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The Varsity Hotel & Spa

24 Thompsons Lane, Cambridge, CB5 8AQ

+44 122 330 6030

per night


based on 1,198 reviews

About The Varsity Hotel & Spa, Cambridge

Value for money

With a stay at The Varsity Hotel & Spa, you'll be centrally located in Cambridge, steps from University of Cambridge and 9 minutes by foot from Cambridge Corn Exchange. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Planning an event in Cambridge? This hotel has 614 square feet (57 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and a meeting room.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Valet parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • 24hr front desk

Pool and spa

  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna
  • Steam room


  • Breakfast included
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Coffee machine

Media and entertainment

  • Cable or satellite TV
  • CD player
  • TV
  • DVD player

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Valet parking
  • Private parking


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

Things to do

  • Cycling
  • Beauty salon


  • Telephone
  • Storage available

Family friendly

  • Kids meals
  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Bathrobe


  • Terrace/Patio


  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near The Varsity Hotel & Spa

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The Varsity Hotel & Spa location: 24 Thompsons Lane, Cambridge, CB5 8AQ

Restaurants and Cafés

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The Varsity Hotel & Spa Reviews

GreatBased on 1198 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Elegant boutique hotel, amazing staff." (in 282 reviews)
  • Helpful staff and great location. (in 227 reviews)
  • Clean room and attentive staff. (in 166 reviews)
Cons -
  • Rooms quite dated and overpriced. (in 66 reviews)
  • Extra charge for valet parking also. (in 11 reviews)
  • Car brought to door on departure. (in 6 reviews)

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The Varsity Hotel & Spa room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:30 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • The drive from London Stansted to The Varsity Hotel & Spa will take you about 1h 9min depending on traffic, with a distance of 23.0 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from London Stansted to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that The Varsity Hotel & Spa offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $26/day for a base model rental. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to The Varsity Hotel & Spa. The nearest airport to the hotel is London Stansted.

  • The Varsity Hotel & Spa does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call The Varsity Hotel & Spa at +44 122 330 6030. Guests staying at The Varsity Hotel & Spa are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • Judging by our data, The Varsity Hotel & Spa does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call The Varsity Hotel & Spa at +44 122 330 6030.

  • The Varsity Hotel & Spa is just 0.5 mi away from Cambridge city center. The closest landmark to the center of Cambridge is Sawston Hall, which is very accessible to The Varsity Hotel & Spa guests.

  • If you have questions or concerns about your stay at The Varsity Hotel & Spa, call +44 122 330 6030 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Yes, The Varsity Hotel & Spa has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a hotel gym accessible to guests staying at The Varsity Hotel & Spa. Most hotel gyms are not 24-hours, so be sure to ask the front desk for gym hours and availability.

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