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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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Our daughter studied here over five years ago so went back with her to look around the grounds again.It has beautiful grounds, the "horse" is still in position. The college is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2016
shazzer
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gloucester
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gloucester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Our daughter studied here over five years ago so went back with her to look around the grounds again.It has beautiful grounds, the "horse" is still in position. The college is a couple of minutes walk from the centre of town, on Jesus Lane, a very tranquil inner court. A great college to study. Jesus Green lies to the rear... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

The college is a tranquil haven within the splendour of ancient stonework. We stayed in the college rooms and were amazed at the level of comfort and cleanliness. Generous facilities and free wifi....beats any of the city hotels....how many of them can boast a heritage spanning centuries? The grounds are delightful and the porters and staff were extremely friendly and... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

I am a graduate of the college and love it dearly. It is a short distance from the very centre of the city but well worth the walk. It is, unlike many colleges, always open to visitors. There are beautiful gardens, a very large close with sports grounds and buildings dating from the twelfth to the twentieth centuries. A wonderfully... More 

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Sutton Coldfield
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158 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

It's probably true that only the discerning or lost find this gem, which makes it a peaceful choice for the students living there. Lovely chapel & beautiful grounds.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

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

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 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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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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The Dalles, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 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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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 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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