Cambridge Holiday Cottages & Apartments

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Best holiday rental deals in Cambridge

-22%
Apartment ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £222 £285
travelstaytion
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-32%
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £155 £228
HomeAway
5.0
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-25%
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £185 £245
Staybeyond Ltd
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Find a holiday letting that meets your preferences among the 3,033 welcoming accommodation options from more than 27 holiday letting websites in Cambridge. By directly analysing these different offers, HomeToGo features the lowest prices and the highest rated accommodation options in Cambridge.

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Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage in Cambridge from just £22 per night

House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £274
HomeAway
5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £128
HomeAway
4.7
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £85
HomeAway
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Central Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
from £95
HomeAway
5.0
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £22
Airbnb
4.5
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £146
Airbnb
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £83
Airbnb
5.0
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Farmhouse ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £68
Booking.com
4.9
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Trumpington, Cambridge, United Kingdom
from £137
Booking.com
4.8
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Best holiday homes with a patio or terrace

Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 4 guests
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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Expedia
4.8
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Central Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
from £465
Booking.com
4.8
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Trumpington, Cambridge, United Kingdom
from £136
Booking.com
4.7
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Most popular holiday lettings with a fireplace

Fireplace
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £130
Airbnb
5.0
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Fireplace
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £80
Airbnb
4.5
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Fireplace
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Mill Road, Cambridge, United Kingdom
from £24
Airbnb
5.0
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Recommended pet-friendly holiday lettings

Pet-friendly
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £190
Airbnb
5.0
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Pet-friendly
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Trumpington, Cambridge, United Kingdom
from £146
Airbnb
5.0
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £79
Airbnb
5.0
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Cambridge

  • Internet (2,247)
  • Kitchen (2,142)
  • Washer (1,665)
  • TV (1,643)
  • Microwave (1,050)
  • No smoking (847)
  • Dishwasher (722)
  • Parking (661)
  • Garden (654)
  • No pets (266)
  • Balcony/Patio (259)
  • Pet allowed (213)
Finding a holiday letting with a pool shouldn't be too difficult in Cambridge. A few of the properties include one. Hotel rooms with pools in Cambridge are a wonderful choice for groups of 3 and usually cost around £153 per night. Among these offers, a few are within 2 kilometres of water. In Cambridge, there are plenty of choices in case you're looking for a property that welcomes pets. Pet-friendly rentals in Cambridge cost, on average, £164 per night. A few of the pet-friendly lettings are situated less than 2 kilometres away from the city centre.

Price and Availability Index in Cambridge

Holiday Letting Price Information in Cambridge

In the above graph, you can see Cambridge is most expensive in June (22/06 - 29/06), when prices are on average £147 a night. The week with the lowest average prices is in February (08/02 - 15/02).

Holiday Home Availability Information in Cambridge

This graph shows the holiday letting availability rate for the next twelve months. More people travel to Cambridge during a week in February (08/02 - 15/02). So far, 45% of the Cambridge holiday lettings are occupied this week. Conversely, you will find the highest percentage of available offers in Cambridge in September (14/09 - 21/09).

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This is the climate diagram for Cambridge. July is the warmest month of the year in Cambridge, with temperatures reaching an average daily maximum of 23°. No heat wave is expected in February, when minimum average temperatures usally hit a 3° low. The rainiest month is July, while the driest month is March.

Accommodation options in Cambridge

1,150 of the 3,033 offers in Cambridge are apartment rentals. In other words, they make up one-third of the accommodation options in this destination (38.13%). The median size of apartment rentals in Cambridge is 76 m², and they cost, on average, £148 per night. Furthermore, this specific type of accommodation is optimal for medium-sized groups and families, since the majority of apartment rentals are able to host groups of 4. You might also like to compare other accommodation options in Cambridge. For example, house rentals are another common accommodation type in Cambridge, with 1,056 properties to compare. Our analysis reveals that the average cost of house rentals is £140 a night for an area of 69 m².

