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Luxury hotel set to open in Cambridge

A new luxury hotel, Tamburlaine, is set to open in Cambridge city centre on 20 March.

Named after a play by famous Elizabethan-era playwright, Christopher Marlowe, the 155 room luxury hotel will be the first UK opening from Dublin-based O’Callaghan Hotel Group.

The hotel's double height lobby will include a feature staircase and overlooking library, with the ground floor also featuring four different food and drink areas including a brasserie, horseshoe-shaped cocktail bar, colonial-style ‘Garden Room’ serving afternoon tea, and a deli called ‘Steam’.

Meanwhile, the hotel will feature 5 conference rooms and a library that can also be hired for drinks receptions and events.

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