The privately owned, Arundel House - overlooking the River Cam in Cambridge - is a short walk from the centre of this beautiful city.
Rooms at Arundel House are en-suite with beverage making facilities, colour television, radio, hairdryer and telephone with wake up option.
There is free onsite car parking and Wi-Fi is available in all areas. Additional services include: round the clock reception, luggage storage and safe deposit box facility. Electronic proximity door locks are fitted throughout the hotel.
The restaurant serves breakfast selections and later; table d’hôte, a la carte, vegetarian and children’s evening menu choices. Social events, wedding receptions, conferences and meetings are also hosted here – and in the bar.
Easily accessed by train (*a 10 minute taxi drive from the station), or via the A1, A14, A45, A10 and M11 motorways; there is a fusion, here, of glorious surroundings, fine food and comfortable accommodation.
AddressChesterton Road, CB4 3AN, Cambridge United Kingdom | 0.5 miles from city center | Show on map
Telephone: +44(1223)367701 | Fax:+44(1223)367721 | Official Homepage
Top 9 Features
- Bathroom with bathtub,
- Bathroom with shower,
- Windows that open,
- Central heating,
- Electric kettle,
- Air conditioning,
- Small lounge,
- Entrance hall/ lobby,
- Car park,
- Garden or park,
- Hotel bar,
- Hotel safe,
- Conference rooms,
- Non-smoking rooms,
- PC with internet,
- 24-hour reception,
- Laundry service,
- WiFi in Lobby
- Boats to Rent,
- Running/ Rollerblading track,
- Tennis court
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