Royal Cambridge Hotel  3 stars

1 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, United Kingdom, CB2 1PY  show mapSave
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The 3-star Royal Cambridge Hotel provides ideal lodging in historic Cambridge. Built in 1836, the classic hotel was renovated in 2002.

Located in the heart of Cambridge, the hotel is steps away from Jesus Green, Cambridge Castle and Kettle's Yard House and Gallery. Cambridge city center is 1km away.

The hotel boasts close proximity to markets, restaurants and bars.

15 minutes' walk to Cambridge Railway train station. London Stansted airport is 40 minutes' drive from the hotel.


This property has 55 cozy guestrooms including Executive Double Room and Standard Twin Room that are appointed with Wi-Fi, air conditioning, direct dial phone, a writing desk and an in-room safe. They are fitted with a shower, complimentary toiletries and a bathtub in the en-suite bathrooms.


A continental breakfast is served in the light dining room. The 24-hour restaurant offers special seasonal cuisine. Guests can relax in the night bar serving exotic drinks.

A full english breakfast is served at the price of GBP 10 per person per night.  The hotel offers a full english breakfast at the price of GBP 5 per night per child under 14 years. 


Guests at Royal Cambridge Hotel can take advantage of a lift, parking and a safe deposit box and such services as concierge service, 24-hour reception and dry cleaning.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Public hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is GBP 15 per day.

Number of rooms   57.

City Center Cambridge - 3000 ft
Airports London Stansted (STN) - 22.2 mi, London Luton (LTN) - 30.6 mi
Train Stations Cambridge Railway Station - 4000 ft
Bus stop - 400 ft
Restaurants The Oak Bistro (cuisine: European) - 1300 ft, The Olive Grove (cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian) - 1400 ft
Parks Cambridge University Botanic Garden - 2000 ft
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  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Trouser Press
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Conference facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Direct dial telephone



from  2 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Royal Cambridge Hotel Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
Size: 155 sq. feet
Room facilities
    Executive Double Room
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    Royal Cambridge Hotel Executive Double Room
    Royal Cambridge Hotel Executive Double Room
    Royal Cambridge Hotel Executive Double Room
    Royal Cambridge Hotel Executive Double Room
    Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed or Double beds
    Size: 270 sq. feet
    Room facilities

      Royal Cambridge Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions
      • Cambridge Winter Ales Festival
        1700 ft
      • Byard Art
        2700 ft
      • Barrel Rolling at Grantchester
        2700 ft
      • Kings College / Kings College Chapel
        2700 ft
      • Artique
        3000 ft
      Popular areas
      • City Center
        2700 ft
      Places of interest
      • University Social Club
        1700 ft
      • Tourist Information Centre & Shop
        2300 ft
      • Great St Mary's Church
        2700 ft
      Sport related
      • Scudamore's Punting Co
        1700 ft
      • Cambridge Arts Picture House Booking Line
        1700 ft
      • Cambridge Arts Picture House
        1700 ft
      • Gala Clubs
        2700 ft
      • Gala Bingo
        2700 ft
      Monuments and Landmarks
      • King's College
        2300 ft
      • scott polar research museum
        700 ft
      • Fitzwilliam Museum
        1000 ft
      • Museum Of Zoology
        1400 ft
      • Sedgwick Museum Of Earth Sciences
        1700 ft
      • University Museum Of Classical Archaeology
        2300 ft
      • zoology museum
        2700 ft
      • Botanic Garden
        1400 ft
      • Parkers Piece
        1700 ft
      • Christ's pieces
        2700 ft
      Universities, Institutes
      • The Corn Exchange
        2000 ft
      • 2000 ft
      • Cambridge Arts Theatre
        2300 ft
      • Cambridge Arts Theatre Trust
        2300 ft

      Local Attractions

      • Jesus Green
        1.0 mi
        Victoria Avenue, Cambridge
      • Cambridge and County Folk Museum
        1.1 mi
        2-3 Castle Street, Cambridge
      • Kettle's Yard House and Gallery
        1.1 mi
        Castle Street, Cambridge
      • Cambridge Community Church
        1.5 mi
        14 Alpha Terrace, Cambridge
      • Midsummer Common
        1.5 mi
        Victoria Avenue, Cambridge

