Leading hospitality group, Accor has opened its first Novotel hotel in Cambridge today. The new hotel is one of the first buildings completed as part of the transformation of Cambridge North into a new urban neighbourhood, with sustainability at its heart and providing a revitalised urban gateway to the city.
Novotel Cambridge North is located five minutes from the city centre, with views over the Cambridge countryside and feature a restaurant and bar, plus an onsite gym and large indoor pool. The hotel provides a bright and stylish haven to stay at the gateway to the city.
The stylish new-build hotel spans six storeys, boasts 217 bedrooms and suites each offering guests a 55' TV, super-fast Wi-Fi and a fashionably designed rain shower for a modern, chic experience.
Novotel Cambridge offers suites which are spacious, contemporary in design, and adaptable. From stunning Junior and Superior Suites as well as large Executive Suites for those looking for space with a touch of luxury, the Novotel room is truly a place for living, perfect for all your needs.
For families looking to unwind during their summer staycation or those looking to relax after a day of meetings, guests can let off some steam in the indoor pool or jacuzzi or enjoy a workout in the fully-equipped on-site gym.
Guests will be able to tuck into tasty locally sourced dished at the hotel’s bright and stylish restaurant which caters to every taste offering a range of locally sourced dishes and international cuisine, delicious cocktails, or Grab N' Go menus.
Just five minutes from the city centre, the hotel is in an excellent location to explore the buzzing city or stroll around the riverside. With the Scott Polar Research Institute Museum and Botanic Gardens nearby, the hotel is the ideal base for when travel resumes for a Cambridge staycation. The hotel is also close to the Cambridge Science Park and Cambridge Business Park, ideal for business travellers.
The hotel also has world-class conference facilities and comprehensive fitness amenities. With a range of premium meeting and event spaces, the hotel is ideal for both large conferences as well as coffee-break meetings.
Cyril Bulvestre, General Manager, said, “We are pleased to open our doors . The hotel is opening at a key time for the hospitality industry so as travel returns, we are delighted to welcome guests to this beautifully designed hotel perfectly positioned for both work and leisure.
'All guests can expect Novotel’s premium service, combining warm welcomes with outstanding room design and facilities. Our guests’ safety and wellbeing is our key priority, so we will be operating elevated hygiene and prevention measures.”
Sven Topel, CEO of Brookgate, said, “The opening of Novotel Cambridge North is a real milestone for the development and a fantastic new amenity for both visitors and the community living and working in the area.
'The Chesterton Partnership is delivering much needed homes, high quality sustainable office and lab space to attract leading employers and green spaces in an accessible masterplan for all to enjoy.
'The opening of the Novotel is one of the first steps in making all this a reality. We’re excited to watch the area grow and change over the next few years.”