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Cambridge, ENG, United Kingdom
21 Oct — 22 Oct2
Cambridge, ENG, United Kingdom
Thu 21/10
Fri 22/10

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Low season

MarchCheapest month to stay with an average 27% drop in price.

High season

JuneMost expensive month to stay with an average 29% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

£80Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

£98Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

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Top tips for finding perfect Cambridge hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Cambridge, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Cambridge in March and April.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Cambridge if you stay on a Wednesday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Cambridge accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Cambridge found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £11, while the most expensive was £158.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Cambridge for 2 days.
  • If you’re an art lover, consider booking a hotel next to the Fitzwilliam Museum, which contains a unique mixture of classical and modern art from all around the world. The 4-star DoubleTree by Hilton is just 3 minutes’ walk from the museum.
  • For travellers interested in military history, make sure to book a hotel near the Imperial War Museum Duxford, like the John Barleycorn, only 6 minutes’ walk away. The Imperial War Museum Duxford is dedicated to military vehicles from World War I and contains additional exhibitions related to warfare.
  • Hoping to explore some of Cambridge’s green spaces and parks? If so, pick a hotel next to The Backs, a large park made up of grassy areas, a river, walking paths, trees, and boating areas. The Hilton Cambridge City Centre hotel is 3 minutes’ drive from the park and a 6 minutes’ walk to the city’s downtown.
  • To explore some of the city’s impressive historical architecture, choose a hotel close to King's College Chapel, such as the stylish Varsity Hotel & Spa, only 4 minutes’ walk away. This chapel dates back to the 14th century and contains a large vaulted ceiling, stained glass windows, and medieval artifacts.
  • For anthropology enthusiasts, book a hotel near the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Connected to the University of Cambridge, this museum contains a large selection of ethnographic items from civilisations all across the world. The University Arms Hotel is a mere 2 minutes’ walk from the museum.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Cambridge

  • Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Cambridge. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • Travellers who like staying near Imperial War Museum Duxford recommend The Varsity Hotel & Spa, Clayton Hotel Cambridge and Holiday Inn Express Cambridge-Duxford M11, Jct.10.

  • The Travelodge Cambridge Central is a budget-friendly hotel that is less than 10 minutes’ walk to the city’s main train station and has the option of standard rooms or family-sized suites. The Royal Cambridge Hotel is next to the University of Cambridge and also offers the choice of family suites.

  • The Travelodge Cambridge Orchard Park is a simple hotel that is less than 10 minutes’ drive from the Fitzwilliam Museum and offers both free parking and free breakfast. The Premier Inn has free parking and is a 5-minute drive from the city centre. Offering free parking and breakfast, The Anstey Hall Hotel is also just 6 minutes’ drive from King's College Chapel.

  • The Hotel du Vin & Bistro is a chic 4-star choice that is only a 2 minutes’ drive from the Corpus Clock and 12 minutes’ walk to the Cambridge University Botanic Garden. The Regent Hotel is a modest option which is 3 minutes’ drive to the clock, located next to the Parker's Piece Park.

  • Just 3 minutes’ walk from the Polar Museum, The Lensfield Hotel is set in a Victorian building dating back to the 1800s. The Norwich Street Apartments are 5 minutes’ walk from the museum and 3 minutes’ walk to the Cambridge University Botanic Garden.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Cambridge districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Cambridge city centre

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

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