Varsity Hotel & Spa Cambridge  4 stars

Thompsons Lane, Cambridge, United Kingdom, CB5 8AQ  show mapSave
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Located in the center of Cambridge, the 4-star Varsity Hotel And Spa offers individually designed rooms.

20 minutes away from Our Lady and the English Martyrs (Roman Catholic), Cambridge Leisure Park and The Orchard Tea Garden. This impressive venue is situated 200m away from Cambridge Corn Exchange, Cambridge Castle and The Round Church Visitor Centre.

Nearby points of interest include colleges and a chapel.

40 minutes by car from London Stansted airport.


The hotel offers 45 rooms. All of them feature iPod dock, air conditioning, coffee/tea making facilities, a DVD player and LCD TV. They also have private bathrooms with a bathtub, a walk-in shower and bathrobes.


The hotel The Varsity And Spa provides visitors with a free continental breakfast. 


Guests can use 24-hour reception, a wake up service and dry cleaning and such facilities as a lift, currency exchange and parking.


The on-site SPA facilities include a wellness center, shiatsu massage and a hot tub.


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

Guest Parking

Paid Private parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms   48.

City Center Cambridge - 4300 ft
Airports London Stansted (STN) - 23.1 mi, London Luton (LTN) - 31.1 mi
Train Stations Cambridge Railway Station - 1.4 mi
Bus stop - 700 ft
Restaurants River Bar Steakhouse & Grill (cuisine: Steakhouse) - 300 ft, Galleria Restaurant (cuisine: European, British) - 400 ft
Parks Jesus Green - 1300 ft
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  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Garage
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Valet parking
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Sun terrace
  • Hot tub
  • Shiatsu massage
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Bathtub
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • TV
  • CD player
  • Direct dial telephone



from  3 pm


until  11.30 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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        The Varsity Hotel And Spa LocationWhat's nearby

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions
        • Cafe Jello
          700 ft
        • Kettles Yard
          1400 ft
        • Holy Trinity Church
          1400 ft
        • Artique Gallery
          1700 ft
        • Artique
          1700 ft
        • Byard Art
          2000 ft
        • Punting
          2000 ft
        • Kings College / Kings College Chapel
          2000 ft
        • Cambridge Winter Ales Festival
          3000 ft
        Places of interest
        • Church Of The Holy Sepulchre
          700 ft
        • Great St Mary's Church
          1700 ft
        • Tourist Information Centre & Shop
          2000 ft
        Sport related
        • Quicksilver
          1400 ft
        • Gala Bingo
          1700 ft
        • Gala Clubs
          1700 ft
        • Cambridge Arts Picture House
          3000 ft
        Monuments and Landmarks
        • King's College
          2300 ft
        Historical sites
        • Magdalene College
          700 ft
        • The Round Church
          700 ft
        • Folk Museum,Cambridge & County
          1400 ft
        • Sedgwick Museum Of Earth Sciences
          2700 ft
        • jesus green
          1400 ft
        • midsummer common
          2300 ft
        Universities, Institutes
        • University of Cambridge
          2300 ft
        • ADC Theatre
          400 ft
        • Cambridge Arts Theatre
          2000 ft
        • 2300 ft
        • Cambridge Arts Theatre Trust
          2300 ft
        • The Corn Exchange
          2300 ft

        Local Attractions

        • Our Lady and the English Martyrs (Roman Catholic)
          1.0 mi
          Hills Road, Cambridge
        • Cambridge University Botanic Garden
          1.2 mi
          1 Brookside, Cambridge
        • Cambridge Community Church
          2.3 mi
          14 Alpha Terrace, Cambridge
        • Milton Country Park
          2.6 mi
          Cambridge Road, Cambridge
        • Wandlebury Country Park and Nature Reserve
          4.4 mi
          Gog Magog Hills, Cambridge

        Near the hotel

        • The Round Church Visitor Centre
          600 ft
          Bridge Street, Cambridge
        • Jesus Green
          1300 ft
          Victoria Avenue, Cambridge
        • Cambridge and County Folk Museum
          1500 ft
          2-3 Castle Street, Cambridge
        • Kettle's Yard House and Gallery
          1600 ft
          Castle Street, Cambridge
        • King's College Chapel
          2100 ft
          King's Parade, Cambridge
        • Great St Mary's Church (Church of England)
          2000 ft
          St Mary's Passage, Cambridge
        • Whipple Museum of the History of Science
          2500 ft
          Free School Lane, Cambridge

        Restaurants Nearby

        • River Bar Steakhouse & Grill

          85% likes this, based on 354 reviews
          Cuisine: Steakhouse
          Price Range: USD 15 - USD 20

          300 ft
          10 Quayside

          Phone: 01223 30 70 30

        • Galleria Restaurant

          67% likes this, based on 202 reviews
          Cuisine: European, British

          400 ft
          33 Bridge Street

          Phone: 01223362054

        • St John's Chop House

          64% likes this, based on 227 reviews
          Cuisine: British
          Price Range: USD 25 - USD 46

          1100 ft
          21-24 Northampton Street

          Phone: 01223 353 110

        • Raja Indian Cuisine

          71% likes this, based on 60 reviews
          Cuisine: Indian
          Price Range: USD 18 - USD 42

          1900 ft
          60 King Street

          Phone: 01223 301 501

        • The Cambridge Chop House

          70% likes this, based on 344 reviews
          Cuisine: British
          Price Range: USD 25 - USD 46

          2300 ft
          1 Kings Parade

          Phone: 01223 359506

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