Updated: November 4, 2019
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5 Best Boutique Hotels in Cambridge
Located in the heart of historic Cambridge, the highlight of the hotel is the sweeping garden running down to the Cam river. The modern rooms are spacious and comfortable, with large beds, and some feature balconies and living areas. Amenities include a well-equipped gym, excellent bar and restaurant overlooking the garden, accessible and family-friendly facilities, and professional service. The impressive colleges and several dining and shopping options are just steps away. • Map • Hotel phone: +44 012 2325 9988 • Review of DoubleTree by Hilton
2. Duke House
A Victorian townhouse-turned-boutique bed & breakfast, Duke House epitomizes comfort, charm, and aristocracy. The five unique rooms and one apartment are all bright, airy, and individually decorated with period furniture, and feature luxurious bathrooms. The owner is very friendly and welcoming, and this shows in the generous breakfast offered each morning. • Map • Hotel phone: +44 012 2331 4773 • Review of Duke House
As one of Cambridge’s chicest hotels, The Gonville combines period elegance and modern luxury for an amazing experience. The spacious rooms are individually designed and feature sitting areas, artful decor, cashmere mattresses, roll-top baths, private patios, and four-poster beds. Amenities include two Bentleys, two restaurants, including the renowned Cotto for magnificent fine dining, as well as an amazing spa, and superlative service. • Map • Hotel phone: +44 012 2336 6611 • Review of The Gonville Hotel
4. Hotel du Vin
Part of a chic brand, the opulent and historic hotel features a Georgian terrace, exposed brickwork, original bread oven, and a glass-covered well. Unique decor such as dark wood and leather accents, roll-top baths in bedrooms, Egyptian linen, original fireplaces, and private terraces offer comfort with a dramatic flair. A great restaurant serving a European and British menu, and an atmospheric basement bar complete the luxurious experience. • Map • Hotel phone: +44 012 2322 7330 • Review of Hotel du Vin
The Varsity is a boutique property with fantastic views. All rooms are unique, featuring different college themes, tactile wallpaper, fun sculptures, and art, and some come with private balconies. The elegant bathrooms offer showers and/or roll-top bathtubs. A tablet-based virtual concierge service is the standout feature. Top-notch facilities include two restaurants, including one with panoramic views, modern gym and spa, and excellent service. • Map • Hotel phone: +44 012 2330 6030 • Review of The Varsity Hotel & Spa