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University Arms

Cambridge - Cambridgeshire

  • Sleeps: 2 per room
  • Bedrooms: 192

a Quintessentially British hotel that offers luxurious rooms, Edwardian style, and a base from which to explore the historic city of Cambridge.

University Arms

Cambridge - Cambridgeshire

a Quintessentially British hotel that offers luxurious rooms, Edwardian style, and a base from which to explore the historic city of Cambridge.

  • Sleeps: 2 per room
  • Bedrooms: 192
£159-1249 per night

How to book...

University Arms is owned and managed by Philip Greer.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Philip Greer.

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  The Highlights...

  • Wonderfully designed, boutique hotel that offers couples a romantic stay in the heart of Cambridge.
  • Four room sizes available, each of which has been lovingly designed with super-comfy furnishings, Smart TVs, and modern bathrooms.
  • Guests are offered access to a 24 hour gym, free bicycle hire, a private safe, and a range of guides for the area.
  • Parker's Tavern is the hotel restaurant that has been a Cambridge institution for 185 years and offers a delightfully delicious menu.
  • Located in central Cambridge, offering you a great base from which to explore the city.

  You should know...

  • There are no pets allowed.

  The Detail...

Enjoy a luxurious stay in the heart of the marvellous and historic city of Cambridge at University Arms. This wonderfully boutique hotel was re-created in 2018 by architect John Simpson and interior designer Martin Brudnizki, and offers 192 super-comfy rooms with views out over Parkers Piece, the historic Regent Street, and the hotels inner courtyard.

The hotel has an undeniably British style throughout, and the classic Edwardian interiors are made up of delightful furnishings, tiered chandeliers, and well-thought-through colour schemes. Each of the beautiful ensuite rooms offers plenty of natural light, as well as comfortable beds, and interesting design flourishes. There are four types of room for you to choose from depending on what it is you require.

First up are the Cosy Rooms. These offer an uncluttered space, with great attention-to-detail. The Edwardian decor mixes perfectly with the modern touches and conveniences, to ensure you enjoy your stay.

Up next are the Classic Rooms, which embody the hotels influences, from great literature, to Edwardian-style furnishings, with a dose of the interior designers modern taste thrown in for good measure. These rooms have signature bathroom amenities and are more spacious than the cosy rooms.

The Superior Rooms are more spacious again, and build on the heritage and style of the interior designer. Big windows allow natural light to come flooding in, and bespoke armchairs offer you a great spot to lounge with a book. Why not take a book from the hotels own Heywood Hill-curated library?

The final option is one of the named Suites. These have large sitting areas and their own bookshelves that have been individually curated around their subject by Mayfairs Heywood Hill. The Suites also offer unrivalled views of Parkers Piece.

Each room also comes complete with a Smart TV, room service, a personal safe and a modern luxurious bathroom. Guests are also offered free bicycle hire for exploring Cambridge, as well as access to a 24 hour gym, and detailed City and Neighbourhood Guides.

There is also a quintessentially English brasserie on the ground floor of the University Arms called Parkers Tavern, that has been a Cambridge institution for 185 years. Here you can enjoy the menu that was curated by Chef Director, Tristan Welch who has designed every dish to be a whimsical re-imagining of a British classic, sourced from field, fen and England's seas.

Situated in the centre of Cambridge, University Arms is a great base from which to explore this tremendous city. This city is rich with History so you have plenty to see and do during your stay. As well as a wide range of historic sites, Cambridge also plays host to some marvellous restaurants, quaint cosy pubs, nice bars, and lovely cafes. Avid shoppers will also be spoiled for choice with a wide range of great outlets and independent shops on offer!


  Features...

Essential Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Smoking
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Kitchen/Utility
  • Coffee machine
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Iron/Ironing Board
Bed/Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
Tech
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Television
Outside
  • Car Charging Point
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Gym Equipment
  • Walking distance to pub


  Nearby...

  • Boat trips
  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling
  • Historical sites
  • Markets
  • Massage
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Nightlife (low key)
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Spa
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Tennis
  • Wine tasting
  • Yoga


  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

27 miles OR 43 km to Stansted airport.


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University Arms is owned and managed by Philip Greer.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Philip Greer.

Message the owner  
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