University Arms Hotel

Regent Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AD, United Kingdom
+44 122 335 1241


+44 122 335 1241
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Overall guest ratings

6.6/10 Good
Based on 515 reviews
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    University Arms is a charming 4-star hotel offering elegant accommodation in the heart of Cambridge. Highlights include onsite dining a bar and an excellent location close to the University Colleges. Cambridge is a historic city with a world-renowned University. It boasts stunning architecture and is surrounded on all sides by heritage villages and towns. Nearby places of interest include Parker's Piece the University Colleges the Cambridge Arts Theatre and the Botanical Gardens. Local bus services provide fast and easy access to other popular Cambridge destinations. The hotel is housed in a Victorian mid-rise building featuring an impressive facade with decorative stonework and a modern extension. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas. Standard rooms are decorated in an elegant style with blue and grey tones and patterned wallpaper and carpets. They feature a sitting area with two armchairs and a table. Amenities include tea and coffee equipment free wired internet a flat-screen TV and work desk. The en-suite bathrooms feature a walk-in shower or bathtub with integrated shower. Restaurant 17 offers classic British cuisine in a stylish dining room featuring a wood floor and comfortable purple chairs overlooking Regent Street. Guests can also enjoy afternoon tea a range of snacks and fine wines at the grand Parker's Bar. The bar overlooks Parker's Piece and features red leather armchairs and sofas and original Victorian architecture. A buffet breakfast is provided every morning and there are plenty of dining opportunities in the vicinity. The hotel provides 24-hour reception and room service. Chargeable parking is possible onsite.

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    • Babysitting or child care
    • Internet
    • Wi-Fi
    • Laundry facilities
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Indoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Wedding services
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    6.6 Good
    Based on 515 reviews
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.7 "Food is average."
    • 6.0 "Service is ok."
    • 4.4 "Bad amenities."
    • 4.2 "Not very comfortable."
    • 3.8 "Not very clean."
    • 3.6 "Value below average."
    • 3.4 "Rooms are not good."
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    Overall Rating

    6.7 Good
    Based on 360 reviews
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.5 "Food is average."
    • 6.1 "Service is ok."
    • 4.3 "Not very comfortable."
      0.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 100%."
      1.9 "81% thought it was too noisy."
      2.3 "77% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 4.3 "Bad amenities."
      4.2 "58% thought the building wasn't nice."
      2.1 "79% didn't like the architecture."
    • 3.8 "Value below average."
    • 3.8 "Not very clean."
      4.2 "58% said rooms were dirty."
    • 3.6 "Rooms are not good."
      1.8 "82% complained about the bathroom."
      0.4 "96% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.2 "58% said rooms were dirty."
      0.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 100%."
      2.3 "77% criticized the small bathroom."
      0.7 "For 93%, the rooms looked old."
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    Overall Rating

    6.6 Good
    Based on 25 reviews
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
    • 6.1 "Service is ok."
    • 3.6 "Not very comfortable."
    • 3.0 "Awful rooms."

    Overall Rating

    6.9 Good
    Based on 128 reviews
    • 8.2 "Location is great."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.6 "Service is ok."
    • 4.4 "Bad amenities."
      4.3 "57% thought the building wasn't nice."
    • 4.2 "Not very comfortable."
    • 3.7 "Value below average."
    • 3.3 "Rooms are not good."
      0.5 "95% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.0 "80% complained about the bathroom."
      1.2 "88% found problems with the furniture."
      0.5 "For 95%, the rooms looked old."
    • 2.6 "Horrible vibe."
      0.5 "95% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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