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Image for Christs College Cambridge
3 out of 5
St Andrew's Street, Cambridge, England
Free cancellation
25 Aug-26 Aug
4.2/5Excellent! (338 reviews)

"Unique experience staying on Christs College in Cambridge. Was in a more modern Dorm residence but no elevator and still had a University residence feel and not a posher hotel flavour. Clean room and shower good however. Great breakfast. No AC and we were in a heat wave time but still nice experience ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jul 2019

Christs College Cambridge
Image for Madingley Hall
5 out of 5
Madingley, Cambridge, England
Free cancellation
1 Sep-2 Sep
4.2/5Excellent! (298 reviews)

"I would highly recommend this hotel. Spectacular views, clean rooms, great breakfast and most of all the staff are an asset to the hotel. Such a friendly reception."…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2019

Madingley Hall
Image for Home from Home Guest House
4 out of 5
78 Milton Road, Cambridge, England
19 Aug-20 Aug
4.4/5Excellent! (182 reviews)

"Vincenzo and Viola were incredible hosts: they went the extra mile to make sure that our family had all we could possibly need. The breakfast was fantastic, everything fresh and cooked from scratch to perfection! Our suite was spacious and sparkling clean, with high-quality mattresses, spa-style ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jul 2019

Home from Home Guest House
Image for Cambridge: Modern, Spacious House in Residential Location Close to City Centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (7 reviews)
Visit to Cambridge

"The house is modern and clean with lots of light airy space in the living room. It also has off street parking. It is a reasonable work to the centre but there are lots of shops and restaurants close by. We will certainly consider returning for another visit."…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2017

Cambridge: Modern, Spacious House in Residential Location Close to City Centre
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19 Christchurch St, Cambridge, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Very nice house in a great location!

"House is clean and comfortable with enough space for my wife, two kids and I. Owner is quick to respond to any questions. Located in the perfect spot for us to walk to pubs and visit family. If you are staying in Cambridge don't hesitate to book."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2019

Heart of Cambridge UK - Middle of all Attractions
Image for Large Family Home IN Cambridge ON THE Edge OF Jesus Green AND Midsummer Common
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Large and spacious great for a family

"The house was very well appointed, lots of lovely space and close to everything. It isn’t the fanciest place but very comfortable, with appliances you need and very friendly and good hosts. Thank you!"…"

Reviewed on 9 Jan 2019

Large Family Home IN Cambridge ON THE Edge OF Jesus Green AND Midsummer Common
Image for Stylish Spacious 2-bedroom Apartment Furnished to a High Standard
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4.9/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Very clean and spacious. Location is really convenient for buses.

"Flat was clean, well equipped, and spacious. Location is convenient for buses. Really good cafe across the street."…"

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2018

Stylish Spacious 2-bedroom Apartment Furnished to a High Standard
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4 out of 5
Maris Lane, Trumpington, Cambridge, England
Free cancellation
21 Aug-22 Aug
4.2/5Excellent! (251 reviews)

"All the period features. Breakfast was awesome and self serve."…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2019

Anstey Hall
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4 out of 5
Moorfield Road, Duxford, Cambridge, England
21 Aug-22 Aug
4.4/5Excellent! (358 reviews)

"Lovely picturesque inn with great local character. The room was nice and quiet despite overlooking the beer garden! Breakfast was delicious and it was nice that it was included."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2019

The John Barleycorn Inn
Image for Hilton Cambridge City Centre
4 out of 5
Downing Street, Cambridge, England
Free cancellation
22 Aug-23 Aug
4.3/5Excellent! (1,521 reviews)

"everything is perfect except two items: 1. no complimentary water provided in the room 2. extremely noisy in the early morning: noise from water pipe in toilet"…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2019

Hilton Cambridge City Centre
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4 out of 5
Gonville Place, Cambridge, England
Free cancellation
22 Aug-23 Aug
4.5/5Wonderful! (631 reviews)

"Very clean and spacious but I couldn’t work the coffee machine and I couldn’t find any instructions but apart from that it was to a high standard"…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2019

