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Dolphin Hotel Cambridge

3-star3 stars
London Road, St Ives, England, PE27 5EP, United Kingdom

St Ives property with 2 bars/lounges and restaurant
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
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  • This hotel is a little bit out of Cambridge but that aside the accommodation was roomy,…Sep. 29, 2018
  • A really thorough, friendly check in from Sue. Hotel having some renovations and Storm…Feb. 14, 2020

Dolphin Hotel Cambridge

from A$178
  • Executive Double or Twin Room, Ensuite
  • Executive Double Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Double Room, Accessible, Ensuite
  • Suite, Ensuite
  • Double Room, Accessible (Disabled)
  • Standard Single Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Twin Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite
  • Double Room, Ensuite, River View (Balcony)

What’s around Dolphin Hotel Cambridge


  • The Manor at Hemingford Grey - 31 min walk
  • Raptor Foundation - 4.7 mi / 7.5 km
  • Island Hall - 6 mi / 9.7 km
  • The Cromwell Museum - 7.5 mi / 12.1 km
  • Hinchingbrooke Country Park - 7.7 mi / 12.4 km
  • Trinity College - 14.2 mi / 22.8 km
  • Murray Edwards College - 12.3 mi / 19.8 km
  • Castle Hill - 12.6 mi / 20.2 km

Getting around

  • Cambridge (CBG) - 27 min drive
  • Huntingdon Station - 18 min drive
  • Cambridge Station - 20 min drive
  • Shelford Station - 21 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 67 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • United Kingdom may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Free onsite self parking

  • Free onsite extended parking

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
Things to do
  • Rafting nearby
Working away
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

  • Daily housekeeping

Dolphin Hotel Cambridge’s small print

Also known as

  • Best Western Dolphin Hotel St Ives
  • Best Western Dolphin St Ives
  • Best Western Dolphin Hotel
  • Dolphin Hotel Cambridge Hotel
  • Dolphin Hotel Cambridge St Ives
  • Dolphin Hotel Cambridge Hotel St Ives
  • Best Western Dolphin
  • The Dolphin Hotel St. Ives
  • Dolphin Hotel St Ives
  • Best Western Dolphin Hotel St Ives
  • Dolphin St Ives


This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays, and bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Dolphin Hotel Cambridge

  • Does Dolphin Hotel Cambridge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Dolphin Hotel Cambridge does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Dolphin Hotel Cambridge?
    This property confirms that guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place and requires staff to wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Dolphin Hotel Cambridge?
    Yes, there's free self and extended parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Dolphin Hotel Cambridge?
    Yes, pets are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Dolphin Hotel Cambridge?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 3:00 PM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Dolphin Hotel Cambridge?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include PR Massala (3-min walk), Oliver Cromwell (4-min walk), and The Swan & Angel (4-min walk).
  • What is there to do at Dolphin Hotel Cambridge and nearby?
    Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as rafting. Dolphin Hotel Cambridge also has 2 bars.

Recent reviews

Good 6.8 From 93 reviews

Good 6.0
Robert, gb3 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Friendly staff, clean rooms. Easy to access and park at.
gb1 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Undergoing refurbishment
Hotel is currently undergoing refurbishment, so facilities were limited. Room was very comfortable and quiet.
Ken, gb1 night trip
Good 6.0
Surprised hotel having major renovation
car park completely flooded, so had to park on the main rood a fair walk away more importantly the hotel is having major renovation which is not advertised at all. Breakfast was shocking.
gb1 night business trip
Very good 8.0
I think the car park needs some better lighting. We liked the hotel but maybe the carpets needs replacing in the reception area as they are quite worn.
gb2 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
No heating on arrival. Fixed over the course of the next 2 hours by helpful staff. Door handle on inside of bathroom coming off. Base of shower glass in terrible state and water had leaked from the shower base through the wall into the bedroom area and had not been repaired or redecorated. Not at all what you expect from Best Western.
James, gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Some parts of hotel are showing signs of wear and could do with a touch up
gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Would go there again.
We found the staff very helpful, the location of the hotel absolutely amazing and our room very comfortable. We had an evening meal, mine was specially requested and just as I wanted, hubby enjoyed his, too. I was slightly disappointed to have only a shower, no bath, and some areas could do with an upgrade, but overall the Dolphin was good, and we would stay there again if in the area.
gb2 night trip
Fair 4.0
Not the best Best Western
The hotel is very well situated, in St. Ives, has a great car park easy access to local business. However the hotel is in a poor state of repair - very dated and the rooms have an uncleanly feel to them due to this. Had a reasonable stay here for work but is certainly no higher then 3 stars. I have been to other Best Westerns which have been far more pleasant.
gb4 night business trip
Very good 8.0
A few minutes walk to the town centre. Our room was functional
gb1 night trip

Dolphin Hotel Cambridge