Hilton has announced the opening of The Fellows House Cambridge, marking the first Curio Collection by Hilton in the city.
The 131-room apartment-style hotel is located a short walk from the city centre, the hotel will provide a range of “carefully curated experiences designed to unlock the history of the city”.
The room types are all named after people associated with the city and notable Cambridge fellows such as Kipling, Newton, Gormley and Attenborough. This includes king rooms, studios and one-bedroom apartments, together with Fellows Duplex apartments split across two levels.
All studios and apartments have fully equipped kitchens, designed for relocation, project workers and extended stay alongside workation-style getaways.
Steve Cassidy, managing director, UK and Ireland, Hilton said: “We are thrilled to open this unique property in the historic city of Cambridge. It has something for everyone, offering the perfect base to return to after a long day of exploring, working or studying.
“As we all look forward to travelling again, we’re delighted to be giving guests more choice, with 14 new properties opening across the UK this year, extending our world-renowned hospitality.”
Hilton said the signature restaurant, The Folio Bar and Kitchen, will serve plant-based dishes and “British comfort classics’ with locally sourced ingredients, from roasted cauliflower steak to beetroot wellington.
The Sage of Cambridge, a coffee shop by day will offer health-conscious options including wraps, smoothies and vegan salads, as well as baked breads and pastries, transforming into a wine and aperitifs bar after 5pm.
Guests can make use of the onsite car park, which includes multiple electric car charging ports, as well as the indoor swimming pool, gym, sauna and steam room and bicycles for hire.
The hotel’s Hawking Suite boardroom is designed for up to 10 people and doubles up as an event space and private dining room with direct access to The Fellows Garden and The Observatory.
Julian Hudson, general manager of The Fellows House, Curio Collection by Hilton, added: “The Fellows House is ideal for short city breaks and extended stays, and has been carefully designed to ensure it is accessible to all guests.
“Situated in the heart of Cambridge, our exciting new opening is ideally located to experience the entire city, alongside offering an indoor spa and courtyard area and a delicious café, restaurant and bar.”