The Gonville Hotel
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3 out of 5
Trumpington Street, Cambridge, England
Free cancellation
29 Aug-30 Aug
3.3/5 (475 reviews)

"One of the rooms we had was very hot and stuffy and you needed to open the windows. This allowed all the traffic noise in. Need to do more than a single upright fan - perhaps ceiling fans. Probably ok for a winter venue"…"

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2019

Royal Cambridge Hotel
Image for The Varsity Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
24 Thompsons Lane, Cambridge, England
Free cancellation
19 Aug-20 Aug
4.3/5Excellent! (463 reviews)

"Lousy coffee and no cooked breakfast unless you pay extra. Instant coffeee and continental breakfast doesn’t cut the mustard at these B&B rates."…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2019

The Varsity Hotel & Spa
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4 out of 5
Whitehouse Lane, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, England
26 Aug-27 Aug
4.4/5Excellent! (378 reviews)

"Helpful advice from the reception, suggesting leaving our car and taking bus to Cambridge. We took the advice and was very pleased we had, having seen the width of roads and the traffic, The super king bed was most comfortable, as good as ours at home! Will recommend it to our family when they visit ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2019

Hotel Felix
Image for Hotel du Vin & Bistro Cambridge
4 out of 5
15-19 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, England
Free cancellation
22 Aug-23 Aug
4.2/5Very Good! (324 reviews)

"Great Bistro, lovely room. Place full of character. Am booking again for next year!!!"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jul 2019

Hotel du Vin & Bistro Cambridge
Image for DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cambridge City Centre
4 out of 5
Granta Place Mill Lane, Cambridge, England
Free cancellation
26 Aug-27 Aug
4.2/5Very Good! (809 reviews)

"Great location, very relaxing. No air conditioning in rooms (air cooling only). Shower not very powerful on 3rd floor. Skimmed milk should be more readily available."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cambridge City Centre
Image for Duxford Lodge Hotel
2 out of 5
Ickleton Road, Duxford, Cambridge, England
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3.8/5Good! (48 reviews)
Don’t have room 7

"Stayed in room 7 at the top floor. Arrived into the room and it was freezing and the heating didn’t work well. I had a water tank above which sounded like someone was going to the toilet all the time. Bed was uncomfortable. I asked for another room and they gave me an executive suite. Food was good ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan 2018

Duxford Lodge Hotel
Image for Rectory Farm
3 out of 5
Madingley Road, Cambridge, England
Free cancellation
25 Aug-26 Aug
4.3/5Excellent! (524 reviews)

"Quiet, stately home and yet only 5min drive from Cambridge"…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2019

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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Cambridge

Travelling can be more than just marking off a spot on the map, it can also be about taking in the culture and history of a region. One of the best ways to experience the culture of a new place is to absorb yourself in its history. Touring the region's landmarks or museums is a great start, but staying in a Cambridge historic hotel can send you back to the past. Pack your luggage (no need for a time machine) as your Cambridge landmark hotel awaits.

Grab Your Place in History

Many of the traditional hotels in Cambridge transport you to a past era right from the start. With unique architectures and addresses in the centre of Cambridge, you'll soon understand what makes Cambridge renowned. Fortunately, you won't have to actually live in the past. While these hotels are historic, they have up-to-date amenities to help you take it easy on your stay. You'll notice your room outfitted with a cosy bed, loads of character, and just about anything you'll want for a wonderful trip.

After you've checked-in and had time to look around the historic hotel property, you can explore the well-known landmarks and art galleries to take in more of the area's culture. Cambridge boasts around 10 museums such as the Sedgwick Museum and the Cambridge Museum of Technology. There is also the Farmland Museum and the Cambridge & County Folk Museum. If you want more things to do in Cambridge, make sure to peruse through our review section. You'll find advice about where to go and what to see in this place.

Book a Cambridge Historic Hotel Today

Cambridge has 66 vintage hotels that possess the look and feel of another era. Some of these famous lodgings are where prominent poets may have stayed. You're certain to find a room with all the amenities and the rate you want. If you choose to stay in one of these Cambridge vintage hotels, reserve soon, or you could miss out on one of these unique accommodations.

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