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The Gonville Hotel

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Madrid, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Quite a good location, walking disctance to Cambridge Centre and full of restaurantes in the sorroundings. Good Wi-Fi and a i-Pad as part of the room services!! Free parking avaiable. Very nice decoration, and Bathroom. A bit slow on the breakfast service.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The staff are helpful, the place is clean and the location is great for where I want to go in Cambridge I do not like the 15 quid breakfast surcharge on a room costing 150 quid. Free wifi though at a decent speed Great restaurants just outside for evening meals.

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is always a pleasure to stay at this hotel and it has been my number one choice of places to stay in Cambridge for the past ten years. The renovations in recent years have been of the highest quality and have made this a first class hotel. The staff are always friendly and welcoming. I would particularly like to... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Easy parking. Genuinely dog-friendly - though not allowed in the dining room the dog was welcome to join us in the bar for dinner and breakfast. Service was second to none. Staff were very friendly, very helpful, very welcoming and very efficient. Breakfast was excellent. The food at dinner was a little sub-standard for the price though beautifully served by... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 2 nights here last week, and really enjoyed our stay; lovely comfortable room, recently renovated, air con, fantastic breakfast with helpful staff, especially Abraham. The hotel is within a short walk to the colleges, opposite Parker's Piece, parking on-site- couldn't be a better position with nicer staff.

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Thank _annwoz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Gonville Hotel is a perfect place to stay in Cambridge. Very good standard and great breakfast!!! Spanish waiter Abraham is very service minded, a great representative of this fine hotel! We will be back.

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is a gem - in Cambridge you get to chose between chains or v expensive hotels - this hotel is independent, mid range and great value. Everything is focused on guest comfort and it's genuinely friendly. One member of staff in particular called Abraham was exceptionally helpful and went an extra mile to make us feel welcome. Even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant offers a welcoming and cheerful ambience and the service was warm and attentive. The food was of very high standard with a wide range of selection. Special thanks to Abraham whose service was impeccable! Certainly worth a visit while in Cambridge. Will definitely be back again!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel as it had great reviews , looked fab and mostly HAD PARKING .. The Staff were all really nice during our stay , especially the young Blonde girl on reception in the evenings who did everything to help us out during our stay . We SPECIFICALLY asked for a quiet room on at least 3 occassions... More 

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

Dear PaulGill_12 Thank you for your recent review, I was so sorry to learn that the builders had started earlier than what we have agreed with them (Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm). This work is temporary and should soon be finished. Please know that I will be taking this up with the main contractor as we feel this is... More 

Delta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is located a few (10) minutes walk from the city centre, but the price is much lower than fully central hotels. Location is convenient for the train station, and the south part of the city. Rooms are clean and well furnished with adequate wifi. Restaurant breakfast is great and worth being added to the guest room rate. We... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
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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 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 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS The Gonville Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: $181 - $327 (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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