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The cosy, mahogany-panelled Library

The perfect hotel for bookworms, University Arms is undeniably Cambridge, with clear literary influences that even stretch into the bathrooms where the sweet dulcet tones of Alan Bennett are narrating The Wind in the Willows.

Join us in the library with its dark-panelled walls lined with bookshelves, leather-padded chesterfields and vibrant velvet armchairs. Curl up in front of the enormous fireplace, or share a literary-themed Afternoon Tea in a wonderful window booth. The extensive selection of books has been hand-picked by Heywood Hill in London, curated to provide the very best reading to accompany your stay in Cambridge.

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The journey starts in the bedroom. If none of the books in your room piques your interest then your bookmark details how to ask for our Book Butler service. Simply call the reception to sit down with a Book Butler over tea or coffee, and discuss your literary interests, preferred authors and themes. Your Book Butler will then handpick a selection of books from our beautifully designed Heywood Hill curated library to be hand-delivered to your room or suite.