New hotel for Cambridge railway station as Irish chain unveils first British venture

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A top chain of hotels is to open its first UK site in Cambridge and wants to appeal to locals as well as visitors to the city. Four-star hotel The Tamburlaine is on schedule to open next spring at the CB1 development around Cambridge railway station.2

The latest offshoot of the O’Callaghan Hotels Group is set to be a landmark destination for business and leisure travellers, who will be able to stay a stone’s throw from the station. The Tamburlaine hotel will include a restaurant, bar and a standalone caf .

It will also provide 155 modern rooms and suites fitted out with the latest technology, along with meeting rooms with state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment.

New Hotel For Cambridge Railway Station As Irish Chain Unveils First British Venture

“We are very excited to be opening our first UK hotel in Cambridge, in the heart of this vibrant and exciting quarter, CB1,”3 said O’Callaghan Hotels Group CEO Bryan O’Callaghan.

“The Tamburlaine will be a great addition to the community and we hope to establish it as much a place to meet up for locals as it will be for business and leisure travellers.

“Our reputation has been built on friendly, high-quality service for the discerning visitor and we are very much looking forward to catering for the UK market with The Tamburlaine.”

Artist Jyll Bradly has been commissioned to produce the public art which will feature at the front of the hotel. The O’Callaghan chain already has hotels in Dublin, Gibraltar and Annapolis in the US. A spokeswoman for Brookgate, the developers of CB14, said “The Tamburlaine hotel is rapidly taking shape and the opening of a four-star hotel will be a significant milestone in the development of CB1.

“The exclusive hotel is a major contribution to the transformation of the area around the station, creating a destination and a sense of place, in what will be a new city quarter for Cambridge.”

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