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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 5 key areas – cleanliness, hospitality, bedrooms, bathrooms and breakfast.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 317 reviews

End-of-terrace inn with good food, ideally located for the University

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1 Rosette restaurant
Family rooms

The Carpenters Arms is a family-friendly gastro pub located only 10 minutes' walk from the centre of Cambridge. Accommodation is available, and guests can enjoy award-winning meals in the vibrant and friendly restaurant below, alongside a good selection of real ales and craft beers. Guests can also enjoy home-made stone-baked pizza from the wood-burning pizza oven.

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  • Rooms: 5
  • Family rooms: 3

Room rates

  • Short breaks available
  • Credit cards accepted

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Afternoon tea served
  • Dinner served
  • Last orders for evening meals: 10pm


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Coach parties welcome


  • Children welcome


  • Secure cycle storage


  • Maximum number of delegates: 30
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 30
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 15
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 15

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