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The Gonville Hotel

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfectly pleasant hotel without being outstanding. Room ok, not a great view at the back, but at least quiet. Don't like the sliding glass door to the shower room, and no nice freebies, but very comfortable, large bed. Dated, mauve, "swirly" carpets around the place, straight out of the 1980's. Felt that the whole place needed "refreshing". That said, excellent...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned to Cambridge after a few years and were at a loss on where to stay. We chose The Gonville Hotel from reviews. Throughout we were delighted at the care given to us during our stay by EVERY member of staff - a great credit to fine management. The hotel had, we understand, been remastered during the last year....

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Thank 62Heron
Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super friendly and helpful team who made us feel very 'at home'. Lovely breakfast and dinner too - and a comfy bed for the night. Location brilliant for shopping, tourist trip punting close and hotel sold us discounted tickets too for ease. Thoroughly recommend.

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BRENTOOD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having never been to Cambridge I wasn't sure where to stay . This hotel had been recommended as it was the closest to the court house as I was on a case. I was pleasantly surprised , very near to all the shops , restaurants and also the lovely colleges. Exceptionally clean , bathrooms need a little updating but it...

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Thank GIADA27
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been staying here for over 2 months now and I can say this has been the best experience of my stay in Cambridge ever. Staff is always ready to help and serve. Breakfast is yummy and served on the table. Food options are great. Reception guys always at the helm to fulfill all your demands :) Keep up...

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Thank Sunil K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean hotel, staff very friendly and in a great location. The breakfast service was a little slow but that didnt bother me too much as I had plenty of time, but it did make it a nice relaxing start to the day.

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Thank Kev H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here on Monday night. Beautiful hotel, very friendly reception staff. Our room was lovely, very clean and the bed was sooo comfortable!! asked for fresh milk in our room and arrived almost immediately. Great selection at breakfast.

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Thank CJ2125
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bar has a very good atmosphere, especially on Friday and Saturday evenings, when they have very good live music. The food and drinks are good, and the service is excellent. Thank you Alexandro for making us feel welcome.

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Thank vicky62436
Luton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff on reception were very friendly and helpful, the room was lovely but maybe a tad warm, but cleanliness you couldn't fault. The hotel is quite central for the sites of Cambridge. The bar staff were also very friendly and helpful. The breakfast choice was fabulous and the morning staff were also great. Would highly recommend this hotel if...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here last weekend and found the staff to be very friendly. Elliot especially was very helpful all weekend with tips on where was nice to visit and showing us where to park when space in the car park was limited. The room was lovely and the little garden behind the hotel was very quiet and pretty. The Gonville...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned and run 4 star 84 bedroom hotel, with recently refurbished public areas and rooms. Virtual concierge system in all rooms via Apple Ipads make service requests easy by the touch of a button. Free Fibre Optic high speed Wifi throughout. Limited on site car parking for residents. Located in central Cambridge overlooking the famous Parker's Peice a 25 acre open park, near to the rail and coach stations. Ideal for visiting the many Historic University buildings and close to the main shopping areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gonville Hotel

Address: Gonville Place, Cambridge CB1 1LY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: $200 - $389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Gonville Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 84
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Also Known As:
Cambridge Best Western
Best Western Cambridge
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Cambridge
#1 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#6 Family Hotel in Cambridge
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“Ask for a room overlooking Parkers Piece, unless you would find road noise a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles Wren104, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Demand a room no where near wing being renovated.”
 of 5 bubbles emery622, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back will be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Veroushka, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 1-4 were well fitted out but had now view.”
 of 5 bubbles 62Heron, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a view over Parkers Piece”
 of 5 bubbles 232jeane, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
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