Get an overview of this hotel4-star eco-friendly hotel, walk to Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences


Located in the heart of Cambridge, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Scott Polar Research Institute and Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. University of Cambridge and Church of St Mary the Great are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and 24-hour room service. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include meeting rooms, concierge services, and dry cleaning.

Room Amenities

All 84 rooms boast tablet computers and offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Other amenities available to guests include LCD TVs, coffee makers, and pillow menus.

Renovations & 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.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. 3 meeting rooms are available. This eco-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden. Concierge services and wedding services can be provided. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Gonville Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 84 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Tablet computer 
  • Heating 

Where to Eat

English breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Atrium Brasserie - This bar specializes in British cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

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

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Boat tours nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 4 AM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

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.

Hotel Name

  • 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

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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