Cambridge is a major tourist destination, and consequently both cheap and last-minute accommodation can be scarce. Cambridge’s main city centre hotels include the Cambridge City Hotel, the Doubletree by Hilton, the Hotel du Vin and the Gonville Hotel and tend to be rather expensive.

If you are looking for a mid-level hotel or guest house option here are some suggestions:


Bed and breakfasts tend to be family-run and cheaper than hotels. Some suggestions include:


There is also a YHA youth hostel near the train station.


Cheap accommodation in London can often be found at one of the universities as over the summer they usually rent out student rooms. For more information, check out the vacation accommodation websites of the London School of Economics, Imperial College London, and King’s College London.

Other than that, budget hotels and youth hostels abound in London and it is worth checking the following websites: