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BEST WESTERN PLUS The Gonville Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Gonville Place, Cambridge CB1 1LY, England
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Ranked #3 of 34 hotels in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I found The Gonville on Tripadvisor from Australia and found the front desk staff, Veronica & Ben, especially helpful. The hotel is in a perfect position to explore Cambridge by foot and parking in the grounds is perfect for travellers. Totally recommend!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed overnight in Cambridge as attending a party with my wife.The Gonville meant we could park for free and walk to the venue.The hotel is very central hence the fairly steep bed and breakfast rate. The air conditioning was much appreciated Breakfast excellent

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Hove, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First impressions were very good - great location, adequate parking, very friendly and helpful reception staff. The first impression of the bedroom was wonderful - but over the 3 nights frustration set in. The bathroom door is a very fancy sliding glass affair which has a mind of its own and kept sliding open. The little privacy it could afford... More

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Gonville Hotel met all of my family's expectations. The hotel was perfectly located to Cambridge University, separated by a picturesque park and a 10 minute walk into town. The hotel staff were professional, friendly and available to us for all of our questions and needs. The foyer was attractively decorated as was the Dining area. Breakfasts were a true... More

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Christopher O, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Gonville Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kelly T Thank you for your great 5 star review, we are always pleased to achieve these and certainly do not take them for granted. We were delighted to learn that you had an enjoyable time with us and found the hotel to be well located within the city and close to everything. We have recently completed our Foyer... More

Kent, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Upon arrival, we thought that the hotel was very attractive and the decor is modern, clean and attractive. The staff appeared to be very young... This weekend showed us just how special younger staff can be - completely professionally trained, the bar staff and the manager are attentive but not overpowering. They know their wines and the food will KILL... More

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ARussell1, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Gonville Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alexander R, Thank you for reviewing our hotel on this website. What a wonderful feedback! I was so happy to read that your time with us exceeded your expectations on all levels, and that our team were able to contribute to such a memorable experience. Our evening meals are a delight indeed, and it is nice to hear that... More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

July 2014 - my wife and I booked in at The Gonville as first time visitors to Cambridge. The hotel is perfectly located - close to Parkers Piece and a 10 minute walk into the centre of town. The hotel will allow you to park for free during your stay, which is a bonus. Our room was of good size,... More

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ARussell1, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Gonville Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michael P, Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your recent stay. I was thrilled to read your glowing review, and learn that your time with us was so enjoyable, including superb breakfast served in our newly refurbished Atrium restaurant. I shall pass your kind comments onto my team and our dedicated Head Chef. I am delighted to know... More

Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gonville is very well located, just off Parker's Piece, a communal parkland area close to the centre of Cambridge. We found the hotel well presented, clean and with very helpful staff. At £175 a night for a double room B&B it wasn't cheap but free parking for the 2 days of our stay was a bonus. This was our... More

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Christopher O, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Gonville Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michael P Firstly thank you for taking the time to leave your review, we are delighted that you gave us 5 stars! We were so pleased to see that your recent stay with us was good and that you were able to take advantage of our great location and parking. When we set our rates we look to ensure... More

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really can't speak highly enough about my recent stay at The Gonville Hotel, Cambridge. I was travelling on business, from the US, staying in Cambridge for just under a week. From start to finish every aspect of my stay was flawless. The hotel is modern, clean and staff extremely friendly and capable. Food at breakfast and dinner was superb.... More

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Christopher O, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Gonville Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mick E Thank you so much for your 5 star review, we are delighted to see these this morning. We are so pleased to see that your stay with us for a week was flawless, and you found the hotel and staff to be of a great standard. It is such a pleasure working with a team that loves... More

Canturbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, quite, fairly close to Station and in a good position for buses and centre of Cambridge. Perfect for my needs as Addenbrooke's Hospital is 15 mins by bus. I recommend a tour of Cambridge on the open top bus which passes the hotel.

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Christopher O, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Gonville Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John Thank you for your 5 star review, we were delighted to see this, I hope that your Hospital appointment went well and pleased to see that you found the location of the hotel to be perfect. Being in the centre of the city is ideal for things such as sight seeing and also great for those shopping trips!... More

Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the staff who made our weekend away great, they are all very attentive, professional and caring, the hotel was very nice, clean, the food was just too rich the chef is a genius the whole experience was really very good indeed and we would definitely recommend this hotel for a short or long stay.

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Christopher O, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Gonville Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Donna R Thank you so much for your 5 star review, it was really pleasing to see this, and I am also happy to say that our new Head Chef Jay was delighted to see your comments. Nothing gives us more pleasure to know that you had a great stay with us and everything about the hotel made your... More

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Address: Gonville Place, Cambridge CB1 1LY, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS The Gonville Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Cambridge #1 Green Hotel in Cambridge #2 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge #4 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge #5 Family Hotel in Cambridge
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Family owned and run AA 4 star 84 bedroom hotel, with recently refurbished bedrooms and Atrium Restaurant.Free high speed Wifi and free 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. Such as the Grande Arcade and Grafton Centre.Children welcome from any age. ... more   less 
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