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The Gonville Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Brussels
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Super service. Nothing too much trouble. Really enjoyed the stay and the free bike hire. Great breakfast. Comfortable, calm and clean room. Free cookies in reception. I would definitely stay here again.

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New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its the staff that make this such a nice hotel - from Elliot to Emily and Adam (hope that's his name, in Housekeeping) they all go that extra mile to make your stay perfect. Its a lovely old building in a wonderful location for walking around Cambridge. Loved the interior. The room was large and very clean and was at...

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Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Situated right opposite a huge common where the kids could play and we could go for pub dinners. Close to all the colleges yet not right in the crush of crowds that descends on Cambridge on weekends. Breakfast was generous in variety and taste, served in a bright room by pleasant people. We didn't try Cotto but it looked rather...

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Heanor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This a a really lovely hotel in a great position. However, the service was truly chaotic unfortunately (couldn't find my booking for 15 minutes, put in the wrong room, when I moved rooms (myself!), someone else's luggage was in the room, in-room iPad didn't work, room service phone didn't work, etc, etc) Quite frankly, a whole long list of 'first...

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

Dear Chris-and-Miki, Firstly please accept my sincere apologies for your recent experience not being up to our usual high standard. I can assure you that this does not happen every day and was due to a glitch with our new computer system. Thank you for your patience and understanding in dealing with this matter, I would very much like the...

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good hotel in excellent location. Nice rooms and very good service. Only gripe was we didn't think the 16 pound a head breakfast was very good value. one mushroom, one sausage , one tomato. you get the drift. Apart from that a good place top stay

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Schoten, Belgium
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very nice hotel close the city center, decent restaurants nearby and public transport. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Enjoy a great à la carte breakfast. I especially recommend the local gin and tonic, perfectly served by a professional bartender.

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Ilkeston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I booked this hotel for our anniversary celebration (as we stated when booking) but had to wait a few weeks to be able to get in as they were full at the time. Location: We cannot complain about the location as it is literally a few minutes walk to the town centre, with several restaurants available even for the fussiest...

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

together with a very good breakfast and a friendly staff were the highlights of the Gonville in Cambridge. In less,than 10 minutes your can reach the city center by feet and when we stayed there, you could park at the premise for free. But I think they needed to change this policy and now you have to pay to park...

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Wainfleet All Saints, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A super hotel in a wonderful location. The room was spacious and clean and there's a lovely garden to sit in peace and quiet. The breakfast was divine and nothing was too much trouble.I would highly recommend and will definitely return. Well done to all at The Gonville.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here here..what a hotel. Bar staff were v friendly yesterday evening. Reception v welcoming and rooms were lovely. Great location and rooms comfy. Only thing was the bed for standard room was small. Apart from that def coming back!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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. 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 

Additional Information about The Gonville Hotel

Address: Gonville Place, Cambridge CB1 1LY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
Price Range: $206 - $394 (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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“Adjoining rooms (for families) need to be specifically requested in advance. Handicapped rooms have adjoining doors too.”
gfrank11, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“the rooms close to the street are sometimes noisy (there's a firestation nearby)”
dannyp965, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Check the air con works.”
Ktcarr, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I asked for a quiet room at the back as the road in front of the hotel is always busy.”
Gail-LindaDeal, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter as the road at the front is quite busy”
journeyjunkie, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
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