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Christ's College

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Its like the Tardis Small entrance Massive beautifully looked after grounds Quaint chapel No... read more

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Heritage Open Days Opening

Christ’s College in common with some of its neighbours opened its library to the public to mark... read more

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It is said that Poet John Milton sat and wrote poetry under a tree on the grounds of this College, whose famous alumni include General Jan Smuts, John Milton, Charles Darwin and CP Snow.
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St Andrew's Street, Cambridge CB2 3BV, England
+44 1223 334900
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Its like the Tardis Small entrance Massive beautifully looked after grounds Quaint chapel No admission charge Beautiful

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Christ’s College in common with some of its neighbours opened its library to the public to mark Heritage Open Days 2018 and in which it staged an exhibition of books and manuscripts from its collection celebrating myths and magic. Visitors followed a carefully signposted past...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Managed to get a good look round, with hounds in tow, before an eagle eyed security guard sidled up and respectfully pointed out that pooches are not permitted (there's a miniscule sign on the notice board in the entrance area that we'd have needed a...More

Thank RobinB1957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Christ's College is one of the few colleges that is free to walk around both the extensive grounds and the chapel, there is even a free leaflet in the reception area explaining the different area of the gardens and grounds. It is open from 9am...More

Thank Fleckney
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

For our kids it was amazing to discover what an "English college" looks like. The chapel is really nice and peaceful. Free entry.

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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Simple but clean room, every day you can get new towels, soap etc. is supplemented. Breakfast in the old hall was a party. A visit to the library, only open on Tuesdays and Thursdays, is very nice. And the people who worked in the porter's...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

On seeing the pictures the thought of staying at a Cambridge college seems different, and so it was, basically staying in out of term student accommodation. The price at £97 seemed good value in the city centre but there is reason for that, No TV...More

Thank David M
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Though the college is beautiful, the rooms they rent out are in a hideous building called the "typewriter" hidden in the back. The concrete monstrosity was built by some sadistic architect and looks like a mash up of a Mayan Temple and the Cabinet of...More

Thank placova
Martin S, General Manager at Christ's College, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Sir Denys Lasdun built the "typewriter" building in the landscape form of a cruise liner. His brutalist approach to architecture quite often divides opinion. You are correct we have no lifts and that the rooms are set at the back of the College. Most enjoy...More

Reviewed July 21, 2018

This college has a number of very beautiful courts, and gardens where the visitors can take a walk. In the new court there is a surprise. You meet a bronze statue of a young man. It is Charles Darwin. He is always pictured as an...More

Thank Juhani P
Reviewed July 16, 2018

If you want to stay in Cambridge, look no further than Christ's College. Just heaven! It is a total oasis with stunning grounds and so brilliantly situated for sightseeing, shops, the river and punting station. The rooms are modern, clean, spacious and bright and so...More

Thank Julie C
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November 28, 2015|
Response from Martin S | Property representative |
Hi. We don't allow Bed and Breakfast guests under the age of 18.