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Cambridge Ontario Accommodations

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Located within 60 miles of three of Ontario's more well-known cities, Cambridge is an often-overlooked gem full of arts, culture, and history. An amalgamation of the cities of Galt, Preston, and Hespeler, Cambridge has a distinct identity among the bigger cities in the region. Whether you're looking for a place to stay along one of the major thoroughfares or something more serene and quaint on the outskirts, Cambridge has various hotels to meet your needs and lifestyle. More from this guide...

Cambridge Hotels & Accommodations

Travelodge by Wyndham Cambridge - Waterloo
605 Hespeler Rd., Cambridge, ON N1R6J3
  • Low-priced Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 3 suites
  • Regular internet service
  • Most guests liked the proximity to shopping
Super 8 by Wyndham Cambridge/Kitchener/Waterloo Area in Cambridge
650 Hespeler Rd., Cambridge, ON NIR6J8
  • Economical Highway property
  • Check-in time: 3pm
  • Most guests said the wifi quality was bad
  • Good kitchenette
Super 8 by Wyndham Cambridge/Kitchener/Waterloo Area : 650 Hespeler Rd.
650 Hespeler Rd., Cambridge, ON N1R6J8
  • Two-star hotel
Cambridge Hotel & Conference Centre in Cambridge
700 Hespeler Rd., Cambridge, ON N3H5L8
  • Three Star Convention Center property
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
  • Internet connection excellent
  • Friendly service
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Best Western Plus Cambridge Hotel : 730 Old Hespeler Rd.
730 Old Hespeler Rd., Cambridge, ON N3H 5L8
  • 2 star Highway hotel
  • 11 suites in property
  • Shower can be a problem
  • Kitchenette needs more attention
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Hilton Garden Inn Kitchener / Cambridge in Cambridge
746 Old Hespeler Rd., Cambridge, ON N3H5L8
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • Fitness + Health Center
Sunbridge Hotel & Conference Centre Cambridge
200 Holiday Inn Dr., Cambridge, ON N3C1Z4
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • 9 meeting rooms in hotel
  • Most guests complained about the bathroom
  • Most guests found the staff to be very friendly
Comfort Inn Cambridge : 220 Holiday Inn Dr.
220 Holiday Inn Dr., Cambridge, ON N3C1Z4
  • Economical Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Good breakfast choices
  • Relatively new rooms
Average 3.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
The Four Points by Sheraton Cambridge
210 Preston Pkwy., Cambridge, ON N3H5N1
  • Affordable Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 6 floors
  • Good accessibility by car
  • Professional service
Homewood Suites by Hilton Cambridge Waterloo - Cambridge
800 Jamieson Pkwy., Cambridge, ON N3C4N6
  • 3 star Highway property
  • 3 conference rooms in property
  • Fair breakfast prices
  • Most guests thought the bathroom was big enough
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Kitchener Inn & Suites in Kitchener
4355 King St. East, Kitchener, ON N2P2E9 ~6.5 km west of Cambridge
  • Midscale Highway hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
  • Excellent breakfast selection
  • Fair breakfast prices
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Residence & Conference Centre Kitchener Waterloo : 99 Conestoga College Blvd.
99 Conestoga College Blvd., Kitchener, ON N2P2N5 ~7.2 km west of Cambridge
  • Low priced Highway hotel
  • Check in: 3:00p.m.
  • Every guests reviewed were happy with the price of the breakfast
  • Wifi was excellent
Average 3.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Doubletree by Hilton Kitchener
30 Fairway Rd. South, Kitchener, ON N2A2N2 ~10.1 km west of Cambridge
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
Radisson Hotel Kitchener Waterloo : 2960 King St. East
2960 King St. East, Kitchener, ON N2A1A9 ~10.2 km west of Cambridge
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Fitness center on property
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Quality Inn in Kitchener
2899 King St. East, Kitchener, ON N2A1A6 ~10.4 km west of Cambridge
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Good city hotel
  • Location is great
Knights Inn Kitchener - Kitchener
1455 Weber St. East, Kitchener, ON N2A1A5 ~10.7 km west of Cambridge
  • Cheap property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • The majority of guests said the bathroom was dirty
  • Breakfast can be improved
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Kitchener Conestoga
1333 Weber St. East, Kitchener, ON N2A1C2 ~11.0 km west of Cambridge
  • Low priced Suburban property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • The majority of guests found the staff to be very friendly
  • Every guests reviewed didn't like the management
Staybridge Suites Guelph - Guelph
11 Corporate Court, Guelph, ON N1G5G5 ~14.6 km northeast of Cambridge
  • 3 star Highway property
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
  • Clean pool
  • Rooms are ok
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Fairfield Inn & Suites in Guelph
35 Cowan Place, Guelph, ON N1G0C1 ~14.8 km northeast of Cambridge
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
Crowne Plaza Kitchener Waterloo in Kitchener
105 King St. East, Kitchener, ON N2G2K8 ~15.1 km west of Cambridge
  • Four star Downtown property
  • 201 rooms in property
Very Good 4.0 /5Hotel Reviews CallBookMore Details
The Walper Hotel
20 Queen St. South, Kitchener, ON N2G1V6 ~15.2 km west of Cambridge
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Access to gym on-site
Holiday Inn Guelph & Conference Centre : 601 Scottsdale Dr.
601 Scottsdale Dr., Guelph, ON N1G3E7 ~15.8 km northeast of Cambridge
  • Mid-scale Golf Course hotel
  • 137 rooms in property
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Comfort Inn Guelph - Guelph
480 Silvercreek Pkwy. North, Guelph, ON N1H7R5 Website ~17.2 km north of Cambridge
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • Most guests enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby
  • Clean towels
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Delta Hotels by Marriott Guelph Conference Centre
50 Stone Rd. West, Guelph, ON N1G0A9 ~17.3 km northeast of Cambridge
  • Expensive Downtown hotel
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Royal Brock Hotel
716 Gordon St., Guelph, ON N1G1Y6 ~17.3 km northeast of Cambridge
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • 104 rooms in hotel
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Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Cambridge, ON discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Cambridge hotel for each day and each star rating category.

