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Address: Sidney St., Cambridge, England
Phone Number: 01223/338800
Description: Located in central Cambridge and sheltered behind high stone walls, this...
Located in central Cambridge and sheltered behind high stone walls, this picturesque college features a chapel with oak paneling that is the final resting place of Oliver Cromwell's head.
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We went because we knew some performers in the Sidney Sussex Arts Festival (if you get a chance go) but the environs of the college were something else. Small courtyards, ancient... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Belo Horizonte, MG
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I have stayed at this college for about a month. The room is good, despite the cleanliness leave something to be desired. The breakfast is a typical "English breakfast", well served. The location is very good, right in the center of Cambridge. However, Porters of the staff are extremely rude and uneducated. Throughout the stay you are treated rough and... More 

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Washington, DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Pros: * In the heart of Cambridge. Walking distance to all Colleges * Superb buildings * Breakfast is varied and abundant * Dining room is beautiful. Paintings of old College masters and Oliver Cromwell. * Staff is austere but friendly * Room have fridge Cons: * none

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We went because we knew some performers in the Sidney Sussex Arts Festival (if you get a chance go) but the environs of the college were something else. Small courtyards, ancient buildings, green spaces - it had a great atmosphere - recommended

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Plymouth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My son and I stayed for three nights in adjacent garden-block rooms. We loved staying here - the rooms were comfortable and clean, the bathrooms were immaculate (shower only though, no baths) and the views across the gardens were beautiful. Our stay was impressively good value for money. The breakfast was included, and we would highly recommend it; reading other... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

When you arrive to check in use CB2 3HX an unmarked door opposite Sainsbury's. If not open, call porters on number given. The post code you are given ( CB2 3HU) is wrong! It takes you to a car park you cannot enter (even if you have a car!!). The porter did not apologise, but said this is because the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

We had to make last minute changes to a booking in hall, staff rude, in-accommodating and very cocky (don't talk to me like I am a child) - ultimately, if you need any flexibility in your bookings, this is not the place to come!!!!!!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Seriously, go to any other college in Cambridge. The head of catering at sidney is aggressive and unkind and seems to delight in ruining the meal times of others.

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Cambridge is beautiful, Sidney sussex is beautiful too and our room was cosy and warm. Very grateful about that in November. Breakfast was generous and I loved eating in the antique dining hall. Great atmosphere. What was quite disturbing was the reception staff. The woman on reception was abrupt and unfriendly: I thought I was being drilled into the army!... More 

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Carlisle, Cumbria,
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Stayed one night here, while my son was attending an interview at an adjacent college. It doesnt get more central than this in Cambridge. Nice welcome from the porters, comfortable (and quiet) room, shared loos and bathroom (as advertised). Breakfast average (next time I will go to Cote Brasserie, or Pattiserie Valerie - both nearby) - overall VG. I hope... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I was pleased with my stay. My room, though basic, was very pleasant. Moreover, I had a corner room with two very large windows. The bathrooms were impeccably clean, and Cambridge itself is lovely.

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Address: Sidney St., Cambridge, England
Phone Number: 01223/338800
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge

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