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The Gonville Hotel

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Gonville Place, Cambridge CB1 1LY, England (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS The Gonville Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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76 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely room; ours with view across Parker’s Piece (park) busy with people on a hot summer day! The breakfast room is lovely and light, but the continual miss-delivery of hot dishes to tables was amusing (and amazing). Hot dishes were well proportioned. A lovely garden area suited us for afternoon drinks. Excellent wi-fi. The un-prepossessing exterior belies the quality inside.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at The Gonville for one night. On site car parking is a great advantage as Cambridge is not car-friendly. The hotel is conveniently located for a short walk to the city centre. We had our dog with us and she was made as welcome as we were. The room was a good size and quiet. Our cooked breakfast... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel, which Cambridge, although it is a beautiful city, it seems to lack many good hotels, and the staff were great. Hotel was lovely, beautiful garden to relax in too, just a shame about the building work, but that can't be helped. Lovely room, just needed the drainage system sorted maybe as the water went down plug holes very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One night stay. I had a room at the front which gave a view of the common, so a nice view out the window. The road out front is busy during the day, but as there are so many traffic lights on the road the traffic moves so slowly there is little to no noise in the room. The bed... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is very convenient for the city centre, which is only ten minutes walk away. There is car parking facilities and it is easy to exit the city and visit the surrounding countryside. Being close to the city with its university students we found that it was quite noisy in the early hours when the revelers returned from their... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel was in a perfect location ... A short walk to the centre and peaceful. The staff couldn't have been more helpful or friendly to our large party. Nothing was too much trouble and we will definitely stay again!! The Christmas breaks look fab! Thank you

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Dorchester
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My partner and I stayed here for a long weekend having booked at the last minute and got a great deal for dinner bed and breakfast. The hotel is ideally situated for exploring Cambridge - a five minute walk into the city. The room was great (although the wet room didn't drain as brilliantly as it could but it wasn't... More 

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Narrabeen, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked 2 rooms for 2 couples for a Saturday night. Told at check in only twin beds available . The bathroom was small and you needed Iron Man available to turn the shower tap on. The breakfast was un inspiring and the hotel staff were clearly unable to cope with a semi full restaurant. The only plus side is the... More 

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

Dear kazza989 Thank you for your recent review, we are really sorry to see that you felt disappointed with your stay. It appears that this is what was requested at the booking stage and unfortunately as we were fully booked this was not possible to change to a double at check in despite our best efforts. Please know that we... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location and a great hotel. Excellent staff very helpful and always had time for a chat . Would stay again.. clean rooms and great to have I pads in every room . Location is great and free parking at the hotel.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Large, well-appointed double room, elegantly furnished. Staff very helpful, courteous and friendly. Breakfast spread reasonably generous. Ate in brasserie one night but found food over-trendy and over-salted so ate at The Anchor pub the following night (great burgers and fries and river views!) Hotel is well-located for sight-seeing and has a free car-park.

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