The Gonville Hotel - Cambridge

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Gonville Place, Cambridge, United Kingdom, CB1 1LY  show map
 4 stars
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The Gonville Hotel - Cambridge

Wi-Fi
Parking

GBP 15 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Spa and relaxation

Spa centre

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

The Gonville Hotel offers a traditional accommodation with a designated place for smoking, an elevator and a car park. Since 1837, it has been hosting guests in the heart of Cambridge.

Thanks to its central location, The Gonville Hotel provides direct access to a museum and a college as well as University of Cambridge, which is about 15 minutes` walk. The city center is 1 km away from the hotel.

The Gonville Hotel is located within a 45-minute drive from London Stansted airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 84 rooms. They are fitted with free wireless internet, climate control, pay TV, a laptop safe and a personal computer. Some of the modern rooms enjoy a view of the park. For more comfort a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer are provided.

Eat & Drink

Guests will taste delicious cuisine in the good on-site restaurant. Serving a wide assortment of dishes, The Oak Bistro and De Luca Cucina & Bar are about 150 meters from the property.

You can start your day with a full breakfast, which costs GBP 12.95 per person per night. 

Services

The hotel offers car and bicycle rental services for travelling a shopping area.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at GBP 15 per day.

Number of rooms:   84.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Gift/Newsstand

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Spa centre

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • In-room computer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Gonville Hotel - Cambridge Cambridge location
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Hotel Address:

Gonville Place, Cambridge, United Kingdom, CB1 1LY

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City Centre
  • Cambridge
    1400 ft
Airports
  • Cambridge (CBG)
    2.1 mi
  • Duxford (QFO)
    7.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Cambridge Train Station
    3000 ft
  • Cambridge Railway Station
    3000 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • The Oak Bistro (cuisine: European)
    500 ft
  • The Olive Grove (cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian)
    400 ft
Parks
  • Parker\'s Piece
    1300 ft
  • Cambridge University Botanic Garden
    2100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    84

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Rooms and availability

The Gonville Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Classic Twin Room
  • Room size:

    175 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Computer
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This air-conditioned room features free Wi-Fi, an LCD flat-screen TV and an en suite bathroom.

Classic Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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Room Description:

This air-conditioned room features free Wi-Fi, iPad with guest valet, LCD flat-screen TV and en-suite bathroom.

The Gonville Hotel photos Room
Superior Double Room
  • Room size:

    205 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

This double room features a electric kettle, seating area and air conditioning.

Superior King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Computer
  • Telephone
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:LCD TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Barrel Rolling at Grantchester1000 ft
  • Bruno's Brasserie & gallery1400 ft
  • Strawberry Fair1700 ft
  • Botanic Garden Cambridge2000 ft
  • Cambridge Book & Print Gallery2300 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center1000 ft

Places of interest

  • Anglia Ruskin University2000 ft
  • Holy Trinity Church2000 ft

Amusement

  • Cambridge Arts Picture House Booking Line1400 ft
  • Cambridge Arts Picture House1400 ft
  • Mickey Flynn's2000 ft
  • WT's Snooker & Sports Club2000 ft
  • W T's2000 ft
  • W T's Snooker & Sporting Club2300 ft
  • Mickey Flynns2300 ft

Museums

  • scott polar research museum1000 ft
  • zoology museum1000 ft
  • Museum Of Zoology1400 ft
  • Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology1700 ft
  • Sedgwick Museum Of Earth Sciences1700 ft
  • Fitzwilliam Museum2000 ft

Parks

  • Parkers Piece700 ft
  • Christ's pieces1000 ft
  • Botanic Garden1700 ft

Theaters

  • Cambridge Arts Picture House1400 ft
  • Mumford Theatre1700 ft
  • Hoipolloi Theatre2000 ft
  • The Corn Exchange2000 ft
  • Cambridge Corn Exchange2300 ft

Public parking

  • Cambridge University Botanic Garden2300 ft

Local attractions

  • Cambridge and County Folk Museum5100 ft
    2-3 Castle Street
  • Robinson College1.0 mi
    Grange Road
  • Homerton College1.1 mi
    Hills Road
  • The Centre for Computing History1.0 mi
    Unit 1 Rene Court 1 Coldhams Road Coldhams Road
  • Cambridge Museum of Technology1.1 mi
    The Old Pumping Station Cheddars Lane Cheddars Lane

Near the hotel

  • Our Lady and the English Martyrs (Roman Catholic)600 ft
    Catholic Rectory Hills Road
  • Downing College 1100 ft
    Regent Street
  • Fitzwilliam Museum2000 ft
    Trumpington Street Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Emmanuel College1800 ft
    St. Andrews Street
  • The Polar Museum, Scott Polar Research Institute800 ft
    Lensfield Road University of Cambridge
  • Parker\'s Piece1300 ft
    Parkside
  • Cambridgeshire Wine School1800 ft
    Trumpington Street Royal Cambridge Hotel

