The Hobson


The Hobson, offering a unique concept to a luxury boutique hotel in Cambridge. A Grade 2 listed former police station, itself a Victorian redevelopment of a site owned by Elizabethan philanthropist Thomas Hobson, who coined the phrase ‘Hobson’s Choice’. Located just 45 minutes from London, on the banks of the River Cam, in a City steeped in history. A jewel in the crown of Cambridge’s’ historic city centre.

In one of England’s most evocative cities, The Hobson offers a range of luxury suites ideally suited for both romantic getaways, family gatherings and corporate travellers.

Each of the 56 spacious, beautifully designed boutique hotel suites combine modern amenities with the very pinnacle of comfort, along with enviable views across Cambridge, and an authentic contemporary feel, all providing a total package that will have you wanting to return time after time.

Located in the very centre of Cambridge, St Andrews Street is one of the city’s busiest and most exciting locations. With quaint cobbled side streets, shops suiting all budgets and the best dining district in city, where better to experience the best Cambridge can offer?

From financial advisement to initial design and planning submissions, stakeholder relations, market research and its early presentation to the travel market, The Hobson is in safe hands with Essential Hotels to ensure maximum occupancy at the highest average room rate, along with offering a truly unique luxury product the likes of which Cambridge has not yet seen. We look forward to working with it owners all through the set-up stage to it successful launch and it ongoing successful management thereafter.

Essential Hotels offers all new clients a complimentary initial review