Homerton College, Cambridge

B&B accommodation, single ensuite bedrooms, free on-site parking. 10 mins walk from main station and Addenbrookes Hospital, tranquil location, WiFi

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  • 18th century buildings
  • 19th century buildings
  • Breakfast included
  • Free car parking (on site)
  • Minimum age 18
  • B&B
  • Historic Property
  • Lifts


  • Free broadband access (wired)
  • Free broadband access (wifi)
  • Shared gardens
  • Garden furniture
  • Games pitches
  • Squash court
  • Gym
  • 24 hour security
  • Pool/snooker table
  • Linen included
  • Towels included
  • Clothes dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Telephone
  • Central heating
  • Bicycle storage

Food and Drinks

  • Continental breakfast (included)
  • Cooked breakfast (included)
  • Bar
  • Picnic area

Nearby recreations

  • Pub (walking distance)
  • Museums (walking distance)
  • Museums (a short drive)
  • Gardens
  • Tennis courts (walking distance)
  • Recommended restaurants (walking distance)
  • Theatre (walking distance)
  • Theatre (a short drive)

Homerton College student rooms are modern, warm and decorated in a contemporary style witn en-suite shower room or wet rooms; each floor houses specially adapted wheelchair-friendly rooms and facilities and lift access.

Tea and coffee making facilities are standard, along with a telephone, ethernet point and/or Wi-fi connectivity,  toiletries and breakfast is now included within your price and available on-site.

The College has 25 acres of landscaped grounds and orchards to offer you a peaceful respite after a busy day, Homerton is known as the friendliest College in Cambridge.

FREE ONSITE PARKING FOR 120 CARS (Includes 6 Disabled Parking Bays)

On-site Gym (Pay as you go available from Porters Lodge)

History to the present day

Homerton College has an unusual and interesting history which commenced with a London society in 1730 eventually aquiring our current site the Cavendish College, Cambridge in 1894.  It became a ladies college due to the University not approving of a mixed college at that time and did not start taking men again until 1976.

It was not until 2010 that Homerton was finally granted full collegiate status as a self-governing college of the University of Cambridge.

We are the largest college in Cambridge and also very proud that we are known as the friendliest College. 

We hope you enjoy your stay and have the opportunity to walk around our beautifully landscaped grounds.

Food and Drinks

Your breakfast will be served in one fo the Dining Rooms or The Griffin Bar and Buttery. 

Grounds and gardens

Bedroom blocks are situated within 25 acres of beautifully maintained grounds which guests are welcome to explore at leisure.

Other facilities

Free parking on site.

Arrival information and how to find us

Address: Homerton College, Cambridge, CB2 8PH, United Kingdom

Check In: From 2.00pm Check Out: By 9.00am

On arrival guests should check in to their rooms at the Porters' Lodge, located at the front of the College in Hills Road. Please note, the Lodge is opened 24hrs a day.


Homerton College is just twelve minutes walk from the city’s mainline railway station and ten minutes drive from junction 11 of the M11 motorway which links Cambridge to London Stansted and Heathrow airports.

For those using Satnav, the postcode is CB2 8PH.

The College offers on site parking for 120 cars.


More photos of Homerton College, Cambridge

Dining in the Great Hall South Court Accommodation Block 20 acres of gardens The Great Hall Bell Tower D & E Lawn (12 Acres of Landscaped Grounds) The ducks return every year

Customer reviews

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Great College with friendly staff
Mr Hugh M

Lovely quiet setting
Dr Neil P

room was basic but comfortable and warm. Appreciated the toiletries!!
Ms Louise C

Stayed at Homerton during the winter off season. Different to summer, almost nobody in the college, no conferences, either. Breakfast in the buttery instead of in the Great Hall. But everybody was very nice, the room functional, and the experience pleasant, like always. And remember, this is a B&B service only. Don't expect a hairblower, ironing board, or TV. There is excellent internet connection instead. After all it is a college, not a hotel.
Prof Jochen T

It was a great experience with you. I really appreciate everything and enjoyed a lot staying there. thanks

Good experience. Will repeat in future
Mrs sudeshna C

Thank you so much.

I loved staying here. Quiet, but not far from the city centre.
Mrs sheila D

ABC quarter was very convenient for breakfast and our rooms had superb views over a courtyard and the great hall. Gardens , lawns and planting was delightful and peaceful during the evenings. Porter's lodge staff very helpful and pleasant.
Mrs Gail H

This was the first time I had used your service and found it to be very good. My only comment would be that a 07:30am start for breakfast is a little late 07:00am would be preferable. Thank you
Mr Robert S

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