This month we headed to Cambridge, best known for its historic university founded in 1209 along with its beautiful Botanic Gardens, acclaimed Fitzwilliam Museum and top venues for music and theatre, to see which hotels it had to offer. Situated on the River Cam, Cambridge is about 50 miles north of London making it a beautiful location to host your meetings and events.
Holiday Inn Express Cambridge
- In a good location for visiting the city
- Affordability and value for money
- Fresh contemporary design
- Free parking
Smaller conferences and meetings
One of first hotels to debut new-look Holiday Inn Express bedroom design
Located only 2 miles from the city centre of Cambridge this is a great location for business travellers. Situated under 30 miles from Stanstead Airport (STN), the hotel is a 50-minutes train ride from Central London, which can easily be accessed via bus.
Holiday Inn Express Cambridge has 3 meeting rooms available with professional and modern decor. It can accommodate up to 50 delegates and has 100 newly refurbished bedrooms.
- Boasts an impressive view overlooking 25 acres of open parkland
- Prime location with easy access
- Offers iPads in each room, which you can order room service from
- On-going refurbished hotel that looks amazing
Host a meeting to impress with the Abington Suite with its 50 inch LCD TV and contemporary styling
Do not judge a book by its cover
Gonville Hotel is an ideal location for an easy stroll to the city’s attractions with only a 10 minutes walk from Cambridge University Colleges, a 15 minute walk from the local train station and The Grand Arcade Shopping Centre is half a mile away.
The hotel has 84 recently refurbished ensuite rooms finished with a modern stylish design, which include facilities that are kinder to the environment.
They also recently installed a state of the art dedicated boardroom, ideal for board presentations, private meetings or team catch ups.
Newmarket Racecourses and Ely with its “Ship of Fens” Cathedral are only a short drive away and would be great for a team-building event.
Hotel du Vin
- Grade II building with original character and quirky architectural features
- High standard bedrooms
- Bistro, Underground Bar and Wine Cellar
- Public areas offer an inspiring setting with all the finer touches
Smaller memorable meetings or a hotel stay with a lot of interesting character
This Boutique hotel has a surprising amount of history to uncover in every nook and cranny
Hotel du Vin has 41 distinctive bedrooms and although the hotel has no specific meeting rooms they do have inspiring spaces which can be used for meetings and private dining.
The hotel has its own Bistro attached serving classic French dishes with a British twist, as well as a cellar bar that offers wine tasting.
Their experienced events organiser will help you prepare for your meeting and ensure the day runs smoothly whether it’s team building, a seminar, training or a meeting.
Royal Cambridge Hotel
- Beautifully grand building
- Wide range of food options
- Very friendly and accommodating staff giving the hotel a homely feel
- Easily accessible for travellers
Plenty of meeting spaces all in different sizes and characters to accommodate your requirements
Lovely big windows providing a light and airy environment
Located on the edge of the city centre, the Royal Cambridge Hotel is the perfect base for exploring the beautiful and historic Cambridge and is within walking distance from the famous colleges.
The hotel is very close to transport links A11, M11, A14 and A248, and is within a short drive with Stanstead Airport just 28 miles away. The rail station is a mile down the road making the hotel is extremely accessible for people travelling from a far.
If parking is required there are 25 parking spaces at an additional cost or a multi-story car park with 500+ spaces that can be found just 10 minutes walk away. Free limited on-street parking is also available in the evening.
Royal Cambridge Hotel has 5 event rooms, which can accommodate training sessions; team building exercises and classroom style events for up to 120 people and has 57 en-suite bedrooms.
- Individual and contemporary four star appearance
- Courtyard that can be used for BBQs and activities
- Meeting rooms, which allow you to sub divide the room to accommodate your needs
- Spa facilities with gym, swimming pool and sauna
Large conferences or events
Recently awarded Highly Commendable in the Venue Verdict Awards 2015
Cambridge Belfry is just a short distance from the historical city, perched on the edge of a beautiful lake and is within 6 miles to both the A1 and M11 making hotel is extremely accessible.
The hotel has 8 conference and meeting rooms with their largest room able to hold up to 250 delegates. Many rooms allow you to sub divide to create the perfect space for your meeting from intimate functions to large conferences.
The are also 120 spacious bedrooms available and 250 complimentary parking spaces.
Hallmark Hotel Cambridge
- Set in 200 verdant acres of flowers, trees and manicured lawns
- Connection to main road
- Golf course, tennis courts, terrace, gym and swimming pool
- Large choice of rooms available that can be configured in a variety of ways
A meeting away with plenty of activities for all your attendees
18-hole golf course that has hosted professional tournaments including the PGA East Anglian Open
Hallmark Hotel Cambridge is 5 miles northeast of the city and is situated right off the main road making the hotel easily accessable for business travellers.
The hotel has 136 contemporary en-suite rooms, a number of which have been newly refurbished to an attractive and high standard finish.
With 10 meeting rooms in total, which can be configured in a variety of ways, the hotel can comfortably cater for events with 200 delegates.
Not only does the hotel have an 18-hole golf course but also 2 tennis courts, gym, 16m swimming pool with beamed ceiling, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room as well as two beauty rooms to really impress.