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The Gonville Hotel

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Gonville Place, Cambridge CB1 1LY England See on map
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Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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Description
Family owned and run 4 star 92 bedroom hotel, with recently refurbished public areas and rooms, including the newly added "Feature Bedrooms" and "Gresham House Wellness" treatment rooms. The Gonville also offers More complimentary tours of the City in a classic Bentley and complimentary bike hire if you fancy getting around under your own steam. The bedrooms include a Virtual concierge system via Apple iPads that allow you to make service requests easily by the touch of a button along with free Fibre Optic high speed Wifi throughout. The Gonville also has on site car parking for residents at a competitive fee and spaces can be reserved in advance for blue badge holders. Located in central Cambridge overlooking the famous Parker's Piece, 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
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Onsen
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Luxury
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Romantic
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Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Business
,
Onsen
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
92
Price range
US$158 - US$239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Cambridge Best Western
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Best Western Cambridge
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
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The Gonville Hotel felt welcoming, and well appointed. We enjoyed our (brief) stay and found it a very good location for visiting all we wanted in Cambridge. We were in one of the rooms in the separate converted house to the side of the main hotel building. We found the room to b
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We stayed for 2 nights in a feature room. The whole experience was exceptional, from being collected at the train station in a Rolls Royce (complimentary) to the exquisite service provided by all members of staff. Our room was a really good size & was equipped with everything we
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We stayed at the Gonville last weekend for my boyfriend's 21st birthday. I emailed ahead to arrange having a bottle of wine in the room on arrival but they went the extra mile and left beautiful complimentary chocolates & macarons as well as a card for him. Everyone seemed to be
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Response from EdwardGonville, General Manager at The Gonville Hotel
Responded yesterday
Dear MegN0209, We are delighted that you chose the Gonville to celebrate your Boyfriends birthday, thank you. Please be assured that it was our pleasure to go the extra mile and it is our mission to offer our kindness where ever we can. Elliot is a man who loves his job and I know that he will have enjoyed the tour as much you both did. Thank you for your review and high praise, we love that you got to experience the cocktails and Bentley tour. Our location is often picked out as a key benefit, so we are glad that you felt the same way. We hope to see you again soon Best wishes Edward & the Team
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Lovely room, amazing bed, great products , all beautiful and clean etc.
Just felt lacked atmosphere somewhat, no cosy general areas to sit comfortably with a magazine really.
Perhaps more businessy, don’t know?
Brasserie food average, breakfast quite good, just nothing stood out
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We'd never been to Cambridge but decided at the last minute to spend a day there, so we book in at The Gonville. Our room turned out to be designed and equipped for a handicapped person. My wife works with disabled people and so while it was strange to be in such a room, we did n
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Response from EdwardGonville, General Manager at The Gonville Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Dear AllanRosemary, Thank you, we are very glad that you decided to stay at the Gonville for your impromptu night in Cambridge. We have been extremely busy in the hotel with very limited availability, so I can only assume that we were only able to offer you an accessible room for the night. I am positive that one of our guest relations team would have handled the light issue as soon as we were made aware, so I am sorry that you encountered what we found to be a very quick fix with the light switch in the end. We appreciate that you feel the parking charge is cheeky in your words but I think it is only fair to point out that out parking is on site, secure, well lit and covered by CCTV. In addition, it is cheaper than ALL other hotels and the local public car park. Parking is a premium in the city and we have taken great care to ensure that our tariff is more than fair for our guests. Thank you again for sharing your experience and we hope that you will consider staying with us again. Next time, please feel free to email me edward@gonvillehotel.co.uk or book in advance to avoid any disappointment. Our best wishes Edward & the Team
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Hi how do we book for the complementary Bentley tour? I’d like to know before booking whether this will be available for us during our stay
Hi, Please get in touch with us directly on 01223 366611 and we will be happy to look at some dates and times with you that fit around your visit.
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Hi how do we book for the complementary Bentley tour? I’d like to know before booking whether this will be available for us during our stay
Hi, Please get in touch with us directly at the Hotel with your booking dates and we will check availability for you. If you are staying for more than one day, we can certainly look at a range of suitable times for you.
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Is there an age policy?
The Gonville welcomes all travelers but we do require anyone staying in our rooms alone to be at least 18 years old. If under 18's are travelling with parents or guardians, then we can arrange inter-connecting rooms for children. Hope this answers your question.
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How much is it to park at the hotel?
Hi There, parking is charged at £15 per car per night. Parking is a premium in the City and we have taken care to make sure that we are the cheapest. If you are dining in the Atrium and Cotto Restaurants, parking is free of charge.
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How much is afternoon tea for two?
Hi, Afternoon tea at the Gonville is £19.50 per person. We do ask guests to book in advance to ensure that Chef Hans and his team can prepare the fresh scones and delicious cakes.
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"For a special occasion chose the Gresham House rooms"
"Feature rooms are quiet and well worth the extra money."
"inner rooms with views of the courtyard were lovely and rooms were quiet"
"our room was at the end of a short corridor overlooking the garden and the quietest room we have ever stayed in, perfect."
"Get a room near the spa in a separate building and very quiet."
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