Share Published on October 22, 2019

Head back to school with a charming weekend in Cambridge

This Annabel’s inspired hotel gets a first for honouring Cambridge’s historic past.

A city steeped in formidable history, both the impressive heritage and picturesque 16th century architecture of Cambridge has long attracted both scholars and tourists alike. 

Famous for the great minds that shaped its legacy, Cambridge is an obvious choice for an intellectual excursion, but thanks to its quaint pubs, bijoux bars, and an emergence of luxury, style-led hotels, it is fast becoming the destination du jour for those seeking a relaxing weekend away. 

Arriving in the city on a sunny afternoon, we made our way to the magnificent University Arms on Regent Street. Having recently undergone an £80 million makeover at the hands of architect John Simpson, the oldest hotel in Cambridge expertly combines the classic, collegiate style of its high-brow schooling with lashings of modern luxury.

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Reviewed by Lauren O'Neill

University Arms Hotel Cambridge update

In light of the Government announcement on the 23rd of December, we at University Arms and Parker’s Tavern will close our doors on Boxing Day.

If you have a reservation, please know that we will contact you about this, however should you have concerns, please do call our team on 01223 606066. 

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I look forward to welcoming you in 2021.

Ian James

General Manager

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