Where to stay around Cambridge, GB?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 497 vacation rentals near Cambridge. From 163 Studios to 161 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cambridge for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Cambridge?

VRBO offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Cambridge. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Grand Arcade Shopping Centre: 453 vacation rentals
  • Cambridge Station: 461 vacation rentals
  • Cambridge North Station: 453 vacation rentals
  • Anglesey Abbey: 447 vacation rentals
  • Emmanuel College: 454 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cambridge listed on VRBO where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Studios in Cambridge?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 163 Studios in Cambridge. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cambridge include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 161 rentals available
  • Houses: 93 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 87 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cambridge?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in Cambridge. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Explore the University of Cambridge campus

    History, tradition and academic excellence collide in this iconic university town. As soon as you step foot in Cambridge you'll be enchanted by its soaring church spires, leafy riverbanks and perfectly manicured lawns. Stroll around the historic University of Cambridge and you'll be retracing the footsteps of many of Britain's finest prime ministers, novelists and scientists. Not to mention the leaders of tomorrow. Located just steps from the campus, Cambridge vacation rentals offer a unique chance to experience the university town through a local lens.

    A picnic lunch in Cambridge

    One of the best ways to soak up the atmosphere is simply by strolling around the campus. After you've had your fill of colleges and courtyards, why not catch your breath in the Backs? This string of parks and gardens hugs the banks of the River Cam and offers postcard-perfect views of grand campus buildings and elegant pedestrian bridges. Why not stock up on supplies and enjoy a sun-dappled picnic or leisurely book reading session? On a sunny day renting a boat and punting on the river is a popular pastime.

    Gaze up at Cambridge's King's College Chapel

    While Cambridge is studded with magnificent architecture, nothing quite tops King's College Chapel. Built in the 16th century, it's one of the UK's most spectacular Gothic buildings. Visit during the school term to catch the world-famous choir singing under the fan-vaulted ceiling. Trinity College is another iconic building, fronted by a grand Tudor gateway and grassy Great Court. Inside, you'll find treasures like the Wren Library, which houses 1000s of books and manuscripts dating to the 1800s. Think originals from Shakespeare, AA Milne and other beloved British writers.

    A summer of Shakespeare in Cambridge

    Summer is high season in Cambridge, when the campus enjoys warm weather and plenty of sunshine. The town throws a lively calendar of events, including the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival. Performances are held in the university's atmospheric college gardens. Planning a summer getaway to the UK? From Victorian terraces to characterful cottages, Cambridge vacation rentals are big enough to house the whole family. The academic year starts in October and winds down in July. If you want the full student experience, try to visit during term.

    Garden hopping in Cambridge

    Cambridge is set on the banks of the River Cam, in the English county of Cambridgeshire. It's around 60 miles from London, which means you can day-trip from the capital or enjoy a local experience with Cambridge vacation rentals. Staying in the town will give you time to explore magnificent sites like the Cambridge University Botanic Garden. It was founded by Professor John Stevens Henslow, a keen botanist and mentor to Charles Darwin. Inside you'll find a wonderland of arboretums, glasshouses, orchids and more.