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The Varsity Hotel & Spa

4-star4 stars
24 Thompsons LaneCambridgeEnglandCB5 8AQUnited Kingdom

Luxury hotel with spa, near St. John's College
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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Fabulous8.6
Location
Great location
Food
Delicious food
Room
Great room
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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From 2,714 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

The Varsity Hotel & Spa

  • Double Room (Graduates)
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Fellows)
  • Senior Suite (Fellows)
  • Senior Room, 1 King Bed (Fellows)
  • Senior Twin Room (Fellows)

What’s around The Varsity Hotel & Spa

Landmarks

  • Heart of Cambridge
  • University of Cambridge (15-minute walk)
  • St. John's College (4-minute walk)
  • Trinity College (5-minute walk)
  • Church of St Mary the Great (7-minute walk)
  • St Catharine's College (11-minute walk)
  • King's College (12-minute walk)
  • Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences (13-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Cambridge (CBG) 14-min drive
  • London (STN-Stansted) 45-min drive
  • Cambridge Station 30-min walk
  • Cambridge North Station 14-min drive
  • Cambridge Waterbeach Station 20-min drive
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 44 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 3:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Health club
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Built in
  • Lift
  • Rooftop terrace
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Tablet computer
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Spa

Glassworks & Elemis Spa has 6 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Children under 10 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Dining

The River Bar and Grill – This restaurant only serves dinner.Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Roof Terrace – On-site bar.

SIX Bar & Brasserie – This brasserie serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

The Varsity Hotel & Spa’s small print

Also known as

  • Varsity Hotel Cambridge
  • Varsity Hotel
  • Varsity Cambridge
  • The Varsity Hotel Cambridge
  • The Varsity Hotel And Spa
  • The Varsity Hotel And Spa

Policies

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.

Children under 10 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Parties and events are allowed on site. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments, and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs GBP 19.50 per night

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 50.0 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 200 reviews

The Varsity Hotel & Spa
Exceptional10.0
Wonderful stay at a great hotel, friendly staff and lovely rooms.
John, gb1 night trip
The Varsity Hotel & Spa
Very Good8.0
weekend stay
Pleasant stay in comfortable hotel. Room air conditioning did not seem to operate - room was too hot and had to draw back curtains and open window wide -unfortunately this let in light and noise in the morning. Tried restaurant on a busy Friday night - nice view but service was slow and pizza barely edible. Breakfast ok but should have more fresh fruit for a luxury hotel.
A Traveller, gb1 night trip
The Varsity Hotel & Spa
Exceptional10.0
Five Star!!!
Beds are fantastic, the rooms are well designed, room service was fast and all staff were very very friendly! Added a luxury atmosphere to our midweek retreat and the rooftop bar was stunning. Found our getaway spot for good now!
A Traveller, gb1 night trip
The Varsity Hotel & Spa
Very Good8.0
Ideal location. Staff friendly and helpful.
A Traveller, gb1 night trip
The Varsity Hotel & Spa
Exceptional10.0
Highly recommended.
great hotel. friendly staff. central location. lovely roof terrace.
A Traveller, gb1 night trip

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The Varsity Hotel & Spa

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