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Address: Jesus Ln., Cambridge CB5 8BL, England
Phone Number: 44-1223-339339
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One of the colleges of Cambridge University that was built on the site of a...

One of the colleges of Cambridge University that was built on the site of a 12th-century nunnery, and which today features spacious grounds and a pretty 16th-century cloister court.

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Peace and quiet

Used to work here and back 20 Years later to visit. Happy memories. Helpful porters and lovely college.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Lynne C
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Used to work here and back 20 Years later to visit. Happy memories. Helpful porters and lovely college.

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Thank Lynne C
Dorset, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Huge single room with en suite, all newly refurbed. Jesus buildings are not among the most picturesque and part of our court looked like Princetown Prison, but we were able to wander about ad lib. Excellent breakfast, really well cooked and presented in Upper Hall. Local produce and no rubbish. Our stay was completed by a wonderful carol concert in... More 

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Thank Marirosa52
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

I stayed 'bed and breakfast' here in order to attend a College feast. However, for visitors to Cambridge who are unfamiliar with its university colleges, this is an excellent way to experience a taster of College life. The rooms are student accommodation, and furnished accordingly. My room, with ensuite shower, in Chapel Court, was a reasonable size with plenty of... More 

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Thank Gilpenned
The Dalles, Oregon
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214 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This college has a set collection and temporary sculpture exhibits, free to the public. I enjoyed strolling the grounds and viewing a really eclectic mix of art.

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Thank hopefulist
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Jesus College has very large grounds, much of which is set aside for sport - rugby and cricket. The entrance path from Jesus lange is very picturesque and as such has been photographed many times. The buildings themselves are nice, and worth a quick look around. The dining hall is large and high-vaulted. The college is worth a quick look... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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229 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

This college is a little further outside the core area than some of the others but it's well worth a visit. It provides much easier access than some of the colleges and the nearby Jesus Green provides a great park venue.

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Thank Ryan G
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I wonder always this: what exactly do so many of these reviews reveal about the reviewer - much more than the establishment, we're getting all up close and personal now. Can one not see beyond the tourist experience, I wonder? There really are sad people out there with no guile and no wiles, who believe all this guff, aren't there?... More 

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Thank Uwe G
Bedford, England
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

One of the larger colleges, beautiful grounds and free to enter. The Porter was very helpful and interesting and, because it isn't right in the centre - though it's not that far away - it was virtually empty of tourists even on a sunny summer's day.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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275 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We were staying in guest rooms at Jesus college as guests of one of the professors here. Parking within the grounds through an electrically operated gate was a bonus as trying to park in Cambridge is nigh on impossible. We arranged a permit at the porters loge and he gave us swipe card to our accommodation. The bedroom had been... More 

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Thank missdixon
Cirencester
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We were lucky enough to be able to have a stroll around here the day before the Tour de France when many others were closed to the general public. It was very peaceful and the gardens are beautifully tended. We also had a very brief yet obscured view of the Antony Gormely.

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