Each of the three cities has a unique history, beginning in the early 1800s. Galt, which is still the largest city in Cambridge, gained an early reputation as an industrial hub with quality goods that reached the far ends of the globe. Preston, on the other hand, became famous for its mining industry, as well as the thermal springs that attracted visitors from the northern United States and Ontario. The smallest town of Hespeler was founded as a colony for Mennonites. It became a bustling industrial community; a title it still enjoys today. Cambridge didn't become a municipality until 1973, although considerable resistance met this merge. Each resident of Cambridge still refers to himself or herself as a person from one of the three cities within Cambridge's borders, and today, each town still has a rivalry against the other.

At present, the city still has its roots in industry, but it's known far more for its cultural events, including rock concerts, parades, and the famous Mill Race Festival. Whether you're here for business or pleasure, you'll love the hotel options available throughout Cambridge.

When to Visit Cambridge, ON

By far, the best time to visit Cambridge is in the summer. From June to August, the temperatures hover around 77 degrees during the day and drop to around 60 degrees in the evening. Not only does this make for an enjoyable outdoor experience, but it also makes the weather great for the festival season. In July, Cambridge hosts the annual Mill Race Festival, which honors the city's European roots through music, dance, food, drink, and art. The city also has the Rock the Mill Music Festival, which takes place in July and brings folk music artists from around North America. All proceeds from the event go to the preservation of the historic mill in town. Make sure to book a hotel well ahead of time, as rooms tend to get expensive and fill quickly.

For the winter sports enthusiast, winter offers a phenomenal time to do some cross-country and downhill skiing. There are several ski resorts within an hour or two of Cambridge that offer skiing for everyone, from beginners to experts. From December to March, ski season is at its peak, so don't hesitate to book or you may miss out on the hotel of your choice. If you don't plan to ski, don't forget that Cambridge averages temperatures below freezing, as well as up to a foot of snow a month throughout the season. Therefore, pack accordingly.

