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BEST WESTERN PLUS The Gonville Hotel

4.0 of 5 Gonville Place, Cambridge CB1 1LY, England
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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London
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78 reviews 78 reviews
28 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a good value, reasonably good quality hotel near the city centre - well worth considering given that the better-known hotels in Cambridge tend to be expensive and full. It's located halfway between the train station and the city centre, about a 10 minute walk from both. I booked a standard double room. The bedroom and bathroom were good... More 

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

Dear bf99 Firstly may I thank you for taking the time to leave your review, we are pleased that you found the hotel to be of good value, and of good quality. We are in the process of making lots of positive changes to the hotel so I am sure on return you will find further improvements. Please know that... More 

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were very glad we saw thhis hotel as we drove into Cambridge. Dag on reception could not have been more helpful or pleasant. The rooms are large and very comfortable and it was located very close to the town centre. We were very happy with ourr choice for the one night. As it turned out, in our haste to... More 

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

Dear Jill M Thank you so much for your 5 star review – we love getting these! I was really pleased to hear that you were well looked after by my team during your recent stay with us, please know that Dag will be rewarded for his excellent service. I am pleased that we were also able to reunite you... More 

Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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225 reviews 225 reviews
75 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Reception was pleasant with a smile and ample car parking. Access to room is with touch pad so repeated poking in and out of card and easy with your hands laden down with bags. Room was modern with minimalism....taken a little too far. Nice big bed and comfortable. Reasonable sized TV but not the biggest. Plenty of hanging facilities in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed for a night at the Gonville in early December. We choose the hotel as it is perfectly located fronting Parkers Piece and is only a short stroll into the City centre to take advantage of the many bars and restaurants on offer. Since our last stay the hotel has undergone a refurbishment which has brought... More 

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Scottsdale, AZ
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently returned from a 2 day stay. This is a perfect hotel for a visit to Cambridge. The staff is welcoming, the hotel is clean and everything you'd want for a visit to this great city. It is close to both the University and a short walk to the train station. I recommend this hotel without reservation. I was... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the pleasure of having an all expenses paid night stay here in November for a business trip. Drove up with my husband from Torquay, Devon which was quite a busy and long drive so arrived in the hotel about 7ish slightly grumpy. We were greeted by 3 members of staff and whilst I sorted out rooms with the 2... More 

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Manchester
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At a time when a number of other established Cambridge hotels are in seemingly terminal decline, the Gonville goes from strength to strength. Hard to fault for price, location, comfort of room and especially for the perpetually smiling and helpful service from every single member of staff.

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

Dear Nero11 Thank you so much for your 5 star review! We are delighted to get such great feedback! Our vision is to be the Hotel of Choice in Cambridge! So we aim to be the best in everything we do! I hope that we will have another opportunity to welcome you back to the hotel soon! Kind regards, Christopher... More 

Canturbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A clean,comfortable, quiet hotel centrally located near to bus routes and within walking distance of the train station. Very handy for Addenbrook's Hospital. Also close to restaurants and places of interest.

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

Dear John M Thank you for your 5 star review! We are always so pleased to get these. I am pleased that on your return visit you found everything to be excellent again. I do hope that you got on alright at Addenbrook’s Hospital. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Thanks for taking the time, Kind regards, Christopher... More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just stayed one night as we were going to a concert at the Cambridge Corn Exchange. We arrived by train but this hotel does have a large car park which is a bonus in Cambridge where parking can be difficult and expensive. It is in an excellent location and we were only a few minutes away from our venue.... More 

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

Dear Leh123 Thank you so much for your review, we are pleased that you chose us to stay with us following your recent visit to Cambridge and the Corn Exchange. We are delighted that you would have given us 5 stars, and hope that on your return visit you do try the food as I can assure you this is... More 

Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Centrally located, this hotel is much more reasonable in price than many others in Cambridge. Fairly modern and reasonably well maintained. Staff were friendly and helpful. I would definitely return and stay here.

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

Dear Eric D Thank you for your great review, I was really pleased to see that you found us to be good value, we do our best to set the rates competitively as well as offer excellent facilities and service. I hope that we will have another chance to serve you again soon. Thanks again for taking the time Kind... 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*
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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