We used this hotel for a two night weekend break to visit our daughter as it was well positioned half way between Homerton College and the centre of town overlooking Parker's Piece. Good car parking and a 15 min walk to town centre.
We had perhaps one of the better rooms - number 216 (2nd floor, large and at the front overlooking Parker's Piece green). A special treat we had not anticipated was the evening turn down bed service with chocolates on the bed. Other little extras included complimentary bottled water and three Green & Blacks miniature chocolates.
Very comfy beds, large TV with Freeview channels, tea & coffee making facilities and well equipped bathroom. Breakfast was well cooked to order and had all you could ask for in terms of cereals, pastries, fruit etc. We paid £13.95 for our daughter to eat with us one morning - good value compared to many good hotels. Very polite hotel staff at all times.
Were there any downsides, well a fridge would be nice to chill your own drinks, toilet paper was thin (single sheet) and the noise from the music channel on the TV in a neighbouring room could be heard (fairly loudly) on Sunday morning through the air conditioning system. They however are very small, minor points compared to what was a really lovely hotel and an enjoyable stay.
- 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. Limited on site 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. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Cambridge Best Western
- Best Western Cambridge