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The Gonville Hotel

Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Pretty views over 25 acres of parkland
  • Close to Cambridge's main attractions
  • Recently refurbished rooms with a high-tech concierge service
  • Brasserie serving fine-dining dishes, afternoon tea & local cheeses
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Gonville Place
Cambridge, CB1 1LY
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With the River Cam, the Cambridge University Botanic Garden and the Fitzwilliam Museum all within a 10-minute stroll, The Gonville Hotel is an ideal base for exploring the historic city of Cambridge. The deluxe hotel overlooks Parker's Piece, a picturesque 25-acre stretch of parkland.

Bedrooms were recently refurbished and all feature specially commissioned photos of Cambridge. Upgraded Superior rooms are more spacious and include extras such as bathrobes, slippers, soft drinks and fresh fruit.

The hotel has added a high-tech concierge system as a standard feature of each bedroom. Guests can make requests for room service and ask for concierge assistance at the touch of a button, using an in-room iPad. Rooms also offer free Wi-Fi.

The Atrium Brasserie serves a range of food using locally sourced ingredients, from upscale classics to afternoon tea with scones, finger sandwiches and seasonal cakes. Highlights include rack of lamb, Asian-spiced duck breast, pan-fried sea bass with crushed potatoes and a mussel, bacon and cider broth, and local Cambridge cheeses. You can enjoy an aperitif in the hotel's secluded garden before dinner.


  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Pillow menu
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Complimentary parking
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details

  • Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 2pm Check-out time is 11am

    You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.


    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 14.95 per person (approximately)

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    Renovations and Closures
    The property will be renovating from 08 August 2016 until further notice. The following areas are affected:

    • Parking area
    Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Getting there

The hotel is a 15-minute walk from the railway station -- Cambridge is roughly an hour from London's King's Cross or Liverpool Street. You can catch bus C straight to the hotel and the main Cambridge bus station is a 5-minute walk away, directly across Parker's Piece. The hotel offers free car parking for guests.


  • Gonville Place
  • Cambridge, CB1 1LY
  • United Kingdom

Customer Service

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Tel: 1-877-966-0000

Mon-Fri 9am-9pm ET, Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm ET

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You will pay the hotel in the hotel's local currency. The rate displayed (in CAD) is an estimate based on today's currency exchange rate.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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