definitely worth the price difference to book the super-king room. What originally...

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1Thank MariK522
United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 June 2015

The Varsity Hotel and Spa was opened in 2010 in a building originally built in the 18 th century. The hotel is centrally located in a nice historic area next to the river that runs through Cambridge where you can find the traditional Cambridge punting boats that are available to hire . On arrival at the hotel which was a...

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3Thank Mindpeace1535
UK
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This is a really excellent hotel in a lovely location on the banks of the Cam. The service was outstanding and our well appointed room could not have been more comfortable. There is a roof top terrace where you can have a drink or eat a light meal and this gives you an all round view over the roof tops...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Overall-the hotel has a brilliant location and the roof terrace is the highlight. The layout of public areas is a little weird and it is on the pricey side for the city. I would definitely go back. The Good- 1. The location is fantastic as you can easily walk along the Cam and to all the historic sites in Cambridge....

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Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

And a beautiful room - enormous bathroom with roll top bath - very comfortable bed. The only problem I found was that the room was quite dark & no dressing table or light - so for both of us to get ready was tricky as we were fighting over the bathroom mirror!! However the rooftop terrace makes it amazing!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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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 

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Address: Thompson's Lane, Cambridge CB5 8AQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: ₹ 12,681 - ₹ 29,863 (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 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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