Overnight Stays on a Budget
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Overnight Stays on a Budget

Cambridge offers a range of accommodation options, including budget-friendly hotels. These establishments provide affordable stays without compromising on comfort. Here's a brief overview of budget hotels in Cambridge.

Holiday Inn Express 

Choose Holiday Inn Express Cambridge, a convenient hotel three miles from the city centre. The hotel is near the M11, 35 minutes from Stansted Airport and Cambridge train station is close by for trains to London.

The infamous University of Cambridge, famous for its stunning architecture and world-renowned academics, is a 15-minute drive away. Beside that is the Fitzwilliam Museum; wander around the exhibitions and galleries and admire art from across the world.

Cheer on your favourite music and comedy acts at Cambridge Corn Exchange or watch iconic aircrafts take to the skies at the Imperial War Museum. Enjoy the sights of Cambridge with a traditional punting tour. Spot King’s College Chapel, Trinity College and the Bridge of Sighs during a chauffeured punt tour along the River Cam.

For some fresh air, walk around Cambridge University Botanic Garden. Or, if you fancy some shopping, take your pick from the popular Grand Arcade or the Grafton Centre.

After busy days sightseeing, kick back and relax in the comfort of the hotel. With handy conveniences free Wi-Fi, a TV and blackout curtains in your room, you’ll feel right at home. In the evenings, order simple dishes to satisfy hunger cravings and grab a drink from the bar.

Free parking is available for registered guests at the hotel.

Ibis Cambridge Central Station 

The ibis Cambridge Central Station is a modern hotel in the heart of the city. Cambridge train station is within walking distance, with services to London in 50 minutes and Stansted Airport in 30. Step out and explore the University of Cambridge, including King’s College Chapel, Trinity, the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Botanic Garden. Our convenient location means the city’s historic architecture and River Cam are on our doorstep. Many of Cambridge’s best restaurants and bars are also within easy reach.

Our on-site Chill#2 artisan coffee shop is a perfect place to catch a breath. In the morning, a varied hot and cold breakfast lets you start your day in Cambridge right. Join us at the weekend for live local musicians performing into the night. All our comfy hotel rooms boast free Wi-Fi, a soft ibis SweetBed and tea and coffee-making facilities. Plus, a dedicated workspace lets you catch up with emails or work remotely from your Cambridge hotel.

Cambridge is a beautiful city known for its prestigious university and striking architecture. With everything within walking distance, it’s easy to explore its colleges, historic buildings and beautiful river – and of course, you’ve got to go punting.


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Premier Inn Cambridge East

Known for its consistent quality and affordability, Premier Inn offers a budget-friendly option with locations throughout Cambridge. The City East branch provides easy access to the city center and comfortable rooms at reasonable rates.

Travelodge Cambridge Central 

Take a punt on this historic university city with a stay at the Travelodge Cambridge Central hotel, where you’ll be within walking distance of stunning buildings such as King’s College Chapel and the Wren Library.

Head beneath the iconic Bridge of Sighs and past the college “backs” on a punting tour of the River Cam, or lose yourself wandering through the city’s beautiful passageways and central market place.


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Travelodge Cambridge Newmarket Road

Situated on the outskirts of the city center, Travelodge Cambridge Newmarket Road provides affordable rooms with basic amenities. It’s a no-frills option, ideal for travelers looking for a comfortable stay without breaking the bank.


Did you know?

University of Cambridge celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2009.