The Waterman

The Waterman


32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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About The Waterman

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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.

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Good to Know

To Downtown0.7 mi
Nearest airportCambridge
Distance to airport2.2 mi


Check-in time3:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
PolicyPets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk 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
  • Seating area
  • 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
  • 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
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Conditioner
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available


  • Bicycle rental
  • Cycling
  • Bingo


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

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Reviews for The Waterman

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at The Waterman, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 771 reviews of The Waterman to date. Review data was last updated on December 7, 2023.
GoodBased on 771 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Clean room with friendly staff (in 193 reviews)
  • Staff very helpful and nice! (in 178 reviews)
  • "Nice decor, good breakfast" (in 178 reviews)
Cons -
  • Noisy road but triple glazed (in 17 reviews)
  • A bit noisy. (in 17 reviews)
  • "Window blind broken, so difficult to operate." (in 12 reviews)

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Photos of The Waterman

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Where is The Waterman?

Find the exact location and address of The Waterman in Cambridge, making it easy to plan your travel logistics. Landmark and ‘Getting Around’ data was last updated on December 7, 2023.

Most Popular Landmarks

Jesus Green0.2 mi
Cambridge Castle0.5 mi
Kettle's Yard0.5 mi
Bridge of Sighs0.6 mi
King's College Chapel0.7 mi
Whipple Museum of the History of Science0.8 mi

Getting Around

Cambridge Fair Street0.4 mi
Cambridge Jesus College0.4 mi
Cambridge Parkside Bus0.8 mi
Cambridge Station1.5 mi
Cambridge Madingley P+R1.8 mi
Cambridge Trumpington2.9 mi

FAQs when booking at The Waterman

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at The Waterman. FAQs were last updated on December 7, 2023.

How close is The Waterman to the nearest airport, Cambridge Airport?

At 2.2 mi away, Cambridge Airport is the closest airport to The Waterman. The average expected drive time from The Waterman to Cambridge Airport is 0h 04m. It’s a good idea to research traffic trends between your hotel and the airport.

What is the best way for guests to get from Cambridge Airport to The Waterman?

One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Cambridge Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

Is The Waterman considered pet-friendly?

Yes, dogs and most pets in general are allowed at The Waterman.

How close is The Waterman from the Cambridge city center?

The Waterman is 0.7 mi away from Cambridge. Consider visiting Imperial War Museum Duxford, a popular landmark that can be accessed from The Waterman by various forms of transportation.

What is the The Waterman phone number?

For questions regarding your hotel or your stay, call +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?

Check-out should be before 11:00 AM. For checking in at The Waterman, guests should plan for any time after 3:00 PM on the day of their scheduled arrival.

How much does it cost to stay at The Waterman, Cambridge?

Prices at The Waterman will vary depending on when you plan to stay and what room type you require. The average nightly room price recently has been $146, though some users have found rates as low as $104. To see prices for your dates, enter them in the form above.

Is there a restaurant at The Waterman?

There is an on-site restaurant - contact The Waterman for opening and last order times. A bar is also available on-site.

How far is The Waterman from Fitzwilliam Museum?

You can walk to Fitzwilliam Museum while staying at The Waterman - you’ll be about 1 mi away.

Is The Waterman close to Fenner's?

Fenner's is also a popular place to see in Cambridge. It is 1 mi from The Waterman.

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