Bed and breakfast accommodation in Cambridge University colleges

Not just for students - anyone can book!

  • A unique backstage pass providing the opportunity to stay in a historic Cambridge college during your visit to this heritage-rich city, whilst helping to generate revenue contributing to the upkeep of these iconic buildings.
  • These B&B or self catering rooms are mostly located in central Cambridge
  • Re-trace the footsteps of graduates such as Newton, Darwin, Wordsworth, John Cleese, and Prince Charles; eat in the college hall, wander through the college's gardens or take a punt along the river followed by a drink in the college bar.
  • A great alternative to staying in a cheap Cambridge B&B, hotel, or hostel.
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Bed and breakfast accommodation in Cambridge University colleges

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    "I started out looking for UK campus boarding experience and had my expectation fulfilled with one full of history and tradition. The accommodation whether for tourists (who know what they asking for) or students is beyond value for money. Location excellently close to everything and yet the college is well sound-proved from the busy streets." cheung a
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    "The room/en-suite were extremely clean with a comfortable bed, good quality linen and nice additional touches such as the nice toiletries and dressing gown/slippers etc. The college is very central and it was a bonus to be able to leave our car free of additional cost within the grounds and walk around the city centre. The breakfast was excellent with plenty of choice. We didn't use it, but we also had the use of a kitchen had we wanted it. " Mrs clare m
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    "I love big spaces, big windows, high ceiling of Churchill College, Cambridge building which was designed to well harmonize with nature, sunlight, flowers, etc...Room size is big with big windows. This college serves the guests amazing breakfast for us in the special designed big dinning room. All staffs in this college are friendly, kind and helpful for us. There are many beautiful natural places to enjoy taking a walk, less than 15 minutes walk to town centre. Highly recommendation. Thank you very much. " Mrs Atsuko H

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  • Availability is mainly in the summer (July, August, September), Christmas and Easter (March, April) vacation periods, when students clear their rooms
  • Cambridge rooms typically become available two to three months in advance, so please revisit the website within that period if nothing is available now
  • Alternatively, for further accommodation ideas and travel advice visit sister websites, Cambridge bed and breakfasts and Historic Britain