luxury hotels in Cambridge

There are some fantastic hotels in Cambridge. Our favourites are listed below,  all offering luxurious base from which to explore the beautiful city of Cambridge and surrounding areas. From classic, historical buildings to the modern and newly furbished, these luxury hotels in Cambridge offer not just comfort but a touch of splendour!

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Clayton Hotel

Station Rd, Cambridge CB1 2FB

Cambridge hotels

Close to the train station and a short walk from the city centre, this modern hotel is a great option from which to explore the city. The rooms are relaxing, spacious and comfortable. Floor to ceiling windows and marble bathrooms make for a luxurious stay. The Tamburlaine restaurant offers tasty seasonal dishes and the beautiful bar is a great place to kick back and enjoy a cocktail or two.

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For luxury dining when visiting the city, see our eating out in Cambridge recommendations here.