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Essex,UK
Reviewed today NEW

As with other reviewers, we picked the Gonville as it had on-site parking, too! But we were not disappointed with the hotel, from our very first encounter with reception to our check out. All of the staff were lovely, and couldn't do enough for you. The room - a deluxe room - was big, and very nice. Bathroom had lovely...

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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One night business stay and hotel was perfect for my purpose. Reception staff were particularly helpful with some email issues I had and needed to urgently sort out on the morning of checking out. Room was comfortable and clean with added bonus of a work desk.

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Benfleet, UK
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Just spent a delightful weekend in Cambridge having stayed at the Gonville Hotel One of the main reasons we booked this hotel is that it has its own car park which is quite rare in Cambridge. Having stayed in Cambridge last summer at a different hotel that didn't have a car park, it was a nightmare finding parking and also...

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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We were made to feel very welcome from the moment we entered this hotel. The service was exceptional from everyone we met and was certainly the best we have experienced in this country. Our room was luxurious and looked out over Parker's Piece. Toiletries were very special, bath robes soft and fluffy and the bed was extremely comfortable. A wide...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Staff kind and efficient, facilities very good, location very convenient and very close to the University Colleges, and disabled rooms available and nice. Perfect for a business stay (only the WiFi signal was a bit weak, so the hotel ipad was not working). I shall certainly stay there again when I return to Cambridge

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The staff were super accommodating! They were constantly one step ahead of me -- anticipating my needs and helping me however I can with eagerness, professionalism, and kindness. Very reasonable price and great location. I'd def stay here again! (The rooms facing the street might be noisy so if you're sensitive about sound then ask for a room facing away...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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The hotel has a friendly, personal feel about it but rooms are modern and it's in a great location. Close to National Express drop-off and short walk to hub of the town. Very accomodating staff who voluntarily moved me to a particularly quiet room so that I could recover from jet lag. I used to stay in the Hilton but...

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Leek, United Kingdom
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Location, location, location. Friendly, efficient staff. Well appointed rooms and on site parking. What's not to like ? Use regularly to visit my student daughter. Short walk across park to city centre.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great hotel. Very friendly, helpful staff and breakfast was exceptional. Belen and the bar staff were especially helpful. Good location and on site parking was very useful. I would definitely visit again.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for one night. Great location and good parking. Staff friendly but lacked some basic knowledge of local restaurants and so on Superior room was frankly cramped with a midget bath. Suspect a classic room is maybe a shoe box or we were placed in the wrong class of room. Cheap coffee machine mis-calibrated to the size of cups...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 and limited 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 

Additional Information about The Gonville Hotel

Address: Gonville Place, Cambridge CB1 1LY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: $132 - $255 (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 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#1 Green Hotel in Cambridge
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#6 Family Hotel in Cambridge
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