Just a 10-minute riverside walk from the heart of Cambridge's city center, this charming guest house offers free WiFi, free parking subject to availability and comfortable accommodations at great-value rates.

Lantern House has a convenient location, just a few hundred yards from the River Cam and about a mile (1 mi) from the city center. The Grafton Shopping Center is just a 10-minute walk away.

The hotel offers a range of accommodations. Private bathrooms and rooms with shared bathrooms are both available. All rooms have TVs.

While the Lantern does not serve any meals including breakfast, a range of restaurants are found half a mile away. Many of Cambridge's famous colleges are just a short walk away and the heart of the city can be easily reached on foot, by crossing one of the beautiful greens. Regular buses are available nearby for those who prefer not to walk.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

Lantern House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sept 17, 2009

Property Highlights

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Cambridge Museum of Technology
    0.4 miles
  • Midsummer Common
    0.5 miles
  • Anglia Ruskin University
    0.8 miles
  • Cambridge Castle
    0.9 miles
  • St John's College
    0.9 miles
  • Trinity College Cambridge
    1 miles
  • Cambridge Arts Picture House
    1 miles
  • Cambridge Corn Exchange
    1 miles
  • Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
    1.1 miles
  • King's College
    1.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar The old spring, 1 Ferry Path, Cambridge, CB4 1HB
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Take away Fish&Ships Small Fry, 97 High Street, Cambridge, CB4 1NJ
    0.4 miles
  • Restaurant 22 Resturant, 22 Chesterton Road, CB4 3AX
    0.4 miles
  • Cafe/Bar The Haymakers, 54 High St, Cambridge CB4 1NG
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar The Boathouse, 14 Chesterton Rd, Cambridge CB4 3AX ‎ 0.5 mi W
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Polish Polonia, 231 Chesterton Road CB4 1AS
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • University of Cambridge
    1.2 miles
  • Cambridge Train Station
    1.5 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River River Cam via Elizabeth Way
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cambridge Airport
    1.7 miles
  • London Stansted Airport
    23.2 miles
  • London Luton Airport
    31.8 miles
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Amenities of Lantern House
Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Services
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Express check-in/out
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Thai
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House rules Lantern House takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa American Express Lantern House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

There is a 24-hour self-check-in facility. Keys can be collected only after 10:30, by prior arrangement.

To comply with restrictions and the law during the National Lockdown period, this guest house is open for customers who have to travel for work purposes and other legal exemptions only.

Please inform Lantern House in advance of your expected arrival time to guarantee entry (you can use the Special Requests box when booking), otherwise self check-in will be applied, same as for arrivals after reception closure. For more information please contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Check-out times vary, Monday to Friday check-out time is before 10:30 and for weekends and Bank Holidays the check-out time is before 11:30. Later check-out may incur a charge.

Please be aware that no meals are served at the property but a toaster, microwave, fridge, kettle, cutlery, seating and tables are available.

Please note that the Lantern Guest house is closed on Sundays.

Kindly note, guests are not permitted to bring late or overnight visitors to the property.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Please inform Lantern House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Lantern House

  • Room options at Lantern House include:

    • Twin
    • Single
    • Double

  • Lantern House is 0.9 miles from the center of Cambridge.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Lantern House by:

    • Car 45min

  • Lantern House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at Lantern House is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • The prices at Lantern House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.