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The Waterman
3 stars

The Waterman

32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge, CB4 3AX, United Kingdom
Cambridge, United Kingdom
See location+44 122 332 3813
C$ 165

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based on 773 reviews
773 reviews
Room type
Nightly total
Deluxe room
C$ 165
Double room
C$ 174
Classic room
C$ 257

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About The Waterman

  • Inn Room
    Room at a smaller hotel or guest house
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

This charming inn is situated in Cambridge City Centre, and offers free Wi-Fi, an express check-in and check-out feature and a swimming pool. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

This 3-star inn provides meeting rooms, bicycle rental and room service. In fine weather, an outdoor terrace offers a nice spot to relax.

The Waterman provides 6 rooms, all of which are fitted with cable/satellite channels, tea and coffee making facilities and a hair dryer.

The Waterman has an on-site restaurant, perfect for guests wishing to eat in. Alternatively, there are plenty of dining options in the surrounding area.

The Waterman has easy access to River Cam. Guests are also able to visit Gonville and Caius College, Magdalene College and Trinity College.

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Amenities at The Waterman

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
  • Coffee machine
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Restaurant


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Electric kettle
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key access
  • Express check-out
  • Bottle of water


  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental
  • Cycling
  • Bingo


  • Seating area
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Iron and ironing board

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Family friendly

  • Kids meals

Reviews of The Waterman

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What are the best times to visit The Waterman?

The low season is in January, while the high season is in October. Visiting during the high season in October would be ideal for a vibrant experience.

How is the quality of the beds at The Waterman?

The beds are described as comfortable and cozy, ensuring a good night's sleep for guests.

Is parking available at The Waterman?

Yes, free parking is available for guests, providing convenience and ease of access.

What can guests expect from the food quality at The Waterman?

Guests can expect great food, including a fantastic breakfast, and a nice bar area with quality beverages.

How is the cleanliness and customer service at The Waterman?

The rooms are described as very clean and adequately maintained. Additionally, the staff is friendly, helpful, and charming, ensuring a pleasant stay for guests.

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Opt for a Room at the Back

Some guests suggested choosing a room at the back of the hotel to avoid noise from the main road.

Enjoy the Outdoor Terrace

In good weather, take advantage of the outdoor terrace for a relaxing spot to unwind.

Consider Noise Levels

If you are sensitive to noise, be aware that some guests found the rooms to be affected by noise, especially on weekends.

Explore Nearby Attractions

Take a leisurely walk by the river to reach the Cambridge city center, which is conveniently located around 3/4 mile from the hotel.

Check for Special Offers

Consider adding breakfast at the adjacent cafe, which some guests found to be good and quiet, with massive pastries.

Room Comfort and Amenities

Rooms are beautifully decorated and welcoming, with comfortable beds and modern bathroom facilities. However, some guests found the sink to be small and tricky to use due to a shelf above it.

Pet-Friendly Accommodation

The hotel is very dog-friendly, with staff being especially charming and helpful towards furry companions.

Consider Room Size

Some guests found the rooms to be on the small side, so consider this when booking, especially for longer stays.

Parking Considerations

If arriving by car, be aware that parking on the street outside the hotel can be challenging, and the closest parking may require a 5-10 minute walk with luggage.

Dining Experience

Enjoy the great food and lovely room, and consider trying the breakfast at the adjacent cafe, which some guests found to be good and quiet.


32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge, CB4 3AX

What's nearby

  • Jesus Green296 m
  • River Cam0.7 km
  • ADC Theatre0.7 km
  • Cambridge Castle0.8 km
  • Kettle's Yard0.8 km
  • Bridge of Sighs1 km
  • King's College Chapel1.2 km
  • Whipple Museum of the History of Science1.3 km
  • Musuem of Archaeology1.3 km
  • Fellows Garden1.3 km
  • Parker's Piece1.3 km
  • Mathematical Bridge1.5 km



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


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  • How long should you stay at The Waterman? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 1 day.

FAQs when booking at The Waterman

  • Where is The Waterman located?

    The Waterman is located at 32 Chesterton Road, 1.1 km from the centre of Cambridge. Jesus Green is the closest landmark to The Waterman.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Waterman?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at The Waterman.

  • Does The Waterman offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Waterman offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is The Waterman from the airport?

    The Waterman is 3.3 km from Cambridge. The Waterman is 37.4 km from London Stansted.

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Value for money


Distance to downtown

1.1 km

Nearest Airport


Distance to airport

3.5 km