Poets House

Boutique hotel- a small stylish hotel, typically one situated in a fashionable urban location. More practically, the term is a mark of quality for many of us who are looking for somewhere lovely to stay. Think quality linen, beautiful wall art, and all of the extras that make you unwind and feel pampered. There are some beautiful boutique hotels in Cambridge to choose from. Here are our 5 favourites.

The Graduate:

Granta Pl, Mill Ln, Cambridge CB2 1RT

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Transformed from its previous life as the Garden House Hotel, the Graduate Cambridge is stylish and modern. Enjoy a drink in the beautifully decorated Graduate Bar and be sure to have a meal in the top quality Garden House Restaurant. Rooms are great for a work trip as they feature a work station. Non- workers will enjoy a cosy double bed and modern design. For an extra touch of luxury, book one of the stylish suites. A popular choice for those traveling on business due to comfort and facilities. More Coventry business accommodation here. More details of prices and availability for the Graduate here.

The Varsity Hotel and Spa:

Thompsons Ln, Cambridge CB5 8AQCambridge hotels

Overlooking the river and with a superb roof top bar this upscale hotel and spa is just a short walk from the city centre and the beautiful college buildings of Cambridge university. The ideal hotel for shopping, sightseeing and punting. You have access to the onsite gym, spa and the two dining options including the rooftop brasserie and the riverside steak house. The rooms are all unique and offer a cosy warm atmosphere.

Find up to date prices and availability for The Varsity Hotel and Spa here.

Duke House:

1 Victoria St, Cambridge CB1 1JP

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Duke House is just a 5 minute walk from the city centre (great for the museums and university buildings) and has attracted plenty of attention from quality press and won hotel awards too. With 5 fabulously designed en suite rooms, Duke House aim to provide the highest level of customer service and comfort to their guests. A self catering apartment is also available.

Prices start at about £140 per night.

Gonville Hotel:

Gonville Pl, Cambridge CB1 1LY

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Directly across Parkers Piece from the University Arms Hotel is the Gonville Hotel. A great location for the city and nearby museums. Offering high quality accommodation with individually designed period rooms including the hotels very own pillow menu. Enjoy a relaxing drink in the Atrium bar or sample the seasonal menus in the restaurant. Onsite parking is available to residents.

Find up to date prices and availability for the Gonville Hotel here.


Hotel du Vin:

5-19, Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1QACambridge

A 2 minute walk from the world famous Fitzwilliam museum and a 10 minute stroll from the tranquil botanical gardens, this luxury hotel occupies a former university building and boasts a selection of high quality rooms. Think roll top baths, Egyptian cotton sheets and luxurious handsprung mattresses. The hotels has a relaxing bar and a brassiere for a bite to eat.

Find up to date prices and availability for Hotel Du Vin here.


A little further afield

The Old Bridge:

1 High St, Huntingdon PE29 3TQ

the Old Bridge

The Old Bridge in Huntingdon is a beautiful boutique hotel, offering delicious food and drink. The peaceful market town of Huntingdon allows access to Cambridge via the guided bus route so offers the best of both worlds!

Poets House:

 St. Marys Street, Ely, CB7 4EY

Poets House

In another pretty Cambridgeshire market town, Poets House also boasts easy access to the city via train. Lovely rooms and a great setting. Exploring Ely itself is highly recommended! Be sure to see the cathedral, buy some great food from the Saturday farmers market, superb sushi at Salad and Sushi, and have afternoon tea at Peacocks tearoom.

We hope that you have a wonderful stay at one of these beautiful boutique hotels in Cambridge. Let us know in the comments below.

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