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Hotel Description

4-star luxury hotel perfect for exploring Cambridge

City center retreat

With a stay at this Cambridge City Centre hotel, you'll be steps from Pepys Library and Magdalene College. The Backs and ADC Theatre are also within half a mile (1 km).

Luxury amenities

A full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and a health club are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, laundry service, and valet parking. Enjoy the a rooftop terrace and free continental breakfast each morning.

Tablet computers, free WiFi

The 44 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and tablet computers. Flat-screen TVs come with DVD players, and other amenities include 24-hour room service and premium bedding.

Double Room (Graduates)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$266* Per night/room Oct 17 - Oct 18

Senior Suite (Fellows)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed (Fellows)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Senior Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds (Fellows)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Senior Room, 1 Queen Bed (Fellows)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Property Features

The Varsity Hotel & Spa offers its guests a full-service spa, a health club, and a spa tub. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 614 square feet (57 square meters) and includes conference space. A sauna, a rooftop terrace, and spa services are also featured at the luxury The Varsity Hotel & Spa. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Cambridge hotel is smoke free.

  • 44 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • 614 sq ft of conference space
  • 57 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2010
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Conference space
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Beauty salon
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: Cambridge Station (4 km / 2.5 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

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 bathtubs or showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This Cambridge hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Tablet
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • DVD player
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

The River Bar and Grill - This steakhouse serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Roof Terrace - Onsite bar.

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

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club, a spa tub, a sauna, and complimentary bicycles.

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby

Spa Services

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.

  • Number of treatment rooms 6
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:30 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

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.

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

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 50.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB International, Union Pay, Eurocard, Barclaycard, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and window guards

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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts major credit cards, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB International, Union Pay, Eurocard, Barclaycard, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • UnionPay
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property Registry Number - GB (0) 740669127
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

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

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • 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

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.