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4.2 out of 5

"We did not like having to book breakfast the night before. In most hotels guests automatically can choose to have breakfast or not " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 26 Sep 2019

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Hotel Description

Gonville Hotel puts you in the heart of Cambridge, within just a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions like Parker's Piece and University of Cambridge. Highlights at this hotel include in-room free WiFi, tablet computers, and LCD TVs.

All 92 rooms feature coffee/tea makers, safes, and hair dryers. You'll find nice touches like free toiletries and pillow menus to enhance your stay. 24-hour room service, phones, and desks are also available.

The restaurant, Cotto Fine Dinning, serves British cuisine and is open for dinner. At the hotel's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, free use of bicycles, and laundry facilities. Full breakfast is available on weekdays between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM and on weekends between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this 4-star Cambridge City Centre hotel include Anglia Ruskin University and Cambridge Corn Exchange.

Feature Room Deluxe

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Double Room, Bathtub

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Feature Room Premier

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Double Room, Walk-in Shower

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Feature Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Double Room, Bathtub

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Gonville Hotel ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Gonville Hotel

Everyone (4) Couples (1)
4 out of 5
We did not like having to book breakfast the night before. In most hotels guests automatically can choose to have breakfast or not

Posted by on 26 Sep. 2019

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5 out of 5
excellent hotel a short stroll from the river and universities

Posted by , from sydney on 26 Aug. 2018

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4 out of 5

Good central location

Pros: I liked hoow it supplied bikes....we used these and went for a big explore around cambridge.
We enjoyed our stay at the Gonville. we liked the loation and could just walk across the park into the city. It had everything we needed and was clean.

Posted by on 7 May 2018

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3 out of 5

close to town

Cons: wifi should be able to be accessed from inside the room not in the corridor.
Poor internet connection in room. Shower head too low.

Posted by on 30 Jul. 2016

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5 out of 5

Great hotel

Pros: Location and ambience
Location: Great location, close to historic area and canal
Enjoyable stay in recently refurbished hotel. Rooms clean, spacious and well appointed. Great location, including parking, which can be difficult in Cambridge. Easy walk to historic area and to canal.

Posted by , from Sydney, Australia on 24 Jul. 2016

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Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden are also featured at the eco-friendly Gonville Hotel. The hotel can provide concierge services and wedding services. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Cambridge hotel is smoke free.

  • 92 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • Bar or lounge
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: London (LHR-Heathrow)
  • Train station: Cambridge Station (1.1 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Gonville Hotel offers 92 air-conditioned accommodations with tablet computers and laptop-compatible safes. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Cambridge hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Tablet
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Coffee maker
  • Pillow options
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Cotto Fine Dinning - This restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Atrium restaurant - This restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open select days.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 4:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests with dietary restrictions or food allergies should contact this property in advance.

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 25 per accommodation, per stay
  • Only dogs are allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.For traveler safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 19.50 for adults and GBP 9.75 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 17 per night
  • Pet fee: GBP 25 per accommodation, per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Best Western Gonville
  • Best Western Gonville Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Gonville
  • Best Western Plus Gonville Cambridge
  • Best Western Plus Gonville Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Gonville Hotel Cambridge
  • Gonville
  • Gonville Best Western
  • Gonville Hotel
  • Hotel Gonville
  • Gonville Hotel Cambridge
  • Gonville Cambridge
  • The Gonville Hotel
  • Gonville Hotel Hotel
  • Gonville Hotel Cambridge
  • Gonville Hotel Hotel Cambridge

Awards & Affiliations

  • Green Tourism Programme
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