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The Varsity Hotel & Spa

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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“roof terrace”(283 reviews)
“valet parking”(235 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

All in all we had a great stay in a lovely hotel. The it's in a great location, with clean, comfy & well appointed rooms. We ordered breakfast in bed which was a nice little treat. The staff are great, friendly & really helpful -...More

1  Thank Andyjamesbrown
Reviewed 20 February 2015

We selected this hotel, having read the reviews and we were not disappointed in any respect and great value for such a brilliant location in the heart of the city. Great valet parking service, takes the stress out of parking in Cambridge. Looking forward to...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2015

We have just returned after one night at the Varsity. Good points - - Fantastic location - right in the centre - walking distance to everywhere - Valet parking at around £19 was superb and completely hassle-free - We liked the lobby (the lounge room...More

2  Thank BunnyPalmer
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Positives: - Staff were extremely friendly, attentive and went the extra mile (even got a bottle of water each for our journey home) - Large, well decorated rooms with an unbelievably comfortable bed (we stayed in the Senior Fellows King Suite) - Perfect location, 2...More

2  Thank JasonAyts
Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

Arrived mid afternoon and was excited to check in and book a few pampering treatments... First problem? No car park and an extra £19.50 for valet parking, which was added to our room cost of £157.00 for one night. Upon checking in we were told...More

5  Thank Globetrotter08uk
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Details
Price range
US$183 - US$501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#1 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge
#2 Business Hotel in Cambridge
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$183 - US$501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#1 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge
#2 Business Hotel in Cambridge
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Absolutist
29 April 2018|
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Response from Pintus | Property representative |
Thanks for your message, the Varsity Hotel is a smoking free building this includes our roof terrace. On the room rate is included Continental buffet breakfast, a’la carte menu is available for cooked items.Thanks
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NorwichBella
9 April 2018|
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Response from Pintus | Property representative |
Dear NorwichBella, thanks for your message, for our hotel guests the entrance to the Spa area (Jacuzzi, Steam and Sauna) and the Gym is free. Valet parking is available at £19.50 per day (up to 5 pm on the day of check... More
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Lianne T
30 January 2018|
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Response from Pintus | Property representative |
Dear Lianne, thanks for your message at present we do not offer the Vegan option; we do offer gluten free afternoon tea only. I have passed your message to our Chef hoping that this option will be available soon. Kind... More
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"high floor for amazing views"
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"views form alot of rooms aren't great."
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"Request high floor and view their rooms are quite large ."
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"If you can afford it, pay the extra for balcony room - absolutely glorious views!!!"
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