The Varsity Hotel & Spa

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Indoor spa tub
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Premium bedding, in-room safe, individually decorated
Premium bedding, in-room safe, individually decorated

Overview of The Varsity Hotel & Spa

The Varsity Hotel & Spa

4.0 star property

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Map
24 Thompsons Lane, Cambridge, England, CB5 8AQ

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCastle Hill8 min walk
  • Popular LocationBridge of Sighs12 min walk
  • Popular LocationAnglia Ruskin University19 min walk
  • AirportLondon (STN-Stansted)41 min drive

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About this area

Cambridge

Located in Cambridge, The Varsity Hotel & Spa is in the city centre. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Coton Country Park and The Backs, while ADC Theatre and Fitzwilliam Museum are cultural highlights. Mill Road and Whipple Museum of the History of Science are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping and golfing.

What's nearby

  • Jesus College - 6 min walk
  • Castle Hill - 8 min walk
  • Bridge of Sighs - 12 min walk
  • Wren Library - 15 min walk
  • Anglia Ruskin University - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Cambridge Station - 13 min drive
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 41 min drive

About this property

The Varsity Hotel & Spa

Luxury Cambridge hotel in Cambridge City Centre with 2 restaurants
This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, a full-service spa and a health club. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a sauna and a rooftop terrace are on-site.
The Varsity Hotel & Spa offers 44 accommodations with tablet computers and DVD players. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include baths or showers, dressing gowns, slippers and designer toiletries.

This Cambridge hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

A health club and complimentary bicycles are featured at the hotel. Other recreational amenities include a spa tub, a sauna and a fitness centre.
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.

Languages

English, French, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Valet parking on site (GBP 25.00 per night)

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 8:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends
  • 2 restaurants
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Restaurants on site

  • The River Bar and Grill
  • Roof Terrace
  • SIX Bar & Brasserie

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Free bike hire
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Conference space (614 square feet)
  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • 6 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Dressing gowns
  • Bath or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • Tablet computer

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Safe
  • Slippers

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:30 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 50.0 per night.
Free cots are available on request at the property

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Valet parking fee: GBP 25.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 50.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts major credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Hotel Varsity
Varsity Cambridge
Varsity Hotel
Varsity Hotel Cambridge
The Varsity Hotel Cambridge
The Varsity Hotel And Spa
The Varsity Hotel & Spa Hotel
The Varsity Hotel & Spa Cambridge
The Varsity Hotel & Spa Hotel Cambridge

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 342 out of 641 reviews
5 - Excellent 53%
Rating 4 - Good. 193 out of 641 reviews
4 - Good 30%
Rating 3 - Okay. 70 out of 641 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 30 out of 641 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 641 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.0/5

Eco-friendliness

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Restaurant views lovely
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great location and a really cute hotel , the staff was so helpful and accommodating. View of Cambridge from restaurant at breakfast was lovely
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022