Restaurants nearby

  • The Oak Bistro500 ft

    Address: 6 Lensfield Road
    Phone: 01223 323361

    73% likes this, based on 370 reviews
    Cuisine: European

  • De Luca Cucina & Bar500 ft

    Address: 83 Regent Street
    Phone: +44 (0)1223 356666

    73% likes this, based on 271 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
    Price Range: USD 17 - USD 42

  • Rockers Steak House1400 ft

    Address: 52 Mill Road
    Phone: 01223 30 00 52

    77% likes this, based on 134 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • The Olive Grove400 ft

    Address: 100 Regent street
    Phone: +(44)1223778575

    81% likes this, based on 228 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian

  • R171200 ft

    Address: 17 Regent Street
    Phone: +44 1223351241

    84% likes this, based on 49 reviews
    Cuisine: British
    Price Range: USD 16 - USD 26

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    84

Hotel Awards

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The Gonville Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Gonville Hotel

Average guest rating

8.0out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 785 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    location, free carparking, free WIFI in bed rooms

    poor service at breakfast, very narrow beds, very disturbing extractor fan or similar noise in bed room

  • Single
    6.6

    Nice location, big rooms. Generally quiet.

    My room was adjacent to the outlet of the kitchen ventilation, which was noisy. Also, there were occasionally kitchen smells in my room. When I checked out I was charged for a breakfast which I did not have (and which was not included in the room price). I had to discuss a few minutes before they took it off from my bill.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    Our room was fair-sized, clean, quiet and comfortable and the hotel is within easy reach of the city centre.

    The shower had no door, so was chilly, and water leaked through into the toilet area.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Very handy location for our Cambridge visit

    The breakfast was poor value for money and the room temperature control was difficult to use

  • Couple
    10.0

    We really liked their friendly attitude towards us and professional service throughout the weekend. The food for dinner was really, really good and we thouroughly enjoyed our breakfast choices in the morning. The location is great as its not right on the high street but on the park at the bottom of it so it's accessible by car and not far to the central shops. The free parking on site was also a big plus!

    In our room the shower in the bathroom was just a shower head in the bath on the taps not attached high on the wall for use as a shower and there was no shower curtain and the hot water was in short supply at times.

  • Single
    9.6

    Terrible spray head in the bathroom and no watercatching screen was a little bit unpleasant

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Great breakfast room/dining area with comfortable modern rooms.

    The booking/checking-in process was not very good with the hotel being unable to find one of the bookings. This was eventually resolved and luckily we just made our restaurant booking.

  • Single
    7.0

    Breakfast and sizw of room was good service was good and with a smile.

    Walls are too thin as I could here the next door room snoring and bathroom use - not pleasant at all! Also ensuite was very small with no hooks for towels or clohes - good job I am a small person - anyone large would have struggled with using the bathroom confortably.

  • Single
    7.0

    room comfortable and well equipped

    cooked breakfast was on a cold plate wasn't told to collect newspaper from reception (not delivered to room)

  • Family with children
    7.4

    The fact that my personal needs were catered for from the moment of booking - soya milk was provided for me. Pleasant staff. Good temperature in room and nice clean bathroom. Comfortable night's sleep.

    Breakfast was mediocre to say the least. Probably the worst cooked and sourced food for breakfast I have had at a hotel of this calibre. The shampoos etc were quite poor quality compared to other hotels of this price bracket - they dried out my skin and didn't smell luxurious. I would happily pay this amount for a hotel again, but not with the food and amenities on offer here. Would only give you 2/5 on trip adviser because of the breakfast in particular. Also, the wi-fi instructions were missing from our welcome back and we had to ask for them. I don't usually complain, but I was disappointed in this hotel because of the above, sorry.

  • Couple
    5.4

    Location and room size

    Breakfast cold and chaotic tea and coffee poor quaulity expensive for what we got

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Location, Good service and easy car parking

    The sliding wet room door, that kept opening!

  • Family with children
    9.6

    Friendly helpful staff - positive attitude - didn't feel like a large chain Excellent large luxurious room with extremely comfortable bed Excellent breakfast Pretty garden Plentiful Free parking

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Central, you can walk everywhere. Breakfast good and the staff were friendly and very efficient and extremely helpful.

    The rooms are ok, they are renovating which will make a difference. Nothing major just needs a refresh.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Nice room. Clean tidy fairly spacious and functional. Helpful with car parking being longer than expected. Would return.

    Nothing really. Didn't eat at the hotel so can't comment on that.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Gonville Hotel - Cambridge Cambridge location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Gonville Place, Cambridge, United Kingdom, CB1 1LY

Get directions
City Centre
  • Cambridge
    1400 ft
Airports
  • Cambridge (CBG)
    2.1 mi
  • Duxford (QFO)
    7.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Cambridge Train Station
    3000 ft
  • Cambridge Railway Station
    3000 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • The Oak Bistro (cuisine: European)
    500 ft
  • The Olive Grove (cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian)
    400 ft
Parks
  • Parker\'s Piece
    1300 ft
  • Cambridge University Botanic Garden
    2100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    84

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCambridgeThe Gonville Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

Use Badge