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Address: Sidney St., Cambridge, England
Phone Number: +44 1223 338800
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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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Elegant college at very centre of the city.

I spent 3 weeks there because my research brings me to Cambridge, it is a very open college among other colleges there I think. During my staying basically I'm satisfied with the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 28, 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

I spent 3 weeks there because my research brings me to Cambridge, it is a very open college among other colleges there I think. During my staying basically I'm satisfied with the condition & the accommodation they provided. The college itself is locating at the heart of the city centre, there is a Sainsbury at front of it, lots of... More 

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Cary, NC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

This was not the first time I stayed in a UK student dorm, and I was expecting clean and basic, but functional. I was rather disappointed. First, there was a tall, thin, uncurtained window directly opposite the bed (and above an outside light). A complaint to the porter resulted in the prompt appearance of two men with a large roll... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

What a worth trip inside this wonderful beautiful college! The place Oliver Cromwell won't forget :)

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Finedon, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

A group of us have recently stopped in Sidney Sussex College Bedrooms. Service was excellent and the Breakfast was fantastic. Thank you very much to Karolyn, Annette and Sue in the Housekeeping department for the help and assistance.

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Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

We all know this is in a world top university. The reason we like to stay in college is to experience the school life again. Check-in was easy. The porter gave me a big envelop with key and info. The room is clean and simple. There was a BBQ going on in the evening. They don't mind if we like... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

The price is right. But realize that you are staying in a dorm room. Wifi was practically non-existent. Almost never connected for more than a couple minutes. Breakfast was nice. Rooms were pretty clean.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

Breakfast was amazing - brilliant, excellent. So good that neither of us wanted anything else to eat until the evening! Room was huge and very comfortable. View was splendid, over Fellows Gardens. Very central for shops as well as colleges. Would certainly return and recommend.

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Joensuu, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

A very peaceful stay. The college buildings and grounds are really beautiful and the location very central.The breakfast staff were friendly and helpful and the breakfast was really excellent (if you're a fan of the full English!). The room (R7) was basic but fine and included a fridge and kettle. The only thing I missed was a full length mirror.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic ballroom for dining. Great staff and food was delicious. An amazing authentic Cambridge College setting for a dinner.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

We visited Sidney Sussex chapel on the anniversary of the posthumous execution of Oliver Cromwell. After centuries of misadventures, Cromwell's desiccated head was interred near the altar in this fine chapel. Do visit this elegant Baroque chapel, warm and peaceful with wood panelling. In early summer it is clad in wisteria.

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