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Citystay - Mill Park Apartments
4 out of 5
Mill Park Rd, Cambridge, England
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5/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)

"the checkin is a bit inconvenience as they dont have front desk as you need to keep in touch with the key holder. if you dont mind this then it is a great place to stay :)"…"

Reviewed on 29 Dec 2019

Citystay - Mill Park Apartments
Victoria Guest House
4 out of 5
57 Arbury Road, Cambridge, England
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4.7/5Exceptional! (500 reviews)

"A lovely place to stay."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Victoria Guest House
CB1 Apartments
4 out of 5
231 St Matthews Gardens, Cambridge, England
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4.5/5Wonderful! (15 reviews)
Great place to see Cambridge

"This was our 3rd visit. We love the apartment and location and it’s great view. Plus of course being in Cambrige. We enjoyed everything about our time at CB1 except we found the bed to be uncomfortable."…"

Reviewed on 28 Apr 2018

CB1 Apartments
Hilton Cambridge City Centre
4 out of 5
Downing Street, Cambridge, England
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The price is £138 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (988 reviews)

"Excellent location and customer service, good selection of breakfast, spacious and neat rooms. Friendly staff and atmosphere."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Hilton Cambridge City Centre
Golden Ball Hotel
4 out of 5
High Street, Boxworth, Cambridge, England
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The price is £100 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (237 reviews)
I will definitely stay again

"Great food and service, under 10 minutes drive to Cambourne where I was working so great location."…"

Reviewed on 4 Apr 2020

Golden Ball Hotel
Carolina Guest House
3.5 out of 5
138 Perne Road, Cambridge, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (47 reviews)
Quality does not match price

"Had the rating or the price been lower I would have been satisfied. But I paid over the odds for what was quite an ordinary room."…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2014

Carolina Guest House
The Brambles B&B
3 out of 5
Green End, Cambridge, England
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The price is £88 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (51 reviews)
Warm and welcoming

"I was going to be later than expected so I rang and was told where my key would be and what I needed to do. I was then rung back to make sure I knew how to find them as they are further out of the village than most expect. The room was warm and welcoming with plenty of hot drinks to make. Nice clean ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2019

The Brambles B&B
Anstey Hall
4 out of 5
Maris Lane, Trumpington, Cambridge, England
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4.2/5Excellent! (318 reviews)

"Lovely hotel and lovely room. Very clean and staff very nice"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Anstey Hall
Cambridge Hotel City Center on the River Cam
4 out of 5
Granta Place Mill Lane, Cambridge, England
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The price is £132 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (933 reviews)

"The location of the hotel is excellent and the staff were very friendly and helpful. What lets it down is the quality of the rooms. The twin room was poor with a srep in bath for shower, whereas the double room was much nicer. However, lights not working and no shower in double. After being offered ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2020

Cambridge Hotel City Center on the River Cam
Holiday Inn Express Cambridge-Duxford M11, Jct.10
3.5 out of 5
42 Station Road E, Whittlesford, Cambridge, England
Free cancellation
The price is £58 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (555 reviews)

"Arrived at hotel to a friendly welcome from the hotel staff and had a trouble free check in but had to change rooms due to train noises as room 119 overlooked the station platform"…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Express Cambridge-Duxford M11, Jct.10
Holiday Inn Express Cambridge
3 out of 5
15/17 Coldhams Park, Norman Way, Cambridge, England
Free cancellation
The price is £59 per night
4/5Very Good! (954 reviews)

"We were worried about the location of the hotel when booking but it was fine, just got taxis into town. The staff were really helpful and friendly. Breakfast was good, plenty to choose from. Some building work going on but it did not spoil our stay. Only thing we would fault is that we could hear ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2020

Holiday Inn Express Cambridge
Holiday Inn Cambridge
4 out of 5
Lakeview Bridge Road, Impington, Cambridge, England
Free cancellation
The price is £77 per night
4/5Very Good! (747 reviews)

"Every thing about the place and the staff there were very helpful"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Cambridge
Ramada by Wyndham Cambridge
3.5 out of 5
Extra Services A14M11 Boxworth, Cambridge, England
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The price is £36 per night
3.7/5Good! (732 reviews)

"Clean and comfortable, breakfast was average at best, cold coffee, shortage of juices and hot food looked like it had been out since they started serving at 6.30"…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Ramada by Wyndham Cambridge
Acorn Guest House
4 out of 5
154 Chesterton Road, Cambridge, England
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The price is £80 per night
3.6/5Good! (254 reviews)
A little gem.

