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Hotel

About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 81%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Service
9
Cleanliness
9
Value
8
Food & drink
8
Room
8
Based on 800 reviews

A warm welcome in a superb location

AA Inspector

At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Wi-Fi
Dogs welcome
Lift
Air-conditioned

Situated close to the River Cam and occupying a central location, The Varsity Hotel is a stylish property. The bedrooms are smartly decorated and have all the expected facilities including power showers, CD players and free internet access. The River Bar, to the side of the hotel, has a buzzing atmosphere and offers a range of popular dishes, while on the hotels 6th floor there is another restaurant with stunning views of the city. The hotel has a health club and spa, and a roof top bar.

Rooms

  • En-suite rooms: 44
  • Family rooms: 2
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Double room minimum price115

Opening times

  • Open all year

Facilities

  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Night porter
  • Lift available

Accessibility

  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
  • Walk-in showers

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Ironing facilities

Leisure

  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Other leisure facilities: Sauna Steam room Valet parking
  • New Year entertainment programme

Conference

  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate: 45
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum):60
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum):40
  • Boardroom-styleholds (maximum): 30

Weddings

  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 60

Getting here

M11 junct 13, pass Park & Ride, next rdbt 1st left, right at next junct into Bridge St, right into Thompou's Lane

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Nearest airport

Stansted

Nearest train station

Cambridge

Nearest motorway junction

M11 junct 13
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Room prices from£115/night**Based on the minimum price of a standard double room *Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
*Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
*Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
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