Country flags for UK, Spain, Germany, France, China and Italy Speedy Booker Partner Sites


Change of plans due to Covid? No worries! We will waive our admin fee for any booking cancelled due to Covid. You can amend your booking for free and if you need to cancel most properties offer full refunds with 14 days’ notice. Please see our FAQs for more information.

See All (11)






4.3 242

Harvey Court (Gonville & Caius College), Cambridge

University Residence

Just a short walk from the heart of the city making it a good location for a leisure break or business trip. Offering single, double or triple en-suite rooms with complimentary breakfast. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, a hospitality tray and toiletries.

Historic Cambridge has much to offer including museums, galleries, botanic gardens, punting on the River Cam, walking tours of the city or explore by bike following the excellent network of cycle paths in and around the city. Cambridge is easily accessible from all major road networks.

Check In: 14:00 (2:00pm) Onwards (no arrivals allowed outside this window)

Check Out: 00:00 (12:00am) - 10:00 (10:00am)

Show More

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Breakfast included


Please select dates to view availability for this location


Based on 242 reviews
Harvey Court (Gonville & Caius College), Cambridge

5.0 5 0.5

Our stay was great. The room was pleasant and clean. Breakfast at the cafe was excellent. The porter on arrival (Phillip) was welcoming and friendly. And Eve, the coordinator for our visit, couldn't have been more helpful. We would definitely use again.

Harvey Court (Gonville & Caius College), Cambridge

4.6 5 0.5

It was ideal for b&b while attending a two day conference. Efficient friendly service at the porters' lodge; good breakfast; almost everything needed in the room (it would have been nice to have decaff coffee/tea).

Harvey Court (Gonville & Caius College), Cambridge

4.8 5 0.5

Very convenient- room spotless - bed not the most comply but it is student accommodation. Very helpful friendly staff and very good breakfast.

Harvey Court (Gonville & Caius College), Cambridge

4.6 5 0.5

Quietly situated an easy walk to the centre. Porters most helpful. Breakfast plentiful. Bottled water provided. C-7 however got very hot - but a fan was provided.

Harvey Court (Gonville & Caius College), Cambridge

4.8 5 0.5

This was great value for money. The room was a good size and well ventilated, well stocked tea-tray, plenty of sockets. A bedside table would've been useful but we used a chair instead. Good secure storage for bikes, location within easy cycling distance of town. Plenty of food and drinks for...

Harvey Court (Gonville & Caius College), Cambridge

4.8 5 0.5

Suited us very well for cycling group activity. Friendly help from porters' lodge, excellent breakfast and good bike storage.

Harvey Court (Gonville & Caius College), Cambridge

5.0 5 0.5

Excellent standard throughout.

Harvey Court (Gonville & Caius College), Cambridge

4.6 5 0.5

Very pleasant location ; typical to stay in an university ; pretty garden ; very savoury beakfast ; nice staff ; water bottles available are very convenient.

Harvey Court (Gonville & Caius College), Cambridge

4.6 5 0.5

Modern structure, quiet position- Staff extremely kind and professional; plenty of good food for breakfast. For longer stays or rainy days a TV might might be useful.

View all

Facilities & information


20th century buildings

Breakfast included

Public parking nearby (free)

Public car parking for a charge (nearby)

No smoking

Child friendly


Room Only (no kitchen facilities)

No Official Rating


Free broadband access (wifi)

Shared gardens

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Luggage storage

24 hour security

Linen included

Towels included

Clothes dryer

Washing machine

Bicycle storage

Bring your own travel cot


Continental breakfast (included)

Cooked breakfast (included)


Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (walking distance)

Historic houses


Golf course (a short drive)

Tennis courts (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (walking distance)

Arrival information and directions

01223 335440
View on Google Maps

Address: Harvey Court, 5 West Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CambridgeCB3 9DS, United Kingdom

Guests are invited to check in and out at the Porters' Lodge, situated at the entrance to the West Road site. The Lodge is open 24 hours a day and is able to meet the needs of the guest. However, despite their title, the College Porters do not carry the guest's bags but are there for advice and support.

Please be aware the College has two sites, all accommodation is located on West Road.

On-site parking is subject to availability, Please note this must be pre-booked and is charged at £15 per night.

Please speak to the Conference Office (Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm) should you wish to enquire about parking. Contact details can be found on your booking receipt.

Free on-road parking is available between 5pm and 9am on West Road.

How to get here:

  • By train:

The railway station is located 1 mile south of the city centre. Cambridge is on a branch of the East Coast Main Line and is easily accessible from all parts of the country. Train times can be searched for using the National Rail Enquiries website.

There is a frequent train service between Cambridge and London to both King's Cross and Liverpool Street. The King's Cross service is quicker and takes about 45 minutes. Trains leave roughly every half hour during the day. There is a 5 or 6-hour gap between around midnight and about 6am when no trains run between the 2 cities.

If you are travelling from Scotland or the north it is advisable to change at Peterborough.

You will need to take either a taxi or a bus to Caius, it is approximately a 30-minute walk. There is a taxi rank immediately adjacent to the main entrance and you should direct the driver to the Gonville & Caius Porters' Lodge on West Road. The Universal bus runs every 15-20 minutes from the railway station (stop 8) to West Road between 7.15am and 7.45pm on weekdays, and between 8.30am and 7pm on Saturdays. You should ask for a ticket to West Road, University Library.

  • By car:

If you are using SatNav then you will need the postcode which is CB3 9DS.

From the north:

Leave the M11 at Junction 13, taking the A1303 toward Cambridge. Follow the A1303 (Madingley Road) to the end where you come to a mini-roundabout. Take the second exit, turning right on to Queen's Road. From Queen's Road take your first right on to West Road. The Porters' Lodge is located on the left-hand side.

From the south:

Leave the M11 at Junction 12, taking the A603 towards Cambridge. Follow the A603 (Barton Road) for approximately 1.5 miles into Cambridge and turn off left into Grange Road. From Grange Road take your 3rd right (opposite Rugby Club) on to West Road. About 300 metres, just after West Road Concert Hall you will see the Porters' Lodge located on the right-hand side.

  • By coach:

National Express coaches stop at Parker’s Piece in the city centre, which is a walk of approximately 15-20 minutes to West Road. There are regular services to Cambridge from London Victoria, London Stansted Airport and many other towns and cities throughout the UK.

The Stagecoach X5 service runs daily between Cambridge and Oxford, also connecting Bicester and Milton Keynes amongst others.

  • By air:

Of the four main London airports (Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton and Stansted), Stansted is by far the most convenient for Cambridge.

Stansted Airport is just 28 miles south of Cambridge. Easy access is provided by coach or car via the M11. A regular rail service operates between Stansted Airport and Cambridge and takes approximately 30 minutes.

London Gatwick, London Heathrow and London Luton are all within 1-2 hours drive of Cambridge and also accessible by public transport via connecting bus and train services in London.

  • By sea:

Harwich is the nearest passenger port and is located 68 miles south-east of Cambridge. There are connecting passenger services to Esbjerg (Denmark) and Hook of Holland. Good road and rail links from Cambridge make Harwich International easily accessible.

This website uses cookies. Click here to read our Privacy Policy.
If that’s okay with you, just keep browsing. CLOSE