"What I can say. I have stayed in a variety of establishments in Cambridge and none and I mean none have had a breakfast more delicious and filling as this one. Andrew and his wife are very attentive hosts and nothing seems to much trouble. Really enjoyed my stay."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Acorn Guest House
Apple Apartments Cambridge
4 out of 5
7 Rose Crescent, Cambridge, England
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3.5/5Good! (10 reviews)

"Great unit, modern and clean. Right in the centre of historic Cambridge - an amazing location. Had free wifi (although this did not always work). The TV reception was not very good, and there was a lot of noise early on Saturday morning. So my experiance was mixed."…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2017

Apple Apartments Cambridge
Cambridge City Apartments (Peymans)
4 out of 5
Emmanuel Road, Cambridge, England
The price is £120 per night
2.8/5 (30 reviews)

"This property was very clean, comfortable and the location was great."…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb 2020

Cambridge City Apartments (Peymans)
Cambridge City Studios (Peymans)
4 out of 5
26 Newmarket Road, Cambridge, England
The price is £56 per night
2.5/5 (49 reviews)
Awful

"Cheap shabby furniture, mattress was awful springs in your back all night... boiler right next to the bed so was woken up every hour by the noises ... would not recommended."…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar 2020

Cambridge City Studios (Peymans)
Cambridge Inn: Central Self-Catering Cottage
3 out of 5
16 Princess Court, George IV Street, Cambridge, England
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2/5 (3 reviews)
Don’t stay here !!!

"Warning don’t stay here it’s a dump !!!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2018

Cambridge Inn: Central Self-Catering Cottage
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Where should we stay in Cambridge?

The walkable destination of Cambridge is a great choice if you've been considering a holiday with the children. The museums, parks and gardens are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Arrange a flight into Cambridge (CBG), which is the closest airport, or London (STN-Stansted), which is located 22.6 mi (36.4 km) from the city centre. Cambridge has 62 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have plenty of options when deciding where you should stay.

Holidaying families have positive things to say about these places to stay:

Holiday Inn Cambridge: Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 4-star hotel.

Hallmark Hotel Cambridge – Features an indoor pool, a restaurant and free rollaway beds. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 4-star hotel popular with guests.

The Brambles B&B – Offers free parking, free breakfast and laundry facilities. Guests like the breakfast options at this 3-star bed & breakfast.

Cambridge Inn: Central Self-Catering Cottage – Features in-room kitchens, laundry facilities and free WiFi. This apartment is rated 3 stars.

The Golden Ball Hotel – Offers a restaurant, free parking and free breakfast. Guests like the overall comfort at this 4-star inn.

When should we visit Cambridge?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use this information to decide when to pack up the children and head to Cambridge.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 21°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Driest months: March, July, June and May, with an average rainfall of 1 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, October, December and August, with an average rainfall of 2.75 inches

What should we see and do in Cambridge?

While you and your family are holidaying in Cambridge, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences and Cambridge Corn Exchange. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Church of St Mary the Great and Ely Cathedral.

Cambridge is also known for the:
  • University life
  • Museums
  • Riverfront
  • Gardens
  • Parks
  • Art
  • Monuments

Getting around Cambridge

If you'd like to explore more of the area, ride aboard a train from Cambridge Station, Cambridge North Station or Shelford Station. Cambridge might not have as many public transport options so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Frequently asked questions

What's Cambridge like for family-friendly holidays?
The walkable destination of Cambridge is a good choice if you’ve been thinking about a trip with your children. The museums, parks and art scene are just a few things that make this an attractive place for families. Arrange a flight into Cambridge (CBG), which is the closest airport, or London (STN-Stansted), which is located 22.6 mi (36.4 km) from the city centre.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday to Cambridge?
Hilton Cambridge City Centre is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free WiFi. Other options for your child-friendly holiday include Holiday Inn Cambridge and Holiday Inn Express Cambridge.
What's the seasonal weather in Cambridge?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Cambridge is 659 mm.
What's there to see and do with your family in Cambridge?
While you are visiting Cambridge, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridge Corn Exchange and Cambridge Arts Theatre. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Newmarket Racecourse, Audley End House and Ely Cathedral.
What's the best way for us to get around Cambridge?
If you want to see more of the area, hop on a train from Cambridge Station, Cambridge North Station or Shelford Station. Cambridge might not have very many public transport options to choose from, so consider renting a car to explore more.

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