The Waterman

The Waterman


32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge, United Kingdom

GoodBased on 701 reviews


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Reviews for The Waterman

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Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness8.4
  • Comfort8.0
  • Location8.5
  • Services7.7
  • Staff8.7
  • Value for money7.5
Who stays here?
  • Families 
  • Couples most popular!
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers 
  • Business travelers 

About The Waterman

Conveniently located in the middle of the city, this 3-star inn makes for an ideal base in Cambridge. It is steps from River Cam, eateries and nightlife options.

This cosy inn provides a rang...

Good to Know

Distance to city centre

0.7 mi

Location rating


Nearest airport

London Luton

Distance to airport

31.4 mi



4:00 PM


10:00 AM


Free Wi-Fi


Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact Number

+44 122 332 3813

Amenities at The Waterman

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • ATM on-site
  • Electric kettle
  • Radio
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Kids meals
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Bottle of water
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Carpeted
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • TV
  • Free parking
  • Conditioner
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Coffee shop
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available


  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Cycling
  • Bingo
  • Evening entertainment


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Contactless check-in/check-out

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Where is The Waterman

Getting Around

Cambridge Jesus College0.4 mi
Cambridge Fair Street0.4 mi
Cambridge Madingley P+R1.8 mi
Cambridge Trumpington Park and Ride3.3 mi
Cambridge Babraham Crossroads6.7 mi
Hitchin24.4 mi

FAQs when booking at The Waterman

  • Is pricing at The Waterman comparable to 3 star hotels in Cambridge?

    There is a 19% difference in the average nightly rate of 3 stars hotels in Cambridge and the average nightly rate at The Waterman. The rate at The Waterman is just $109/night and is considered a very good deal when staying in Cambridge.

  • How close is The Waterman to the nearest airport, London Luton?

    With no traffic, the 31.4 mi drive between The Waterman and London Luton (the nearest airport) will generally only take about 1h 2min. If you’re staying in a metropolitan area, you may see your drive time increase due to busy roads.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from London Luton to The Waterman?

    The Waterman has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Cambridge, renting a car for around $183/day may be the best option. This will give you the ability to get to and from London Luton, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for The Waterman guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Cambridge.

  • Is The Waterman considered pet-friendly?

    Guests are allowed to bring house pets to The Waterman during their stay.

  • What is the The Waterman phone number?

    You can reach the front desk of The Waterman at +44 122 332 3813.

  • Does The Waterman have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Waterman has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What is the check-out time at The Waterman?

    The Waterman check-out time is 10:00 AM, though late check-out may be accommodated if agreed in advance with the hotel reception.

  • How much does it cost to stay at The Waterman, Cambridge, ENG, United Kingdom?

    The Waterman room prices depend on your dates, room type and availability. The average price found recently is $109/night, with the best deals starting from $86/night. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

  • Is there a restaurant at The Waterman?

    Yes, food can be ordered from the The Waterman restaurant. Opening times may vary. They also have a bar service for drinks.

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