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Wolfson College

Barton Road, Cambridge CB3 9PB, England
+44 1223 335900
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Not one of Cambridge's more architecturally interesting colleges

Like all places, this college has its good and bad points. Some incredibly rude staff, some kind... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
marga602
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Nassau, New Providence Island
Wrong Wolfson will not come back

Was looking for Wolfson college and I heard it was quite far. After 4 hours of walking I got to... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
Mix F
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Rome, Lazio, Italy
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Accepting both postgraduate and undergraduate students, this is considered one of the most cosmopolitan of the Cambridge Colleges since more than two-thirds of its students come from outside the United Kingdom.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
May 3, 2018
“Not one of Cambridge's more architecturally interesting colleges”
Apr 9, 2018
“Wrong Wolfson will not come back”
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Barton Road, Cambridge CB3 9PB, England
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+44 1223 335900
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

Like all places, this college has its good and bad points. Some incredibly rude staff, some kind and friendly staff. many rooms have cinder block, are basic and outdated, with very small showers, and poor water pressure in some parts. Far from central Cambridge. Fabulous...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Was looking for Wolfson college and I heard it was quite far. After 4 hours of walking I got to this place only to find out it was Wolfson Cambridge!!!!! Looks so similar though classic cheap Bauhaus decor with a spicy twist. I'll tell my...More

Thank Mix F
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

A good location for road access, and easy access to a lovely rural walk to the train station (40 minutes). However, checking in and accessing your room was a challenging experience - trying to find an external door to the residences that the key actually...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights during a course at Addenbrooke's hospital, and we also had the course dinner here. The room was large and ensuite with an excellent sized desk for working. Breakfast in the refectory was included and had a wide range of...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for the Nnedpro summer school of nutrition. Nice rooms, wifi works (in most places), spacious conference rooms (with yummy biscuits) and pretty good food in the large dining hall. Very helpful staff.

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Reviewed May 5, 2015

I visited my cousin who is a visiting fellow of the college. I had a student room with a lumpy bed! There is no bath, just a shower; the room is very basic. This college is only 50 years old and almost 3 km. from...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is an annual event as it's our fishing dinner, we are so lucky to have a couple of college fellows in our syndicate. All arranged by them and I guess guided a bit by the college?? Anyway, who cares as between them they throw...More

Thank ian g
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Reviewed August 20, 2013

Wolfson is practically unknown outside of a limited circle, and is very rarely frequented by tourists. This is a crying shame because the gardens alone are worth the ten minute walk from the town centre. The gardening team is dedicated, and although the buildings represent...More

Thank R15EN
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Reviewed July 11, 2013

What a treat it is to eat at this college, we had our annual fishing dinner and the food was stunning, wines superb and the venue immaculate. Looking forward to next year already..!!

Thank ian g
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Reviewed August 13, 2012

I wandered into the gardens on a visit to Cambridge last week on a whim. The college is not on the main drag so this probably means that a lot of tourists miss out on the beautiful gardens and chatting to the friendly and informative...More

Thank onionbag124
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