The new hotel will include rooms and apartments for both short and long stays, feature locally curated works of art and offer unique experiences for guests to discover the city
CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM, July 1, 2021 – Today, The Fellows House Cambridge opens its doors, marking the first Curio Collection by Hilton in the idyllic city and Hilton’s (NYSE:HLT) second property in Cambridge. The 131-room apartment-style hotel joins the global portfolio of more than 100 one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts, each handpicked for its distinctive character and unique charm. The hotel will host Cambridge’s discerning clientele, as well as international visitors seeking somewhere to eat, drink and stay in style.
Located a short walk from the city centre, and a stone’s throw from the River Cam and Jesus Green, it is the perfect base to explore Cambridge’s famous colleges, the Bridge of Sighs, the University of Cambridge museums and Botanic Gardens. The hotel will provide a range of carefully curated experiences designed to unlock the history of the city and showcase its full offering from the authentic perspective of a local.
The hotel will feature unique pieces of artwork and sculptures, all designed locally in Cambridge. 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, ideal for relocation, project workers and extended stay alongside workation-style getaways. Families can comfortably stay in a one-bedroom apartment or in the two-bedroom The Fellows Family connecting room.
Steve Cassidy, managing director, UK & 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.”
Julian Hudson, general manager of The Fellows House, Curio Collection by Hilton, said: “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.”
The signature restaurant, The Folio Bar & 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 colourful, health-conscious options including wraps, smoothies and vegan salads, as well as freshly baked breads and pastries, transforming into a vibrant wine and aperitifs bar after 5 p.m.
Guests can make use of the ample on-site 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 seats up to 10 people and doubles up as an event space and private dining room with natural daylight and direct access to The Fellows Garden and The Observatory.
The Fellows House Cambridge is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi and the Hilton Honors mobile app.
The Fellows House Cambridge, Curio Collection by Hilton is located at 33 Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 1UZ. For more information, please visit www.thefellowshousecambridge.curiocollection.com or call +44 (0) 1223 94 94 99. For more information on Curio Collection by Hilton, please visit newsroom.hilton.com.
About Curio Collection by Hilton
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