Explore Cambridge's historic beauty with a country cottage or comfortable holiday apartment

Cambridge is steeped in prestige and history. This is largely due to the university, but there's much more here than lectures and seminars. Punt down the River Cam and enjoy the peaceful countryside, explore the world-class museums, and dine at one of the many classic British pubs.

Cambridge holiday cottages make the perfect base for exploring this quaint yet vibrant city. Central Cambridge is comparatively small compared to other cities, meaning you can breeze from the river to the historic college buildings on foot in a matter of minutes.

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Getting There

How to get to Cambridge

Cambridge is very easy to get to due to its close proximity to London’s extensive transport network. Trains run at regular intervals from all over the country. Some services offer an express service, so it’s worth checking before you travel which train will get you to your destination most quickly.

Attractions

Cambridge's top sights

There are many sights to explore in Cambridge, but the highlight for many is a visit to the renowned university. The university consists of a number of colleges which are spread out across the city. Three of the most visited are Queen’s College, King’s College and Trinity College, which all have beautiful historic buildings.

There are also many outdoor spaces to explore when you book a Cambridge holiday letting. The Botanic Garden boasts thousands of plant species and has free admission during the winter months.

Cambridge has many museums, most of which have an academic connection due to the prestige of the university. The Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, the Whipple Museum of the History of Science and the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology are all perfect for the curious mind.

Family Activities

Holidays in Cambridge with children

Cambridge holiday cottages are perfect for family holidays, and the city offers plenty to keep children entertained. In the summer, some of the parks, including Lammas Land and Cherry Hinton, erect free swimming pools for children. The Science Museum also has many child-friendly exhibits, with the added bonus of being free, which is ideal for those travelling on a budget.

For those rainy English afternoons, the Arts Cinema is an excellent choice for families. They offer kids' specials on Saturdays and designated toddler times throughout the week.

Renting a country cottage in Cambridge can be a delightful experience for the entire family and you can enjoy this gem of a city in the ways that suit you best.

Nightlife

Going out in Cambridge

It's a tale of two halves when it comes to Cambridge nightlife. The large student population is catered for with a good selection of bars and clubs. On the other hand, the town's affluent permanent residents enjoy a great selection of classic English pubs, fine restaurants and classy wine bars.

Pubs dominate the Cambridge social scene - there are over one hundred crammed into this city, so you're sure to find one just a few steps from your Cambridge holiday cottage! Most pubs serve food and are child-friendly until a specified time. The Regal is a popular hangout, and reportedly the largest pub in Europe!

Local Attractions

Great destinations close to Cambridge

Cambridge is located close to several places which make for ideal half- or full-day trips. You can even get to London to soak up the delights of the capital in under an hour.

Grantchester, a small leafy village, is only five kilometres from Cambridge. Instead of driving there, walk through the green countryside or take a punt up the river Cam. Cambridge's country cottages are also ideally located for visiting the pretty market town of Bury St. Edmunds.

Sights & things to do in Cambridge

What to see and do in Cambridge

King's College Chapel

Famed for its daily choral services, the Gothic splendour of King's College Chapel is one of Cambridge's finest attractions. The chapel is also home to the world's largest fan vaulted ceilings.

Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial

Containing over 3,800 headstones of American servicemen lost in conflict, the American Cemetery is the UK's largest. A new visitor centre explains the history behind the tragedy.

Fitzwilliam Museum

One of the UK's best collections of antiquities and art, highlights of the Fitzwilliam include masterpieces by Rubens, Picasso, Titian and Constable.

Anglesey Abbey

The Jacobean manor house of Anglesey Abbey is as notable for its gardens as it is for its interiors, and is open to the public year-round. Don't miss the working watermill in the grounds.

University of Cambridge

One of the world's most famous institutions of higher learning, many of the Cambridge colleges are open to the public, allowing visitors to explore the grounds and history.

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