The combination of a cosy home feel, beautifully decorated room make bed and breakfasts a popular choice with visitors to the city. Here are our favourite bed and breakfasts in Cambridge where you can expect a warm welcome and great quality accommodation. Prices are based on a double room. Book directly with the business for the best rooms and rates.

The Norna:

148 Tenison Rd, Cambridge CB1 2DP

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Newly renovated The Norna boasts a smashing location with its CB1 postcode which is only a few minutes’ walk from the train station. The 8 roomed boutique guesthouse has well decorated, light, airy rooms that are all beautiful. Choose a room to suit your needs using their detailed website which gives you space and bed dimensions. A great choice for accommodation in Cambridge.

Prices from £70-80 per night depending on room chosen. Prices and availability for the Norna here.

MJP @ the Shepherds:

5 High St, Fen Ditton, Cambridge CB5 8ST

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MJP is not just a top quality Cambridge restaurant but also has great rooms at a really great price. The newly refurbished accommodation is light, airy and well decorated. They have king sized beds with quality linen and plenty of comforts to make you feel cosy. Based in the village of Fen Ditton, you are under 3 miles by foot into the city so this a great choice of location. Eating at the restaurant is highly recommended. Superb value. Prices and availability for MJP here.

Prices start at £80 per night for a double room.

The Waterman:

32 Chesterton Rd, Cambridge CB4 3AX

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Pub with rooms The Waterman make for a great bolthole for exploring the city. As the title of the ‘cosy rooms’ suggests, the rooms are beautifully ‘cosy’ with a double bed, funky artwork, en suite facilities, T.V and Wi-Fi. Book direct to get a complimentary breakfast. For a little more space and a king sized bed, opt for the comfy double.

Prices from about £85 per night for the cosy double or £90 for the comfy double. Prices and availability at the Waterman here. 

Worth House:

152 Chesterton Rd, Cambridge CB4 1DA

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Character filled Victorian villa, Worth House comes with plenty of recommendations and press awards. Only a 10 minute walk from the Cambridge North station, you will find their en suite rooms are spacious and of a high quality. WIFI and parking are included in the rate, as is their award winning breakfast!

Prices start at about £120 per night. More details of prices and availability at Worth House 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 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.


The Cambridge Guesthouse:

39 Milton Rd, Cambridge CB4 1XA

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Just over a mile from the city, The Cambridge Guesthouse is a great choice for visitors. Rooms are en suite, comfortable, clean and stylish, and all beautifully decorated with a light and airy feel. You will received a warm welcome from your hosts who provide great service and a great breakfast too! Parking and WIFI are included in the rates.

Prices start at £102 per night.


Madingley Hall:

Madingley, Cambridge CB23 8AQ

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Just a few miles from the city centre, Madingley Hall may be a conference centre rather than a hotel but offers bed and breakfast accommodation in luxury campus accommodation style rooms. University owned, rooms have views over the woods, gardens and courtyard, and are basic but comfortably furnished. The hall itself is beautiful and set in 7 acres of gardens.

Prices from about £85 per night for the compact double or £99 for the double.


Bed and Breakfasts in Cambridge:

What a great selection of bed and breakfasts in Cambridge to choose from! Do let us know your favourites in the comments below.

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