Hotel du Vin Cambridge
“Beautiful historic building with great service and food” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
We are in a primary authority with Greater Manchester. hey have reviewed all our covid risk assessments. We have signed up to a covid safe to trade scheme with our partners Shield Safety. This is a similar scheme with a visual virtual audit. I or our regional directors have/will visit our properties to ensure actions continue to be completed.
Our Inspector's view
This beautiful building, which dates back in part to medieval times, has been transformed to enhance its many quirky architectural features. The bedrooms and suites, some with private terraces, have the company's trademark monsoon showers and Egyptian linen. The French-style bistro has an open kitchen and the bar is set in the unusual labyrinth of vaulted cellar rooms. Other parts of the hotel include a library, a specialist wine-tasting room and a private dining room.
Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 41
- Family rooms: 0
- Bedrooms Ground: 6
- Satellite TV available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Fully air conditioned
- Outdoor parking spaces: 12
- Indoor parking spaces:
- Accessible bedrooms: 3
- Walk-in showers
- Open all year
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About the area
To the west of East Anglia is Cambridgeshire, a county best known as the home to the university that makes up the second half of ‘Oxbridge’ (the other half is Oxford). As well as its globally renowned educational credentials, it also has a rich natural history; much of its area is made up of reclaimed or untouched fens. These are low-lying areas which are marshy and prone to flooding. The lowest point in the UK is at Holme Fen, which is some 9 feet (2.75 metres) below sea level. Some of the fens had been drained before, but it was in the 19th and 20th centuries that wide-spread, successful drainage took place, expanding the amount of arable and inhabitable land available.
Ely Cathedral was built on an island among the swampy fens, but now sits among acres of productive farmland, albeit farmland criss-crossed by miles of flood-preventing watercourses. Oliver Cromwell was born in Ely, and his family home can still be visited. Cambridge itself is a beautiful and historic city, with any number of impressive old buildings, churches and colleges, and plenty of chances to mess about on the River Cam which gave the city its name.
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