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The Gonville Hotel

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Family owned and run 4 star 92 bedroom hotel, with recently refurbished public areas and rooms, including the newly added "Feature Bedrooms" and "Gresham House Wellness" treatment rooms. The Gonville also offers complimentary tours of the City in a classic Bentley and complimentary bike hire if you fancy getting around under your own steam. The bedrooms include a Virtual concierge system via Apple iPads that allow you to make service requests easily by the touch of a button along with free Fibre Optic high speed Wifi throughout. The Gonville also has on site car parking for residents at a competitive fee and spaces can be reserved in advance for blue badge holders. Located in central Cambridge overlooking the famous Parker's Piece, 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.
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Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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I stayed here while visiting my son, it was my Birthday. On arrival the staff wished me Happy Birthday and upgraded my room! I had the most beautiful room, it was huge, as was the bed and TV, with complimentary cold drinks in the fridge, it was in the new building next to the
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On my first visit to Cambridge a few years ago I stayed at a hotel on the North end of town adjacent to Jesus Green. On subsequent trips I never felt the need to venture out to another venue. On this trip that hotel was not available, so I was forced to make another choice.
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Response from EdwardAdshead, General Manager at The Gonville Hotel
Responded 19 Dec 2018
Dear Gray492, We are genuinely thrilled that we got the opportunity to show you what the Gonville is all about. We really appreciate you taking the time to leave such a detailed review, you captured so much about our design and experiences. I am sure that other travelers will find your summary really useful when thinking about their hotel choice. On a personal note, I am delighted to read that you had such positive things to say about the team members and their service, please be assured that we love our guests and it is one of our missions to offer our kindness without exception. We hope you had a safe journey home and we look forward to hosting you again when you next return to Cambridge Our best wishes Edward & the Team
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This is a fabulous place. We went for one of the top rooms which was worth the extra money. Staff friendly and welcoming. Room is amazing. Some nice touches like cookies for free and papers etc. The Bentley was not available for the tour as the driver was off which was
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We travel a lot, both for work and pleasure so it is always lovely when you arrive somewhere and it excels your expectations. We stayed only one night but could have stayed a week! The bed was so comfortable with some excellent quality linens and pillows (and trust me, I am
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We stayed at the hotel during Christmas. One of the great features of this hotel is the facility to have a tour of Cambridge in the wonderful Bentley limousine with the chauffeur concierge Elliot. His knowledge of the Cambridge landmarks was superb and we thoroughly enjoyed the
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Hi, Please get in touch with us directly on 01223 366611 and we will be happy to look at some dates and times with you that fit around your visit.
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Hi, Please get in touch with us directly at the Hotel with your booking dates and we will check availability for you. If you are staying for more than one day, we can certainly look at a range of suitable times for you.
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Is there an age policy?
The Gonville welcomes all travelers but we do require anyone staying in our rooms alone to be at least 18 years old. If under 18's are travelling with parents or guardians, then we can arrange inter-connecting rooms for children. Hope this answers your question.
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Hi There, parking is charged at £15 per car per night. Parking is a premium in the City and we have taken care to make sure that we are the cheapest. If you are dining in the Atrium and Cotto Restaurants, parking is free of charge.
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Hi, Afternoon tea at the Gonville is £19.50 per person. We do ask guests to book in advance to ensure that Chef Hans and his team can prepare the fresh scones and delicious cakes.
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"We had one of the older rooms in the main building but it was perfect - no complaints at all!"
"Rooms in the smaller Gresham House building will be quieter I would think."
"Feature rooms in Gresham House are delightful but 6 of the rooms are only accessible by stairs"
"For a special occasion chose the Gresham House rooms"
"Feature rooms are quiet and well worth the extra money."
US$161 - US$229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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