Spring is nonpeak season in Cambridge, as the city thaws from its harsh winter. If you're looking for a bargain on a hotel room, this is the ideal time to visit, as there's still plenty to do but without the heavy demand for accommodation. One of the best attractions during this time is the Cambridge Farmers' Market, which opened in 1830 and is Canada's third oldest market. Farmers come from up to 60 miles around to sell some of the freshest meat and produce in the area. Best Health Magazine also ranked this market as one of the top 10 in the country.

Fall is perhaps the most beautiful season in Cambridge, as the foliage changes to vibrant orange, yellow, and brown hues. Temperatures can drop quickly and without warning, so remember to wear layers, especially if you plan to attend the Cambridge Fall Festival. This festival, which has run annually for over 170 years, celebrates fall weather with four days of food, drink, games, rides, and fun for all ages. If you're a bargain hunter, this is another time to pull the trigger on a room to get a steep discount.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Cambridge, ON:

seasonality of hotel rates in Cambridge

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts displaying average nightly cost trends by star rating class in Cambridge, ON. Analyze these illustrations to determine the best seasons to book a room in Cambridge for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Cambridge, ON

If you're looking for something a bit more upscale, head over to the Best Western Plus. Located about 7 miles outside Cambridge, this hotel has everything you need for an enjoyable and relaxing stay. Some of the on-site amenities include an exercise facility, Wi-Fi connection in public areas, complimentary breakfast, hot tub, business center, foreign currency exchange, and free computer terminal. In addition, the Best Western Plus furnishes each room with a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, high-speed internet access, and television with satellite programming. With this location, you'll be only a short drive from The Aud, the Waterloo Region Museum, Fairview Park Mall, and the Chicopee Tube Park and ski area.

Just 30 miles outside the city, you'll find even more luxury at the Hampton Inn Mississauga. Although it's not as close as other choices, it gives you the opportunity to explore Mississauga as well as Cambridge. When you stay here, you're within close proximity to attractions such as the Mississauga Heritage Foundation, Erindale Park, the Benares Historic House, the Mississauga Sports Hall of Fame, the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame, and Lake Ontario. After you've explored, you'll love to retire to your opulent room that features conveniences such as high-speed internet access, free newspapers, an in-room safe, comfortable bed, and television with cable programming. On-site attributes include an indoor pool and fitness room.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Cambridge

Affordable Hotel Options in Cambridge, Ontario

3 Star Average Prices: $100.50

Budget accommodation in Cambridge is plentiful if you know where to find it. At the Comfort Inn Cambridge, you'll be located right in the midst of downtown with a short distance to attractions such as the Bear Whistle Golf Club, Conestoga College, the Cambridge Ice Centre, Riverside Park, and the Shade's Mills Conservation Area. Make sure to take advantage of the numerous on-site amenities, including a picnic area with grills, a fitness center, a 24-hour business center, complimentary breakfast, and free Wi-Fi. Each room features a refrigerator, microwave, 32-inch flat-screen television with cable programming, and a hair dryer.

Another solid budget choice in the area is the Super 8, which offers some great amenities not often seen in a low-cost hotel. This includes a choice of one king bed, one queen bed, or two double beds. In each room, you'll find a coffee maker and tea, refrigerator, microwave, work desk, and television with cable programming. On-site features include a fitness center, outdoor pool, business center, and complimentary breakfast. Plus, the Super 8 is within a short distance to the Wedges 'N Woods Golf Academy, the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, the African Lion Safari, and downtown Cambridge.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Cambridge

2 Star Average Prices: $65.05

2 Star Hotel Prices in Cambridge

Top Discounts in Cambridge, Ontario

If you know where to stay, you can save even more money on generous discounts. One of those choices is the Fairfield Inn & Suites Toronto Mississauga, which offers discounts for seniors 62 years of age or older, as well as AARP discounts. Situated just 9 miles from downtown Cambridge, the Fairfield Inn & Suites provides guests with amenities such as free Wi-Fi, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. In each room, you'll find an LCD television with satellite programming, as well as free toiletries and a hair dryer.