      Near the hotel

      • St Botolph's Church (Church of England)
        200 ft
        Trumpington Street, Cambridge
      • Hobson's Conduit
        200 ft
        Trumpington Street, Cambridge
      • Fitzwilliam Museum
        1000 ft
        Trumpington St., Cambridge
      • Scott Polar Research Institute
        1000 ft
        Lensfield Road, Cambridge
      • The River Cam
        1900 ft
      • Sedgwick Museum of Geology
        1800 ft
        Downing Street, Cambridge
      • University Museum of Zoology
        1800 ft
        Downing Street, Cambridge

      Restaurants Nearby

      • The Oak Bistro

        74% likes this, based on 393 reviews
        Cuisine: European

        1300 ft
        6 Lensfield Road

        Phone: 01223 323361

      • The Olive Grove

        81% likes this, based on 215 reviews
        Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian, Barbecue

        1400 ft
        100 Regent street

        Phone: +(44)1223778575

      • De Luca Cucina & Bar

        85% likes this, based on 276 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
        Price Range: USD 16 - USD 41

        1500 ft
        83 Regent Street

        Phone: +44 (0)1223 356666

      • R17

        81% likes this, based on 45 reviews
        Cuisine: British
        Price Range: USD 16 - USD 26

        1700 ft
        17 Regent Street

        Phone: +44 1223351241

      • Dojo

        72% likes this, based on 163 reviews
        Cuisine: Thai, Pacific Rim, Pan-Asian, Noodle
        Price Range: USD 15 - USD 20

        1800 ft
        1-2 Millers Yard, Mill Lane

        Phone: 01223 363 471

      Royal Cambridge Hotel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Royal Cambridge Hotel

      Average guest rating

      out of 10
      Based on 145 reviews

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      Individual guest reviews

      • Older travelers

        We had asked for a quiet room and the one we were allocated met the bill. Our room was right at the top of the hotel set under the eaves and was delightful and spacious -the only issue,may be becasue we were at the top was a lack of hot water

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Very good hotel - friendly and the breakfast was good - Perfect location. Would go again. Car park bonus at £5.

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        The staff was very helpful. The room was nicely appointed and had plenty of space.

        We were on the top floor, and our room was a little hot and the shower pressure was bad. We had a family of 4 and a party of two, but were unable to have have more than 3 in a room which was a little inconvenient.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        nothing except that it had a car park,

        rooms were cramped, only marginally bigger than the beds. there was unpleasant and loud noise from the function room in the basement. the dinner in the restaurant was awful. eventually we were moved to another hotel

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Very nice rooms; average breakfast and service

        • Average rating
      • Single

        Warm welcome - I was told that someone had asked if I had arrived

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Girls at the reception (all of them Hungarians) had been helpful and friendly. Good location, most of the colleges had been nearby.

        The hotel is noisy (no sound protection). I had to repair the toilette twice by myself..Furniture is quite old fashioned and not functional. Room was super tiny. Large white paint stripes on the coloured curtains, left from the last refurbishment of the room. The hotel management obviously is not investing any money to improve the quality of that old hotel. A fee of 6 Pounds per hour for WiFi is day-light-rubbery, I refused to use it therefore.

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        Ensuite was nice

        No ramp up to hotel-difficulty with heavy bag.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        Receptionist's poor grasp of the English language

        • Average rating
      • Single

        An ok hotel but expensive. Good location with own car park.

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        Very convenient for visiting Cambridge and it was good to be able to leave the car in the carpark. Comfortable room with character. Staff were very helpful.

        I thought it was overpriced. The room was on a main road so a bit noisy.We booked a twin room but when we arrived it was a double room but they quickly changed the beds when we asked.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        Central - 10mins takes you anywhere in Cambridge centre.

        Bar staff had a tendancy to disappear for a while - it took 20mins to get a drink at the bar on one occasion. They were however quite friendly and helpful when they did appear. There was no air conditioning in the bedrooms.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        An excellent location for central Cambridge, excellent parking, making this an ideal stop over hotel. The desk staff varied but on the whole were very helpful. The room was very clean.

        The bed was so soft that I had to sleep on the floor.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        The hotel is frustratingly stuffy in summer weather. The staff are the same.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        Nice, old-fashioned feel and a great location.

        • Average rating
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