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The Varsity Hotel & Spa
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Thompson's Lane (Off Bridge Street), Cambridge, CB5 8AQ, United Kingdom
+44 122 330 6030

RM 788+

Overall guest ratings

8.6/10 Excellent
Based on 1,270 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.1
  • 8.7
  • 6.7
  • 5.5

Good to know

  • Awesome terrace
  • Comfortable beds
  • Great view

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    About

    With a stay at The Varsity Hotel & Spa, you'll be centrally located in Cambridge, steps from Pepys Library and Magdalene College. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Round Church Visitor Centre and ADC Theatre.

    Rooms

    Make yourself at home in one of the 44 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring iPod docking stations and flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a Select Comfort bed. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and DVD players are provided for your entertainment. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

    Amenities

    Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a hair salon.

    Dining

    Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services.

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    Amenities

    • Parking
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Internet
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Spa
    • Hot tub
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Business centre
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Beauty salon
    • Air-conditioned
    • Pets not allowed
    • Wedding services
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 1,270 reviews
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.0 "70% said the reception staff was great."
      8.6 "86% thought the service was very professional."
      9.2 "92% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      10.0 "100% were impressed by the valet service."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      8.0 "Easily accessible by car, said 80%."
    • 7.8 "Good bar."
      10.0 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 100%."
    • 6.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
      5.1 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 51%."
    • 6.7 "Vibe was decent."
      6.7 "Only 67% thought, the hotel was modern."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."
      5.4 "For only 54%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 5.5 "Average comfort."
    • 3.9 "Value below average."
      2.9 "The price was too high for 71%."
    • 2.2 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.4 "86% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 1,041 reviews
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.1 "71% said the reception staff was great."
      8.3 "83% thought the service was very professional."
      9.4 "94% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 6.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
      5.4 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 54%."
    • 6.6 "Rooms are ok."
      5.8 "For only 58%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.0 "Only 50% thought the shower was ok."
    • 6.4 "Vibe was decent."
      6.8 "Only 68% thought, the hotel was modern."
    • 5.4 "Average comfort."
    • 4.0 "Value below average."
      2.2 "The price was too high for 78%."
    • 1.8 "Disappointing internet connection."
      0.9 "91% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 101 reviews
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.6 "86% thought the service was very professional."
      7.2 "72% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.5 "Rooms are ok."
      5.1 "For only 51%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 6.4 "Average amenities."
      6.4 "64% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 6.3 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.4 "Average comfort."
    • 3.5 "Value below average."
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    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 127 reviews
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.8 "88% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
    • 7.7 "Good bar."
    • 6.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.4 "Vibe was decent."
      6.5 "Only 65% thought, the hotel was modern."
    • 6.4 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.9 "Average comfort."
    • 5.8 "Average amenities."
      5.8 "58% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 4.2 "Value below average."
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    Hotel type
    Boutique Hotel
    This is a wonderful boutique hotel, as guests say.
    Luxury Hotel
    Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
    Business Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
    Good to know
    "Awesome terrace"
    "Comfortable beds"
    "Great view"
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