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Address: Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RL, England
Phone Number: 44 1223 338300

Founded in 1473 by the provost of neighboring King’s College, this...

Founded in 1473 by the provost of neighboring King’s College, this college’s original buildings were demolished during the 17th century and a classical redbrick court was later built.

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Ideal for business traveler and tourist alike

Stayed here for 2 nights on business when attending a conference. Rooms are well maintained and very clean. Ideally located in the city centre. Customer service from the team in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Newcastle, England
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Newcastle, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights on business when attending a conference. Rooms are well maintained and very clean. Ideally located in the city centre. Customer service from the team in Porters Lodge was very good and the food in the restaurant was also good quality. Excellent value for money in delightful surroundings. Would certainly use again.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As Daniel Webster said of Dartmouth, "It is, Sir, as I have said, a small college. And yet, there are those who love it." This is far from the oldest, biggest, richest, or grandest of Cambridge's colleges, but it has its charms. In particular, it has two choirs that would be remarkable anywhere except next door to King's College: a... More 

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Pomaz, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

I first stayed there in 2010 and got a well furbished ensuite room in the new building. This year we got a more traditional room overlooking the amazing Quenn's Lane and though the room was fine and really enjoyed the breakfast in the "Great Hall" we had a shared bathroom with 4 other rooms which was kind of unexpected (we... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

You can't fool anyone that you are a boffin if they see you going into a Travelodge, but stay in a Cambridge college, and everyone will think you're Stephen Hawking. But to get to the review part- my room was BIG- comfortable single bed, two desks; one for thinking at, one for writing an amazing theory at. The room was... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Excellent service, extremely clean and spacious room and fantastic breakfast. Make me want to be a student again! Highly recommended for a short visit to Cambridge.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Very clean & comfortable guest rooms, set in the heart of the city. Everything was a couple of minutes walk away. Really large spacious room & bath. Good hot breakfast, free wifi and friendly staff. What more could you want?

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

One of the top three must see sites of Cambridge. Long hidden, and one of the most photographed attractions in Cambridge. Its Cafe and Bar open to public, 8-10:30 breakfast, then cafe till 4:30, bar starts at 6:30-10:30pm.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Scruffy, noisy room, just on top of the kitchen ventilation system running full blast 24/7. Cleaning mediocre and breakfast ditto, except for the really bad coffee. Some rooms are better but with shared bathroom. Fairly expensive, not very much value for money or historical feel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Parking impossible, park and ride probably a good idea. Stayed here one night in one of the en suite rooms. Lovely buildings and good central location. Would definitely recommend an en suite if you are going out drinking, I wouldn't have fancied frequent trips down the corridor to a shared wc. That said, my dad had an ordinary room in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

This is a charming and elegant college with exceptionally helpful porters. Definitely recommend it as part of the Cambridge tour or even as a place to stay when it's not university term time.

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