Are you looking for hotels in Cambridge city centre? Look no further than these beautiful places to stay, all of which will allow you to see the city sights on foot.

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. 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


Gonville Hotel:

Gonville Pl, Cambridge CB1 1LY

luxury hotels in Cambridge

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.


University Arms:

Regent St, Cambridge CB2 1ADUniversity Arms Hotel

Revamped in 2018 this city centre hotel has a real sense of luxury. Offering 192 rooms with Edwardian style furnishings and all the mod cons expected of a high end hotel including super speed broadband. Many rooms and suites have views over Parker’s piece. You can further enjoy the views with a drink in the hotel bar or try the renowned cooking of Tristian Welsh in the onsite restaurant Parkers Tavern.  We recommend the afternoon tea.

Find up to date prices and availability for the University Arms here.

On a budget:

Premiere Inn:

Premiere Inn in Cambridge is quite a modern build so rooms are clean and comfortable, with everything that you would expect from a budget hotel of this type. The Newmarket Road hotel is close to the Mill Road and the Grafton Centre, and within walking distance of the city centre.

Prices start at £56 for their advance, pre-paid rate booked well in advance.


Travelodge Cambridge Central, offers a budget friendly choice for a city centre getaway. Rooms are clean and tidy with the standard layout and features of the Travelodge group.

Prices start at £52.99 for their saver rate booked well in advance.

More great places to stay in Cambridge can be found in our Ultimate Cambridge Places to Stay Guide here.