Best Value Options in Cambridge, ON

If you have a little extra money to spend, but don't want to spend it all on accommodation, Cambridge has several midrange hotel options to suit your needs. The Crowne Plaza, located just 9 miles from downtown Cambridge, is the ideal choice for this price range. With just a short walk to Victoria Park, The Museum, and Yuk-Yuk's Comedy Club, there's something entertaining for everyone in your group. Perhaps the best amenity of this hotel is its extensive recreational facilities, which include a fitness center, mini golf course, an indoor swimming pool, two bowling lanes, and a squash court. Each room comes with a work desk, cable television, laptop desk, fridge, microwave, and a spacious layout.

Things to Do in Cambridge, Ontario

No matter what time of year you decide to visit Cambridge, you'll love the entertainment and cultural hotspots located throughout the city. Voted as one of Ontario's top attractions, the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory invites guests to peruse the grounds of the building while viewing some of the local butterflies and some of the rarest tropical butterflies on Earth. In addition, the conservatory is home to exotic birds and bizarre bugs for your viewing pleasure.

A visit to Cambridge just isn't a true trip without experiencing one of their festivals or parades. During July, the entire city springs to life with the Rock the Mill Festival, as well as the Mill Race Festival. With dozens of local food vendors, live music, and delicious beer and wine, it's something you can't afford to miss. If you're visiting in winter, make sure to check out Unsilent Night. This Christmas parade through downtown is fun for people of all ages, and it occurs simultaneously with an art walk that showcases some of the brightest talent in the area.

Whether you're looking for a low-cost place to hunker down for an evening or a relaxing, luxurious hotel, you can find the perfect place to fit your tastes and needs in Cambridge.

FAQs about hotels in Cambridge

What are the top rated hotels in Cambridge?

Homewood Suites by Hilton Cambridge Waterloo, Kitchener Inn & Suites and Staybridge Suites Guelph are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the upper-end hotels in Cambridge?

Colonial Creekside Grand Guest House, Crowne Plaza Kitchener Waterloo and Delta Hotels by Marriott Guelph Conference Centre are the top 3 luxury hotels near Cambridge city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Cambridge?

Travelodge by Wyndham Cambridge - Waterloo, Super 8 by Wyndham Cambridge, and Super 8 by Wyndham Cambridge are the properties closest to Cambridge city center.

What are the best independent hotels in Cambridge?

Kitchener Inn & Suites, Cambridge Hotel & Conference Centre and The Walper Hotel are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Cambridge?

Courtyard Waterloo St. Jacobs, Fairfield Inn & Suites and Towneplace Suites Brantford & Conference Centre are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Cambridge?

Quality Inn, Comfort Inn Guelph and Comfort Inn Cambridge are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best Best Western hotels in Cambridge?

Best Western Plus Cambridge Hotel, Best Western Plus Waterloo and Best Western Brantford Hotel & Conference Centre are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Cambridge?

Staybridge Suites Guelph, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Waterloo and Crowne Plaza Kitchener Waterloo are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

Recent traveler reviews of Cambridge, ON

Below are reviews of the city of Cambridge, ON from an actual visitor's perspective.

Score 5.0 / 5


Bill R., from 30-Sep-2019
Score 5.0 / 5

The location suited our purpose for staying at the Hotel

Shelley B., from 26-Aug-2019
"Very Nice City"
Score 4.0 / 5

Very homely, with nice people around. Overall very good experience in this city :)

Vicky G., from 23-Jul-2019
"Nice Stay!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Great shopping!

Pauline B., from 09-Dec-2017
"Great Stay!"
Score 5.0 / 5

The city is expanding and had a really nice sports complex. There are number of very unique shops and restaurants mixed with the franchises. We really enjoyed dinner at "the gator's tail".

Tracy M., from 05-Aug-2017
The average traveler rating of the city of Cambridge, ON shown above is 4.8 out of 5 based on 5 reviews
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